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    THE TITLE OF MISS EUROPE THIS YEAR HAS GONE TO A DUTCH GIRL -- ELLY KOOT, A 20-YEAR-OLD BLONDE FROM ROTTERDAM.

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    THE TITLE OF MISS EUROPE THIS YEAR HAS GONE TO A DUTCH GIRL -- ELLY KOOT, A 20-YEAR-OLD BLONDE FROM ROTTERDAM. SHE WAS CROWNED THE WINNER AT A LAVISH CEREMONY AT THE CASINO DU LIBAN, NEAR BEIRUT EARLY TODAY (FRIDAY).

    A FRAULEIN FROM WEST GERMANY CAME SECOND AND A NORDIC BEAUTY FROM SWEDEN THIRD. THE FINAL STAGE OF THE JUDGING GOT UNDER WAY LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) WITH THE USUAL DEPORTMENT PARADES. SEVENTEEN OF EUROPE'S LOVELIEST GIRLS WERE COMPETING.

    THE JUDGES RECORDED THEIR VOTES. BUT THEY DELAYED THEIR DECISION. MEANWHILE, AS THE GIRLS WAITED IN SUSPENSE, THE AUDIENCE WAS TREATED TO A DISPLAY OF HAWAIIAN DANCING BY CABARET GIRLS.

    THEN -- THE ANNOUNCEMENT. THE DUTCH GIRL WEPT WITH JOY AS SHE WAS CROWNED WINNER BY LAST YEAR'S VICTOR FROM NORWAY.

    MISS KOOT IS A FIVE-FOOT EIGHT-INCH (1.72 METRES) MODEL, WHOSE HOBBIES ARE PAINTING AND MUSIC. VITAL STATISTICS: 36-34-36 INCHES (91-61-91 CMS). AND THE PRIZE: 1,000 DOLLARS.

    AS FOR THE FUTURE, "I WOULD LIKE TO BECOME AN ACTRESS", SHE SAID IN BETWEEN TEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1I6C9ZMBZG407BCVB3TXZNUQN
    Media URN:
    VLVA1I6C9ZMBZG407BCVB3TXZNUQN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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