• Short Summary

    Patricia Butler of Hoylake wins bathing beauty competition held in Morecambe.

  • Description

    Morecambe.

    LV bathing beauties parading in front of crowd at Morecambe. SV & SCU towards, bathing beauties parading. SV crowd. CU zoom (through lifesaving belt) to number 32, Pamela Ward of Stafford, parading. SCU crowd applauding. SCU No 10, Joyce Cook of Brighton, parading. SCU Patricia Butler of Hoylake, No 5, parading. SCU Brenda Mee, last year's winner watching and marking card. LV contestants lined up in front of judges. SCU pan, various contestants. SCU two of the judges, Jack Payne and Glynis Johns. CU Glynis Johns, pan to Jack Payne. SV the seven finalists in front of judges. CU other members of judges panel. SV the winner, No 5, Patricia Butler of Hoylake reacting as result is announced. SV crowd applauding. SCU the winner kisses the Mayor of Morecambe, Mr Bryce Clegg, before he is quite ready for it, however, he then kisses her. SV crowd. SV the winner holding Cup, flanked by the second No 12 on the right, and the third, No 36 on the left, and CU.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

    Note: Previous records state that Guy Mitchell, American singer, is seen in the film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    180.10
    Media URN:
    29713
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:46:00 / 01:18:54:00
    Canister:
    54/67

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the second No 12 on the right, and the third, No 36 on the left" - the two ladies are Marilyn Davis and Patricia Byrne.

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