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TR’s Return From Africa, 1910 Part 1 of 2

Reel Number: 220996-15

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1910

Country: Denmark,Egypt,England,France,Germany,Norway,Sudan,United Kingdom

Location: Berlin,Christiania Oslo,Copenhagen,issy les molineaux,London,Paris

TC Begins: 09:28:52

TC Ends: 09:44:10

Duration: 00:15:18

TR’s Return From Africa, 1910 Part 1 of 2 Compilation by Roosevelt Library, 1925 Intertitles throughout Theodore Roosevelt down gangplank and into horse-drawn carriage, waving to crowd on pier. Newspaper with animated caricature of TR on front page. Riverboat Dal (permissioÏn needed) on upper Nile loaded with specimen of fauna (none seen). 09:31:10 Animation of TR shaking hands with King. France with Ambassador Bacon, French govt officials and delegation of French sportsmen welcoming TR in top hat. Outside American embassy, man cranking limousine, TR down stairs into car. 09:32:34 Aeroplane show at Issy les Moulineaux: VIPs and TR arriving. TR signing autograph amidst ladies with extravagant hats. Getting into car. Mr Jusserand accompanies Mr Roosevelt and Mr Bacon to Vincennes for a review of French troops: getting out of car. TR shaking hands with Jusserand (?); rides horse with French military men. 09:35:40 TR on horseback reviews the Paris garrison in mimic war operations. TR leaving Paris university after address, cars drive out. 09:37:30 Copenhagen: Crown Prince and TR get into horse-drawn carriage, drive off through large square w/ crowd watching. Arrive at Palace of Christian VII in automobile, out of car. TR w/ Danish crowd; through seaside town of Helsingor to old castle of Kronborg w/ escort. 09:39:05 Norway: At Christiania (Oslo) King Haakon and Queen Maud with representatives of Nobel Prize Committee. He had received Nobel Peace Prize for 1906. TR through streets in open carriage past Norwegian flag; Nobel Peace Prize medals. 09:42:14 Berlin: Brandenburg gate w/ traffic. POV from car through street, past Zielka Cafe. Reichstag (?). Kaiserin leaving University with military in pith helmets and other dignitaries past crowd, TR last. 09:43:43 London: TR welcomed as special American Ambassador to the funeral of King Edward VII; cars and crowds outside Buckingham Palace. 1910s. Permission to use this film must be applied for in writing to the Theodore Roosevelt Association.

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