|7582||MONACO: KINGDOM OF GLAMOUR AND CHANCE/PALM BEACH: THE GOLD COAST||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.
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)