The Beauty Jungle. Copyright: Rank Organisation / ITV Studios.

The Beauty Jungle

1964 British comedy film about beauty contests. Stars Ian Hendry, Janette Scott, Ronald Fraser, Edmund Purdom, Jean Claudio and others.

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The Beauty Jungle

The Beauty Jungle

On a seaside holiday to Weston Super Mare, attractive Bristol secretary Shirley Freeman (Janette Scott) meets Dan Mackenzie (Ian Hendry) from her local paper. Dan and his partner Walter Carey (Ronald Fraser) persuade Shirley to enter a small time beauty contest, which she wins.

Despite her success Shirley returns to her mundane office routine but is persuaded by Dan that she can make it as a Beauty Queen. Desperate to leave her humdrum existence Shirley packs in both her job and her fiancé in pursuit of a life of glamour and celebrity in the bright lights of London.

Increasingly smitten by her, can Dan persuade Shirley that he should be more than just her manager or will she sacrifice everything to succeed in the cut throat world of beauty contests?

First released: Monday 3rd June 2013

  • Distributor: Strawberry Media
  • Region: All regions
  • Discs: 1
  • Minutes: 110
  • Catalogue: STW0065

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