• Short Summary

    IN MIAMI, U.S.A., JULY 15, 47 COMPETITORS ENTERED THE 1961 MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY CONTEST. CROWNED?

  • Description

    IN MIAMI, U.S.A., JULY 15, 47 COMPETITORS ENTERED THE 1961 MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY CONTEST. CROWNED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE WORLD: MISS GERMANY WHO FLED FROM EAST BERLIN A YEAR AGO.

    SHE IS BLONDE, GREEN-EYED MARLENE SCHMIDT OF STUTTGART. AT FIVE FEET EIGHT INCHES, WITH BLOND LOCKS PILED ON HER HEAD, SHE APPEARED THE TALLEST OF THE COMPETITORS. AT 24, SHE WAS ALSO THE OLDEST. THE PRIZE: 21,780 IN CASH AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE CONTRACTS WORTH ABOUT GBP3,500.

    RUNNER UP WAS MISS WALES, AGED 18. SHE CRIED FOR JOY, AND WON GBP1,420. THIRD WAS MISS ARGENTINA, FOURTH MISS ENGLAND, FIFTH MISS USA. AN AMERICAN GIRL HELD THE TITLE LAST YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1DXZZN2TFIKORCVI45JGP06UV
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DXZZN2TFIKORCVI45JGP06UV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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