'Lincoln' Trailer Even More Epic with Pee-Wee Herman Voice

September 17, 2012


Historians have long said that Lincoln orated in a much higher voice than he's typically given in films and dramatic Gettysburg Address voiceovers. The recently-released trailer for Lincoln gave us the first notes of Daniel Day-Lewis's take on that surprisingly shrill voice, and now, thanks to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, here's Pee-Wee Herman's interpretation of history. Since no recordings exist of Lincoln's voice, let's say both performances are equally valid.

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