• Short Summary

    SIX HUNDRED DEBUTANTES FROM 27 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES, GATHERED LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) IN THE PALAIS DE CHAILLOT, UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE EIFFEL TOWER, FOR THE SIXTH ANNUAL DEBUTANTES BALL.

  • Description

    SIX HUNDRED DEBUTANTES FROM 27 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES, GATHERED LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) IN THE PALAIS DE CHAILLOT, UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE EIFFEL TOWER, FOR THE SIXTH ANNUAL DEBUTANTES BALL.

    THE BRITISH GROUP WERE LED BY LADY SARAH CURZON, 18 YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER OF EARL HOWE, AND MISS ANNABELLE SCROPE, A COUSIN OF SIR ALEC DOUGLAS HOME, BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER. FROM GERMANY CAME MONICA VON BISMARK, WHOSE GRANDFATHER WAS THE IRON CHANCELLOR'S BROTHER. REPRESENTING INDIA, THE DAUGHTER OF THE AMBASSADOR TO BELGIUM. SIR PIERSON DIXON, BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE, WAS AMONG THE THOUSANDS OF GUESTS.

    THE BALL LASTED UNTIL DAWN, DURING WHICH TIME AN ESTIMATED 600 BOTTLES OF WHISKY AND 800 BOTTLES OF CHAMPAGNE - NOT TO MENTION 20,000 SANDWICHES - WERE CONSUMED. FIREWORKS LIT UP THE PALAIS AND THE SURROUNDING BUILDINGS AS THE GUESTS DANCED TO MUSIC SUPPLIED BY FOUR BANDS.

    AFTER THE BALL, MANY OF THE GUESTS LEFT FOR A FROSTY BREAKFAST TRIP DOWN THE SEINE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADRQKRF4ALL2FK4FSKZ53PDHGP
    Media URN:
    VLVADRQKRF4ALL2FK4FSKZ53PDHGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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