He still uses the audience as a more or less willing assistant and repeats his old specialty of cajoling the upstairs portion into joining in the choruses.
The victims seemed to like it, and that is probably Clifford's excuse.
His ability to handle his audiences would seem to argue a personality that might be employed to better purpose. The talk is the same – fairly bright but directed along familiar lines and bolstered up by a good deal of “kidding” with the boxes.
Variety 5:2 (05/11/1907)