1954 Mitcham
1954: British actress Simone Silva poses topless with the American star Robert Mitchum during the Cannes film festival. Having been elected 'Miss Festival', Simone Silva was asked to leave the festival after her semi-nude pose which resulted in one photographer breaking his arm and another his leg in the rush for pictures
bardot
1956: Brigitte Bardot runs barefoot on the sands at Cannes
talor
1957: Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, Mike Todd, attend the Cannes Film Festival
loren
1959: Sophia Loren poses on the window ledge of her hotel in Cannes, where she was promoting the film 'Nella Citta L'Inferno' (aka 'Caged') by Renato Castellani
1960 fellini
1960: Federico Fellini, holding the Palme d'Or, awarded unanimously for his film La Dolce Vita, poses with fellow winners Melina Mercouri and Jeanne Moreau
1961 delon
1961: Alain Delon signs autographs for young fans in Cannes during the film festival
beatty
1962: Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood pose for photographers at the Cannes Film Festival
delon loren
1962: Alain Delon, Sophia Loren and Romy Schneider arrive at the Cannes Festival Palace
keeler
1963: Christine Keeler attends the Cannes Film Festival. The following month British Secretary of State for War John Profumo resigned over his affair with Keeler
andress
1965: Ursula Andress is surrounded by members of the media at the Cannes Film Festival
deneuve
1966: Catherine Deneuve and her husband David Bailey pose at the Cannes Film Festival
hitchcock
1972: Alfred Hitchcock poses on a boat during the Cannes Film Festival
polanski
1972: Francesca Annis and Jon Finch pose with Roman Polanski at the Cannes Film Festival
fellini
1973: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Marco Ferreri and Andrea Ferreol pose together after the crowd booed at the screening of Ferreri's controversial film La Grande Bouffe
belmondo
1974: Jean-Paul Belmondo smiles for the camera during the Cannes Film Festival
birkin
1974: Jane Birkin goes out on a pedalo during the 28th Cannes International Film Festival
arniecannes
1977: Arnold Schwarzenegger promotes the bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron during the 38th Cannes film festival