Even though HIGH SOCIETY was released afterward, this was Kelly's last film before ascending the throne of Monaco on April 18, 1956. It's a dusty old property that MGM pulled out in order to take advantage of Kelly's celebrity. It's early in the century, and Kelly is a young woman of noble
parentage. Her mother, Landis, is eager to marry her off to Guinness, the crown prince. Kelly is being tutored by Jourdan and falls in love with him during the strains of a Kaper tune, "The Swan Waltz," but it's for naught. Landis' brother is Aherne, who has given up the royal ermine for monk's
cloth and is against Landis' obvious attempt to marry off Kelly. He thinks his niece s...