Betty Lawrence wins the Miss New Brighton beauty contest. Wallasey, Merseyside.
No title - Miss New Brighton beauty contest. Wallasey, Merseyside.
M/S pan girls lined before the judges. C/U pan across them. M/S of the three judges, from left to right, Dinah Sheridan, Hugh Williams and Evelyn Laye. C/U Dinah Sheridan. C/U Evelyn Laye, pan over to Hugh Williams. Back view of the three judges. M/S girl parading before the judges. M/S Dame Gladys Cooper watching. M/S Maureen Thomas walking past camera and crowds. M/S Diane Parker walking past camera. C/U Nanette Slack walking past camera.
C/U of another contestant. M/S Yvonne Ormes walking past and crowds applauding. L/S of the last eight being judged. C/U's of the girls. M/S as Betty Lawrence from Holywell is announced the winner, she kisses the girl next to her. M/S as she walks forward to receive the trophy from the mayoress. C/U Betty Lawrence holding the trophy and wearing the sash 'Miss New Brighton'. L/S crowds applauding. M/S Betty with runners up Nanette Slack and Sandra Williams.