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Summary: Newsreel animated cartoon ridiculing Turkey, March 1915.
Description: The cartoon figure of an artist draws a globe, from which a Turk has been kicked, heading into space towards the sun and the stars, asking himself "Is this what William meant by a place in the sun?"
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 78 ft; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Title: both alternative and series titles appear on the print, also the Gaumont release number indicating that this is part of issue 421, additional material from which is held as IWM 1061-04d earlier on this reel
Production: see IWM 1061-01 for production details
Summary: this cartoon is presumably a reaction to Turkey's entry into the war, though a specific reference to the first British naval attacks on Gallipoli in March 1915 may be intended
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 1061-04a-h, the can is marked as IWM 1061-04