The French troop ship 'Ile de France' leaves Toulon harbour for Indochina.
Unissued / Unused material.
The 'Ile de France' leaves Toulon harbour with reinforcements for Indochina. France.
C/U name of 'Ile de France' ship. L/S of it in Toulon harbour. M/S sailors unhooking ropes which are tethering the ship. L/S all the French crew onboard, camera pans along to French flag. L/S sailors waving, pan to tug. L/S of the great ship. Various shots troops with their kit, they board the ship. L/S crew waving. C/U's of some of the crew. M/S's more boarding. M/S crates on dock. L/S of the ship.
M/S as Guard of Honour stand to attention. M/S General Lattre de Tassigny walking along the dock, M/S as he boards ship. M/S of him onboard with Commandant Le Hede, captain of the ship. M/S as he leaves the ship. C/U of the General. L/S of the ship. M/S as they board. C/U funnel blowing smoke. L/S people on the ship. M/S soldiers waving and cheering.
Cataloguer's note: date of item: 16/1/1947.