• Short Summary

    DEBUTANTES FROM 18 COUNTRIES MADE THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE BEFORE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY AT THE SEVENTH ANNUAL DEBUTANTES' BALL AT THE GRAND PALAIS IN PARIS LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    DEBUTANTES FROM 18 COUNTRIES MADE THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE BEFORE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY AT THE SEVENTH ANNUAL DEBUTANTES' BALL AT THE GRAND PALAIS IN PARIS LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY).

    THE 222 GIRLS, DRESSED IN TRADITIONAL LONG WHITE GOWNS, AND CROWNED WITH GOLD AND PEARL DIADEMS, EACH CARRIED A ARTIFICIAL GOLD ROSE AS THEY DESCENDED A 50-FOOT HIGH HORSESHOE STAIRCASE AND CURTSIED TO MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    THERE WERE 62 FOREIGN DEBUTANTES, INCLUDING 10 FROM AMERICA.

    THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS WAS REPRESENTED BY 50 AMBASSADORS, FOUR CHARGE D'AFFAIRES AND TWO MINISTERS. THE GUEST LIST INCLUDED 11 PRINCES, 7 PRINCESSES, 5 DUKES AND DUCHESSES, AND MANY OTHER TITLED PEOPLE.

    THE BALL WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER, BUT THE FRENCH FETE COMMITTEE ADVANCED THE DATE TO COINCIDE WITH AN EXHIBITION OF ANTIQUE FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ART CURRENTLY BEING HELD AT THE PALACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1KFIPF9QOG64JS7U0FH894Q3P
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KFIPF9QOG64JS7U0FH894Q3P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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