Mark Twain

The Master of the Pause

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 11s  | Video has closed captioning.

Twain was a genius of the stage, where he use silence to his advantage. The pauses were the preludes to the cascade of humor.

Aired: 01/06/12

Rating: NR


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Mark Twain.

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