• Short Summary

    Miss America beauty contest at Atlantic City and a grape festival in Italy.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Women and Wine".

    Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America.

    Various shots of a beauty contest taking place along the 'Beauty Beach' at Atlantic City. Beautiful girls in swimsuits and evening gowns go by on decorated floats. All the contestants stand around in swimming costumes as Marilyn Mesake is crowned Miss America and handed a huge trophy cup by a man. She is blonde and very pretty.

    Italy.

    Various shots of an Italian grape festival. Fountains are decorated with grapes, pretty girls taste grapes, grapes on stalls, grapes on carnival floats that move through the streets. Grapes galore!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    981.28
    Media URN:
    18033
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:31:02:00
    Canister:
    38/76

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The competition seen here is "Miss America 1938"

    The competition was held on 10 September 1938.

    "Marilyn Mesake" should read Marilyn Meseke.

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