• Short Summary

    Model Sylvette Blanc wins the International Cover Girl award.

  • Description

    No title. International Cover Girl Contest, London.

    M/S group of models on roof garden of the "Old England Watches" office block, they are surrounded by photographers. M/S group of models from around the world taking part in competition. M/S of the girls surrounded by photographers, pan from edge of roof where photographers are precariously balanced to show the traffic below. On the edge of the parapet is perched a photographer. C/U of the three winners: Christine Mullin from USA, Sylvette Blanc of France (she came first) and Bjorg Aaseby standing with Richard Loftus "Old England" boss and watch designer. C/U of fashion photographer with camera. C/U camera showing "I'm Backing Britain" sticker on it. C/U of the winner perched on wall. C/U Sylvette Blanc, she wears a Union Jack patterned wrist watch, pan to her face. C/U models' hands holding champagne glasses, the girls all wear Union Jack watches. Camera tilts up as group of girls from Sierra Leone, Canada, Denmark and Jamaica toast the winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2049.43
    Media URN:
    56574
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:43:00 / 01:49:23:00
    Canister:
    68/11

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