A Hollywood True Story

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A Hollywood True Story
Original Broadcast Date
Joe Frank.
Mixed by Ray Guarna. Written in collaboration with Michael Meloan. Edited by Joe Frank and Michal Story. Featuring musicians James Harrah, guitar, and Kenny Lyon, piano and bass
Narrative Monologue, 30 minutes
Preceded by: A Conversation
Followed by: A Life Well Lived

"Behind the desk there's a wall of pigeonholes, each one bearing a room number."

"A Hollywood True Story" is a radio program produced by Joe Frank and broadcast on KCRW's UnFictional Series. It was originally broadcast on March 29, 2013.


In an attempt to advance his career in Hollywood, a screenwriter finds himself implausibly in Auschwitz. As his film project -- which has nothing to do with the infamous death camp -- implodes, the screenwriter sees his life unraveling on a revolving road to nowhere.

External Links

"A Hollywood True Story" streaming audio