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Colonel Heeza Liar, Nature Faker is a 1924 short and the last in the Colonel Heeza Liar series of short films. It was directed by Vernon Stallings.

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Colonel Heeza Liar is the first recurring character in American animation and is modeled (as a parody) after Theodore Roosevelt. This particular short's title is a reference to the 'Nature Fakers Controversy' of the early 20th century where in Naturalist authors began to favor a compassionate and sympathetic view of nature rather then a realistic one as part of a literary movement towards compassionate animal characters for educational purposes. Works of the movement where growing in popularity in public schools and lead to a great debate regarding animal intelligence, the capacity for animals to learn, etc. Theodore Roosevelt addressed this issue in 1907 with an article titled 'Nature Fakers' in Everybody's Magazine. The article largely targeted the fabrication of details regarding the natural world. The title of this short is a reference to that article.

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