• Short Summary

    SOPHIA LOREN - GLAMOROUS STAR OF "THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE" - WAS PRESENT LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) AT CANNES WHEN THE FILM WAS SCREENED AT THE OPENING OF THE 17TH CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

  • Description

    SOPHIA LOREN - GLAMOROUS STAR OF "THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE" - WAS PRESENT LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) AT CANNES WHEN THE FILM WAS SCREENED AT THE OPENING OF THE 17TH CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS THE FRENCH RIVERIA RESORT WILL BE THE WORLD CINEMA CAPITAL.

    THE FESTIVAL OPENED WITH A GALA PERFORMANCE OF "THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE", DIRECTED BY ANTHONY MANN AND STARRING ALEC GUINESS JAMES MASON WITH MISS LOREN.

    MISS LOREN PROVIDED THE FESTIVAL'S FIRST BIG NEWS WHEN SHE REFUSED TO RIDE IN A ROMAN CHARIOT DRAWN BY FOUR WHITE HORSES SPECIALLY BROUGHT 500 MILES FROM PARIS TO MEET HER AT NICE AIRPORT ON HER ARRIVAL FROM ROME. SHE REMARKED CURTLY THAT A CAR WOULD BE QUICKER FOR THE DRIVE TO THE AIR TERMINAL.

    A TOTAL OF 51 FILMS - 28 FULL-LENGTH AND 23 SHORT ONES- ARE CONTENDING FOR THE MOST OUTSTANDING PICTURE IN THE VARIOUS CATEGORIES. TWENTY FIVE COUNTRIES HAVE SUBMITTED ENTRIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA57OS3ZDE3DACQVJZQQFODNM48
    Media URN:
    VLVA57OS3ZDE3DACQVJZQQFODNM48
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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