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  • Short Summary

    Beauty competition for the "Modern Venus" in the United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Full titles read: "1929's BEAUTY QUEEN - Judges have hard (?) task figuring figures of scores of comely maidens competing for title of 'Modern Venus'"

    M/S of numerous girls legs walking past in swimming costumes. L/S of the models standing and walking across judges table, they are all wearing swimming costumes. M/S of judge measuring models vital statistics. Nice C/U of model wearing headscarf smiling.

    L/S and M/S's of a brass band playing as they parade around an outdoor swimming pool, they are followed the leggy beauties. Good C/U's of judges smoking pipes whilst looking up at the girls legs who stand in front of them on table, they mark down scores on pieces of paper.

    M/S of glamorous looking model with fashionable hairstyle smiling as her height is measured. L/S of the winner with sash around her which reads "Modern Venus".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    800.10
    Media URN:
    36219
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:12:00 / 01:14:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1637

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