No title. Britain's tops with the teens - British teenagers top ten personalities. Compilation of library shots.
M/S The Beatles in car surrounded by crowds of teenagers. C/U car surrounded by teenagers. C/U hysterical teenagers jumping up and down behind wire netting. L/S inside theatre showing crowds of teenagers at pop concert. C/U teenage audience. Very good C/Us various teenage girls screaming.
Various shots showing the results of a National Opinion Poll asking teenagers who their top people were. We see shots of the top ten people in order, starting with a shot of the number 1: a typical mother in a kitchen. No. 2: Queen Elizabeth II waving to crowd. No. 3: Sir Francis Chichester, round the world yachtsmen. No. 4: Prime Minister Harold Wilson going in to number 10, Downing Street. No. 5: C/U of typical father reading a newspaper. No. 6: American President Lyndon B. Johnson with little girl on crutches. No. 7: M/S typical young husband working at desk. No. 8: pop singer Elvis Presley with his bride Pricilla. No. 9: U Thant, United Nations secretary general. No. 10: Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). Joint No. 10: footballer Bobby Charlton. M/S crowd of teenagers waving Union Jack flags.
Cataloguers' note: this item would be great for dispelling myth of the "swinging sixties". It shows you just how conservative young people really could be! The survey was commissioned by the Daily Mail newspaper. AH 2002.