• Short Summary

    Princess Grace of Monaco died on September 14 in Monte Carlo, following a car accident in the Principality, the previous day.

  • Description

    1.
    (MUTE, MONO) PHILADELPHIA, USA, 1956: SV Prince Rainier Grace Kelly after announcement of engagement. (3 SHOTS)
    0.13

    2.
    (SOUND, COLOUR) SV Grace Kelly with Bing Crosby in 'High Society'
    0.32

    3.
    SV Grace Kelly with Cary Grant in 'To Catch A Thief'.
    0.50

    4.
    (MONO) SV Grace Kelly with Bing Crosby in 'Country Girl'.
    1.17

    5.
    (MUTE, MONO): SV Hollywood, 1955. SV Kelly receives Oscar for 'Country Girl'.
    1.23

    6.
    MONACO, APRIL 1956: SV Grace Kelly marrying Prince Rainier. (7 SHOTS)
    1.40

    7.
    MONACO, JANUARY 1957: GV Kelly with Rainier first baby Princess Caroline on Palace balcony.
    1.46

    8.
    GV Balloons released in celebration.
    1.52

    9.
    (COLOUR) MONACO, MAY 10, 1974: GV Family arriving at picnic to celebrate 25th anniversary of Rainier's rule. (2 SHOTS)
    2.04

    10.
    (SOUND) MONACO, JUNE 28, 1978: GV Princess Caroline marries Philippe Junot. (5 SHOTS)
    2.40

    11.
    LONDON, MARCH 9, 1981: SV Princess Grace greeting Prince Charles and Princess of Wales at charity reception.
    2.50

    12.
    HENLEY, UK, JULY 6, 1981: GV Grace presenting prizes at royal regatta.
    3.02

    13.
    HONG KONG, APRIL 17, 1982: SCU PULL BACK GV C.Y. Tung shipping magnate's funeral with Kelly among mourners. (5 SHOTS)
    3.30




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    Background: Princess Grace of Monaco died on September 14 in Monte Carlo, following a car accident in the Principality, the previous day. She was 52. A Palace spokesman said the cause of death was a brain haemorrhage. As a leading Hollywood actress, Grace Kelly announced her engagement to Monaco's ruler Prince Rainier in 1956. Her meteoric film career spanned six years and included co-starring roles with Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra in the musical 'High Society' .. with Cary Grant in 'To Catch A Thief' ... and again with Bing Crosby in 'Country Girl' for which she won an Oscar as best actress. In what was described as a fairy-tale wedding, Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier during the spring of 1956. Although much in demand by Hollywood, the Princess turned her back on a lucrative acting career to become the first lady of Monaco and the mother of three. The Rainier's first child was Princess Caroline who was born in 1957. The other two children, Albert and Stephanie are seen with the rest of the family, arriving for a picnic in 1974 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Prince Rainier's rule. Four years later, Princess Caroline married Philippe Junot, the son of a wealthy French businessman. The marriage ended in divorce. A close friend of Britain's Royal Family, Princess Grace is see here with Prince Charles and the Princess of Wales at a charity reception in London. In 1981, Princess Grace was called on to present the trophies at the famous English royal regatta at Henley, in Oxfordshire. One of her last official engagements overseas was to attend the funeral of shipping magnate C.Y. Tung in Hong Kong on April 17 of this year.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAMO8CRE53R19XZ4HZ5LV3QE63
    Media URN:
    VLVAMO8CRE53R19XZ4HZ5LV3QE63
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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