Hal Holbrook

Hal Holbrook

American actor
I don't have a director. The audience directs me.More Hal Holbrook quotes [08/29/2011 03:08:27]
I never, ever update Mark Twain. I don't modernize it. I let the audience update the material. When I go out on stage, I'm trying to make the audience believe they're looking at this guy who died 104 years ago and listening to him and saying to themselves, "Jesus, he could be talking about today." And that's the point.More Hal Holbrook quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[Mark] Twain is pointing at you. You, the reader of the book one hundred and thirty years ago and today. That is what has made it a great American novel and the most widely read book in American Literature around the world today.More Hal Holbrook quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.More Hal Holbrook quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can go into Mark Twain's material and prove anything you want. He was against war. He was for war. He was against rich people and he was for them. He was a kaleidoscopeMore Hal Holbrook quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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