• Short Summary

    Beryl Greene wins the Miss Nell Gwynne and Sex Kitten beauty contest in Soho, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Kitten parade.

    Soho, London.

    L/S girls lined up for the Miss Nell Gwynne and Sex Kitten competition. L/S panel of judges. C/U pan down Vivian Palmer from Soho, cheeky shot of her bottom. C/U Eva Casada from Granada, Spain as she walks away from camera. C/U Beryl Greene from Lewisham, she turns and walks away from camera. L/S as Sadi enters wearing an old fashioned swimming costume, cap and glasses, she runs out. M/S judges waving her off the floor. C/U Sadi looking indignant, she starts to undo her swimming costume and takes it off to reveal she is wearing a bikini underneath, she throws the costume behind her. She then takes off the hat and glasses and throws them away before striking a pose. M/S judges grinning.

    M/S of the girls lined up for the announcement of the winner. The girls applaud at Beryl Greene is chosen and steps forward. C/U Dennis Goodwin placing the sash over Beryl's head and onto her shoulders.

    Note: Nell Gwyn and Nell Gwynn for search purposes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1686.04
    Media URN:
    52694
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:25:00 / 01:13:18:00
    Canister:
    60/58

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Dennis Goodwin" should read Denis Goodwin, (former writing partner of Bob Monkhouse).

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