Hal Holbrook has portrayed Mark Twain for 57 years.

He is a national treasure. Otto has patterned his performance on the Holbrook model.

Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain and Randy Otto as Winston Churchill reenact their one and only meeting. December 1900 found Twain at Carnegie Hall introducing Churchill upon the occasion of Churchill’s maiden speech to an American audience. (Young Auditorium, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, April 21, 2012)