Tuesday, April 3, 2012

MISS AMERICA 1955 brought to you by Maybelline.

In the 1950's, when the Miss America Contest, was telecast Nationwide, Maybelline was a sponsor.

1955, swimwear competition.

1958, Miss America contestants prepare for the evening

gown competition.

San Francisco's Lee Meriwether was crowned, Miss America in 1955, when Bert Parks made his debut. "There She Is, Miss America" (the pageant theme song) was first introduced by singer Johnny Desmond on a Philco Playhouse production, which starred Lee Meriwether

Maybelline's  face of Miss America.....

in the 1950's.

click on video to see what a Maybelline Commerical looked like, during the Miss America Contest in the late 1950's.

Read all about Maybelline's sponsorship of the Miss America Contest in The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It.

Watch a video of The Miss America contest, telecast on television, during the 1950's.

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