• Short Summary

    Beauty contest for Airline Stewardesses is held at London Airport.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Airport Picks A Beauty".

    London Airport.

    GV one of the Air Hostesses / stewardesses parading before the judges on the roof gardens of the Queen's building. SV pan Ditto. SV pan as another Air Hostess walks down some stairs and across the gardens. SV audience applauding, LV line of air Hostesses. SV pan Miss Lufthansa Gisela Wheeler of Bromley, Kent walking past. LV the eventual winner BOAC Maureen Dale of Heston, CU airman with handlebar moustache and smoking big cigar, SV pan as another girl walks past camera onto the line of the last six. SV Judges. SV the girls as Maureen Dale is picked the winner she walks towards camera. SV press photographers. SV from left to right, Miss Alitalia 3rd, Miss BOAC 1st and Miss pan America 2nd. CU Miss London Airport.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1736.18
    Media URN:
    53883
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:07:00 / 01:32:03:00
    Canister:
    61/75

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Miss Alitalia referred to in the shots list is Caroline White.

    "Miss pan America" should read Miss Pan-American. Her name is Christine Gates.

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