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  • Short Summary

    Miss America 1927 receives her crown.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "America's Fairest Maid. Miss L. Delander wins coveted title "miss America 1927" for Illinois. Prettiest girl from each state competed."

    Atlantic City, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of the winner of 'Miss America' wearing a fabulous shiny tiered beaded dress It's all glitz and glamour on stage, as she is escorted to the podium with four young men dressed as soldiers wearing dark jackets, and white plumed caps. She bows coyly as she is presented, and is led up to a throne. Page boys follow her holding a massive glittering cloak and spreading it out C/U of Miss Delander with her crown. She poses with crown and sceptre and statue award. C/U of her face.

    Note: Lovely - an example of early days of the great American beauty pageant.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    700.05
    Media URN:
    33380
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:24:00 / 01:07:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1436

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