• Short Summary

    MISS JAMAICA, 20-YEAR-OLD CAROLE JOAN CRAWFORD, WAS CROWNED "MISS WORLD 1963" IN LONDON TONIGHT (THURSDAY).

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    MISS JAMAICA, 20-YEAR-OLD CAROLE JOAN CRAWFORD, WAS CROWNED "MISS WORLD 1963" IN LONDON TONIGHT (THURSDAY).

    MISS JAMAICA, A BROWN-HAIRED, HAZEL-EYED MODEL WAS AWARDED THE FIRST PRIZE OF GBP2,500 STERLING AND THE MISS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY. SHE WILL ALSO GET A FILM TEST.

    RUNNER-UP, 19-YEAR-OLD MISS NEW ZEALAND, ELAINE MISCALL, BLONDE WITH HAZEL EYES, IS A FASHION MODEL.

    THIRD WAS MISS FINLAND, MARJA-LIISA STAHLBERG, A BLONDE, BLUE-EYED 19-YEAR-OLD BANK CLERK. FOURTH PRIZE WENT TO 20-YEAR-OLD MISS DENMARK, MISS AINO KORVA, GREEN-EYED BLONDE, WHO IS A MODEL AND SECRETARY.

    FIFTH WAS 19-YEAR-OLD MISS GRETE OVIDERG, FROM SWEDEN, A FAIR-HAIRED, GREEN-EYED MODEL.

    THE WINNERS WERE PICKED BY A PANEL OF JUDGES BEFORE A CROWDED AUDIENCE AT THE LYCEUM BALLROOM IN THE HEART OF LONDON.

    THERE WAS ENTHUSIASTIC APPLAUSE AS THE 40 CONTESTANTS, PARADING FIRST IN EVENING DRESS AND THEN IN SWIM-SUITS, WERE INTRODUCED.

    AFTER THE PARADE,THE JUDGES,WHO INCLUDED FILM STARS PETER SELLERS AND JOHN MILLS, MR BILLY BUTLIN, HOLIDAY CAMP MAGNATE, AND THE DUKE OF BEDFORD, WHITTLED DOWN THE CONTESTANTS TO 14.

    AND THEN, FOLLOWING A SWIM-SUIT PARADE, THE SEVEN FINALISTS WERE CHOSEN. IN ADDITION TO THE FIVE WINNERS, THEY INCLUDED MISS UNITED KINGDOM, 20-YEAR-OLD MISS DIANA WESTBURY, AND MISS FRANCE, MLLE. MUGETTE FABRIS, 23-YEAR-OLD SCHOOL TEACHER.

    THE WINNER WHOSE HOBBIES ARE SWIMMING, DANCING, AND TENNIS, WAS CROWNED BY LAST YEAR'S MISS WORLD, MISS CATHARINA LODDERS, OF HOLLAND.

    A PRIZE OF GBP500 STERLING WENT TO MISS NEW ZEALAND, A KEEN ATHLETE.

    BANK CLERK MISS FINLAND, WON GBP250 STERLING. SHE COMES FROM HELSINKI AND HER HOBBIES ARE KNITTING AND READING DETECTIVE STORIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6PWUNMTZ6B0X78UYALJFER26J
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PWUNMTZ6B0X78UYALJFER26J
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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