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    Marilyn Davies wins the Miss New Brighton beauty competition.

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    New Brighton, West Sussex.

    GV. Girls parading before large audience during Miss New Brighton beauty contest, & TV. SV. Towards, Pamela Corry parading before judges. SV. Judges - from left to right - John Gregson, Joan Edwards and Harry Secombe. SV. Towards, girl No 15, Leila Williams. SV. Towards, girl No, 20 Marilyn Davies. CU. Comedian Harry Secombe smiling, he takes off his glasses and stares into the camera. GV. Girls lined up before the judges, & LV. CU. Contestants. CU. Harry Secombe looking at the girls. SV. Last six girls line up. SV. As announcement is made. Girl No 20 turns to No 15 as much as to say "Why me?" and a man comes to collect her to take her out front. GV. Crowd applauding. SV. John Gregson and Harry Secombe putting garland over winner, Harry Secombe fooling around as usual. SV. Applauding crowds. SV. First, second and third contestants posing. CU. Miss New Brighton, Marilyn Davies holding cup.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:07:00 / 01:32:14:00

Comments (1)

  1. jimbob says

    Hi, this is not West Sussex, Its on the Wirral, Merseyside. Opposite Liverpool, over the River Mersey. Cheers

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