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  • Short Summary

    Turkish and Allied delegates sign peace treaty to end Greek-Turk War at Lausanne.

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    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.'

    Lausanne, Switzerland.

    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.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:57:00 / 01:24:03:00
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