• Short Summary

    Fenella Fielding, Des O'Connor, Roger Moore and other celebs at Miss England beauty contest.

  • Description

    Title reads: "MANCHESTER BEAUTY IS MISS ENGLAND".

    Lyceum Ballroom, London.

    Various shots glamorous women in swimsuits parading on stage. M/S crowd watching. Girls parade before panel judges. Judges including Julia Lockwood, comedian Des O'Connor, actress Fenella Fielding, Patrick Wymark, and Disc Jockey Pete Murray, pan to the girls lined up before judges. Pan along line of girls. C/U Patrick Wymark. M/S girls parading round before judges. C/U man in audience smiling. M/S group of girls standing before judges. C/U Des O'Connor pan to Fenella Fielding. Panning shot girls lined up before judges. C/U Pete Murray looking confused - as if he can't decide on a winner?

    M/S final five parading, which includes Miss Alderley Edge, Miss Central London, Miss Manchester, Miss Westminster, and Miss TV Times. M/S actor Roger Moore applauding with two women. M/S winner Miss Manchester (Jennifer Gurley) sitting on throne. C/U Miss World (Ann Sidney) placing crown on Miss Manchester's head. M/S crowd applauding. Miss Manchester walking towards edge of the stage to pose for press. She wears the Miss England crown and sash.

    Note: further information about Miss England contest is on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1794.31
    Media URN:
    55293
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:59:00 / 01:58:28:00
    Canister:
    65/19

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Alderly Edge" in the final paragraph should read Alderley Edge.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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