The 64th annual Cannes Film Festival currently takes place from May 11 to May 22, 2011 at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of France. This is the oldest and prestigious film festival to honor best first-time filmmakers and movies. In the cheerful atmosphere of the festival, let's see the most glamorous moments during Cannes Film Festival history.
The Egyptian-born model and actress Simone Silva poses topless with Robert Mitchum during the 1954 Cannes film festival. The picture immediately caused a worldwide scandal. Simone Silva was later elected as “Miss Festival” and asked to leave after her pose.
Simone Silva is well-known not for her films.
Dazzling beauty Sophia Loren caused a global stir when being the most photographed woman at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.
During the Cannes Film Festival in 1955, French actor Jean Pierre Aumont and Grace Kelly were seen taking a stroll together.
English actress Diana Dors left the Cannes Film Palace in 1956.
Polish actress Bella Darvi was captured during the 1956 Cannes Film Festival in front of Carlton Hotel.
Pablo Picasso arrived at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival
Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher were wandering in a street in Cannes.
French actress Catherine Deneuve and hubby David Bailey were spotted at the opening ceremony of 20th Cannes Film Festival.