• Short Summary

    Princess Caroline, daughter of Prince Rainier and Princess Grace is christened in Monaco.

  • Description


    TV. Overlooking the harbour of Monte Carlo. GV. Camera tilts down the face of Monaco cathedral and shows guests entering the cathedral for the christening of Princess Caroline of Monaco. SV. Camera pans with Prince Rainier and Princess Grace (former film star Grace Kelly) as they mount steps into cathedral. LV. Interior, procession making their way up the isle of cathedral. SV. Prince Rainier and Princess Grace following in procession. GV. Priests and others around the altar at the christening ceremony. Princess Caroline being held in the arms of the nurse. On the left of the nurse is 10 year old Margaret Davies of Philadelphia, Princess' Grace's niece and godmother of the baby. On the right stands 17 year old Hungarian born Prince Georges Festetics who is the godfather. The baby is sleeping. SCU. Baby in nurse's arms still asleep. GV. The priest, Bishop Gilles Barthe, baptising the child (natural sound). TV. Guests in cathedral during ceremony. GV. Prince Rainier and Princess Grace walking down aisle after ceremony, followed by others. LV. Crowds outside Palace. On the balcony stand Prince Rainier and Princess Grace holding baby. SV. Prince Rainier waves from balcony to the crowds, standing beside him is Princess Grace holding baby.

    (F.G.) (Orig.E.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:06:00 / 01:31:10:00

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