Street scene in Turkey, circa 1924. Group of Turkish Government officials seen walking near a Government building. Next sequence shows an official entourage of officials entering through a City Gate. They are surrounded by local dignitaries and members of a military unit. A large umbrella sunshade is being held over one or more members of the delegation. Then, with the crowd watching, Turkish troops entertain by performing Dances. A closeup of President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in mufti, watching the performance. Change of scene to earlier time.Mustafa Kemal Pasha seen in military uniform, during Greco-Turkish War
U.S. Army Air Service Douglas World Cruisers (DWC) in France during first flight around the world. Animated map: '4th Division, Calcutta to San Stefano, Turkey, distance of 4,355 miles'. A world cruiser flies low, then lands as the last stop on the continent of Asia. World cruisers and personnel in the foreground. Several views of the flight personnel. Animated map with European section titled: 'Fifth Division, San Stefano to London, distance of 1,795 miles'. Gardens at Versailles. U.S. World cruisers in Paris, France. A formation of four world cruisers. Two motion picture cameras point toward the sky. Mixed personnel in the background. A world cruiser lands. The cruiser after landing. Personnel run toward the aircraft which turns and taxis. Laurent Eynac greets and congratulates American cruiser aviators. The cruisers taxi and leave Le Bourget field. One cruiser takes off.
Man behind a rafter of turkeys in Sudbury, Massachusetts. A turkey with its wattle neck and fan shaped tails. View of roasted turkey. Chef slices the cooked turkey, and he along with two guests eats a slice of the roasted turkey.
Men lined on a bench turkey plucking competition at Ottman and Company building in New York. Plucked turkeys piled in front of them. The winner plucking 30 turkeys in 50 minutes is presented a turkey. The turkey flaps in his hands. A slow motion segment shows a man in the competition yawning while pulling off turkey feathers.
A colorful Moslem funeral of Mustapha Kemal, Turkey's greatest hero, who made his nation into a modern state, in Angora Turkey. A huge ceremonial parade follows the carriage with the dead body. European notables, military generals and civilians bid him last salute. Military Generals from various nations salute Mustapha Kemal
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) marines of the America,Turkey and Greece on a maneuver under air cover off the coast of Turkey. USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CV-42) and the USS Columbus (CA-74) at sea. The U.S. aircraft on the carrier deck. Officers talk and study papers. Marines raise the flags of the countries. A signalman directs the aircraft. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. Aircraft in flight. Soldiers aboard the landing craft as they move to the Turkey shore. The soldiers move inland. NATO officers observe the maneuver. Commander-in-chief of the NATO forces Robert Bostwick Carney observes through binoculars. The soldiers disembark from the landing crafts. The NATO soldiers move inland.