The Girl in White Gloves

"Grace Kelly, with the lovely blonde hair, chiseled features, blue eyes and an accent that is obviously refined, is a startling change from the run of smoky film sirens and bumptious cuties. ... She is a rich girl who has struck it rich. She was not discovered behind a soda fountain or at a drive-in. She is a star who was never a starlet, who never worked up from B pictures, never posed for cheesecake, was never elected, with a pressagent's help, Miss Antiaircraft Battery C. She did not gush or twitter or desperately pull wires for a chance to get in the movies. Twice she turned down good Hollywood contracts. When she finally signed on the line, she forced mighty M-G-M itself to grant her special terms."

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High Flyer

In its prime, valextra LAID claim to a roster of clients that included the most glamorous jet setters in the world. Grace Kelly, Maria Callas and Gianni Agnelli...

Pointe Guard

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Notebook: Feb. 7, 2000

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Cinema: The Girl in White Gloves

(See Cover) Almost every morning, a slim figure in a polo coat, leading a small black poodle on a leash, emerges from one of Manhattan's cliff houses on East...

The Press: The Prince & the Papers

At the Cannes Film Festival last May, an executive of Paris Match, France's top picture magazine, dreamed up a new angle for photographing Prince Rainier Ill's...

The Press: Reader's Choice

To cover Grace Kelly's wedding (see FOREIGN NEWS), some 1,600 reporters swarmed about Monaco. There were al most as many differences of opinion on what had...

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