• Short Summary

    A science student wins the Miss Great Britain title at contest in Morecambe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Morecambe. Student Is Top Beauty".

    Morecambe, Lancashire.

    GV contestants in Miss Great Britain beauty contest parading past crowd at the swimming stadium. SV as they walk past camera. CU man pan down to show his toes poking from a plaster cast wiggling. CU as one applauding as she walks past. SV Ditto.

    SV Judges Yana and Eric Winston. GV the 36 finalists lined up in front of the judges. SV pan along the line of girls. CU two more of the judges Lonnie Donegan and David Whitfield, GV contestants lined up in front of the judges on a raised platform over the pool.

    SV the last dozen or so of the competitors left. CU No 8 Gillian Eastwood from Cheshire pan to No 10. Hazel Williams from Cardiff, pan to No 20. Anne Thelwell from Cheshire, and pan to No 25. Barbara Smith from Walthamstow.

    SV the Mayor and Mayoress of Morecambe, SV the winner No 35. Libby Walker from Blackpool being presented with the Silver Rose Bowl and trophy. SV crowd applauding. LV crowd of photographers gathered round Science student and Miss Great Britain Libby Walker. CU Libby Walker.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1736.01
    Media URN:
    53866
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:01:31:00
    Canister:
    61/71

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