• Short Summary

    LONDON'S BLEAK NOVEMBER WEATHER WAS BRIGHTENED A LITTLE TODAY (FRIDAY) WHEN FIFTY-ONE YOUNG WOMEN PUT ON SWIM SUITS IN THE HEART OF THE CITY.

  • Description

    LONDON'S BLEAK NOVEMBER WEATHER WAS BRIGHTENED A LITTLE TODAY (FRIDAY) WHEN FIFTY-ONE YOUNG WOMEN PUT ON SWIM SUITS IN THE HEART OF THE CITY. BUT FEW SAW THEM, AS THE PARADE WAS HELD IN LONDON'S LYCEUM THEATRE WHERE THE YOUNG LADIES WILL NEXT WEEK COMPETE IN THE 'MISS WORLD' TITLE.

    THE PARADE OF THE HOPEFULS WAS STAGED MAINLY FOR THE BENEFITS OF TELEVISION AND THE PRESS, BUT IT DID ALLOW THE GIRLS TO GET ACCUSTOMED TO THE GLITTER AND ATTENTION THAT WILL BE PAID THEM IN A WEEK'S TIME. THE ACTUAL JUDGING TAKES PLACE ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19.

    DURING THE NEXT WEEK THE GIRLS WILL BE MAKING THEIR LAST MINUTE PREPARATIONS FOR THE COMPETITION THAT WILL FIVE THE WINNER NOT ONLY THE TITLE OF MISS WORLD BUT ALSO A CASH PRIZE OF GBP2,50).

    LAST YEAR'S WINNER WAS A BRITISH GIRL, MISS ANN SIDNEY -- ONLY THE SECOND BRITISH GIRL TO WIN THE COMPETITION BUT THIS YEAR WHO KNOWS? IT LOOKS LIKE THE JUDGES ARE IN FOR A DIFFICULT TIME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA801HHOC0IJL1KCS1SJDFH5NJG
    Media URN:
    VLVA801HHOC0IJL1KCS1SJDFH5NJG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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