FILM : Beauty Jungle, The
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Beauty Jungle, The 1964 Ian Hendry, Janette Scott, Edmund Purdom, Sid James, Ronald Fraser Alpes-Maritimes (France), Bristol, London, Monaco, Somerset, West Sussex
Director : Val Guest   Production Company : The Rank Organisation  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D,SOUTH WEST,FRANCE,REST OF THE WORLD

While on a seaside holiday a young typist is persuaded by a local journalist to enter a beauty contest. When she wins, she decides to give up her previous career and life and take up entering the contests full-time.

Screen captures and uncredited now images uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

FEATURING COMMENTS FROM JANINA FAYE WHO PLAYED ELAINE FREEMAN

Also known as 'Contest Girl' (US Title)

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The Beauty Jungle [DVD]

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Beauty Jungle, The - An establishing shot of the beach at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset with the Grand Pier prominent in the background.  The location was also seen in 'Sons and Lovers'.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju001. An establishing shot of the beach at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset with the Grand Pier prominent in the background. The location was also seen in 'Sons and Lovers'.

beaju001n. The same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - The camera pans, bringing a Morris Minor Convertible into view as it descends to the beach.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju002. The camera pans, bringing a Morris Minor Convertible into view as it descends to the beach.

beaju002n. The entrance to Grand Pier off Royal Parade, Weston-super-Mare.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - Photographers Don Mackenzie (Ian Hendry) and Walter Carey (Ronald Fraser) get out of the car and aren't impressed by the lack of a 'swinging' scene.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju003. Photographers Don Mackenzie (Ian Hendry) and Walter Carey (Ronald Fraser) get out of the car and aren't impressed by the lack of a 'swinging' scene.

beaju003n. Facing Royal Parade at the end of Regent Street in Weston-super-Mare.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - Mackenzie scans the horizon as he makes his way across the beach. The backdrop is provided by buildings on Beach Road behind Marine Parade.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju004. Mackenzie scans the horizon as he makes his way across the beach. The backdrop is provided by buildings on Beach Road behind Marine Parade.

beaju004n. Martin R. took this comparison which shows rebuilding in the background.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-04-2015)

Beauty Jungle, The - Shirley Freeman (Janette Scott) waits for her friends to catch up whilst running across the beach. Weston-super-Mare.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju005. Shirley Freeman (Janette Scott) waits for her friends to catch up whilst running across the beach. Weston-super-Mare.

beaju005n. Taken as the tide was going out so no wet feet.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - Mackenzie and Carey eye the girls as they settle down under the pier. The beach off Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju006. Mackenzie and Carey eye the girls as they settle down under the pier. The beach off Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare.

beaju006n. The same place from a similar angle.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - After offering a light for cigarettes, Mackenzie suggests a few poses for the camera.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju007. After offering a light for cigarettes, Mackenzie suggests a few poses for the camera.

beaju007n. Pillars under the pier in Weston-super-Mare.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - Shots are taken for the Weston Daily Press.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju008. Shots are taken for the Weston Daily Press.

beaju008n. And there are still donkeys on the beach . . . . just not here!
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - Following a day of snaps and 'getting to know each other', Shirley is coaxed into entering  Charlie Dorton's (Tommy Trinder) beauty contest on Grand Pier.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju009. Following a day of snaps and 'getting to know each other', Shirley is coaxed into entering Charlie Dorton's (Tommy Trinder) beauty contest on Grand Pier.

beaju009n. The screen shot is difficult to recreate as the pier has been rebuilt, which makes a change from being left as a burnt out shell or blown away as so many others have.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-07-2013)

Beauty Jungle, The - As it starts to rain, contestants for the beauty parade are brought along the pier by 'land train'. Roger Hole advises that the gentleman driving the train is his late father, Dennis John Hole.
Beauty Jungle, The

beaju010. As it starts to rain, contestants for the beauty parade are brought along the pier by 'land train'. Roger Hole advises that the gentleman driving the train is his late father, Dennis John Hole.

beaju010n. Again, probably not quite the same angle due to rebuilding.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2013)

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