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Theodore Roosevelt

USA, 1958 (MIFF 1960, Programme 26)

A dramatic portrayal of Theodore Roosevelt's political career, based on photographs, drawings, painting and engravings, original newsreel sequences and cartoons of famous artists of the day.

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