• Short Summary

    Coverage of the final of Miss America 1940.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Matter of Figures".

    United States of America (USA).

    VS. of girls in swimsuits parading before judges for the Miss America Cup, 1940.

    Cutaways to show cameramen and photographers taking pictures of the entrants in this beauty contest.

    VS of girls parading for judges and of judges marking.

    Miss California, Shirley Patterson wins and receives the cup from Sir Cedrick Hardwicke. She kisses him on his bald forehead.

    CU Miss Patterson.

    Yvonne de Carlo appears in this film - she came fifth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.03
    Media URN:
    21072
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1940
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:39:00 / 01:03:23:00
    Canister:
    40/70
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