• Short Summary

    SOME OF THE WORLDS' MOST BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMEN TODAY (FRIDAY) GATHERED IN LONDON'S WALDORF HOTEL TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED BY PRESS AND NEWSREEL CAMERAMEN, BEFORE BEGINNING A BUSY ROUND OF SOCIAL ENGAGEMENTS THAT WILL CULMINATE IN THE 1968 MISS WORLD CONTEST FINALS NEXT THURSDAY (14 NOV.) SIXTY GIRLS HAVE ENTERED THE CONTEST.

  • Description

    SOME OF THE WORLDS' MOST BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMEN TODAY (FRIDAY) GATHERED IN LONDON'S WALDORF HOTEL TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED BY PRESS AND NEWSREEL CAMERAMEN, BEFORE BEGINNING A BUSY ROUND OF SOCIAL ENGAGEMENTS THAT WILL CULMINATE IN THE 1968 MISS WORLD CONTEST FINALS NEXT THURSDAY (14 NOV.) SIXTY GIRLS HAVE ENTERED THE CONTEST.

    THE CONTESTANTS HAVE BEEN ARRIVING IN LONDON OVER THE PAST THREE DAYS IN PREPARATION FOR THE CONTEST - THE 18TH TO BE HELD.

    THEY WILL BE COMPETING FOR PRIZES AND AWARDS WORTH MORE THAN GBP4,000 STERLING, WITH A CHANCE OF A GREAT DEAL MORE IN ADVERTISING AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE FEES.

    TODAY, THE GIRLS MET THE WORLD PRESS, FIRST IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE, AND THEN AT THE WALDORF, WHERE THEY POSED IN SWIMSUITS. LATER, THEY WERE ATTENDING THEIR FIRST RECEPTION AND BUFFET DINNER.

    THE OFFICIAL VARIETY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN RECEPTION WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, WHEN THE GIRLS WILL CARRY GIFTS FROM THEIR OWN COUNTRIES FOR CHILDREN'S CHARITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8XUABJF8DNUYJ27E5GBIFRYDJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8XUABJF8DNUYJ27E5GBIFRYDJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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