Queen opens law courts. Manchester.
L/S of the New Law Courts. M/S of Queen Elizabeth II as she is introduced to judges by Lord Chief Justice Parker. C/U of Two judges. M/S Looking down line of judges. the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). C/U Crowds looking. L/S Procession as it makes its way into court. Queen and Duke are at head camera pans as Queen walks up the steps. C/U Coat of arms inside the Great Hall. M/S Opening ceremony the Mayor has just sat down. Queen rises to make speech.
M/S Audience in Great Hall. M/S Queen making speech. L/S Barristers and gentlemen seated in the No 4 court where the Queen later went to. M/S of Queen arriving in No 4 court and takes her seat in Judge's Chair she is accompanied by the Duke, etc. M/S Crowds waiting outside (in street). L/S of Queen leaving building with party. C/U Line of boys in uniform (Boys of Cheltham's Hospital School) C/U Queen and Lord Mayor as she arrives at bottom of steps with party and she shakes hands with Lord Chief Justice.