• Short Summary

    Beauty pageant - Marilyn Elaine van Derbur from Colorado wins "Miss America" title.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    "Miss America" Beauty Contest, Atlantic City, United States of America (USA).

    LS audience. CU beauty contestants in swimsuits. MS audience. MS Miss Colorado. LS contestants lined up wearing evening dresses. MS girls' parading. MS judges. LS winner, Miss Colorado, Marilyn Elaine van Derbur. Audience applauds. Various long shots of Miss America. CU Miss America with the runners-up. CU Miss America.

    Date on dope sheet is 12/09/1957.

    NB: narrator makes some (by today's standards) sexist comments - eg "Miss Van Derbur ... believes that the man should be boss in the home".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2566.13
    Media URN:
    68944
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:29:00 / 01:15:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3002 H

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