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第 四 屆 / Fourth Annual
一 九 六 一 年 度 全 美 華 埠 小 姐 競 選
Miss Chinatown USA 1961 Pageant
 
Court Images from the 1961 San Francisco Chinese Chamber of Commerce Souvenir Program
 
 

 
 

DATE:  Saturday, February 18th
VENUE:  Masonic Auditorium (Nob Hill), San Francisco
ENTRIES:  19
THE YEAR OF THE OX
Miss Talent / 3rd Princess / First Princess / Miss Chinatown U.S.A. / Fourth Princess & Miss S.F. Chinatown / Second Princess
 
 
Miss Chinatown U.S.A./全美華埠小姐──
⑮諸慧荷 Irene Tsu ─── New York City, NY
First Princess/第一名公主──
⑩鍾玉心 Cynthia Chung Ai ──── Honolulu, HI
Second Princess/第二名公主──
⑧鄧素梨 Shirley Tang ──── Whittier, CA
Third Princess/第三名公主──
④梅珍珠 Ruby Moy ──── Washington, DC
Fourth Princess & Miss S.F. Chinatown/第四名公主及三藩市華埠小姐──
⑳譚舜英 Nancy M. Hom ──── San Francisco, CA
Miss Talent/才藝小姐──
⑥黎慕貞 Wendella Lai ──── Sacramento, CA
Miss Congeniality/友誼小姐──
⑪李月嫦 Doris Lee ──── Fresno, CA

Miss San Francisco Chinatown Nancy Hom (left) with Miss Chinatown U.S.A. Irene Tsu

 
 
Irene Tsu went on to become an actress after being crowned Miss Chinatown. She was in many films and television shows over the years including I Spy, Star Trek Voyager, Cold Case. She appeared in movies like Green Beret with John Wayne, Paradise, Hawaiian Style with Elvis and Hong Kong movie Comrades, Almost a Love Story (甜蜜蜜) with Leon Lai and Maggie Cheung.
 
 
Irene in an episode of I Spy titled "Cup of Kindness" which was filmed on location in Hong Kong.
 
 
Irene plays Miss Chinatown in the film Flower Drum Song.
 
 
Irene with Elvis Presley in Paradise, Hawaiian Style.
 
 
Irene as Leon Lai's aunt in Comrades, Almost a Love Story.
 
 
Film image credits: imdb, hkcinemagic, Brian Camp's Film and Anime blog, FanPix.Net

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