• Short Summary

    THIRTY-FIVE JAPANESE GIRLS COMPETED IN THE FINALS OF A 'MARILYN MONROE' CONTEST HELD AT THE AKASAKA GOLDEN CLUB IN TOKYO, THE JAPANESE CAPITAL RECENTLY.

  • Description

    1.
    LS FINALISTS
    3 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS (PAN) THEM
    11 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS JUDGES
    13 ft

    4.
    MS CONTESTANT READING SCRIPT (TILT DOWN TO) LEGS
    17 1/2 ft

    5.
    CU A CONTESTANT
    19 ft

    6.
    CU ANOTHER (TILT DOWN TO) LEGS
    25 ft

    7.
    CU ANOTHER READING SCRIPT
    28 ft

    8.
    CU TWO OF THEM LOOKING ON
    29 1/2 ft

    9.
    CU CONTESTANT READING SCRIPT
    32 1/2 ft

    10.
    MS WINNER (CENTRE FOREGROUND)
    35 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS SHE RECEIVES PRIZE
    37 1/2 ft

    12.
    CU WINNER
    39 ft

    13.
    MS DITTO
    41 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THIRTY-FIVE JAPANESE GIRLS COMPETED IN THE FINALS OF A 'MARILYN MONROE' CONTEST HELD AT THE AKASAKA GOLDEN CLUB IN TOKYO, THE JAPANESE CAPITAL RECENTLY.

    THE CONTEST WAS ORGANISED BY A LEADING JAPANESE MOVIE COMPANY.

    SOME 1,200 GIRLS FROM ALL OVER JAPAN SUBMITTED PHOTOGRAPHS IN ANSWER TO AN ADVERTISEMENT - BUT ONLY 35 WERE SELECTED.

    AFTER ALL THE 35 FINALISTS HAD READ A MOVIE SCRIPT GIVEN THEM BY THE COMPANY, THE JUDGES, WHICH WERE MADE UP OF AUTHORS, MOVIE PRODUCERS AND DIRECTORS, VETERAN ACTRESSES AND ACTORS - SELECTED 20-YEAR-OLD TOKYO-BORN, MISS KUMIKO OIKAWA.

    SHE RECEIVED ONE MILLION YEN, A SEDAN CAR, A MINK COAT AND SEVERAL SUITS DONATED BY VARIOUS SPONSORS, IN ADDITION TO PLAYING A LEADING ROLE IN THE PRODUCTION "A GIRL LIKE MARILYN MONROE" TO BE SHOT NEXT YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6KYUTX71S85N2N99JLUO4ENQK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KYUTX71S85N2N99JLUO4ENQK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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