The Queen opens Heathrow Airport, London
London Airport, Heathrow Airport
QUEEN OPENS NEW AIRPORT BUILDING.
CU Plaque commemorating the opening of Terminal 1 by Queen Elizabeth II. MS Royal car draws up outside Terminal 1 and the Queen and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) are greeted as they step out. They enter building and take a tour of the "check in" area. MLS The Queen making short speech (mute) and performing opening ceremony. VS The Queen and party take a tour of the building. They look out onto the runway, at the baggage claim area, and speak to girls on the enquiry and bookings desk. They tour the shopping areas that cater for travellers needs. VS The Duke now unveils a large mural depicting earlier aviation. The Queen inspects the mural. CU The Queen and Duke sign photographs of themselves for the occasion. MS The mural painter, Mr William Kempster. GV Exterior of Terminal 1 building.