• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 60 CONTESTANTS FOR THE ANNUAL "MISS WORLD" CONTEST - DUE TO BE STAGED IN LONDON NEXT THURSDAY (NOVEMBER 17) FACED NEWSMEN AND CAMERAS AT A PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY (FRIDAY).

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    1.
    GV WALDORD HOTEL
    0.04

    2.
    LV GIRLS IN SWIMSUITS
    0.09

    3.
    SV DITTO
    0.15

    4.
    CU MISS VENEZUELA (LEFT) MISS YUGOSLAVIA (RIGHT)
    0.20

    5.
    CU MISS GERMANY
    0.24

    6.
    CU MISS GAMBIA
    0.28

    7.
    SV MISS FINLAND (LEFT) MISS FRANCE (RIGHT)
    0.34

    8.
    CU MISS BELGIUM
    0.37

    9.
    SV MISS GUYAMA (LEFT) MISS HOLLAND (RIGHT)
    0.41

    10.
    CU MISS NIGERIA
    0.47

    11.
    CU MISS CANADA
    0.53

    12.
    SV MISS NEW ZEALAND
    0.58

    13.
    CU MISS NORWAY (RIGHT) MISS SWEDEN (LEFT)
    1.02

    14.
    CU MISS SWITZERLAND
    1.07

    15.
    SV MISS BELGIUM (LEFT) MISS FRANCE (RIGHT)
    1.17

    16.
    CU MISS UNITED KINGDOM
    0.21

    17.
    SV MISS KOREA (LEFT) MISS JAPAN (RIGHT)
    1.27

    18.
    SV TRACKING SHOT PAST GIRLS LINED UP
    1.36

    19.
    GV GROUP OF CONTESTANTS.
    1.41


    WALDORF HOTEL; "MISS WORLD" CONTESTANTS.




    Initials GHB/V/JH/EEH



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    Background: MORE THAN 60 CONTESTANTS FOR THE ANNUAL "MISS WORLD" CONTEST - DUE TO BE STAGED IN LONDON NEXT THURSDAY (NOVEMBER 17) FACED NEWSMEN AND CAMERAS AT A PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY (FRIDAY). THEY INCLUDED THE COMMUNIST WORLD'S FIRST-EVER CANDIDATE FOR THE COVETED TITLE AND GBP4,000 STERLING WORTH OF PRIZES - 19-YEAR-OLD "MISS YUGOSLAVIA", NIKICA MARINOVIC.

    THE CONTESTANTS FACE A PACKED PROGRAMMED OF CHAMPAGNE RECEPTIONS, TOURS AND COCKTAIL PARTIES BEFORE THE FINAL PARADE WHEN JUDGES WILL PICK THE GIRL WITH THE MOST BEAUTY, CHARM AND BEST DEPORTMENT. THE WINNER RECEIVES A GBP2,500 STERLING PRIZE, THE "MISS WORLD" TROPHY AND FASHION AND PUBLICITY CONTRACTS.

    THE GIRLS, LIVING AT LONDON'S WALDORF HOTEL, ARE HEAVILY CHAPERONED BY A MULTI-LINGUAL TEAM OF WOMEN. THEIR TELEPHONE CALLS ARE INTENSIVELY CHECKED, AND THEY ARE ONLY ALLOWED OUT IF ACCOMPANIED BY ONE OF THE TEAM.

    YUGOSLAVIA'S MISS MARINOVIC WORE A SKIMPY SWIMSUIT AND A GLITTERING SMILE AS SHE LINED UP UNDER THE ARC LIGHTS. THE DAUGHTER OF A DALMATIAN FISHERMAN, SHE HAD TAKEN A CRASH COURSE IN ENGLISH AND BOUGHT A MINI-SKIRT FROM A BOUTIQUE IN LONDON'S CARNABY STREET FASHION CENTRE. SHE IS AT PRESENT A STUDENT AND HOPES TO BECOME A FASHION DESIGNER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3H628C6U6UUG2DHSTDY75UWC3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3H628C6U6UUG2DHSTDY75UWC3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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