Beauty contest at New Brighton resort, judges include Russ Hamilton and Michael Craig.
Title reads: "New Brighton Picks a Miss".
New Brighton holiday resort, Merseyside.
G/V entrants in beauty contest parading beside outdoor swimming pool. Various shots of girls walking past in swimsuits, including Vicky Burns of Blackpool. C/U local mayors watching. L/S girls lined up in front of judges. Panning C/U contestants: Patricia McHugh, Betty Lawson (the only black contestant) and Anne Thelwell. C/U judges: Russ Hamilton (pop singer), Tony Hill and Michael Craig (film actor) seated at table.
M/S Joan Boardman parades before judges. Crowd clapping. C/U Betty Lawson walking back to line. C/U judges. C/U Deanne Coltman discovering she is the winner. L/S crowd clapping. C/U mayor presenting rose bowl to Deanne. G/V crowd clapping. C/U Deanne and runners-up standing on dais. C/U Deanne.