Miss World 1950-1959

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  • Reducing the clip's current date range of 1950-59, this is the Miss World 1953 contest. The dark-haired girl at 01:33 is the eventual winner, Denise Perrier of France.

    "Cafe de Paris, London (?)" - yes, the Miss World contest that year was at The Lyceum Theatre, London.

    The blonde girl at front of picture at 00:04 is the British contestant Brenda Mee, (who incidentally also appeared for Britain in 1951).

    The girl at rear of picture at 00:06 is Miss Egypt.

    jamied 18th Jun 2012
  • "Miss Egypt" referred to in my earlier comment was Marina Papaelia.

    jamied 18th Jun 2012

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