Title:Â£1,000 PRIZE: FINE FIGURE FOR A FINE FIGURE London girl wins Sunday Dispatch National Bathing Beauty Contest.
Date:27th September 1952
Morecambe, England: GV Bathing beauties lined up, super Morecambe. SV Ditto. GV Crowd at bathing pool showing wind blowing. Angle Shot Ditto. SV George Formby shivering with old, puts on dark glasses. CU Formby looks at camera & takes off glasses. SV Aileen Chase of Southwick, No. 6. parading pan to judges. SV No. 8. Marian Hooper of London parading. Side V CU Caesar Romero judging. BV Contestants lined up with backs towards judges. SV Back of contestants. CU Formby taking off dark glasses & squinting. SV No. 7. Doreen Dawne of London walking past. (Winner) CU Two men looking on. SCU Pan up from Doreen's legs to her holding Rose bowl. SV Formby larking about with three finalists, then wife, Beryl walks him off. CU No. 28, Sylvia Jenkins of Southsea, 2nd & Pan to Brenda Mee of London 3rd. CU Doreen Dawne being hugged by Caesar Romero.
Women; Competitions; Media; Period Attitudes; Great Britain
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