Film, Video Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Porter, Edwin S.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1901
Location Colorado
United States
Language English
Subjects Colorado
Political Satire
Press and Politics
Roosevelt, Theodore
United States
Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /
"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"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., direction, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Humor
-  Hunting--Colorado--Humor
-  Press and politics--United States--Humor
-  Political satire
-  H1402 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Feb1901; H1402.
-  Duration: 1:11 at 16 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1887) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Based on a political cartoon series in the New York journal and advertiser, February 1901, depictingTheodore Roosevelt as a macho hunting enthusiast with a strong taste for publicity, killing a mountain lion in Colorado while the press took in the event.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912, p. 60; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 163-171; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 322-323; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 72 [MI]; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Sep, 10, 2012; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed Sep. 10, 2012.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll (68 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll (68 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 4901 (viewing print)
FEC 2148 (viewing print)
FRA 1901 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 7588 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0320D (paper pos)
Box 5173B (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1887
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
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Dublin Core Record
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