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BEAUTY QUEENS & BEAUTY CONTESTS

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220454

00:55:47 - 00:57:49

1920s

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Roaring 20's
Busy city streets with horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, automobiles.
CU woman at beautician made up with lipstick.  Woman with cloche hat, man lights her cigarette.  Women show off legs.  'Miss' beauty contest, women in swimsuits. Worker hanging to pillar at top of skyscraper, street underneath. Prohibition, bashing bottles of alcohol, emptying  barrels.  Murder scene with corpse shot and police, car with back window smashed.  Mass arrest, criminals come out with hands up, crowd watches. Dance competition Charleston.  Bartender with cocktail shaker.  Exotic dancers,  men and women dance in night club. Sign Broadway, Wall Street, crowd.

 

220622

22:01:36 - 22:02:18

1930

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Jeanette Bluehorse, Sioux Princess Wins Indian Beauty Crown
Pan over  American Indian beauty contestants in front of lake.  Chief with headdress compared to winning maiden as white man gestures.

 

220751

14:05:09 - 14:06:00

1930

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News Paragraphs - Long Beach California
'Little Mothers' parade their best dollies in prize contest.  Little girls with dolls in prams in parade -  various shots little girls with dollies.  Dog pulling miniature cart with dolls on board.  Lovely shot little boy contestant walking along holding doll by one leg.

 

220620

20:16:42 - 20:17:27

1931

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Ho, Hum - The Chiropracters Are In Again! (Helen Holliday ?)
Chiropractors look at backs of bathing beauties in swim suits.  Walk past them a number of times.  Feeling backbones.  Girls smile. (Beauty contest)

 

LN 501-212

01:21:22 - 01:22:07

1934

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Ford News - Rare Stamps Are Shown at Philatelic Exhibit Here
Crowds looking at stamps.  Two winners of World's Fair Beauty Contest.  Coins & stamps in CU.

 

220805

08:21:22 - 08:22:08

1934

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Rare Stamps Are Shown At Philatelic Exhibit Here
WorldÍs Fair Beauty Contest Winners attend philatelist show.  St. Louis bear stamp.

 

220758

23:03:07 - 23:04:05

1935

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Celebrate US Wine Harvest
Beauty Queen on float - various floats in parade. Barrell rolling contest - winner with cup.

 

182733

01:12:21

1935

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Bathing beauties parade along side pool.  Wear numbers.  Judge measures.  Woman taking notes.  Winner crowned. (Beauty contest.)

 

170154

07:17:09 - 07:17:47

1936

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175 Beauties Vie For Beach Title As 'Miss Florida' Beauty Contest
Women parade in front of grandstand & alongside pool as spectators watch.  Babe Ruth with cigar watching.  Spectators applaud.  Tilt up winner, Norma Crim.   She is flanked by two runners-up as Babe Ruth gives her huge trophy and all smile.  Bathing beauties; Bathing Beauty.

 

220585

11:24:12 - 11:31:52

1937

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Hollywood - Radio Show
NBC Radio Studio two men sitting at microphones. Office with man on telephone and at typewriter.
11:26:02 Exterior Lonesome Club - for lonely folks 18-80. Girls on assembly line packing tins
11:27:29 Interior face powder factory ?  men at machines
11:28:40 Beauty  parlour, woman having make-up applied - Eyebrows and mascara. Male make up artist.
Man at desk to beaty product samples. Interior store selling beauty products.
11:30:28 Exterior Max Factor  or just Factor building. Woman having lipstick applied. Hairdressing.

 

220585

11:00:10 - 11:07:32

1937

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Hollywood Street Scenes
Exterior  building with sign Hollywood Mortuary. Bus / coach with banner on side saying Jane Withers fans. Pendulum on clock of Mortuary Building swinging, shop window of the Homedrug Co. - cosmetics in window. Large white building - architecture - long shots other buildings. Hamburger  Kiosk WimpyÍs  with sign of cartoon character  Wimpey from Popeye outside.
11:01:56 Santa Fe train pulling in.  Art Deco  'strange' shaped building ? Street scene, woman in very short skirt or skirted swimsuit walking dog.
11:02:21 Radio show being recorded.
11:03:27 Beauty parlour - Woman having face made up - cosmetics / lipstick. Woman having hair done, male hairdresser.
11:04:34 Show at Hollywood Bowl - night shots.
11:05:14 Wigmakers - girls making wigs. Hands combing out wig for Alice Faye.  Another wig for Gracie Allen being set. Make-up artist applying lipstick.

 

220361

04:25:17 - 04:26:15

1937

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Surface of Pond Mirrors Beauty of Novel Pageant
Floats with girls dressed as Roman maidens pulled along surface of lake. other floats - girls on swing. Swan floats.

 

220307

08:17:05 - 08:18:30

1940s

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Women - Beauty Contest - Shopping - War Bonds
Girls parade in swimsuits - low angle shot looking up legs of girls - walking over glass platform that has cameraman underneath.  Girls pose for movie cameras.  Run on nylons, stockings in shop window - women buying stockings.  Bride and groom at door - tradition carries over threshold.
Mother and child in kitchen - cooking - electric stove - cutting cake - various different foods out of oven including whole suckling pig. Soldier - mass of troops -  War bonds falling on table.

 

220624

00:42:59 - 00:43:52

1941

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Coney Island - A New Slant on Glamour Girls
Miss Modern Venus Beauty contest. Girls parade in swimsuits - first shots filmed of girls in distortion mirrors.  Girls parade round swimming pool.  Cameraman pulled on dolly along line.  Girls measured - judges - winner Anne Gervis of Brooklyn.

 

220527

23:08:22 - 23:09:10

1943

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Blind Dates
Beauty contest for prettiest legs.  Girl sitting behind cut out and legs poked through.  Women / Girls on swimsuits sitting in line put paper bags over heads.  Men looking through fence.  Girls with bags on head parade in swimsuits.  Cut out board and man manipulates leg poking through.  Rips open board to show pretty girl - winner?

 

LN 501-016

23:19:16 - 23:20:14

1945

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Beautiful Legs in Jersey
Pallisades Park - beauty contest - girls parade over wind platform which blows skirts up.  Venida Beautiful Legs Queen picked - poses.

 

220476

17:56:07 - 17:57:26

1945

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Beauty Parlour for Men
Comedy sketch
Lew Lehr at beauty parlour - talks to receptionist.  Under hair curler; moustache curler; mud mask; hair done.  Walks out of salon and tries to step in front of shop queue for cigarettes - gets molested.  Goes back to beauty parlour with black eye and clothes in a mess asking for another beauty treatment.

 

220477

19:30:11 - 19:31:59

1945

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Heel And Toe Artists Pace To A Record
National championship walking  race -  a dozen contestants.  Fast walking marathon.  Individuals walking . Winner at finishing line.
Narrated by Lew Lehr.

 

220559

02:13:00 - 02:20:20

1945

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Mardi Gras, Camp New Orleans AAC, France
Pet monkey chained, playing with hand mirror. American servicemen watching boxing matches. Silly floats with men in nappies.  Float with Statue of Liberty  various other floats in parade.  Women on stage being given parcels - entertaining troops - beauty contest ? with local girls.

 

220298

22:11:34 - 22:12:42

1945

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Miss America 1945 & Mrs America Beauty Contest
Beauty contest - girls pose in swimsuits - winner Bess Meyerson crowned.  Slow pan up Miss America.
22:12:07 Mrs America parade at Pallisades - New Jersey. Girls parade in swimsuits. Pan up winner Mrs Peggy Payne.

 

220476

18:35:52 - 18:36:29

1945

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Queen Of Chicago Press Photogs
Girls in swimsuits parade on stage.  Good MCU photographers with lights flashing. Miss Photoflash 1945 poses and photographers take picture.  Pinup amongst camera flashes; emerges from bulb-shaped door on stage; crowned. (Beauty contest)

 

220474

14:19:58 - 14:20:30

1946

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[Miss America 1946]
Beauty contest - girls in swimsuit (costume) on stage.  Miss 1945 passes crown to new winner.
Incomplete.

 

220295

17:06:31 - 17:07:06

1946

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Miss Atlantic City 1946 Contest
Bathing beauties walking in pairs toward camera crossing pond.  Then CU of legs around garden.  Seen from below through water & fish.  Smiling winner to be Miss Atlantic City in Miss America Contest.

 

220295

17:25:06 - 17:26:02

1946

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Oo La La - French Bikinis
Beauty parade round swimming pool - girls in bikinis parade in contest - winner with trophy.

 

220298

22:15:16 - 22:16:00

1947

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Miss Press Photographer 1947
Beauty contest - girls pose and walk round swimming pool - gag as cameraman walks closely behind one girl filming legs.  Miss New York Candy Toxteth wins - with trophy.

 

220296

18:09:09 - 18:09:57

1947

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Sports - Perfect Physique Contest
Muscle men parade and pose.  Mr Canada winner with trophy.

 

220298

22:14:30 - 22:15:15

1949

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Beauty on Parade - Miss and Mrs America are crowned for 1949 - incomplete
Beauty contest - girls parade in swimsuits - winner crowned.

 

220795

15:26:31 - 15:27:22

1952

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News In Brief - Greek Miss Universe Beauty Contest
Electing Miss Greece 1952.

 

220796

16:05:00 - 16:05:28

1953

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News In Brief -  Miss France Elected
Contestants for Miss France beauty contest parade in swimsuits.  Fat judge makes suggestive gestures.  Winner.

 

220293

12:18:53 - 12:19:36

1954

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News In Brief - Miss Germany Beauty Contest
Girls parade in swimsuits - winner crowned.

 

220808

13:45:07 - 13:45:53

1956

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News In Brief - Air Force Beauty Queen Contest
Pin-ups in swimsuits (costumes) on makeshift catwalk  at AFB  - surrounded by servicemen watching and judges in AF uniform.

 

220290

06:27:47 - 06:28:29

1956

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News in Brief L.A. Beauty Pageant
Girls up and past in bathing suits.  Judges - more girls. Various shots girls pose and judges.
Winner Phyllis McLean being congratulated by Bob Potter Universal talent exec.

 

220515

08:31:01 - 08:31:46

1956

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News in Brief - LA Beauty Contest.
Girls in swimsuits parade in front of judges. Winner to publicise ñWritten on the Windî.
Phyllis McLean wins.

 

182617

20:26:24 - 20:27:28

1957

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Miss Universe USA crowned; then foreign winners in swimsuit (costume) on walk way.  Peruvian 17 1/2  wins.

 

182617

20:29:43 - 20:30:49

1958

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Miss America '59 - Beauty Crown Won By Mississippi Miss
Interior of Convention Hall & swim suit competition.  Various views parading past low angle shots.  Mary Anne Mogly wins.  Gets crown & kiss from previous winner.

 

220308

11:11:53 - 11:12:09

1960

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Beauties on Parade
Crowd watches floats w/ international beauty contestants; Republic of China, England.
Incomplete

 

182756

03:29:28 - 03:30:17

1961

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News In Brief (Miss San Francisco Chinatown)
Title card:  San Francisco
Chinese-Americans.  Miss Chinatown USA of 4069.  Models on stage.  Audience, photographers. Posing winner from New York waving. (Beauty contest)

 

220293

12:57:28 - 12:58:08

1961

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News in Brief: Miss Universe
Beauty contest - finalists parade in swimsuits. Winner is Miss Germany former refugee from East Berlin.

 

220522

18:08:54 - 18:10:14

1964

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Global Beauties - Greek Girl Reigns as Miss Universe
Beauty contest / pageant. Shots of audience. Girls parade in swimsuits. Girls in evening dresses. Miss Greece crowned.

 

220516

09:30:46 - 09:31:43

1964

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Movie Premiere - New Comedy Draws Florida crowds
Miami, drive alongside ocean, car towards camera.  Beauty contestants in open topped car with sign on side 'Florida's favorite girls welcome Paula Prentiss star of Man's Favorite Sport'.  Paula Prentiss in open topped car.  Beauty contestants driven in funfair style train.  Gyrating floodlight in fountain.  Beach cinema with billboard for Man's Favorite Sport.  Paula Prentiss  enters cinema amidst fans and journalists at premiere of film.

 

220294

14:35:09 - 14:36:32

1965

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Miss World Contest in London
Beauty contestants under hairdryers.  Contestants parade in bathing suits. Lesley Langley Miss UK wins and is crowned.

 

220524

20:22:49 - 20:24:08

1966

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Miss USA - California Beauty Wins the Title
Audience shots. Girls parade in costumes representing their states. Girls in bathing suits. Guest of honour Miss Universe from Thailand.  Miss California wins - first brunette in five years.  - crowning.

 

220294

15:07:27 - 15:08:15

1967

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News in Brief - New York City - Miss Go-go America Contest
Girls dressed in tassles and bikinis do go-go dance.  Winner Miss Nicky Pickard ? of Pittsburgh.

 

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