Cannes Film Festival: The old glamour in pictures

To celebrate the kick off of this year's Cannes Film Festival we've rummaged through the archives to bring you a selection of photographs which epitomise the festival's 'old Hollywood' era.

Elizabeth Taylor, Ginger Rogers and Diana Dors are among the glamorous stars pictured in the South of France Palais enjoying cocktails, adulation from fans and fending off paparrazzi.

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