Major events of the year 1957. Large crowd gathers outside the Royal Palace in Monaco on the occasion of Princess Caroline's christening, daughter of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly. Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly appear in the Palace balcony as Grace holds Caroline in her arms. People cheer and release balloons on the occasion.
Princess Grace Patricia Kelly gives birth to a daughter in Monaco. Buildings in an area. Celebrations in Monaco after the birth of the daughter of the Princess. The crowd cheers. Past events show the wedding of the Princess with Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. Soldiers fire guns to announce the event.
Opening scene shows Prince Rainier leading Princess Grace, of Monaco, who carries their baby daughter, Princess Caroline Louise, through a gathering of people as they enter the Saint Nicholas Cathedral for the baby's christening ceremony. A glimpse of the baptismal party including four bishops and 15 priests, as Bishop of Monaco, Gilles-Henri-Alexis Barthe, christens her, Caroline Louise Marguerite. Closeup of the baby Princess held in the arms of her Godmother, Margaret Ann Davis, from Philadelphia, Princess Grace's niece. Her Godfather, another cousin, Hungarian Prince Georges Festetics, from Vienna, is seen in military uniform. The royal christening party leaves the cathedral.
People of Monaco celebrate the birth of Princess Carolina to Prince Rainier and Princess Grace in Monaco. People gather outside the Royal palace. Princess Grace carries Princess Carolina in arms. Prince Rainier stand besides her. They raise a toast. Balloons fly in the sky.
French President Charles De Gaulle rallies popular support during his visit to Monaco. He stands in a car as his motorcade drives on streets. Large crowd on street to welcome him. President Gaulle sits with Winston Churchill and other dignitaries. City and Palace of Monaco. Prince Rainier, Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco and Charles De Gaulle stand amidst officials.
Stands are crowded with spectators at University of Oklahoma's Owen Field, in Norman, Oklahoma, for a game between the Oklahoma "Sooners" and "the fighting Irish" of Notre Dame, on November 16, 1957. Although Oklahoma came into the game with a 47 game winning streak,they lose this game to Notre Dame, 7 to zero.
In the telling play, Quarterback Bob Williams (number 9) throws to back, Dick Lynch (number 25) , who runs around the right end, untouched, for the only touchdown in this upset game. (Stickles, of Notre Dame kicked the extra point to make it a 7-0 ballgame.)
Scene shifts to presentation of the Heisman trophy to halfback, John David Crow, of Texas A&M on December 11, 1957.
Sequence shifts again, to football fans watching Canada's Grey Cup Classic,on November 30th, 1957. They see a long Winnipeg pass intercepted by Hamilton player, Ray Bawel, who runs it back for a sure touchdown, when he suddenly falls, having been tripped by Winnipeg fan, David Humphrey, who was standing on the sideline. Bawel gets up angrily, and goes back toward Humphrey, but is restrained by officials. Another unusual 1957 game is shown in which the players contend with rain and mud that makes play practically impossible.