• Short Summary

    THE TWELFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DEBUTANTE BALL, WHICH WAS HELD AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA HOTEL IN NEW YORK ON THURSDAY, BROKE WITH TRADITION THIS YEAR, WHEN MOST OF THE 57 YOUNG LADIES FROM TWELVE DIFFERENT LANDS DID THE 'FRUG', THE 'SWIM' AND OTHER MODERN DANCES.

  • Description

    THE TWELFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DEBUTANTE BALL, WHICH WAS HELD AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA HOTEL IN NEW YORK ON THURSDAY, BROKE WITH TRADITION THIS YEAR, WHEN MOST OF THE 57 YOUNG LADIES FROM TWELVE DIFFERENT LANDS DID THE 'FRUG', THE 'SWIM' AND OTHER MODERN DANCES.

    LEADING THE DEBUTANTE PROCESSION WAS THE DAUGHTER OF FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON, 17-YEAR-OLD MISS JULIE NIXON. SHE WAS ESCORTED BY MR. DAVID EISENHOWER, THE GRANDSON OF FORMER PRESIDENT DWIGHT EISENHOWER.

    MORE THAN 1,000 GUESTS - MOST OF THEM MEMBERS OF NEW YORK'S HIGH SOCIETY - WATCHED THE ELEGANTLY DRESSED YOUNG LADIES FORMALLY PRESENTED.

    BEFORE THEY MADE THEIR APPEARANCE, YOUNG OFFICERS MARCHED ACROSS THE BALLROOM WITH FLAGS OF THE NATIONS REPRESENTED AT THE BALL.

    AFTER A SEDATE START THE TEENAGERS EXPRESSED THEMSELVES DIFFERENTLY ON THE DANCE FLOOR. THE STAID ATMOSPHERE OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEBUTANTE BALL EXPLODED WITH DISCOTHEQUE SOUNDS. THE YOUNG LADIES, IN THEIR ELEGANT GOWNS, WIGGLED AND SHOOK TO THE HOT BEATS OF POP MUSIC.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA91TE5JU6NK8Z3ELXRPJ988HYV
    Media URN:
    VLVA91TE5JU6NK8Z3ELXRPJ988HYV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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