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Vintage Cannes: A Day at the Beach

Each year, the Cannes Film Festival is hosted at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. This building is located by the sea that's why it's no surprise to see personalities in the film industry frolicking around or relaxing by the seaside. Let's take a look at some beach photos taken through the years.

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French actress and singer Jane Birkin walks with her arm around then husband Serge Gainsbourg at the 27th Cannes Film Festival in 1974.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger poses by the beach surrounded by ladies at the 30th Cannes Film Festival held in 1977. He was there to promote ‘Pumping Iron’, a documentary that focuses on bodybuilding and bodybuilding competitions.

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Annette Vadim, a Danish actress, enjoys basking under the sun in St. Tropez with her sister Mirette Stroyberg at the 12th Cannes Film Festival held in 1959.

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American actor Kirk Douglas braids French actress Brigitte Bardot’s hair while spending a day at the beach during the 6th Cannes Film Festival held in 1953.

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A group of celebrity photographers and paparazzis position themselves on top of rock formations as they try to get the best view of celebrities they wish to capture on film.

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Kirk Douglas provides a wacky pose as actress Tilda Thamar operates the camera. This photo was taken at the 6th Cannes Film Festival in 1953.

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