The Famous Roosevelt Picture "OUR TEDDY"SKU 06540V
Large thick paper poster promoting the 1919 film "OUR TEDDY" featuring a portrait of Theodore Roosevelt surrounded by portraits of TR's sons Theodore Jr., Quentin, Kermit and Archibald ("Archie"). 25 1/2 x 38 1/2", in excellent condition and professionally linen-backed. A disclaimer by TR bottom right corner claims that "ALL PROFITS WHATSOEVER ACCRUING TO ME PERSONALLY...WILL BE GIVEN BY ME TO THE RED CROSS AND POSSIBLY OTHER WAR ORGANIZATIONS." A terrific, rare poster in excellent condition. This poster was distributed and the film was released just two weeks after TR's death in January of 1919.