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27 Perfectly Retro Pictures From The Cannes Film Festival

A journey back to the glory days of the Cannes Film Festival, presented by Getty Images.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger shows off his muscles during the 38th Cannes Film Festival in 1977, at which he presented the documentary Pumping Iron.

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Left: American film producer Mike Todd kisses his wife, actor Elizabeth Taylor, at the Cannes Film Festival in 1957. Right: French actor Catherine Jourdan sits for a portrait by the shore in 1978.

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Clients wait for their hair to dry at an open-air salon overlooking the Mediterranean Sea during the Cannes Film Festival in 1958.

Left: Dustin Hoffman poses with his wife, Anne Byrne, at their hotel swimming pool during the 1975 Cannes Film Festival. Right: Festivalgoer Sylvia Casablancas enjoys some spaghetti at a party hosted by French photographer Louis Dalmas in 1960.

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Actor Robert Redford, director Sydney Pollack, and pianist Arthur Rubinstein and his wife, Nela, pose for a photo at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972.

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From left to right: Dennis Hopper, Feliciano, Peter Fonda, J. Jefferson, and Jack Nicholson dance in unison while promoting the film Easy Rider in 1969.

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Filmmaker Roman Polanski (center) poses with British actor Francesca Annis and British actor Jon Finch during the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, where he presented his film Macbeth.

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