• Short Summary

    A TRULY INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP OF GLAMOUR - 27 OF THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN LONDON TODAY (FRIDAY) TRYING OUT THEIR SWIMSUITS - AND SMILES - IN READINESS FOR NEXT THURSDAY'S ANNUAL BATTLE OF BEAUTY, THE "MISS WORLD" COMPETITION.

  • Description

    A TRULY INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP OF GLAMOUR - 27 OF THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN LONDON TODAY (FRIDAY) TRYING OUT THEIR SWIMSUITS - AND SMILES - IN READINESS FOR NEXT THURSDAY'S ANNUAL BATTLE OF BEAUTY, THE "MISS WORLD" COMPETITION. ALTOGETHER GIRLS FROM 35 COUNTRIES WILL COMPETE FOR THE TITLE AND A SHARE OF THE PRIZES AND AWARDS WORTH MORE THAN GBP4,000.

    IN A BUSY, ALWAYS-WITH-A-CHAPERONE WEEK, BEFORE THE FINAL NIGHT AT THE LYCEUM BALLROOM, THE GIRLS WILL BE GIVEN A TOURIST'S EYE VIEW OF LONDON. INCLUDED IN THEIR ITINERARY: A VISIT TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE TO SEE THE CHANGING OF THE GUARD (DRESS OPTIONAL) A REAL ENGLISH DINNER OF ROAST BEEF IN THE HEART OF THE CITY OF LONDON". TEA WITH MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND A TOUR OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS; AND A VISIT TO MADAME TUSSAUDS WAXWORKS.

    THE GIRLS, WHO HAVE TO LIST THEIR AMBITIONS AS WELL AS MEASUREMENT AND PROFESSION, FIRST APPEAR ON THE NIGHT IN EVENING DRESS TO BE QUESTIONED BY A PANEL OF JUDGES. FINAL VOTING COMES AFTER THE GIRLS HAVE AGAIN BEEN INTERVIEWED - THIS TIME WEARING SWIMSUIT. LAST YEAR'S TITTLE WINNER WAS ROSEMARY FRANKLAND - "MISS UNITED KINGDOM". SHE'LL BE THERE ON THURSDAY TO PRESENT MISS WORLD'S CLOAK AND SASH. TO THIS YEAR'S WINNER GOES A CASH PRIZE OF GBP2,500 BUT THIS CAN BE INCREASED TO GBP50,000 IN A YEAR BY ENDORSING PRODUCTS AND MODELLING - IF SHE WISHES TO DO SO.

    PROCEEDS OF THE COMPETITION WILL GO TO CHILDREN'S CHARITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA7C1VYGQT0DH3W6DU8V5ATA08
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7C1VYGQT0DH3W6DU8V5ATA08
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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