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  • Short Summary

    Beauty contest by a pool-side in Margate. Leslie Fuller is one of the judges.

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    Margate, Kent. "Lines of physical excellence, to be exact, and a crowd of experts (unofficial) to judge them." High angle shot of large number of women walking beside the edge of an outdoor swimming pool in their swimsuits. 50 or more women in a beauty contest. Closer view of the girls as they parade past the camera - all sorts of shapes and sizes.

    "Incidentally, these two watchers paddled all the way from Amsterdam to see this." L/S of two men in a small rowing boat on the sea. Closer view of the men. They look very serious. High angle shot of the girls, this time they have numbers pinned to their swimsuits. C/U of one of the girls as she walks underneath the camera. "Form at a glance - and everybody trying to spot the winners." All the girls lift their arms into the air. They then perform various exercises by the pool, bending their knees and posing for the camera, touching their toes, etc. M/S of group of girls and male admirers applauding. Two of the girls stand on a diving board and perform their exercises. C/U of a girl wearing the number 2.

    "I've found the winners", said Leslie Fuller, the famous Comedian." M/S of him standing on the diving board with three of the girls. They crouch down and stand up again. Leslie loses his balance slightly.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 586.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    966.05
    Media URN:
    17487
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:53:00 / 01:13:58:00
    Canister:
    EP 244

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