• Short Summary

    Beauty contest in Prestatyn is judged by David Niven.

  • Description

    'To Neptune' a daughter. Prestatyn, Wales.

    L/S crowds around swimming pool. M/S angle shot of girls parading pan down to legs. M/S towards Neptune and film star David Niven arriving. C/U people watching parade. M/S Mary Spinks No.12 - parading. M/S Miriam Mahoney walking up to judges and about turning. M/S Niven fingering tie. M/S Brenda Mee - No.13 parading. C/U of Niven scratching head. M/S contestants awaiting judges' decision. L/S audience applauding. M/S the winner - Sylvia Wren - No.19 walking up to Niven placing crown on winner's head. C/U Niven kissing winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1486.34
    Media URN:
    48526
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:19:00 / 02:00:19:00
    Canister:
    50/74

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location here is the Tower Beach holiday camp at Prestatyn.

    The winner of the competition, Sylvia Wren, can also be seen in Pathe clip 1486.13 in another Beauty Contest.

    Amongst Sylvia's prizes were a fortnight in Hollywood and a complete wardrobe of clothes for the trip!

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