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    FORTY-TWO OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMEN IN THE WORLD PARADED BEFORE JUDGES IN LONDON TONIGHT (THURSDAY) IN THE ANNUAL MISS WORLD CONTEST.

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    FORTY-TWO OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMEN IN THE WORLD PARADED BEFORE JUDGES IN LONDON TONIGHT (THURSDAY) IN THE ANNUAL MISS WORLD CONTEST. FOR THE WINNER THERE WAS A PRIZE OF GBP2,500 AND A FILM TEST IN HOLLYWOOD.

    THE LUCKY GIRL WAS 20-YEAR-OLD MISS ANN SIDNEY, THE 1964 MISS UNITED KINGDOM. MISS SIDNEY, A HAIR STYLIST, WITH MEASUREMENTS - 36-24-36-IS ONLY THE SECOND BRITISH GIRL TO WIN THE COVETED TITLE IN THE 14 YEARS SINCE CONTEST BEGAN.

    THE RUNNER-UP WAS 23-YEAR-OLD MISS ARGENTINE, MISS ANNA-MARIA SORIA, A DARK-HAIRED MODEL. SHE RECEIVED A CHEQUE FOR GBP500 AND A TIARA.

    THIRD WAS PETITE, 22-YEAR-OLD MISS LINDA LIN, AN INSURANCE AGENT FROM TAIWAN, WHO RECEIVED GBP250 AND A TIARA.

    IN FOURTH PLACE WAS 18-YEAR-OLD MISS BRAZIL, STUDENT MARIA IZABEL DE AVELLAR ELIAS, AND FIFTH WAS 21-YEAR-OLD LYNDAL CRUICKSHANK, A TEACHER FROM NEW ZEALAND.

    THE CROWN WAS HANDED OVER TO THE WINNER BY THE REIGNING MISS WORLD, MISS CAROLE JOAN CRAWFORD OF JAMAICA. AFTER HER VICTORY, MISS SIDNEY SAID "I FEEL ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL - REALLY WONDERFUL.

    OTHERS TO REACH THE LAST SEVEN FROM WHOM THE JUDGES MADE THEIR FINAL CHOICE, WERE MISS JAMAICA, 17-YEAR-OLD MISS ERICA COOK,A AND MISS ITALY, 20-YEAR-OLD MIRKA SARTORI.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZCPFCW8N5OH8U586QJ8XXXL8
    Media URN:
    VLVACZCPFCW8N5OH8U586QJ8XXXL8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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