Cinema was one of the biggest cultural developments of the 20th Century. The rise of Hollywood would introduce us to a new of age of glamour and beauty, the scale of which had never been seen. British Pathé was a big part of cinema for decades and here we collect 15 of the most beautiful actresses we had the honour of capturing on celluloid.
Sophia Loren at the Convention of National Association of Theatre Owners, New York in 1966.
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.