Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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NAT093 - (TRAVEL-Log-Chateau-Frontenac-125) QUEBEC CITY. x-10s. Quebec City's Chateau Frontenac marks its 125th anniversary this year. Over the years, it has played host to an astonishing number of celebrities and world leaders. General manager Robert Mercure says Alfred Hitchcock shot parts of the 1953 film noir "I Confess" inside the hotel and that Hitchcock, Celine Dion and Paul McCartney and other famous personalities have all spent time there. To mark their visits, eight executive suites have recently been renovated with special theme rooms, which can be reserved by guests. Mercure says the iconic hotel is inaugurating a new Trudeau-and-Trudeau suite. ("..father and son.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The Chateau has also set up a Princess Grace suite and, at the end of the year, will be celebrating an exposition to mark the 50th anniversary of her visit during the city's winter carnival. Grace Kelly, an American actress, became a princess when she left Hollywood to marry Prince Rainier the Third of Monaco.

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NAT094 - (US-Airline-Passenger-Apple-Fine) DENVER. x-33s. (Mike Hempen) An airline passenger has been fined for bring a free apple into the U-S. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

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NAT095 - (Chateau-Frontenac-125) QUEBEC CITY. x-23s. Quebec City's Chateau Frontenac marks its 125th anniversary this year. Over the years, it has played host to an astonishing number of celebrities and world leaders. General manager Robert Mercure says Alfred Hitchcock shot parts of the 1953 film noir "I Confess" inside the hotel and that Hitchcock, Celine Dion and Paul McCartney are among famous personalities who have spent time there. To mark their visits, eight executive suites have recently been renovated with special theme rooms, which can be reserved by guests. Mercure says one of the suites was set up to honour the master of suspense. …

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