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PostSubject: Eileen Ford & Swedish Models ~ 1951 & 1970   Sun May 02, 2010 1:13 am

Many times a year, Eileen Ford would travel throughout Europe for the Ford Model Agency, looking for girls with the potential to become top models.

In 1951, Eileen gave modeling tips to 20-year-old Miss Sweden Anita Ekberg:
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October 8, 1951 Life Magazine

The Godmother Eileen Ford was the subject of the cover story of the November 13, 1970 Life Magazine:
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Here are two alternate cover poses of 17-year-old Swedish models Irja Eckerbrant (left) and Pia Buggert. The photographer was Co Rentmeester:
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The Godmother and her girls:

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