• Short Summary

    THE CONTESTANTS IN THE 1969 MISS WORLD COMPETITION, BEING HELD IN LONDON TOMORROW (27 NOVEMBER), TODAY PAID A LEAST VISIT TO THE HAIRDRESSER SO THAT THEY WILL BE LOOKING THEIR PRETTIEST ON THE DAY.

  • Description

    THE CONTESTANTS IN THE 1969 MISS WORLD COMPETITION, BEING HELD IN LONDON TOMORROW (27 NOVEMBER), TODAY PAID A LEAST VISIT TO THE HAIRDRESSER SO THAT THEY WILL BE LOOKING THEIR PRETTIEST ON THE DAY.

    MISS HOLLAND, NENTE VEN DER VLIET, IS 23 AND WORKS AS A RECEPTIONIST. AS WELL AS HER NATIVE DUTCH, SHE SPEAKS ENGLISH, FRENCH RECEPTIONIST. AS WELL AS HER NATIVE DUTCH, SHE SPEAKS ENGLISH, FRENCH, AND GERMAN.

    MISS LIBERIA IS ANTOINETTE COLEMAN. SHE IS 19 AND A STUDENT FROM CLAY-ASHLAND. HER AMBITION IS TO BECOME A BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR.

    MISS KIM SEUNG-HI, ASLO 19, REPRESENTS KOREA. SHE, ALSO IS A STUDENT BUT SHE IS LESS AMBITIOUS -- SHE WANTS TO BECOME A 'HOME-WIFE.'
    MISS LUXEMBOURG IS JACQUELINE SCHAEFFER. SHE IS 18, A TEACHER, AND COMES FROM ESCH ALZETTE. SHE LIKES READING, SPORTS, COOKING, AND CORRESPONDENCE.

    TWENTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD MISS ARGENTINA, GRACIELA MARINO, IS A SPANISH-ENGLISH INTERPRETER. SHE LIKES SINGING, ACTING, TEACHING, AND SPORTS.

    THIS IS THE FIRST VISIT TO ENGLAND FOR MISS DENMARK, JEANNE PERFELDT, WHO IS A SECRETARY. SHE LISTS HER HOBBIES AS SWIMMING, WALKING, READING, AND DRESSMAKING.

    MISS COSTA RICA, DAMARIS URENA, IS ONLY 17. ON HER FIRST VISIT TO ENGLAND, TOO, SHE WOULD LIKE TO MEET BRITAIN'S QUEEN ELIZABETH.

    A MODEL, HELENI ALEXOPOULU, MISS GREECE, IS 18, AND HAS HOPES OF BECOMING A FILM ACTRESS. SHE HAS VARIED HOBBIES, INCLUDING MOTOR-MOTOR-CYCLING, SOCIAL WORK, AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES.

    MISS SOUTH AFRICA, LINDA COLLET, 20, COMES FROM DURBAN, WHERE SHE IS A UNIVERSITY STUDENT. MISS MALTA, MARY BRINCAT, 17, COMES FROM GZIRA AND LIKES CATS AS PETS.

    TO OWN A DRESS SHOP IS THE AMBITION OF 20-YEAR-OLD NONE EMIKO KARASHIMA, MISS JAPAN. NONE COMES FROM KITA KYUSHU AND, LIKE MOST JAPANESE YOUNG LADIES, HAS NO OCCUPATION.

    EVA RUEBER-STAIER, MISS AUSTRALIA, IS ALSO 20, AND WANTS TO BE PHOTOGRAPHIC MODEL. SHE COMES FROM GRAZ AND HAS AN UNUSUAL AMBITION -- SHE WOULD LIKE TO SEE A MODEL OF HERSELF IN THE FAMOUS LONDON WAXWORKS EXHIBITION, MADAME TUSSAUD'S.

    MISS NORWAY, KJERSI JORTUN, IS A LANGUAGE STUDENT, AND SPEAKS ENGLISH, GERMAN, AND FRENCH IN ADDITION TO HER OWN. SHE WANTS TO BUILD HERSELF A COTTAGE IN THE NORWEGIAN MOUNTAINS.

    CHRISTA MARGRAF IS MISS GERMANY. SHE IS STUDENT OF HISTORY, SOCIOLOGY AND GERMAN LITERATURE.

    TWENTY-YEAR-OLD MARLYN TAYLOR IS JAMAICA'S REPRESENTATIVE AND IS THE HEAD CASHIER IN THE ACCOUNT'S DEPARTMENT OF A FIRM IN KINGSTON. ON HER FIRST VISIT TO ENGLAND, SHE WANTS TO SEE THE COLOURFUL ' CHANGING THE GUARD' CEREMONY.

    MISS FINLAND IS 19. ALSO ON HER FIRST VISIT TO ENGLAND, PAIVI ILONA RAITA LIKES GYMNASTICS, MODERN DANCING, SINGING, MUSIC AND KNITTING.

    MISS ISRAEL IS 21-YEAR-OLD TEHILA SELA, WHILE NIGERIA AND GAMBIA ARE REPRESENTED BY NORENIKE FARIBIDO AND MARIE CARAYOL RESPECTIVELY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3TIR8AYG5GBMI2CJCTI3FOPD5
    Media URN:
    VLVA3TIR8AYG5GBMI2CJCTI3FOPD5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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