Format Film, Video
Dates 1901
Location Colorado
United States
Language English
Subjects Colorado
Hunting
Photojournalists
Political Satire
Press Agents
Press and Politics
Puma
Roosevelt, Theodore
United States
Title
Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /
Description
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.
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
Notes
-  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.
Medium
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)
Repository
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
00694318
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694318


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