• Short Summary

    Miss Germany wins the title of Miss World 1956 at ceremony in London.

  • Description

    Lyceum, London.

    LV. Contestants of Mis World beauty Contest in evening dress on a revolving stage. SV. Contestants starting to walk off the stage (2 shots). GV. The girls in evening dress walking round in a circle. SV. The judges, from left to right: film star Anthony Steele, editor of the "Sunday Dispatch" Charles Eade, film star and a great beauty Anita Ekberg, racing driver Stirling Moss and Lady Eden. LV. Top shot, auditorium with an unidentified girl in a bathing suit on stage. GV. Miss Great Britain, Iris Weller, walks up before the judges. GV. Miss Italy, Angela Portaluri, walks towards the camera. SV. Photographers. SV. Six semi-finalists reading from left to right, USA, Sweden, Japan, Israel, Germany and Denmark. GV. Judges in conference. GV. Miss Japan, Midoriko Tokura, walks towards camera. SV. Crowd applauding. GV. Miss Germany crowned. The crown falls off and is put on again. SV. Feverish photographers. SV. The winners lined up with Miss Germany - now Miss World - sitting in the middle. CV. Miss World, Petra Schurmann, holding her cup.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene F.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:15:00 / 01:32:35:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Iris Weller" in text and tags should read Iris Waller.

    Miss USA seen is Betty Lane Cherry.

    Miss Sweden is Eva Brann.

    Miss Israel is Rina Weiss.

    Miss Denmark is Anne Rye Nielsen.

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