Various shots of British troops with their kit bags on the docks and boarding a troop ship at the end of the British mandate
Haifa, Israel / Palestine
MS British troops marching along dockside towards camera in pouring rain, in their withdrawal from Palestine / Israel at the end of the British mandate. CU. Men waiting to board. LS Troops on the dockside marching with their kit to embark. CU. Ship's name "Franconia" (2 shots). MS Back view of troops marching alongside troopship. CU. Ship's name Franconia. CU. Pan along kit bags piled against wall. MS Troops having their papers processed in customs shed. (Poor quality). CU. Men waiting to board in pouring rain on quayside with kit on their shoulders. CU and LS Soldiers boarding ship on the gangway. LS High shot of civilians going up gangplank (2 shots). LS Troops going up gangplank. CU. Baggage and porters or dockers on quayside. MS Baggage being hoisted aboard. LS Semi general view of dockside activity. CU. Troops boarding with their kit bags (from top of gangway). LS High shot of baggage alongside ship. LS High shot of civilians boarding (very short). CU. Troops boarding with kit bags. LS Baggage stacked alongside ship. CU and MS Civilians boarding including mothers and children. (6 shots). LS High shot civilians boarding. (2 shots). CU. Civilians walking alongside docks towards ship.