• Short Summary

    Outside London's Cafe de Paris last night, doorman stopped the mothers getting in. Inside, dressing?

  • Description

    Outside London's Cafe de Paris last night, doorman stopped the mothers getting in. Inside, dressing room investigators made certain the girls wore nothing under their bathing suit for --- this years Miss England Contest was on FOR THE THIRD TIME:
    The winner DOROTHY HAZELDINE is a 19 yrs old blond hairdresser from Rochdale, Lancashire, and so far as anyone can discover, there is no reason why she should not keep the title. Every contestant had to show her passport, and submit to a sub-costume investigation to reveal the presence of any 'aids to figure beauty' such as the wasp-waist worn by a previous winner now resigned. There was silence yesterday as worried organiser Eric Morley stepped on to the platform. "Has anybody any reason" he asked nervously, recalling Church ceremonial no doubt, "why any of these girls should not win?" There was silence. "Please speak now, not afterwards!" but there were only giggles in reply."
    So there we are: Miss England, over sixteen (vide winner no 1.) up-wasp-waisted and unmarried (vide winner no 2.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5ATFJKXVVBO4SNVG4V08Y4469
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ATFJKXVVBO4SNVG4V08Y4469
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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