• Short Summary

    Stars choose 21 year old Iris Waller of Gateshead as Miss Britain 1956.

  • Description

    Morecambe.

    SV. Bathing beauties parading along the side of the pool at Morecambe. SV. Judges from right to left: Comedian Ben Lyon, TV celebrity Sabrina, Charles Eade, editor of the Sunday Dispatch, Bebe Daniels and singing star Dickie Valentine. LV. Joyce Taylor, No 5 from Morecambe, parading before the judges. SV. No 10, Leila Williams from Walsall parading before the judges. CU. Bebe Daniels. CU. No 30, Marilyn Davies from Stockport, parading. CU. Dickie Valentine. AS. Another girl parading. SCU. Man in crowd stroking his whiskers looking at bathing beauty. SV. Pan, bathing beauties lined up in front of judges. SV. Sabrina and Ben Lyon. Ben Lyon takes off his glasses. CU. No 43, Delyse Humphreys of Sheffield, pan to Barbara Williams from Blackpool, pan to Jean Crook of Lewisham. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. The winner, No 31, holding the Sunday Dispatch Rose Bowl, posing with Bebe Daniels. The winner is Iris Waller of Gateshead. SV. Press photographers. CU. Iris Waller holding the Rose Bowl.

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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    593.34
    Media URN:
    32037
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:54:00 / 01:48:58:00
    Canister:
    56/71

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