• Short Summary

    Prizes being presented at Cannes Film Festival 1966.

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    Cannes, France.

    Cannes film festival parade. Brass band marching, pretty girls parading, etc. People watching from behind a barrier. Line of flags flying. GV. Sea front in Cannes crowded with people and cars. MS. Section of the beach with people sunbathing. MS. Starlets in bikinis pose for camera. MS. Two beatniks walking along front. People walking at sea front, Japanese woman in traditional costume walking along sea front. Various close up shots of personalities picked out by camera during the Cannes Film Festival. The shots include film director Henri-Georges Clouzot, film director Robert Bresson, actor Peter Ustinov signing, actress Jeanne Moreau, Marcel Achard, composer Gilbert Becaud, film director Jean-Luc Godard and Geraldine Chaplin. MS. Sophia Loren forces her way through crowded palace foyer, followed by French writer Marcel Pagnol and Marcel Achard - they are in the jury. MS. Sophia Loren, the President of Jury, bows to audience inside the hall. Audience applauding. MS. Back view, Orson Welles receiving his prize from Jean Marais. Raquel Welch in background, she walks to Orson Welles to congratulate him. Press taking photographs. MS. Raquel Welch and Italian film director Pietro Germi pose for cameras. Jury on stage applauding. MS. Raquel Welch and French film director Claude Lelouch pose with prize. Close up shot of Claude Lelouch. Mass audience applauding. Flags flying outside. Two long shots of deserted Cannes beach except for man sweeping it.

    MS. Sophia Loren applauding.

    (Fine Grain.)

    Date found in the old record - 24/05/1966.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:35:00 / 01:39:17:00
    UN 4139 J

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  1. Unknown user says

    The 1966 Cannes Film Festival ran between the 5th and the 20th of May.

    "G Glouzot" should read Henri-Georges Clouzot.

    "P Bresson" should read Robert Bresson.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Thanks jamied - those have been corrected now.

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