• Short Summary

    A 22-YEAR-OLD BLONDE FROM HELSINKI -- LEENA BRUSIIN -- HAS BEEN CROWED MISS EUROPE 1968 IN KINSHASA, CONGO-KINSHASA.

  • Description

    A 22-YEAR-OLD BLONDE FROM HELSINKI -- LEENA BRUSIIN -- HAS BEEN CROWED MISS EUROPE 1968 IN KINSHASA, CONGO-KINSHASA.

    THE CONTEST WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED TO BE HELD IN NICE BUT ARRANGEMENTS WERE INTERRUPTED BY THE RIOTS IN FRANCE IN MAY. BEAUTY QUEENS FROM 21 COUNTRIES WERE IN KINSHASA FOR THE JUDGING, WHICH LASTED A WEEK.

    ALL COUNTRIES IN WESTERN EUROPE EXCEPT PORTUGAL, AS WELL AS CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND YUGOSLAVIA, SENT REPRESENTATIVES TO KINSHASA. DURING THE WEEK OF JUDGING, THE CONTESTANTS AND THE JUDGES VISITED A GAME RESERVE IN THE EASTERN CONGO AND ALSO THE MOANDA SEASIDE RESORT. THEY ALSO WERE ENTERTAINED AT AN OFFICIAL DINNER BY THE FOREIGN MINISTER, M. JUSTIN MARIE BOMBOKO.

    LAST SUNDAY THE WINNER WAS CROWNED BY LAST YEAR'S MISS EUROPE, PAQUITA TORRES PEREZ, FROM SPAIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAARA3ABQ9JUXFLHB8FI9QPI99S
    Media URN:
    VLVAARA3ABQ9JUXFLHB8FI9QPI99S
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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