• Short Summary

    Grand finale of the New Brighton annual beauty contest.

  • Description

    New Brighton.

    LV. The bathing beauties parading along in line before the judges at the New Brighton bathing pool. SV. Towards and past, bathing beauties still parading. SCU. Judges sitting at a table comprising of (left to right): David Southwood, Eunice Gayson and Stanley Baker. Girl No 20 comes and parades before the judges, Barbara Smith from London. CU. Man looking through binoculars - probably at the girl's legs. SV. Back view, girls standing in front of judges. LV. Pan, showing the girls lined up before the judges, with the judges in the foreground discussing their opinions. SCU. The three judges in a huddle. Eunice Gayson looks up and Stanley Baker looking in same direction. Both smile as though they have come to a decision. CU. Girl No 19, Maureen Bradley, she is not a winner, camera pas across to No 18, Marion Lewis - she is he winner!GV. Crowd applauding. SV. Eunice Gayson gives Marion Lewis, the cheque, while she holds the Cup and Stanley Baker puts the Sash over her. SV. Chelsea pensioner who has been asleep, couldn't care less. SV. Winner, Marion Lewis and the judges, Eunice Gayson, David Southwood and Stanley Baker. Baker goes over and gives winner a kiss. CU. Ms Lewis.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene D.)

    Note: "...and 36-26-38 isn't her telephone number!" - voiceover enlights the audience.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:27:00 / 01:04:25:00

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