MISS AMERICA OF 1937 CROWNED & GONE Miss Bertrand Island, New Jersey Bette Cooper is crowned 1937 Miss America. The only trouble is Bette disappears leaving her throne empty and the trophy potentially up for grabs. Miss Texas doesn't mind.
PERFECT BACK BEAUTY CONTEST The search for the perfect back is on at this San Francisco beauty contest. Chiropractors are the judges as they examine bathing suit beauties vertebrae at the Palace of Fine Arts. The judges "back" Miss Audrey Anderson as the best.
MORRIS & ESSEX KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW Over 4,000 dogs compete in the Morris & Essex Kennel club contest in Madison, New Jersey. Big and small dogs including Bulldogs, St. Bernards, Collies, Chihuahuas and more are featured but the Old English Sheep Dog Ideal Weather takes top honors.
OLD GOLD CIGARETTE CONTEST WINNER Naval cadet William R. Staggs wins the $100,000 grand prize in a national Old Gold cigarette puzzle contest. Naturally the girls descend to help William spend the cash.
MELBOURNE, FLORIDA SAILING REGATTA Moth class sailboats vie for first place in a Melbourne, Florida sailing regatta. The boats make a pretty picture when viewed through a frame of palm trees and sandy beaches from the shore although one sailor has bad luck at keeping his boat afloat.
NYC ROCKETTES SET SAIL FOR FRANCE Rockettes from Radio City Music Hall in New York City set sail for France and an International Dance Festival where 46 of the best dancers will perform at the Paris Exposition.
BOYS CLUB FRECKLE CONTEST A Germantown, Pennsylvania Boys Club freckles contest uses an official "Frecklesisimograph" to count the dots on little boys faces. It's a close race and there's even an imposter but 12-year-old Jack Martin wins the crown.
COLLEGE CONTEST IS A CLOSE SHAVE College boys take part in a fun New York City contest to see who can give themselves the smoothest shave without a mirror. A crowd cheers the young men on until Princeton's entry wins the trophy and a smooth face.
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