• Short Summary

    Beauty contest at New Brighton resort, judges include Russ Hamilton and Michael Craig.

  • Description

    Title reads: "New Brighton Picks a Miss".

    New Brighton holiday resort, Merseyside.

    G/V entrants in beauty contest parading beside outdoor swimming pool. Various shots of girls walking past in swimsuits, including Vicky Burns of Blackpool. C/U local mayors watching. L/S girls lined up in front of judges. Panning C/U contestants: Patricia McHugh, Betty Lawson (the only black contestant) and Anne Thelwell. C/U judges: Russ Hamilton (pop singer), Tony Hill and Michael Craig (film actor) seated at table.

    M/S Joan Boardman parades before judges. Crowd clapping. C/U Betty Lawson walking back to line. C/U judges. C/U Deanne Coltman discovering she is the winner. L/S crowd clapping. C/U mayor presenting rose bowl to Deanne. G/V crowd clapping. C/U Deanne and runners-up standing on dais. C/U Deanne.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.21
    Media URN:
    51166
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:40:00 / 01:24:46:00
    Canister:
    59/68

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