Pathé's Hollywood Goddesses (1/14)

Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren

Born Sofia Villani Scicolone on the 20th of September, 1934, Loren won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. She went on to win countless other accolades including seven Golden Globes, The Legion of Honour from the Republic of France, the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic and the Praemium Imperiale by the Imperial Family of Japan.

Film: Sophia Loren Award

As the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings approach, Pathe looks at 10 facts about the largest seaborne invasion in history.
dday
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
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Transport_Inventions