‘Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess’ Exhibit Comes to Toronto, Canada. Plus Other News

It was announced this afternoon that the exhibit, Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess, will be shown at the TIFF Bell Lightbox museum in Toronto, Canada.

Per the Hollywood Reporter:

Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox will be busy this fall with the exclusive North American exhibit of Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess. The late princess of Monaco’s rarely viewed gowns and artifacts, from the palace where she married Prince Rainer III in 1956, will be on display.

The exhibition will also feature the princess and actress’ Van Cleef & Arpels tiara, her 1955 Oscar for The Country Girl, letters from Alfred Hitchcock, childhood scrapbooks, yearbooks, notes from Prince Rainier and Super-8 home videos she made.

The Lightbox show—which will run from November 4 through January 22, 2012.

Finally, on July 9, 2011, the Musée Océanographique de Monaco will open the exhibit L’Histoire du Mariage Princier by Stéphane Bern.

This exhibit focuses on the recent July 2 religious wedding between T.S.H.s Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II of Monaco.  Per the official site for the Musée Océanographique de Monaco:

This exclusive exhibition offers a tour around objects particularly symbolic of marriage, previously unpublished photographs, the Lexus Hybrid car, gifts offered by Monaco and several outfits, presented to the public for the first time.

If you decide to waltz on over to the Musée Océanographique, whilst on vacation on Monaco, you will be able to gaze upon the Océan Tiara that was recently constructed for Princess Charlene by Van Cleef & Arpels.  The exhibit ends in November.

For more information please visit the Musée Océanographique de Monaco website here.  

For information about the Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess exhibit at the TIFF Bell Lightbox please click here.

Source: Hollywood Reporter and Oceano.mc

Photos courtesy of: Oceano.mc and The Star.com

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H.S.H. Princess Grace of Monaco: Her Last Interview and A French Documentary About Her Life

On June 22, 1982, the American television program, 20/20, interviewed H.S.H. Princess Grace of Monaco two and a half months before her death on September 14, 1982.

This in-depth interview with journalist Pierre Salinger is quite interesting to say the least.  The late Princess discussed her life in Monaco, her family, the United States, her friends, her movie career, and much, much more.

So, if you have never seen this interview please click these links and enjoy:  Part OnePart TwoPart ThreePart FourPart Five, and Part Six.

And, finally here is the French documentary, Grace Kelly: Princess of Monaco. Click the links to watch:  Part OnePart TwoPart ThreePart FourPart FivePart SixPart SevenPart EightPart NinePart TenPart Eleven, and Part Twelve

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