Many Thanks to the Participants of the 3rd Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon

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I must admit, I first hesitated to host this blogathon again this year, but I’m glad I did because I read some excellent entries written by the participants. Grace Kelly is one of those personalities who highly deserves to be celebrated, who deserves to be honoured with a blogathon.

With their marvelously written work, the participants showed a beautiful admiration and respect for the graceful lady. If she was alive, I’m sure Grace would have been pleased by what she would have read.

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I didn’t have many participants as I usually have in my other blogathons, but I think here we had the perfect example of “quality over quantity”.

If you haven’t read the entries yet, please do so. You won’t regret it. Here is the link:

The 3rd Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon

And since there aren’t many articles, you don’t have any excuses not to read them all! Haha!

And thanks again to the participants. Without you, there wouldn’t be any blogathon!

See you next year, I hope! 🙂

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The Third Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon is here!

I’m happy to host, for a third time, the Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon! Luckily, as I announced the event pretty late, we didn’t have to wait too long for it to arrive! As you know, the event starts today and will take an end on November 10, 2017, on Grace’s birthday.

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I want to thank all those people who were willing to honour this iconic actress and princess that Grace Kelly was by participating to my blogathon. Even if she is, sadly, no longer with us, all the reasons are good to celebrate her.

I will add your entries to the roster as soon as they are submitted. If you can provide me your twitter handle as well, that would be great!

Let’ the ball begin!

The lovely entries

The blogathon stars in force with an excellent piece on To Catch a Thief written by Maddy from Maddy Loves Her Classic Films. This amazing blogger understands perfectly the type of actress Grace Kelly was.

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Vinnieh wrote a marvelous piece on Mogambo and gives us all the good reasons why this is a worthy movie despite not being Grace’s best.

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Tynan from 4 Stars Films wrote a fascinating piece on his two most favourite actresses: Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn. We agree with him that these two stars are the definition of icon. We wish they would have been in a movie together!

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After a first viewing, Crimson Kimono wrote a sweet article on The Swan, an underrated but worth seeing film.

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Letícia from Crítica Retrô discusses another favourite subject of mine: fashion, in her piece on Grace Kelly as a Style Icon. The lady is, of course, the dream model of every great designers!

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Amanda from  Old Hollywood Films explore the life of Grace Kelly through a series of beautiful pictures. Grace was one of the most photographed ladies in the world!

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Emily over at The Flapper Dame explains why she ADORES Grace Kelly in a post full of love and admiration for the iconic blonde.

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Collin from Box Office Poison gives us a thoughtful reflexion on The Country Girl. Grace won an Oscar for her brilliant and complex performance!

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Terence from A Shroud of Thoughts gives us a highly informative piece on Dial M For Murder, the first film Grace made under the direction of Alfred Hitchcock!

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On my blog Three Enchanting Ladies, I explain the marvelous way Grace Kelly influences my life. Random and entertaining thoughts!

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Alex from Anybody Got A Match? discusses Grace Kelly’s last film, High Society, in a great and interesting post!

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Here we have another great review of Mogambo written by Shounak from Life with Books & Movies.

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Thanks again to all the participants! Because of you, Grace is, once again, remembered the right way.

Don’t forget to visit my other blog, Three Enchanting Ladies, which celebrates my three most favourite actresses: Grace Kelly, Ingrid Bergman, and Audrey Hepburn!

Happy heavenly birthday dear Grace!

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The Third Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon Is Back in November!

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Hello hello!

I must admit since I will already host the Joan Fontaine Centenary Blogathon in October, I hesitated on hosting the Grace Kelly blogathon this year but, since I love her too much, I couldn’t resist.

Plus, we have good reasons to honour Grace Kelly this year: 2017 marks the 35 “anniversary” of her tragic death and 2017 also marks the 50th anniversary of Montreal’s Expo 67 that Grace Kelly attended as a representant of Monaco.

The blogathon will start on November 10 and will end on November 12, 2017.

If you are new to this blogathon or to blogathons in general, there are a few steps/rules to follow:

1- Choose a topic related to Grace Kelly. Since she only made 11 films, I will allow duplicates, but try not to all write about Rear Window! And don’t forget that Grace Kelly wasn’t only an actress. She was also a princess, a fashion icon, and a woman first. So, the topics are much more numerous than you might think! You can submit your topic in the comment section or via email at virginie.pronovost@gmail.com

2- Can I participate if I don’t have a blog? Sure. You just have to send me your text via email and I will publish it on my blog and credit you.

3- If you have one, please give me your Twitter handle.

4- Once your subject has been confirmed, decorate your blog with one of these banners to help me promote the blogathon. As always, I had a lot of fun creating those.

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5- All posts must be new material and no plagiarism is allowed.

6- To give a chance to everybody, I will allow a maximum of two entries/blog.

7- The blogathon will start on November 10 and end on November 12, 2017, on Grace Kelly’s birthday. On the first day, I will publish a new post where you will be able to submit your entry.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask!

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The roster:

Wolffian Classics Movies Digest Rear Window (1954)

A Shroud of Thoughts Dial M for Murder (1954)

Box Office Poison The Country Girl (1954)

Maddy Loves Her Classic FilmsTo Catch a Thief (1955)

Anybody Got a Match? High Society (1956)

VinniehMogambo (1953)

Crítica RetrôGrace Kelly as a Style Icon

In the Good Old Days of Classic HollywoodIn the Good Old Days of Classic HollywoodHigh Noon (1952)

Life With Books and MovieMogambo (1953)

The Flapper DameWhy I Love Grace Kelly

4 Star FilmsGrace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn

Three Enchanting LadiesMy life as a Grace Kelly’s fan

Old Hollywood Films Grace Kelly: A Life in Photos

Crimson Kimono The Swan (1956)

 

 

 

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I hope many of you will be able to participate! If you can’t, you are still always welcome to help me spread the word about this event. 😉

See you!

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