• Short Summary

    The Miss America beauty contest from Atlantic City and Athletics event from Paris.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera". Introductory intertitle: "Beauty".

    Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). Miss America beauty contest.

    LS MS General view of the parade through the streets of the town showing the elaborate tableaux with the beauty queens from all states of the US on them. LS General view of the scene in Convention Hall with the spotlighted stage at the far end. MS the girls lined up on the stage. CU Cut ins of men spectators, one with binoculars. CU Girls parading before the judges. MS the two finalists. MS the winner, Miss Memphis with the compere. CU Pan of the winner.

    Intertitle reads: "Sport"

    British and French athletes compete in Colombes stadium, Paris, France.

    LS General view of the British and French athletes lined up on the stadium field. MS girls high jumping. MS the men's high jump, Alan Paterson wins and Prince Adedoyin comes second. MS the womens 80 metre hurdles with Maureen Gardiner in the lead. CU of Maureen Gardiner and another girl after the race. LS the 100 yards men's sprint. LS Cut in shot of spectators in the stand. CU Half Length of Macdonald Bailey, the French winner and John Wilkinson after the 100 yards event.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:51:00 / 01:56:50:00

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