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The Rose of Tralee Festival


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
11 Sep 1977
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Rose of Tralee Festival
  2. 2Caracal Lynx Kittens
  3. 3New Steeplechase Course
  4. 4The Illuminations


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Rose of Tralee Festival. DESCRIPTION: Girls came from all over the world to compete to be ‘The Rose of Tralee’, but to be eligible for the Competition they must have Irish ancestry. After the Beauty Contest, the Festival continues for six days with many events. SHOTLIST: MS US Army band from Heidelberg. MS Miss New York, Miss Sydney and Miss Dublin on Concorde float. MS Miss Washington. Miss Toronto and Miss New Zealand on rose float. MCU ditto. MS Miss London and Miss Chicago. LS other float. MS Miss Jersey and Miss Birmingham. MS pan Scottish pipers. MS Scottish drummer. MS Miss Pennsylvania and Miss Thames Valley. MS Miss Cork and Miss San Francisco in shell. MS pan two camels. MS pan all girls together. MS Miss New York and Miss Peterborough. MS Miss Sydney, Miss Peterborough and Miss Birmingham. MS pan girls waving. GV crowds. LS US band into arena. MCU ditto. LS crowd. MS children in donkey derby. MS ditto. Various of motor cycle display. NB: Miss Waterford Wins contest. Miss London - Elaine Tully, Miss Chicago - Cathie O’Connell, Miss Jersey - Marie McCann, Miss Birmingham - Mary McNulty, Miss Waterford - Orla Burke - Winner.
Women; Competitions
Republic of Ireland; Tralee
Card file number
George Fleishchmann
Leonard Martin
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