Barking and Dagenham Town Show 1
Standard 8mm film Colour Mute 1965 0:22
Summary: Beauty queens on parade floats as part of Dagenham Town Show
Title number: 19471
Description: Beauty queens - winner and runners up - on floats waving to crowd and holding crowns, sceptres and wearing ermine robes. Side of float says 'Dagenham Town Show Queen'. Another float says Edmonton. Three beauty queens sit on a float waving at the crowd as it moves down the street, the winner wears red and sits in the centre carrying her sceptre. The runners up sit either side and carry the winners crown, their hair is carefully braided above their head in a bouffant. Another float with red cushions and ornate furnishings rolls past with two beauty queens in white dresses. Another float goes past with two beauty queens who wear blue dresses and ermine robes.
Credits: Alfie Boulter; filmmaker
Further information: This film is followed directly by film 19485: Barking and Dagenham Town Show 2
Keywords: Parades; pageant; beauty queen; town show