• Short Summary

    The Queen opens new law courts in Manchester.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1724.27
    Media URN:
    53556
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:10:00 / 01:42:05:00
    Canister:
    61/43

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