• Short Summary

    BROWN-HAIRED MARIA DA CARVALHO FROM BRAZIL WAS CROWNED MISS INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY IN A CEREMONY IN TOKYO, JAPAN, ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

  • Description

    BROWN-HAIRED MARIA DA CARVALHO FROM BRAZIL WAS CROWNED MISS INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY IN A CEREMONY IN TOKYO, JAPAN, ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SECOND PLACE-GETTER IN THE PAGEANT, WHICH ATTRACTED 49 ENTRANTS, WAS ANIKA HEMMINGE FROM SWEDEN, A 24-YEAR-OLD BLUE-EYED BLONDE.

    KAREN ANN MACQUARRIE, MISS UNITED STATES, WAS PLACED THIRD IN THE PAGEANT. IT WAS THE FIRST MISS INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY CONTEST TO BE HELD OUTSIDE THE PAGEANT'S CITY OF ORIGIN, LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA.

    GIRLS FROM FRANCE, ISRAEL, JAPAN, KOREA, THE PHILIPPINES AND SWITZERLAND WERE ALSO AMONG THE 15 SEMI-FINALIST.

    THEY WALKED DOWN A BRIGHT RED CARPETED CATWALK, FIRST WEARING NATIONAL COSTUME, THEN IN IDENTICAL GREEN BATHING SUITS, AND LATER IN EVENING DRESS.

    SOME 7,000 SPECTATORS FILLED THE NIPPON BUDOKAN HALL IN TOKYO TO WATCH THE JUDGING. THE JUDGES THEMSELVES INCLUDED A DIPLOMAT, A JOURNALIST, A PHOTOGRAPHER, A BEAUTICIAN A FILM ACTORS AND ACTRESSES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4EFFNJN8D23NZX4FC2XU9RYJ3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4EFFNJN8D23NZX4FC2XU9RYJ3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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