Miss World 1950-1959

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Beauties gather for "Miss World" contest, Cafe de Paris, London (?).

Various shots of contestants posing for press cameras wearing swimsuits and national costumes. Contestants seen are from UK, Denmark, Sweden, USA, Egypt (skimpy bikini), Monte Carlo, Sweden,...



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Sort Number:
UN 2562 E
Time in/Out:
01:06:22:00 / 01:08:30:00
UN 2562 E
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Issue Date:
1950 - 1959

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Lifestyle & Culture
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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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