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    Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Harringay Stadium, London

    MISS GREYHOUND RACING 1968.

    Var. shots interior the Waldorf Hotel of the twelve finalists in the 1968 "Miss Greyhound Racing" beauty pageant, parading before panel of judges: Simon Dee (Disc Jockey), Tonia Bern (Cabaret Artist), and Carolyn Montague (actress). The parade is led by favourite for greyhound Derby "Yellow Painter". VS Audience.

    MS Winner Glenis Parratt receiving cheque from Spratt's Managing Director Gordon Corrigan. MS Simon Dee place the winners sash. MS First, second and third pose for cameras with Simon Dee and "Yellow Painter". All the girls have quite wonderful hairstyles!

    GV Exterior the Harringay Greyhound Stadium. MS One of the contestants working as tote seller. MS Kennel maids parading dogs before race. Poor LS of race in progress (Afternoon Meeting).

    Contestants:
    No1: Ann Baker, 20, Willenhall
    No2: Bozena Pufler, 18, Crouch End
    No3: Josie Cant, 22, Reading
    No4: Patricia Davis, 26, Rotherhithe
    No5: Ivy Ferguson, 20, Gateshead
    No6: Dorothy May Fryar, 19, Hove
    No7: Sally Ann Heaney, 23, London
    No8: Stella Ann Hickie, 17 Willenhall
    No 9: Sandra Kelly, 17, Newcastle
    No10: Glenis Parrat, 16, Oxford
    No11: Maureen Alice Neill, 19, North Harrow
    No12: Jean Barbara Porter, 19, Fairwater

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Documentation includes lovely poster for the event

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    91421
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3312.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:01:00 / 01:27:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 4359 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 4359 B
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