Film, Video Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa Cartoon--Theodore Roosevelt's arrival in Africa
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- Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa
- Other Title
- Cartoon--Theodore Roosevelt's arrival in Africa
- Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of a huge tree filled with frightened animals, as a monkey on the ground peers over a cliff; he begins jumping up and down, pointing and climbing the tree as TR appears over the rim of the cliff with gun in his hand.
- Contributor Names
- Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- [United States : s.n., 1909?]
- Subject Headings
- - Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Travel--Africa
- - Presidents--America
- - Caricatures and cartoons--Social aspects
- - Editorial cartoons
- - Africa
- Short films
- Animated films
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Duration: 0:20 at 24 fps.
- - Viewing print (16 mm.) and non-viewing pos lack interior title.
- - Roosevelt Memorial Association numbers: RMA 321-04-02; RMA 321-04-03.
- - MAVIS 1203931; Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa.
- - Appears to be based on Homer Davenport's cartoon The frightened animals; hist! see who's coming, originally published in The Evening mail, New York, March 23, 1909.
- - National Park Service acquire from Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA). RMA purchase from Geiss.
- - Sources used: Shaw, A. A cartoon history of Roosevelt's career, 1910:194; Lorant, S. The life and times of Theodore Roosevelt, 1959:515.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - viewing print, dupe neg, masterpos, non-viewing pos; Received: May 1968 from USDA ; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
- viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (11 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- viewing print, copy 2. 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (11 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- masterpos. 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- non-viewing pos. 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FAB 0884 (viewing print)
- FEA 6732 (viewing print)
- FEA 9652 (viewing print, copy 2)
- FRA 8205 (dupe neg)
- FPB 7189 (dupe neg)
- FPC 0474 (masterpos)
- FRA 0871 (non-viewing pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
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The following films are made available here with permission from the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 719, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (Internet address: [email protected]):The Story of the Panama Canal 
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds 
The Roosevelt Dam 
The River of Doubt .
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Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa. [United States: s.n., ?, 1909] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000108/. (Accessed February 25, 2017.)
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