Twenty-Eight. The Memory of Theodore Roosevelt through Motion Pictures

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. M. Patrick Cullinane

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch28

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Cullinane, M. P. (2011) The Memory of Theodore Roosevelt through Motion Pictures, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch28

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Northumbria University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331400

Online ISBN: 9781444344233

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Keywords:

  • memory of Roosevelt through motion pictures;
  • popular culture, impact on memory of TR;
  • TR's experiences, as of a larger-than-life figure;
  • Theodore Roosevelt's image, serving political goals of the time;
  • ancestor of both major political parties;
  • three eras of filmmaking, variations in the Roosevelt image;
  • silent films, shorts and World War II;
  • The Fighting Roosevelts, context dictating depiction of TR;
  • television, blockbusters and the Cold War;
  • representations of TR in film or television, after 1975

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Silent Films, Shorts, and World War II

  • Television, Blockbusters, and the Cold War

  • Documentaries and the Trends of a New Century

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading