Twenty-some, Thirty-some, and and even fifty-some years ago when I saw Mr.
Holbrook perform, he gave the same impression to the audience. The issue
is not age but acting that convinces.
On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 7:53 PM, Kevin Mac Donnell <
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> One of the advantages of age is that you can be more convincing in that
> I'll provide a report. He was excellent in San Antonio this past March, but
> some people thought age had caught up with him when he fumbled around at
> certain points. That's part of the act, but even I had my doubts once or
> twice. However, at the dinner later that night and into the wee hours of
> morning, and during the two hour visit my wife and I had with him the next
> day he was sharp as a razor. I can offer three reasons: He has an exercise
> regimen he follows every day no matter where he is. He's ninety-one years
> old. He's a seasoned actor.
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> From: AB E
> Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2016 6:33 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: The Voice of Mark Twain
> I'll be curious to know what you think of the performance. When I saw him
> in New London, CT this past May it was a treat, but his age combined with
> the delivery made people in the audience think he actually fell asleep
> during the Grandfather's Old Ram speech.
> Alex Effgen
> On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, Fulton, Joe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Thanks, Kevin, for posting that link! I'd love to see any fellow
> > =
> > at the performance!
> > Best, Joe Fulton
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> > Kevin Mac Donnell <i=
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 10:49:03 PM
> > Subject: The Voice of Mark Twain
> > The voice of Mark Twain shall be heard in Texas in two weeks:
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