“Grace of Monaco” starring Nicole Kidman has just premiered at the Cannes Film Festival to controversial reviews. Now read the true story why Princess Grace was offered the role of Marnie by Alfred Hitchcock and subsequently had to decline. “In 1961, an MCA agent intimated to Hitchcock that Kelly was interested in returning to films…
2. Grace Kelly
These films inspired many people (like myself) to actually take film seriously and not just at face value. They have been ingrained into the fabric of American cinema. As film fans, we should take the time to appreciate the movies that Alfred Hitchcock and Grace Kelly have done, in the hopes that we can pass them on to future generations.
3. Alfred Hitchcock
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer.He is one of the most influential and extensively studied filmmakers in the history of cinema. Known as “the Master of Suspense”, he directed over 50 feature films in a career spanning six decades, becoming as well known as any of his actors thanks to his many interviews, his cameo …
4. Which of these Alfred Hitchcock films starred the future princess of Monaco?
Film Grace Kelly: 5 years in Hollywood, forever a star Born 90 years ago, Grace Kelly had a short but dazzling film career before becoming the princess of Monaco in 1956.
5. Grace Kelly
Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American film actress who, after starring in several significant films in the early- to mid-1950s, became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956.. After embarking on an acting career in 1950 when she was 20, Kelly appeared in New York City theatrical productions and more than 40 episodes of live …
6. Which of these Alfred Hitchcock films starred the future princess of Monaco?
And then no doubt the film crew will descend on Cornwall for the other memorable scenes in the movie. Princess Grace in Grace Kelly’s Rear Window with Hitchcock and Weekend of a Champion with Jackie Stewart and Roman Polanski are all unforgettable parts of Monaco’s film heritage as is, of course, 007 himself James Bond.
7. Grace Kelly
In just five short years, Grace Kelly rose from being a bit player to one of the biggest Hollywood stars whose elegance, charm and yes, grace radiated off the screen in several classic movies before giving it all up to become the Princess of Monaco.
8. Which of these Alfred Hitchcock films starred the future princess of Monaco?
Her third and last film with Hitchcock was 1955’s To Catch a Thief, in which she was the target of a copycat burglar mimicking the modus operandi of a notorious but retired jewel thief (Grant). Though she left acting to become the Princess of Monaco, Kelly’s three films with Hitchcock were the highlights of her short career.
9. Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly, American actress known for her stately beauty and reserve who gave up her Hollywood career to marry Rainier III, prince de Monaco, in 1956. She won an Oscar for her performance in The Country Girl but was perhaps better known for her films with Alfred Hitchcock, including Rear Window and To Catch a Thief.
10. Which of these Alfred Hitchcock films starred the future princess of Monaco?
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Monaco’s Princess Grace. … Alfred Hitchcock made three films with Grace Kelly. … To Catch a Thief (1955) was the pinnacle of her career. It was filmed in Monaco, around the time she met her future husband, Prince Rainier. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.