Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Productions, 1983 and undated
This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by the Office of Telecommunications. The production in this accession is "Telling Lives: That Damn Cowboy." It is the pilot program for a series on the art of biography, shot on location at Theodore Roosevelt's home, Sagamore Hill, and hosted by National Portrait Gallery Historian, Marc Pachter. This production won a Council on International Nontheatrical Events (CINE) Golden Eagle Award in 1985. The segments that went into the creation of this film include "T. R. Himself," segments from the Library of Congress, as well as original film. Materials include masters, originals, and copies on U-matic and U-matic S videotapes, 16mm films, and 1" and 1/4" magnetic tapes.
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
- Pachter, Marc
- Council on International Nontheatrical Events
- Telling Lives: That Damn Cowboy (Motion picture)
- Documentary films
- Motion pictures -- Production and direction
- Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-057, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions