Other People’s Phone Messages

I don’t normally listen in on other people’s phones – but we’re all invited to do so in the opening title sequence for the TV series “The Rockford Files”.  What a great idea for an opener – it immediately tells us so much about the main character of the downbeat Private Investigator – the humour, the penury, the pestering phonecalls, the people in his life.

There’s so much drama in these snippets, that someone has carefully pieced them together – here are all the phonecalls introducing series 4.


Creative Takeaway

For writers:

as a way into better imagining a fictional character – what would the recorded messages on their mobile phone sound like?


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