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    The Miss Great Britain beauty contest from Morecambe.

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    Full title reads: "Morecambe. Miss Great Britain".

    Morecambe, Lancashire.

    GV Elevated, the competitors in the Miss Great Britain beauty competition.

    SV Miss Great Britain competitors, with judges in foreground. CU The judges from left to right: Comedian Ken Platt, Johnny Wardle, Radio and TV star Alma Cogan, Reg Park, David Whitfield, Comedians Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise and Pianist Semprini. CU Ken Platt and Johnny Wardle.

    SV No 20.Dorothy Hazeldine of Rochdale walking towards the dais which she mounts and stands with numerous other competitors. CU Ken Platt making queer faces. SV The last seven girls. From left to right No 1 Elizabeth Lewis of Birmingham, No 2 Christina Mayo of Abergele, No 7 Marilyn Davis of Stockport, No 14 Aprille Brighten of London, No 24 Delyse Humphreys of Sheffield, No 25 Dawn Reed of Derby and No 34 Eira Roberts of Barry (Glam.)

    CU Elizabeth Lewis pan across to Christina Mayo, pan again to Marilyn Davis. CU Pan, the judges.

    CU Christina Mayo who has just been announced the winner, and has a look of astonishment on her face. SV Crowd applauding. CU Leila Williams - last year's winner - placing the sash around Christina Mayo and Christina kisses her. SV Press photographers. CU Christina Mayo being presented with the trophy by the Mayor, Chancellor RC Penhale, and the Mayor kisses Christina. CU Woman in crowd looking through binoculars. CU Christina's legs, pan up to show her whole figure.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:55:00 / 01:49:55:00

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