Joan Malham wins 'Queen of the Sun' beauty contest in Newcastle. Tyne and Wear.
Item title reads - Beautiful contest.
Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.
Various shots of people entering the City Hall to watch the judging of the 'Queen of the Sun' Beauty Contest featuring girls from Cumberland, Northumberland and Durham. Various shots of the contestants lined up on stage. M/S's of the judges including footballer George Eastham, Alderman Mrs Scott, film star Leslie Phillips, Mrs. Inge Hennksen and Mr Ray Wolfendon. Various shots as the contestants parade for the judges. C/U Leslie Phillips smiling. Various shots of the contestants, C/U Mrs. Hennksen.
M/S girl as she turns in front of camera, pan down to her legs as she walks away. M/S judges. M/S Miss Pauline Coulson walking towards camera. M/S audience applauding. M/S winner 19 year old Joan Malham from Blaydon walking across to Leslie Phillips who presents the sash bearing the title 'Queen of the Sun'. C/U two women. C/U last year's winner Mrs Marjorie Scorer, she places the crown on Joan Malham's head. M/S audience. C/U Joan wearing crown and holding Cup, the two runners up are on either side of her pretending to kiss her cheeks.