• Short Summary

    May Gillies wins the Scottish Seaside-Queen Contest at Rothesay.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Scots Elect Queen".

    Rothesay, Scotland.

    L/S pleasure boat arriving at Rothesay from Glasgow with beauty queens on board. G/V crowd waiting on quay. M/S beauty queens coming off gangway to be greeted by the Provost of Rothesay, Mr. McCallum. L/S people coming off boat. C/U two beauty queens being greeted by Provost. The girls have come to take part in the final of the Scottish Seaside-Queen contest.

    G/V of the pavilion where the contest is to be held. Panning shot queue waiting to get into pavilion, pan to notice reading "Scotland's Seaside Queen Contest". L/S beauty queen's on the stage in swimsuits. Panning shot eventual winner May Gillies walking to compere Archie McCulloch. M/S Miss Gillies talking to Archie McCulloch. C/U leery old man in audience licking his lips. M/S beauty queens on the stage. C/U female judges writing on notepad.

    Panning shot beauty queen's legs, pan up to Mr. McCulloch taking the winner Miss Gillies by the arm and walking her to the front of the stage. She looks delighted by the announcement. G/V audience clapping. C/U winner being presented with her cup by the Provost's wife Mrs. McCallum. C/U man in audience clapping. C/U Miss Gillies being congratulated by the second girl Janette Clark and the third girl Norma Gordon.

    Note: newspaper cutting and letter from Mr. McCulloch on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:39:00 / 01:11:44:00

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