Refugees leave communist North Vietnam as deadline for closure of border approaches.
Haiphong, Indochina now Vietnam.
LS. Pan along water front. GV. Harbour with junks. Various shots, troops carrying Bailey Bridge material to ship. LS. Troops walking through streets. Various shots, refugees. LS. Loading a lorry. Various shots, officers. Various shots dismantling wooden building. MS. Train loaded with refugees passing. LS. Refugees in open truck moving along railway LS. Being checked at frontier post. Various shots, refugees just hanging around. MS. Refugees outside administration H.Q. MS. Refugees with belongings. GV. Village. LS refugee fishermen and families arriving in open boats. LS refugees outside Municipal Theatre and Town Hall. MS refugee. VS refugees with belongings. MS women praying at shrine in street. VS French soldiers with pickaxes grubbing up headstones in a cemetery.