VIDEO: British Pathe clip shows Lewisham glamour girl winning Miss Soho Sex Kitten contest in 1960

Lewisham's Beryl Greene was crowned Miss Sex Kitten 1960

Lewisham's Beryl Greene was crowned Miss Sex Kitten 1960

First published in News

Watch this raunchy video of a glamour girl from Lewisham being named the winner of a Miss Soho Sex Kitten contest.

You might imagine entertainment was rather prim and proper 54 years ago, but this British Pathe clip proves that wasn’t the case.

The swinging 60s may have only just started when it was filmed, but there was still plenty of flesh on display during this beauty competition.

Beryl Greene, from Lewisham, is seen appearing in front of judges along with her fellow competitors before being announced as Miss Sex Kitten 1960.

One lady, named only as Sadi, is seen being waved off by the judges after emerging in an old-fashioned swimming costume, cap and glasses, but she leaves them grinning after stripping off to reveal she is wearing a bikini underneath.

Somewhat politically incorrect when judged by today's standards, this video is part of the superb British Pathe archive which has more than 80,000 videos of filmed history.

Do you know who the Beryl Greene in the video is? Use our online form or email to get in touch.

PICTURES: Crayford man's online time machine

News Shopper:

12:26pm Sunday 18th January 2015

Almost 4,000 current and former residents of Bexleyheath and Crayford have been brought together thanks to one man's nostalgic Facebook site.

PICTURED: 100 years of history celebrated at Mayfield Grammar School in Gravesend

News Shopper:

3:52pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

A Gravesend school has celebrated its centenary with a specially-written play about women in the First World War.

From the archives: Bob Ogley looks back 25, 70 and 100 years

News Shopper:

11:51am Wednesday 15th October 2014

25 YEARS AGO: Comedian and actor Frankie Howerd, who lived at Arbroath Road, Eltham, was invited by the Rev John Neal to open the reonovated church hall of St Barnabas at Well Hall on the Progress estate in Eltham.

Do you know anything about history of this Bromley cottage?

News Shopper:

11:48am Wednesday 15th October 2014

I wonder if a reader can tell me anything about this cottage that stood on Mason’s Hill, Bromley long before most of us were born.

Sidcup teenager was first British soldier to be executed for desertion in World War I

News Shopper:

11:44am Wednesday 15th October 2014

It is a little more than 100 years ago that the shocking news was relayed to the people of Sidcup.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree