• Short Summary

    Middle East leaders meet with Dulles and Selwyn Lloyd to discuss Baghdad Pact.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ankara. Bagdad Pact Stands Firm".

    Ankara, Turkey.

    SV American Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles stepping from aircraft at Esenboga Airport, he is met by Adnan Menderes, Prime Minister of Turkey. CU Dulles with Menderes.

    SV British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd stepping from 'plane and being greeted by Turkish Foreign Minister, Fatin Rustu Zorlu.

    LV Car arriving outside Turkish Assembly. CU Turkish policemen saluting. SV Dulles arriving and walking into building. Angle shot Flags draped in conference room. LV Press taking pictures of Prime Minister of Turkey. SV Press. SV Selwyn Lloyd shaking hands with delegates and talking to Dulles.

    SV Menderes sitting down to prepare opening speech. SV Delegates listening to speech. CU British Delegation with Selwyn Lloyd listening to speech. GV Delegates seated. SV Turkish delegation CU Chief of Iran delegation speaking. LV Delegates applauding. SV Chief of Pakistan delegation speaking. GV Delegates CU Selwyn Lloyd speaking. LV Turkish delegation listening from platform. BV Photographers taking pictures of Dulles as he addresses delegates. CU Foster Dulles speaking. GV Assembled delegates.

    (Lav.) (Orig. "F")

    Cataloguer's Note: The Bagdad (or Baghdad) Pact was designed to hold back Communism in Middle East - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:10:00 / 01:38:48:00

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