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"Girl in the Spotty Dress" returns to resort that made her famous

It was a picture that summed up the sunny and happy times of the 1950s and all the glamour of a day out at the seaside.

Pat Stewart, who lived in the Vale of Glamorgan, was a teenage dancer when she appeared on the magazine.

Now, a pin-up girl has returned to the spot where she won the nation's hearts.

Pat Stewart, who lived in Llanmaes in the Vale of Glamorgan, was a teenage dancer when she and a friend were persuaded to pose on Blackpool seafront.

Pat became known as The Girl in the Spotty Dress. It was a twist of fate that helped kick-off her show-business career.

Sarah Rogers went to meet her: