• Short Summary

    THE 1965 DEBUTANT SEASON OPENED IN LONDON TONIGHT (TUESDAY) WITH THE GLITTERING QUEEN CHARLOTTE BALL AT THE GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL IN PARK LANE.

  • Description

    THE 1965 DEBUTANT SEASON OPENED IN LONDON TONIGHT (TUESDAY) WITH THE GLITTERING QUEEN CHARLOTTE BALL AT THE GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL IN PARK LANE. AMONG THE YOUNG LADIES COMING OUT THIS YEAR WERE 17 AUSTRALIAN GIRLS, THE LARGEST NUMBER OF OVERSEAS DEBUTANTS TO COME IN ONE PARTY TO THE BALL.

    SIXTEEN OF THE GIRLS ARE MEMBERS OF A TOURING PARTY WHICH IS SPENDING SIX MONTHS TOURING AT COST OF GBP1,495 STERLING EACH. THE OTHER DEBUTANT IS ANNE KIDDLE, OF MELBOURNE, WHO IS VISITING ENGLAND WITH HER PARENTS, MR. AND MRS. GEOFFREY KIDDLE, A RETIRED GRAZIER. THEY GAVE A COCKTAIL PARTY FOR THEIR DAUGHTER AT THE GROSVENOR HOUSE BEFORE THE FUNCTION BEGAN.

    THE AUSTRALIAN GIRLS WERE ALSO LUCKY IN THE BALLOT FOR PLACES AS MAIDS OF HONOUR. EIGHT OF THEM WERE CHOSEN TO MAKE THEIR CURTSEY TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE BALL, LADY HOWARD DE WALDEN, AND THIS YEAR'S GUEST OF HONOUR, THE COUNTESS ST. ALWYN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9BBI8J3JRO4TMTEYQXQXZA3ZH
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BBI8J3JRO4TMTEYQXQXZA3ZH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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