Cannes Film Festival Throwback Photos

See which stars have brought the glam to Cannes over the years in these epic throwback photos

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Marilyn Moment

Marilyn Monroe
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Marilyn Monroe looked stunning in a white satin gown, matching gloves and a glamorous white fur stole in 1955.

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Oh So 'Grace'-ful

Grace Kelly
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Then Grace Kelly, the actress arrived in Cannes by boat in 1955 after starring in To Catch a Thief. The following year, she would retire from acting and marry Prince Rainier III to become Princess of Monaco.

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Sip, Sip, Hooray

Elizabeth Taylor
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Elizabeth Taylor looked like absolute royalty when she dined at Cannes in 1957. Just admire that tiara!

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Life on the Edge

Sophia Loren
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Sophia Loren posed on the window ledge of her hotel in Cannes in 1959.

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Power Couple

John Lennon And Yoko Ono
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono hung out while in Cannes in 1971, presenting their films Apothesis and The Fly.

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Best View in the House

Francis Ford Coppola
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Sofia Coppola got a lift from her dad, Francis Ford Coppola, during the festival in 1979.

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Strike a Pose

Arnold Schwarzenegger

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Arnold Schwarzenegger a.k.a. Mr. Universe a.k.a. the future governor of California flexing his muscles on a Cannes beach in 1977.

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From Cannes with Love

sean Connery
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Sean Connery arrived at Cannes in true Bond fashion — by convertible — in 1965.

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Take It Easy

Jack Nicholson
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Jack Nicholson managed to find some time to relax and enjoy Cannes in 1974.

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'80s Dream

Jamie Lee Curtis
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Halloween actress Jamie Lee Curtis sported high-rise jeans and a knit shirt at Cannes in 1980.

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Fit for a Princess

Prince of Wales and Diana
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Princess Diana was a vision in blue when she arrived at the Cannes Film Festival for a gala in 1987 with Prince Charles.

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French Cone-ection

Madonna In Cannes
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Madonna broke out her infamous cone bra for the premiere of In Bed with Madonna in 1991.

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Picture Perfect

Naomi Campbell
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Naomi Campbell wore a sleek, beaded gown at a party for the film Ed Wood in 1995.

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Along the Wire

Pamela Anderson
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Pamela Anderson donned a black corset and long, black gloves that showed off her new, very fitting tattoo while arriving at Cannes in 1995 for the premiere of Barb Wire.

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Glam Gal

salma hayek
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Salma Hayek was the picture of glam as she waved to onlookers while arriving at Cannes in 1999.

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Sheer Beauty

Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz rocked a sheer, one-shoulder, sequined gown in 2002 for the premiere of Gangs of New York.

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Birds of a Feather

Johnny Depp and Kate Moss.
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Johnny Depp and Kate Moss arrived arm-in-arm for the premiere of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in 1998. Moss wore a chic little black dress that came complete with feather sleeves.

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Model Behavior

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Supermodel Iman wore an impressive DeBeers diamond necklace during the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.

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Suit Up

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie rocked menswear to the premiere of Shrek 2 at Cannes in 2004.

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Heads Up

George Lucas and Natalie Portman

George Lucas checked out Natalie Portman's new hairdo after a screening of Star Wars: Episode III in 2005. Portman had recently shaved her head for the film V for Vendetta.

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