The Cannes International Film Festival is underway in France and the film and star promotions are continuous in front of the news cameras and behind the scenes.
GV: Cannes seafront, with crowds watching fashion show (2 shots)
SV: Crowds surrounding models, and pretty woman on beach. (3 shots)
GV:Topless lady walking through water
GV: Sign on building advertising 33rd International Festival of Film
GV: Bob, Fosse and Roy Scheider with hands raised in triumph pose for photos and walk down steps.
SU PULL OUT TO GV: Marcello Mastroianni (left) and Frederico Fellini (centre) and Anne Prucnal arrive and pose for photographs. (3 shots)
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Background: The Cannes International Film Festival is underway in France and the film and star promotions are continuous in front of the news cameras and behind the scenes. Would-be film stars see the chance to display their physical virtues while stars on the arms of directors, producers or leading men make their grand entrances. Nothing seems to change but the new films chosen each year, to represent the best cinematography in the world. This year, there are several films, all believed to be odds-on favourites to win the coveted Golden Palm Award.
SYNOPSIS: The beach at Cannes proves to be the focal point for relaxation, and a chance to catch up on the latest in French fashions.
Professional sin the industry, when not viewing or promoting their film, can be found soaking up the sun, jogging or playing a friendly game of football.
And there's plenty of scope for girl-watching.
Cannes is the oldest and biggest of all film festivals.
Bob Fose, 52-year-old American Choreographer shares the spotlight with the star of his musical comedy "All That Jazz", Roy Scheider. His film a futuristic look at an order dancer who finds life difficult to bear, was photographed by Frederico Fellini's top cameraman. It is said to bear a striking resemblance to Fosse's own life.
Fellini's arrival for the showing of his film "La Cite des Femmes" proved an event in itself, in an unusually calm festival. His two-stars, Marcello Mastroianni and Anne Prucnal accompanied him, the three attracting a crush of pro-Fellini film-goers.