Rare snapshots of the Venice Film Festival in its vintage heyday
The world's oldest film festival attracts some of the biggest names in world cinema
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The International Venice Film Festival, founded in 1932, is the world's oldest film festival and one of the big European three, alongside Cannes and Berlin. The annual movie showcase attracts some of the biggest names in world cinema: A-list actors, actresses, and directors, as well as a wealth of celebrity artists, entertainers, and musicians.
Some of the most memorable editions of the festival took place during the 1950s and early 1960s during Hollywood's Golden Age, when familiar big-screen heartthrobs from America rubbed shoulders with the finest and most respected names working on the continent. In this gallery, let's reload the camera and admire these rare snapshots from previous editions. Click on for more.
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