Turkey: A Nation in Transition

Alternative Title: Turkey

Series Title: N/A


John Snyder's lively animated summary of Turkish history is followed by a survey of modern Turkey, from the days of dynamic strongman Kemal Ataturk (shown in rare, personal films taken by Julien Bryan) to its role today as the most vigorous and progressive state in the Middle East. Accompanied by native Turkish music. (1964 IFF catalog)


Edited Film

Country/Location: Turkey

Tribe or Group: N/A

Producer: Julien Bryan, Seymour Hymowitz

Cinematographer: Julien Bryan, Sam Bryan, Kenneth Richter, Karl Robinson, Kenneth Snelson

Production Company: IFF

Additional Production: Conceived and Written by Leroy Leatherman; Animation by John Snyder; Artwork by Paul McDermott and Erdal Akdag; Turkish music arranged by Paul Ramsier; Editorial Consultant Dr. Lewis Thomas of Princeton University

Running Time: 27 min.

Years Filmed: 1936-1961

Decade Produced: 1960s (Edited)

Years Distributed: -1962

Film Gauge: 16mm

Stock: Color Safety

Footage Count: 980'

Sound: Narrated, Native Music

Notes: Compilation film using footage from 1936, 1950's and 1961. Features Turkish music.

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