• Short Summary

    American newsreel item showing beauty contests around the states.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Title reads: "Miss Flashbulb Finalists!"

    Newsreel item from United States of America (USA).

    Miss Flashbulb beauty contest in Chicago. L/S contestants walking past in swimwear. Various angle shot contestants passing camera. M/S judges. L/S contestants lined up and being photographed. The girls all rush over to kiss the photographer.

    Intertitle reads: "Flowers and femmes fill ship's pool".

    On board luxury ocean liner, SS Lurline, off Hawaii. Crowd of people around liner swimming pool Beauty Queen Miss Aloha kisses Captain Johnson. Glamorous girls then throw orchids into pool. Various shots beauties and Captain Johnson splashing about in pool.

    Intertitle reads: "Miss Bicycle".

    Miss Bicycle beauty contest in Florida. L/S two girls on bicycles. M/S golfers Tommy Armour Jackie Pung (sp.?) walking towards girl cyclists. L/S girls cycling around swimming pool. M/S group of girl cyclists. M/S one of the contestants. Various shots of the winner wearing sash. L/S contestants jumping into the pool. M/S contestants passing the camera in swimsuits.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:06:00 / 01:24:37:00
    UN 2515 C

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Captain Johnson" is Captain Frank Johnson.

    For the segment entitled "Miss Bicycle", the location is Boca Raton, Florida.

    "Jackie Pung (sp.?)" - yes, that's the correct spelling.

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