"Mark Twain Tonight!," one man show, written by Mark Twain
(as Samuel Clemens), directed by Hal Holbrook
. Longacre Theatre (85 performances + 1 preview on 22 Mar 1966). Cast: Hal Holbrook (as "Mark Twain"). Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
, Eugene V. Wolsk and Leonard Soloway. Produced in association with John Lolas.
1 Interview |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
Hal & Carol
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Most everybody today that's young is operating under the insane idea that what we've got going on is the best that there is. But it's not. Current entertainment is cheap, shoddy, infantile, adolescent, not grown-up. We're fed imagery that's really pornographic, by people with an infantile idea of sexuality. It's a sad and depressing thing.
In his guest appearance on The West Wing
(1999), his character first describes the fate of the USS Pueblo, an intelligence gathering surface vessel, caught spying by North Korea in 1968, while referring to the fictional USS Portland. In 1973's Pueblo
(1973), Holbrook portrayed the lead character.