Islands

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Islands[1]
Series
Work In Progress
Original Broadcast Date
1988
Cast
Joe Frank
Format
Absurd Monologue, 1 hour
Preceded by: Home
Followed by: Sleep

"It was twilight, dusk, I was in a deserted part of the city."

Islands is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It was originally broadcast in 1988.

Synopsis

Joe is in a strange part of town at dusk with a child and tries to call his mother from a phone booth. Reading a motivational prayer in an agitated voice. Second person criticism of someone named Seal (sp?). A distorted voice describes an island scene. A mysterious woman visits Joe's office late at night and asks him to keep a box. Paranoid business questions set to rhythmic background. Canvas fish that resemble works of art.


Interesting Facts

Shares text with The Box.

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External Links

Work In Progress

Another Country (part 1) | Another Country (part 2) | Another Country (part 3) | At the Border | Bad | Best, The | Building a Church | Case Studies | Cocktails Before Dinner | Dear Annie | Dictator, The (part 1) | Dictator, The (part 2) | Dictator, The (part 3) | Dreamland (1986) | Dreams Of The River | El Cholo (The Beginning) | Emerald Isle | Emergency Room | Five Part Dissonance | Great Lives | He Hesitated | Highways West | Home | Iceland (part 1) | Iceland (part 2) | Iceland (part 3) | I'm Not Crazy | In the Dark (part 1) | In the Dark (part 2) | In the Middle of Nowhere (part 1) | In the Middle of Nowhere (part 2) | In the Middle of Nowhere (part 3) | Islands | Landing Strip in the Jungle, A | Let Me Not Dream | Lines | More I Know You, The | Nausea | Night | Nightride | No Show | On the Edge | Pact with God, A | Performer | Photography | Pilot | Policeman's Ball, The | Pretender | Rain (1986) | Redneck Rounder | Rent a Family (part 1) | Rent a Family (part 2) | Rent a Family (part 3) | Road to Hell | Rose | Sleep | Stories for Nothing | Street, The | Summer Notes (remix) | Talking About Love | Tell Me What to Do | Thank You, You're Beautiful | To the Bar Life | Truth About Women, The (part 1) | Truth About Women, The (part 2) | Two Babes | When She's Asleep, She Looks Like an Angel | Why I Don't Love You Anymore | Words