Prince Rainier of Monaco and Princess Grace get a warm welcome on their arrival in Rome.
Unissued / Unused material -
Various shots of Prince Rainier of Monaco and Princess Grace (the former Grace Kelly) arriving by Rolls Royce in Rome, and of crowds greeting them. They were also greeted by Vice Police Superintendent and Chief of Police Foreign Office Dr Imme, and escorted by Italian Police motorcyclists. MS Prince Rainier driving and Princess Grace seated beside him both wearing dark glasses. CU Building. LS Crowds lining the pavements. MS Flag being placed over entrance of hotel. Various shots of crowds, and of man selling newspapers. CU Paper, with Prince Rainier and Princess Grace on front. LS Crowd of photographers outside Hotel. CUs of photographers trying to take pictures of Prince Rainier and Princess Grace as they get out of car and make their way to Hotel. CU Flag flying from building. Various shots of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier on balcony. Cut-in of crowd below. Various shots of their drive through Via Trionfale and St. Peter's Square, Piazza Venezia up to via Therme di Diocleziono. Travelling shot past crowds of people, hailing them as they pass. Various shots of anxious crowds, of police trying to keep them under control. VS of Hotel.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/05/1957.