Lausanne, Switzerland. Peace in the Near East! After 8 months of negotiation, Turkey and the Allies agree on peace terms - view of delegates arriving to sign treaty.'
Turkey (new state; formerly part of Ottoman Empire) and Allies sign peace treaty after 8 months' talks; finally bringing an end to the Turk-Greek War.
GV palace. DS Turkish delegates arriving in car; walking up steps. More people coming up steps; including woman with a wild hat - looks like wings!! CU delegates; pan to show more.
Intertitle: 'Signing the Treaty that restores Constantinople to Turkey, guarantees the evacuation of foreign troops from the Straits, and establishes freedom of the Dardanelles.
Dark interior shot of 2 men bending over table with many papers; and signing copies. CU page with names signed and seals affixed.
Intertitle; 'Former Premier Venizelos of Greece rejoices at official termination of Greek-Turk War.' CU Former Premier Venizelos of Greece standing on steps. (Doesn't seem to be outwardly rejoicing - SL.)
Intertitle: 'Ismet Pasha, Turkey's master statesman (right), leaving the conference announces: "We can start demobilizing [sic] now for the first time in 12 years."'
Turkey's Mustafa Kemal Pasha (later Kemal Ataturk) and others leaving.
Diplomacy. Heads of State. First World War. Peace talks.