Attuned to the attention they have consistently received from the press, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor appear relaxed and smiling as they chat with newsmen aboard the luxury liner United States. The popular couple left for a trip to Europe.July 12, 1968.
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor prior to sailing for England for a reconciliation with the British royal family which has snubbed the Duchess for 30 years. The 72 year old former King Edward VIII and his Maryland born wife, 70, ended their annual visit to America in time to attend a family ceremony in London at the invitation of the Duke niece, Queen Elizabeth II.May 31, 1967.
The Duke and Dutchess of Windsor and their dogs were ampong the passengers who arrived on the S.S. Queen Mary today. And here they are, with the Duke and Duchess, apparently as happy as the proverbial lark, seated on the deck chairs.January 3, 1956.
Real royalty and reel royalty share the floor as the patrons take over the dance floor at the Lido, Paris night club. At right, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor share a dance. At left, another husband-and-wife team, Mel Ferrer and Audrey Hepburn, of the films, enjoy the music.December 19, 1955.
The Duchess of Windsor, who may be regarded as a "regular," is again on the list of the world's best dressed women issued today by the couture group of the New York Dress Institute. Strangely, the Duchess tied for second place on the list with an in-law, Princess Margaret Rose, sister of Queen Elizabeth II.December 31, 1955.
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrive for the premiere of the motion picture, A King's Story. The movie chronicles the Duke's days as Edward VIII of Great Britain and ends with his renouncement of the throne to marry the former Wallace Warfield Simpson. The premiere was a benefit for the Hospital for Special Surgery.May 24, 1967.
At a party celebrating the opening of the revival of "Annie Get Your Gun," the Duchess of Windsor chats with the show's songwriter Irving Berlin. Guest of Honor at the affair was Ethel Merman, who returned to the New York stage in the role she created--Annie Oakley--twenty years ago.1966.
Sam Snead slammed through with a 6 under par 64, May 13, to take first prize in the 72-hole $10,000 Greenbrier Invitation golf tourney at White Sulphur Springs. His four-round total of 263 was three strokes up on Jim Ferrier's 267. Above, during the presentation of the prizes, are: (left to right) Paul Shields, New York banker who won the amateur award; Sam Snead; the Duchess of Windsor, who presented the prizes; the Duke of Windsor; and Chris Dunphy of Palm Beach, Chairman of the Tournament.May 14, 1951.