GRACE KELLY (1929-1982) was an American film and stage actress and Princess of Monaco, as the wife of Prince Rainier III. Winner of an Oscar for The Country Girl (1954) and a Golden Globe Award for Mogambo (1953), was the muse of Alfred Hitchcock, who collaborated with him in three memorable films, Dial M For Murder (1954), Rear Window (1954 ) and To Catch a Thief (1955). Her last film, before becoming a princess, was the lovely High Society (1956).
Mission San Juan Bautista, San Juan Bautista (near Monterey), California. Founded in 1797, Mission San Juan Bautista is the largest of the Spanish missions in California. The mission was used in the 1958 Hitchcock film Vertigo, but the bell-wall was treated as a "bell tower" staircase, actually constructed on a studio lot. by Axe.Man
Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo', 1958 - The following day, Scottie follows Madeleine, they meet by accident & end up spending the day together. They travel to the beautiful & serene Muir Woods & Cypress Point on the 17 Mile Drive, where Madeleine runs down towards the ocean. Scottie grabs her & they embrace, both realizing, that they are falling in love.