• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II opens new extension to Law Courts. London.

  • Description

    No title - Queen Elizabeth II opens new extension to Law Courts. London.

    M/S Law Courts in the Strand. L/S and M/S as Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, walks into the Grand Hall for the opening of the new court. L/S of the Queen on dais. C/U Yeoman of the Guard. L/S judges sat waiting for the Queen's speech. L/S as the Queen makes her speech thanking everyone who helped to build extension. M/S modern statue of the judge Siegfried Charoux 1896 - 1967 statue. C/U the name on base of statue. C/U showing the head with bars in face.

    M/S pan as the Queen walks towards plaque for unveiling. C/U as curtains are pulled aside to unveil the plaque, "The Queen's Building Opened on 1st October, 1968, By Her Majesty The Queen". Elevated L/S as the Queen walks round the court with Lord Gardiner, the Lord Chancellor. M/S and C/U man working communication patchboard. C/U electronic tape recorders. Elevated M/S and L/S of the Queen in court being shown around by Lord Gardiner. M/S and C/U racks of books. L/S as Queen walks up towards bench and looks at tape recorder. C/U tape recorder. L/S as Queen sits down in judge's chair with Lord Gardiner standing beside her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2073.31
    Media URN:
    56928
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:42:00 / 01:46:10:00
    Canister:
    68/81

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