• Short Summary

    Wearing full uniform--including a rarely worn military cap--Prince Rainier of Monaco laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Rome Nov 5.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Prince Rainier up steps of Unknown Soldier's Tomb, behind wreath carriers.
    0.06

    2.
    SV Wreath is placed on tomb.
    0.13

    3.
    SV Prince up steps to attention.
    0.17

    4.
    CU Rainier.
    0.22

    5.
    CU Wreath.
    0.26

    6.
    GV Rainier down steps towards car.
    0.35

    7.
    CU Royal crest on car.
    0.37

    8.
    SV Car leaves.
    0.48

    9.
    GV Mayor's residence.
    0.54

    10.
    LV INT..Mayor Ubaldo Cioccetti and Princess Grace and Prince Rainier enter room and meet officials.
    1.05

    11.
    LV Meeting officials and walk to table.
    1.13

    12.
    CU Guard.
    1.15

    13.
    SV Mayor presents 'She Wolf' to Prince Rainier.
    1.24

    14.
    SCU Grace looks at Book on Ancient Rome.
    1.34

    15.
    CU Book.
    1.39

    16.
    CU Rainier presents medal and envelope containing money for the City to Mayor.
    1.48

    17.
    LV Royal couple leave room.
    1.56



    Initials TDH/AW/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Wearing full uniform--including a rarely worn military cap--Prince Rainier of Monaco laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Rome Nov 5. Prince Rainier and Princess Grace arrived in the Italian capital Nov 4 for a three-day State visit.

    Following the wreath laying ceremony, the Prince and Princess attended a civic reception at the Campidoglio (Mayor's residence.) At the end of a welcoming speech, Mayor Ubaldo Cioccetti presented Prince Rainier with a silver reproduction of Romulus and Remulus and the mother wolf--emblem of Rome, Princess Grace received a book of illustrations of ancient Rome.

    In return Prince Rainier presented the Mayor with a Monagesque medal and a cheque to be used for the benefit of Rome's needy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABZ9HSJ51I6OLSGJI7L78PU9L2
    Media URN:
    VLVABZ9HSJ51I6OLSGJI7L78PU9L2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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