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Bikini Baby (1951)
"Lady Godiva Rides Again" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  1952 (USA)
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Marjory Clark wins a competition in her Midland town and finds herself in a Festival of Britain procession as Lady Godiva - though not in the buff. This leads by way of a suspect beauty ... See full summary »

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Simon Abott
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Larry Burns
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Mr. Clark
Pauline Stroud ...
Marjorie Clark
Gladys Henson ...
Mrs. Clark
Bernadette O'Farrell ...
Janie
George Cole ...
Johnny
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Dolores August
Eddie Byrne ...
Eddie Mooney
Kay Kendall ...
Sylvia
Renee Houston ...
Beattie
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Lady in charge of publicity
Sidney James ...
Lew Beeson
Tommy Duggan ...
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Eddy Leslie ...
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Marjory Clark wins a competition in her Midland town and finds herself in a Festival of Britain procession as Lady Godiva - though not in the buff. This leads by way of a suspect beauty competition to the show-business world of London. But it could be a slippery slope for simple home-town Marge. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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THE COMEDY SIDE OF A BATHING BEAUTY CONTEST! See more »

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Bikini Baby  »

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Other of the Beauty Queens in the story is the voluptuous Simone Silva, who later would become famous and infamous because of her topless act beside Robert Mitchum at the Cannes Film Festival in April of 1954. See more »

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If I Painted A Picture
By David Heneker and Tommy Duggan
Sung by Jimmy Young with Syd Dean and his band
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Comic Misfire
23 December 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

It is difficult to believe that with the talent both behind and in front of the camera that this film could be such a misfire.It clearly attempts to be a satire on beauty competitions and the film industry,but misses just about every target that it aims at.As one other reviewer has mentioned she is reminiscent of Ruby Keeler ie talentless.She is just totally out of her depth.Dennis Price is the nominal star of this film,but echoing is spiraling down career he only appears for about 20 minutes.He just had to appear in what ever he was offered he was desperately short of money.However there are 2 standout female performances both which show star potential.Diana Dors is great as usual and playing a sister of Proudfoot is the great Kay Kendall.just a couple of years away from stardom in Genevieve.


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