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This is a black and white photo of six Miss Movie Girl participants sitting on the marble steps of an unidentified location. They pose for the camera in their best daywear, including short dresses accessorised with platform sandals, a crochet-fringed…

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This black and white photo identifies this runway shot as part of the Miss Movie Girl competition. The competition had various rounds including ‘evening attire’ and swimwear. We note the Harp Lager promotional material providing a backdrop for an…

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This is a black and white photo of Miss Movie Girl 1973, Betty Philbin, taken on the mobile stairway of an aeroplane with a group of family and associates. The stairway is marked with the Aer Lingus logo and we might guess that this picture was taken…

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This is a black and white photo of the French film director François Truffaut, Lord Mayor Pat Kerrigan, Miss Movie Girl Betty Philbin, and the film festival director Dermot Breen. They are standing in a huddle having a conversation; Breen is…

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This is a black and white photo of Miss Movie Girl 1973, Betty Philbin, taken at the airport. Philbin, wearing a white suit accessorised with large sunglasses, and surrounded by her luggage, is accompanied by her sister, also in similarly large…

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This is a black and white two-image photo of Miss Movie Girl Betty Philbin. She is posing for the camera in a garden setting, wearing jeans and a denim shirt with some buttons undone to the waist. These might be the images Philbin sent to the Sunday…

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This is a black and white photo of the Cork qualifying round of the Miss Movie Girl competition. The photo is dated 1975 and notes that this is the ‘evening attire’ segment of the competition. The girls had to qualify from this round to be considered…

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This is a black and white photo of the Irish politician Richard (Dick) Burke seated on a stairs with eight participants for the 1975 Miss Movie Girl competition. We recognise the winner of that year’s competition, Mary Tilson, seated on the right of…

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This is a black and white photo of Miss Movie Girl, Mary Tilson, with fellow festival guests in 1975. Tilson, wearing a long light-coloured evening dress and sash, is looking up towards her colleague as he speaks to the formally dressed group. The…

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This is a black and white photo of Mary Tilson, Frank Sanquest, and Brian Coomber at a press conference. Mary Tilson, in a dark-coloured top and Movie Girl sash, was Miss Movie Girl in 1975. Miss Movie Girl was a ‘Rose of Tralee’ type contest that…
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