The England cricket team prepare to leave for Ashes tour of Australia.
To Australia for the Ashes. Tilbury.
L/S of liner the 'Stratheden' leaving Tilbury. M/S passengers waving from ship. M/S pan MCC team on boat. C/U F.R. Brown Captain of team, signing autographs. C/U of Denis Compton, Vice Captain, signing autographs. M/S Godfrey Evans and Alec Bedser, C/U of Bedser. M/S towards Hutton and close walking towards. C/U Hutton smoking pipe with Close. C/U Bob Berry smiling. C/U Douglas Wright. M/S Bailey, Simpson and Sheppard signing autograph. C/U Compton. C/U Brown. M/S of the England team. M/S relatives waving from quayside. L/S 'Stratheden' sailing away.