The car that Hanna’s family had a crash in is a Polish FSO Polonez with Polish number plates. Tom Hollanders character musical cue whistles “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from Edvard Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suite No. 1”.
‘Winds of Change‘ by The Scorpians is not only one of the most famous songs about social and political reform, but it’s also got one of the most famous whistling intros.
The whistling song is actually the main sound track of an old 1969 British Horror film, Twisted Nerve, composed by the talented Bernard Herrmann. That’s Right! It didn’t originate with Kill Bill.
Do you remember the famous scene in Quentin Tarantino’s martial arts masterpiece Kill Bill Volume 1 where an assassin whistles the tune on her way to kill the Uma Thurman’s character?
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The whistle that is heard in “Chill Bill” is from a 1968 British psychological thriller film called Twisted Nerve. The film follows a man with multi-personalities on a killing spree to be closer to the woman that he loves.
So it’s particularly poignant that in episode three during a scene where Cheong-san and Gyeong-su are separated by a soundproof door, the two whistle ‘Auld Lang Syne‘ to each other. They can’t hear each other as Gyeong-su has been locked in a broadcasting studio with a suspected zombie bite.
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Peter Lorre couldn’t whistle well so the whistling of “In the Hall of the Mountain King” heard in the film was actually done by Fritz Lang. Although the director had no musical talent, he felt his own off-key whistling very appropriate.
There are generally two versions of this: in the first the villain will be portrayed as whistling because they are genuinely happy, displaying their sadism and cruelty. In the second, the tune will be slow and stilled and the villain instead comes across as detached and almost bored.
Trivia. The Creeper can scream or screech, and whistle.