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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 November

French Actress Christine Carere Arrives at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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French actress Christine Carere arrives at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington to premiere her movie "Mardi Gras," filmed in part at the institute. She dines in the mess hall with Cadet First Captain Howard Sprinkle and attends football practice where she poses with Pete Johnson, kicks a football, and autographs a football for team captains Bobby Ross and Jerry Borst. Carere is presented with a regimental saber by Cadet Captain Sprinkle at a full-dress parade in her honor.
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