June Dally-Watkins (right) with Elly Lee, the winner of the June Dally-Watkins Modelling Scholarship Award, in April 1967. Photo: Handout June Dally-Watkins (right) with Elly Lee, the winner of the June Dally-Watkins Modelling Scholarship Award, in April 1967. Photo: Handout
June Dally-Watkins (right) with Elly Lee, the winner of the June Dally-Watkins Modelling Scholarship Award, in April 1967. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong modelling contest that was ‘chance in a million’, with the winner guaranteed a job, free clothes and flights

  • In 1966, Australian model-turned-businesswoman June Dally-Watkins announced she would turn one underprivileged Hong Kong woman into a top-flight model
  • Multiple big-name sponsors promised that the winner would not need to spend a penny for her potential modelling career

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June Dally-Watkins (right) with Elly Lee, the winner of the June Dally-Watkins Modelling Scholarship Award, in April 1967. Photo: Handout June Dally-Watkins (right) with Elly Lee, the winner of the June Dally-Watkins Modelling Scholarship Award, in April 1967. Photo: Handout
June Dally-Watkins (right) with Elly Lee, the winner of the June Dally-Watkins Modelling Scholarship Award, in April 1967. Photo: Handout
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