Fashion | 1950 | Silent | Colour
Bikini clad girls enter the first Miss World contest - organised by Mecca Dancing 1950's
Indoors, lit. Girl in bikini swimming costume and wearing cape mounts steps. The cape is removed by girl in pixie uniform. Cape removed, girl poses, and cape put back on again. Small standing audience applaud. Winner is Kicki Hakansson from Sweden. Women pull their stomach muscles in. Laura Ellison-Davis of London is second. Doreen Dawn of London is third. Jacqueline Lemoine from Paris is fourth. Sir Cedric Hardwicke presents Kicki with cheque for £1000. Handshake (blurred). Girls presented with bouquets. The four winners pose for camera. Winner shows cheque to camera - "What a figure".
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