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Thanks dreed777, I hope you like them.
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Old 09-14-2005, 05:22 PM
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Nice tribute Ianna :) Indeed today it's 23 years since Princess Grace died. I added some pictures of her in my site as a tribute. Also some pics of Caroline and Stephanie were added.
Thanx Monaco! And you do/did a good job providing more and more photos!! Like them very much! Some of them are so special..:)
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Hi Regardez. This was discussed earlier. :) Anyway, what you read is true. And most of his subjects knew better to exploit their Princess by commercializing/capitalizing on her film star status. Rainier did allow some of Grace's films to be shown in the palace screening room but also chose what was shown. The Country Girl - fine; To Catch a Thief - no.

I'm just guessing that he didn't want her to be associated with her old life and wanted her to be a Princess of Monaco, and to be happy at her new role (she missed acting very much). He also discouraged her to associate with friends from the entertainment profession at first. In the end, he became friends with some of them, too.
I am sorry I couldn't find discussion of it in this thread, but thanks for answering my question anyway.
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Thanx Monaco! And you do/did a good job providing more and more photos!! Like them very much! Some of them are so special..:)
I'm glad you liked them Ianna :) Thanks
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Old 09-15-2005, 10:11 AM
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Thanks for posting those wonderful pics our beloved princess!!..I love seeing pictures of the young family when Princess Grace was still alive..but I kinda feel sad for sometime seeing those pics,asking question why she had to leave so soon and not seeing her beautiful grandchildren all growing-up.. :(
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Thanks for the little tribute Ianna! The last one and the two you posted
before that show that she never lost the actress deep inside of her..
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Thanks for the little tribute Ianna! The last one and the two you posted
before that show that she never lost the actress deep inside of her..
True! She just had it..Like her poses..:)

Off the record photo from Elle photosession 1967..

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Great pic Ianna, do you have more photographs from that session? Are u sure it's not from 1968 cos she's wearing the same dress from 1968's Red Cross.
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Great pic Ianna, do you have more photographs from that session? Are u sure it's not from 1968 cos she's wearing the same dress from 1968's Red Cross.
I had it on some of mine disks, it was under Elle folder 1967. But maybe it's mistake 'cause source was one old mag..I think last of tribute belongs to this folder too..I had one more, have to look..
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Oh I see, I'll wait for the other one, thanks :p
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Oh I see, I'll wait for the other one, thanks :p
Sorry, Monaco..The last one is actually cover of Elle..but if it counts..:p :)
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Well, folks, I don't know how much true this may be, but I read somewhere that Princess Grace had an abortion long before she met Prince Rainier.

This surely clashes with her image of a devout Catholic, but that was her public image. Anyway, since like most people around my age in my country I've had a Catholic upbringing and went to Catholic schools, I learnt that a woman who had an abortion ran immediately into an excommunication, and consequently, was prohibited to receive the sacraments. No confession could have erased her sin, as far as I know. If so, why was Princess Grace allowed to get married in the church?
Did the Church use different criteria of judgment, as always? Or are these gratuitous nasty things to say, as we all know that such statements help books sell well? Personally I don't trust the so called "biographies" that much. If it's true, I'm not surprised that her daughters rebelled to her. Again, if that's true.
Can anyone enlighten? Thanks!
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Well, folks, I don't know how much true this may be, but I read somewhere that Princess Grace had an abortion long before she met Prince Rainier.

This surely clashes with her image of a devout Catholic, but that was her public image. Anyway, since like most people around my age in my country I've had a Catholic upbringing and went to Catholic schools, I learnt that a woman who had an abortion ran immediately into an excommunication, and consequently, was prohibited to receive the sacraments. No confession could have erased her sin, as far as I know. If so, why was Princess Grace allowed to get married in the church?
Did the Church use different criteria of judgment, as always? Or are these gratuitous nasty things to say, as we all know that such statements help books sell well? Personally I don't trust the so called "biographies" that much. If it's true, I'm not surprised that her daughters rebelled to her. Again, if that's true.
Can anyone enlighten? Thanks!
I have never known anyone to have absolute solid proof that Grace had an abortion. It is really just a rumour that has persisted for years and that was even mentioned in biographies. Of course these biographies were not written with the consent of the Princely Family.

The Catholic Church can't do anything about a rumour. Interestingly enough this rumour only really began to circulate widely after Grace's death.
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I have never known anyone to have absolute solid proof that Grace had an abortion. It is really just a rumour that has persisted for years and that was even mentioned in biographies. Of course these biographies were not written with the consent of the Princely Family.

The Catholic Church can't do anything about a rumour. Interestingly enough this rumour only really began to circulate widely after Grace's death.
Thanks! I also was wondering why the skeletons in Grace's cupboard were given away only after her death.
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Well, I think Grace couldn't do an abortion because she always seemed to love children and I simply don't believe in those rumours.
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I don't care if it has been posted before, because she was a looker! Wow!

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Old 09-27-2005, 07:02 AM
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When saw this Grace's photo, it reminded me on similair Charlotte's one from F1 Grand Prix 2003. Love this compare! :)
(Iceflower you gave me idea with that Caroline / Grace photo! )

Charlotte & Grace..(Korpa, Eastnews)

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Iceflower you gave me idea with that Caroline / Grace photo!
:) And I share your opinion about the similarity :)
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