Friday, July 24, 2020

Movie Night: "Rough Riders" 1997 Complete Teddy Roosevelt TV Mini-Series - Part 2

Staff Writer, DL Mullan
Rough Riders / Teddy Roosevelt
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"Rough Riders" 1997 Complete Teddy Roosevelt TV Mini-Series - Part 2

July 1st 1898 - The Battle of San Juan Hill - Nearly 121 Years ago as of the publication of this video. Presenting the complete, original 1997 TNT TV Mini-Series which originally aired July 20th - 21st. The Mini was directed and co-written by John Milius about future President Theodore Roosevelt and the regiment known as the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry; a.k.a. the Rough Riders. The series prominently shows the bravery of the volunteers at the Battle of San Juan Hill, part of the Spanish–American War of 1898. The film was shot in Texas over 48 days on a budget of $19 million. Six Texas locations served as stand-ins for Cuba, Florida, New York and Washington, D.C. - Palestine, a town southeast of Dallas, was the period railroad; the Cuban jungle scenes were done outside Houston and the hill country outside San Antonio stood in for the training camp and San Juan Hill.

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