• Short Summary

    Joan Boardman wins Miss New Brighton title at annual beauty competition.

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    GV. Pan, the deserted rain swept beach and Promenade at New Brighton in rain. LV. Girls walking towards and past camera in the New Brighton bathing pool. BV. Tracking shot, as the girls walk around the edge of the pool. CU. Two women sitting under an umbrella. GV. From behind the judges, the girls lined up in front of judges, rained down. SCU. The judges including John Turner (TV's Knight Errant) in the middle. CU. Girl No 1, Joan Boardman from Wallasey, pan to girl No 2 Vicki Burns from Blackpool. SV. Crowd under umbrellas. LV. Girl No 16, Barbara Smith from London, walking across the pool in the pouring rain. CU. Two women sitting under umbrellas. SV. Girl No 20, Anne Thelweld from Heswall, Cheshire, parading before the judges. GV. Girls standing in front of the judges. LV. Girl No 1, Joan Boardman is announced the winner. She runs forward and is hugged by one of the town's councillors. GV. Crowd applauding. SV. Joan Boardman being presented with cup by the Mayor. GV. Crowd round the winners. LV. The winner, Joan Boardman, with the girl who came second and the girl who came third standing next to the winner.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:56:00 / 01:14:50:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The description for this clip is wrong, this is New Brighton Wallasey Wirral Merseyside it is NOT Brighton Sussex.

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