Every time she graces the festival, Italian screen star Sophia Loren has always received hearty welcomes to the utmost, from the fans eagerly waiting to the flock of paparazzi trying to take photographs. In 1960, Loren won the Cannes award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Two Women. At the 19th festival, she served as the Jury President of the 1966 film competition.
1959. (Francois Gragnon)
Take a look back at the actress at the Cannes Film Festival in the 1950s and 1960s through these beautiful vintage photographs below: