Film, Video Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /
Articles and Essays with this item:
Press and Politics
- Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
- Subject Headings
- - Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
- - Hunting--Colorado
- - Puma--Colorado
- - Press agents--United States
- - Photojournalists--United States
- - Press and politics--United States
- - Political satire
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Feb1901; H1402.
- - Duration: 1:11 at 16 fps.
- - From Edison films catalog: A burlesque on Theodore Roosevelt hunting mountain lions in Colorado and taken from the New York Journal and Advertiser. The scene opens in a very picturesque wood. Teddy with his large teeth is seen running down the hill with his gun in hand, followed by his photographer and press agent. He reconnoitres around a large tree and finally discovers the mountain lion. He kneels on one knee and makes a careful shot. Immediately upon the discharge of his gun a huge black cat falls from the tree and Teddy whips out his bowie knife, leaps on the cat and stabs it several times, then poses while his photographer makes a picture and the press agent writes up the thrilling adventure. A side splitting burlesque. Length 75 feet. $11.25.
- - Based on a political cartoon series in the New York journal and advertiser, February 1901.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 163-71; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 72 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number
- FEC 2148 (ref print)
- LC 1887 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1887 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1887
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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