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  • Short Summary

    Turkish scenery seen from a boat as we travel through the Dardanelles.

  • Description

    Through the Dardanelles by boat. French titles: 'Un Pays Qui Agonise: La Turquie'.

    Turkey.

    Tracking shots from boat going through the Dardanelles. A few sailing ships & boats of different sizes pass. Ancient Turkish fortresses on hills; w/ wall going up a 45 degree angle slope. Passing near cemetery on bank. Houses at edge of water. Lighthouse; the Tower of Leander.

    Entering Constantinople (later named Istanbul). Many boats docked; mosque at edge of water. Passing US ship. Many buildings along the banks; in various styles and states of repair.

    Note: originally black and white film w/ colour tint.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2448.09
    Media URN:
    76984
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:53:00 / 01:32:50:00
    Canister:
    ON 381 E

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