The former Prime Minister leaves Britain for Australia / New Zealand.
EDEN'S DEPARTURE FOR AUSTRALIA (this is title from original paperwork even though narrator states that the liner is departing for New Zealand).
GV. Of the liner "Rangitata" at the quayside in the Royal Albert Docks getting ready to depart for New Zealand. LV. Passengers going aboard. SCU. Sir Anthony Eden walking to the microphone. Side view sound cameras. SCU. Eden speaking "Thank you very much for all your kindness to me during my period of office. I wish my successor all good fortune. God's speed to you all. Goodbye." LV. Sir Anthony and Lady Eden walking towards ship from the customs sheds, surrounded by Press and officials. CU. Sir Anthony Eden's son. SV. Pan Sir Anthony and Lady Eden walking to the foot of the gangway. SV. Group of girls waving. SV. Eden standing on the gangway he turns and waves, surrounded by the Press. LV. Crowds on the quayside waving. LV. Liner moving away from quayside. GV. Liner "Rangitata" moving slowly down the Thames.
(See also 2934 E)