GenreComedy, Drama CinematographyArthur Grant CountryUnited Kingdom
Release dateAugust 25, 1964 (1964-08-25) WriterVal Guest, Robert Muller CastJanette Scott (Shirley), Ian Hendry (Don), Ronald Fraser (Walter Carey), Edmund Purdom (Rex Carrick), Jean Claudio (Roger Armand), Kay Walsh (Mrs. Freeman) Similar moviesRelated Val Guest movies
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A British newsman (Ian Hendry) promotes a stenographer (Janette Scott) from seaside beauty queen to shallow world competition.
The Beauty Jungle (also known as Contest Girl) is a 1964 British film directed by Val Guest.
A Bristol typist joins the world of beauty contests.
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.
Ian Hendry as Don Mackenzie
Janette Scott as Shirley Freeman
Ronald Fraser as Walter Carey
Edmund Purdom as Rex Carrick
Jean Claudio as Armand
Kay Walsh as Mrs. Freeman
Norman Bird as Mr. Freeman
Janina Faye as Elaine
Tommy Trinder as Charlie Dorton
David Weston as Harry
Peter Ashmore as Lucius
Sid James as Butlin Judge
Jacqueline Jones as Jean Watson
Jackie White as Barbara Lawton
Jerry Desmonde as Swimming Pool MC
Alan Taylor as TV Commentator
Eve Eden as Angela Boynton
Lionel Blair as Talk of the Town Producer
Francis Matthews as Taylor
Nikki Peters as Cora
Margaret Nolan as Caroline
Former Miss World Rosemarie Frankland makes her screen debut in a guest appearance.
Norman Hartnell, Lydia Russell, Duchess of Bedford, Stirling Moss, Linda Christian, and Joe Brown appear as themselves judging the Rose of England at the Talk of the Town.