Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance
Local councillor Sidney Fiddler persuades the Mayor to help improve the image of their rundown seaside town by holding a beauty contest. But formidable Councillor Prodworthy, head of the ... See full summary »
Renee Houston was cast as Mrs Dukes but had to withdraw due to ill health and was replaced by Joan Hickson.
Is that you, Rosemary?
Augusta Prodworthy: Have you seen this?
Rosemary: Yes - bloody disgrace! Still, what can you expect from a man?
When Mildred Bumble opens her front door to Augusta Prodworthy a mauve coloured door is visible to the right of Mrs Bumble in the interior shot. When we see Mrs Bumble open the front door in the exterior shot the mauve door disappears, the interior wall is a different length and a white door frame is visible.
The opening credits feature cartoon representations of beauty pageant entrants with puns for titles: Miss Conduct, Miss Represent, Miss Conception, Miss Hap, Miss Fortune, Miss Used, Miss Shaped, Miss Trust, Miss Handled, Miss Manage, Miss Placed, Miss Spent, Miss Stake, Miss Demeanour, and Miss Adventure. Each "beauty queen" is depicted in a manner befitting their name, for example Miss Conduct is behaving inappropriately with a judge, Miss Conception is pregnant, Miss Hap and Miss Fortune suffer wardrobe malfunctions, and so on.
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