• Short Summary

    IN MIAMI, U.S.A., JULY 15, 47 COMPETITORS ENTERED THE 1961 MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY CONTEST. CROWNED?

  • Description

    1.
    SV PLACARD ADVERTISES BEAUTY CONTEST
    0.04

    2.
    GV MIAMI CONVENTION HALL
    0.09

    3.
    SV CROWDS THROUGH CARRIER
    0.13

    4.
    SV MISS ARGENTINA TOWARDS CAMERA
    0.15

    5.
    SV MISS BELGIUM DITTO
    0.17

    6.
    SV MISS BRAZIL DITTO
    0.20

    7.
    SV MISS ENGLAND DITTO
    0.23

    8.
    SV MISS FRANCE DITTO
    0.25

    9.
    SV MISS GERMANY DITTO
    0.29

    10.
    SV MISS IRELAND DITTO
    0.31

    11.
    MISS SOUTH AFRICA DITTO
    0.34

    12.
    CU WINNER ANNOUNCED BY FORMER BEAUTY QUEEN
    0.39

    13.
    SV PRESS CAMERAMEN
    0.41

    14.
    SV MISS GERMANY ON TO STAGE, PRESENTED WITH CROWN
    0.49

    15.
    CU MISS GERMANY WITH BOUQUET
    0.55

    16.
    SV MISS GERMANY WALKS OFF STAGE
    0.58

    17.
    CU MISS GERMANY
    1.02

    18.
    SV MISS WALES CONGRATULATED
    1.05

    19.
    CU MISS WALES CRIES WITH JOY
    1.09

    20.
    CU MISS ENGLAND
    1.13

    21.
    SV WINNERS ON DAIS
    1.17

    22.
    SV RUNNERS UP
    1.20

    23.
    CU BEAUTY CONTEST PLACARD
    1.25



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN MIAMI, U.S.A., JULY 15, 47 COMPETITORS ENTERED THE 1961 MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY CONTEST. CROWNED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE WORLD: MISS GERMANY WHO FLED FROM EAST BERLIN A YEAR AGO.

    SHE IS BLONDE, GREEN-EYED MARLENE SCHMIDT OF STUTTGART. AT FIVE FEET EIGHT INCHES, WITH BLOND LOCKS PILED ON HER HEAD, SHE APPEARED THE TALLEST OF THE COMPETITORS. AT 24, SHE WAS ALSO THE OLDEST. THE PRIZE: 21,780 IN CASH AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE CONTRACTS WORTH ABOUT GBP3,500.

    RUNNER UP WAS MISS WALES, AGED 18. SHE CRIED FOR JOY, AND WON GBP1,420. THIRD WAS MISS ARGENTINA, FOURTH MISS ENGLAND, FIFTH MISS USA. AN AMERICAN GIRL HELD THE TITLE LAST YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1DXZZN2TFIKORCVI45JGP06UV
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DXZZN2TFIKORCVI45JGP06UV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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