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Old 07-02-2007, 05:45 PM
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Thanks as always for the additional information, Monacos

Here are two pics of Grace - the second one is a bit ruined

Grace 1
Grace 2
Timeless beauty..
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Old 07-02-2007, 05:48 PM
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Thanks as always for the additional information, Monacos

Here are two pics of Grace - the second one is a bit ruined

Grace 1
Grace 2
Great photos! The first one I see a lot of Stephanie and the second one I see a lot of Charlotte.
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:57 PM
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Great pics Iceflower and you're welcome The second pic is from a late 19th century masquerade ball held in 1971 at the Casino.
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Old 07-04-2007, 11:50 AM
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A couple of clippings from Argentinian mag LA SEMANA:

As elegant at skiing as well as at swimming

Montecarlo's "Queen"
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Old 07-05-2007, 07:34 PM
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I'm not sure if you've seen these pictures before :

Prince Rainier and Grace (Army Football Game, 1956)
Grace (West Point Parade, 1956)
Grace (WP Parade, 1956)
Grace (WP Parade, 1956)
Prince Rainier and Grace (WP, 1956)
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:47 PM
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I just saw on the news that Vanity Fair Magazine has cast Claire Danes as Grace Kelly in it's upcoming edition. {removed off topic part of post- Lady Jennifer}
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:24 AM
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Wow - I haven't seen them before! thanks! And it looks like she was pregnant with P. Caroline at that time.
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Old 07-10-2007, 03:23 AM
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She Walks In Beauty by Lord Byron

She walks in beauty like the night,
Of cloudless climes and starry skies,
And all that's best of dark and bright,
Meet in her aspect and her eyes:
Thus mellow'd to that tender light,
Which heaven to gaudy day denies
One shade the more, one ray the less
Had half impair'd the nameless grace
Which waves in every raven tress,
Or softly lightens o'er her face,
Where thoughts serenely sweet express,
How pure how dear their dwelling place
And on that cheek and o'er that brow,
So soft so calm yet eloquent,
The smiles that win, the tints that glow,
But tell of days in goodness spent
A mind at peace with all below
A heart whose love is innocent.

dedicated to the beloved memory of HSH Princess Grace and her love of poetry.
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Old 07-11-2007, 12:40 PM
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I just saw on the news that Vanity Fair Magazine has cast Claire Danes as Grace Kelly in it's upcoming edition. {removed off topic part of post- Lady Jennifer}
Oh God, no...
I can't stand that Claire Danes person... She was ok until she started to act like fashionista wanna be. The girl is trying too hard, doesn't belong in those (socialites) circles and looks ridiculous... but JMO.
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Old 07-11-2007, 05:11 PM
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Oh God, no...
I can't stand that Claire Danes person... She was ok until she started to act like fashionista wanna be. The girl is trying too hard, doesn't belong in those (socialites) circles and looks ridiculous... but JMO.
I agree. Claire Danes...no. Scarlett Johannson...yes.
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Old 07-13-2007, 10:05 AM
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Someone asked me if Grace had learned to speak french before she got married, I wasn't sure, then I remembered in the movie High Society (My favourite) there is a scene where Tracy Lord (Grace) walks into the room and speaks in french to her younger sister Carolyn Lord. Firstly, is she speaking french properly (She probably was) and then does anyone have that clip?
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Hey Dori,
You could try YouTube - that may have a clip of High Society for you. I use it quite often and they seem to have a lot of clips of almost everything.
Hope this helps,
Patrick.
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Old 07-13-2007, 10:29 AM
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Jaya, thanks for the poem, Grace would have loved your thoughtful present. Who knows, maybe she even read it during one of her poetry recitals ?
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Old 07-14-2007, 11:56 AM
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Thanks for the nice clippings and pics, Tosca and Kate12

Here are two fantastic pics of Grace I had not seen before:

Grace - 1

Grace - 2
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Old 07-15-2007, 10:52 PM
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Hi Duke of Windsor,
I did search youtube thanks, I didn't find anything on High Society, but found great wedding footage which I then posted on old, new, royal and blue.
Thanks for you help
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Old 07-19-2007, 03:46 AM
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Here's a very nice close up of Grace from 1969

Grace 1969
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:36 AM
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Hi Duke of Windsor,
I did search youtube thanks, I didn't find anything on High Society, but found great wedding footage which I then posted on old, new, royal and blue.
Thanks for you help
Hi Dori,
Well, I'm glad I could be of some help! YouTube is an excellent place to find clips of royalty doing all manner of things, such as the aforementioned weddings to some really bizzare stuff! You just have to filter through all the junk people put on YouTube to find some really good stuff
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Old 07-22-2007, 11:18 AM
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Grace in that very strong pink, that's an impressive appearance, thank you very much for the two pictures, Iceflower,
I also like the close up portrait - Grace in all her beauty!!

I got another picture of her that was made in Paris in 1959, so at the beginning of her time as a princess
http://i11.tinypic.com/4m88e42.jpg
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Thanks for your very nice pic, too, Romy

Here's a pic of Grace in the 1970s watching a tennis match:

Grace in the 1970s
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Old 08-08-2007, 10:22 PM
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Jaya, thanks for the poem, Grace would have loved your thoughtful present. Who knows, maybe she even read it during one of her poetry recitals ?
I have attempted to select poems I either knew she liked& possibly recited or ones we can define Princess Grace by.For we did define ourselves by her wondeful presence on this earth as a barometer for excellence when among us. Glad you appreciate.
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