French film star, Brigitte Bardot, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro last Monday on a holiday visit, spent the next three days in bed from the effects of a "nervous crisis".
BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro:
Entrance of Copacabana Palace hotel, press and crowd of onlookers gathered around entrance
Pressmen on beach waiting for Brigitte Bardot to appear
Guests at hotel windows
Photographer with long lens
Unidentified guest in hotel window
French actress Brigitte Bardot leaning over balcony balustrade
Bardot waves from balcony
Bardot sitting in press conference with Bob Zaguri (Brigitte Bardot's fiancee) on left of screen and Bardot's manager on right
Bardot talking to Zaguri
Bardot drinking wine from glass, listening to Zaguri
Background: French film star, Brigitte Bardot, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro last Monday on a holiday visit, spent the next three days in bed from the effects of a "nervous crisis". On thursday her lawyer applied for a writ to protect the star from reporters. Bardot was besieged on her arrival in the Brazilian capital. She retreated to her apartment which was later surrounded by reporters, cameramen and fans. Later a statement was handed out saying she was receiving sedatives.The tumultuous scenes which greeted her were blamed for her nervous condition. Steel-helmeted police have been holding back crowds from the 13-floor apartment building in which she's staying.