• Short Summary

    Miss U.S.A. -- a blonde university student from South Carolina -- has won the 1980 Miss Universe beauty contest.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXTERIOR Sejong Cultural Centre, Seoul, South Korea
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    2.
    GV EXTERIOR People queuing at Centre
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    3.
    GV INTERIOR Contestants parading on stage in national dress
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    4.
    GVs Dancers revolving in fan dance (2 shots)
    0.54

    5.
    GV Miss Sweden, Eva Brigitta Anderson, walks through centre of dancers
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    6.
    GV Miss U.S.A., Shawn Nichols Weatherly. walks through dancers
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    7.
    GV Miss Ma Rosario Rivera Silayan, followed by Miss Scotland, Linda Gallagher, join the final five (2 shots)
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    8.
    GV Maritza Sayalero, previous Miss Universe, stands in front of contestants
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    9.
    GV Miss New Zealand Delyse Nottle, comes up to receive third prize and receives bouquet of flowers and congratulations
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    10.
    GV Miss Scotland, Linda Gallagher, receives second prize and Miss U.S.A., Shawn Nichols Weatherly receives first prize
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Miss U.S.A. -- a blonde university student from South Carolina -- has won the 1980 Miss Universe beauty contest. Twenty-year-old Shawn Weatherly, receiving her crown in Seoul, South Korea, said she felt "a big responsibility but very happy" at her win.

    SYNOPSIS: More than four thousand people queued up in the South Korean capital to watch sixty-nine contestants take part in the World's largest beauty pageant.

    The first Miss Universe contest was held in Long Beach, California, in 1951. Since the nineteen-seventies, new television techniques have given millions of viewers a chance to see the annual display of beauty queens.

    Fifth in the competition was Miss Sweden -- Eva Brigitta Anderson, aged nineteen.

    And now the eventual winner, America's Shawn Weatherly -- a popular choice with the crowds.

    Maritza Sayalero, last year's Miss Universe, was there to see Miss New Zealand, twenty year old Delyse Nottle, win third place. Miss Weatherly is the first American Miss Universe for thirteen years.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9O9UI6G6318FLCGAL1YPVI7EN
    Media URN:
    VLVA9O9UI6G6318FLCGAL1YPVI7EN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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