Hal Holbrook’s longtime friend and fellow Twainiac, Mark Dawidziak, offers his thoughts on the passing of a legend.
Will Vinton, Oscar-winning director and producer of short-stopped animated films passed away on October 4, 2018 at the age of 70. Here is his obituary in The New York Times. To The Mark Twain Studies community, Vinton is best known for his work in the Claymation animated movie The Adventures of Mark Twain. At Elmira 2013: The Seventh International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies, Mark Dawidziak presented the […]
Editor’s Note: This is the second of several posts from members of the Mark Twain Studies community responding to Hal Holbrook’s announcement earlier this week that he would be retiring Mark Twain Tonight! after a nearly 60-year run. What follows is a paper by Mark Dawidziak delivered at CMTS’s quadrennial conference in 2009. Dawidziak is pictured above with Holbrook and Shelley Fisher Fishkin, who yesterday wrote her own appreciation for her longtime friend […]