Cannes’ Glory Years With Cary Grant, Liz Taylor: Photo Gallery

Palais Intrigue

Warren Beatty and Natalie Wooden

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Warren Beatty and his Splendor within the Grass co-star (after which girlfriend) Natalie Wooden on the steps of the Palais du Competition, 1962.

Queen Elizabeth

Liz Taylor

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A bejeweled and becrowned Liz Taylor grabs a seat, and all the eye, on the 1957 version of the pageant.

Bonjour, BB!

Brigitte Bardot

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French actress Brigitte Bardot on the Ninth Cannes Movie Competition in 1956, the yr Roger Vadim’s And God Created Lady made her a star. 

Stars Aligning

Cary Grant and Kim Novak

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Cary Grant and Kim Novak on the twelfth version of the pageant, maybe discussing their current work for Alfred Hitchcock.

Belle Journée

Marie Laforêt

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French singer Marie Laforêt in a dreamy second on the Cannes Competition in 1960.

Second of Reflection

Grace Kelly

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Grace Kelly within the Carlton Lodge in 1955, the yr she appeared with Grant in Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief, a few cat burglar who stalks rich estates on the Côte d’Azur.

Balancing Act

Dorothy Dandridge

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Dorothy Dandridge, who had starred in Carmen Jones a yr earlier, frolicked on the Lodge du Cap in the course of the 1955 Cannes Movie Competition.


From left: Bourvil, Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay

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From left: French actor and comic Bourvil, Jayne Mansfield and her husband, Mickey Hargitay, at a screening of Jacques Tati’s My Uncle in 1958.

This story first appeared within the Might 8 concern of The Hollywood Reporter journal. Click here to subscribe.

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