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Miss World 1960

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Fifty of the world's most beautiful girls compete for the coveted title of 'Miss World'.
Outside broadcast cameras at the Lyceum Ballroom, London, capture the excitement of this great international event including
A recording of the preliminary judging of the competitors in evening dress.
The Herald Trumpeters of the Royal Artillery by permission of the officers of the Royal Artillery
Under the direction of Major S. V. Hayes, Director of Music, R.A.
The 'Miss World' Concert Orchestra
Directed by David Wooldridge
Master of Ceremonies, Bob Russell
Organised by Mecca Dancing in conjunction with the News of the World

Contributors

Trumpeters: The Herald Trumpeters of the Royal Artillery
[Trumpeters] under the direction of: Major S. V. Hayes
Musicians: The 'Miss World' Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] directed by: David Wooldridge
Master of Ceremonies: Bob Russell
Commentator: Peter West
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar

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