Monaco: Kingdom of Glamour and Chance/Palm Beach: The Gold Coast

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Monaco: Kingdom of Glamour and Chance/Palm Beach: The Gold Coast

  • 1997 ----- color ----- 45 min ----- vhs
  • (Grand Tour: Legendary Resorts of the World series, Part 1) With its old world beauty and modern excitement, Monte Carlo has beckoned the rich and powerful for generations. A who's who of high society--including J. P. Morgan, Pablo Picasso and Grace Kelly--have fallen to the charms of gilded resorts like the Hotel de Paris.
  • 1997-----color-----48 min-----vhs
  • The vision of one of America's Wealthiest men, Henry Flagler, Palm Beach has been a winter playground of the ultra-rich since 1894. In that year, the 1,000 room Royal Poinciana opened, and "the Newport of the South" was born. (Donated by W. A. Douglas Jackson, Canadian Studies)
  • Topics: (Architecture, Cities and Towns, Economics, Europe, History: American, History: European, Sociology)