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Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on September 20, 2017 at 9:15 pm

Born in Tunisia in 1938, Claudia Cardinale first attracted attention in 1957 after winning the ‘Most Beautiful Girl in Tunisia’ contest. Her prize was a trip to the Venice Film Festival, inspiring her to pursue a career in acting. Emerging in the wake of Sophia Loren’s international success, Claudia Cardinale was originally touted as Italy’s answer to Brigitte Bardot; while never attaining a measure of global stardom comparable to either performer, she nevertheless proved herself a highly capable actress, working with many of the most renowned film-makers in world cinema. Official Claudia Cardinale.

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Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on September 16, 2017 at 11:41 am

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Claudia Cardinale, Venice 1967

In 1938, Italian on September 15, 2017 at 1:56 am

1967. Venise. Un an après avoir été membre du jury, Claudia Cardinale est de retour á la Mostra. Décontractée, au sommet de sa gloire. 1967. Venice. A year after being a member of the jury, Claudia Cardinale is back at the Festival. Casual, at the height of her glory.

 

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on September 9, 2017 at 1:04 am

24 Femmes Per Second: nouveaux postes de belles femmes chaque semaine; weekly posts of beautiful women; posti settimanali di belle donne; wöchentliche Beiträge der schönen Frauen; vecko inlägg av vackra kvinnor.

Claudia Cardinale postcard

In 1938, Italian on September 9, 2017 at 1:03 am

Born in Tunisia in 1938, Claudia Cardinale first attracted attention in 1957 after winning the ‘Most Beautiful Girl in Tunisia’ contest. Her prize was a trip to the Venice Film Festival, inspiring her to pursue a career in acting. Emerging in the wake of Sophia Loren’s international success, Claudia Cardinale was originally touted as Italy’s answer to Brigitte Bardot; while never attaining a measure of global stardom comparable to either performer, she nevertheless proved herself a highly capable actress, working with many of the most renowned film-makers in world cinema. Official Claudia Cardinale.

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on September 9, 2017 at 1:00 am

Claudia Cardinale (born 1938) is a survivor from the era when movie giants walked the earth – most of them alongside her. But where former co-stars like John Wayne, Burt Lancaster, Marcello Mastroianni and Brigitte Bardot are all retired or deceased, She has made over 135 films in the past 60 years, and still does two or three a year. Added to which, her part in classics like , The Leopard, Once Upon a Time in The West and Fitzcarraldo keep her busy on the festival and “lifetime achievement award” carousel. “I don’t want to stop!” she laughs. “This is fantastic, to continue to work. It’s important.” Why does she keep going? She laughs again. “I don’t know.” The Guardian.

Claudia Cardinale in Malibu

In 1938, Italian on September 7, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Claudia Cardinale (born 1938): briefly in Hollywood for the comedy flop Don’t Make Waves (1968).

Claudia Cardinale born 1938

In 1938, Italian on September 6, 2017 at 12:19 pm

Claudia Cardinale (born 1938) has appeared in around 90 feature films but her most productive decade remains 1960 – 1970 when she clocked up some 30 movies including the classics (1962-3), The Leopard (1963), and The Professionals (1966) co-starring with Burt Lancaster and Lee Marvin and the cult movie Once Upon a Time In The West (1968) directed by maestro Sergio Leone. Italy Magazine 2012.

Claudia Cardinale

In 1938, Italian on September 4, 2017 at 11:16 pm

Claudia Cardinale (born 1938) has appeared in around 90 feature films but her most productive decade remains 1960 – 1970 when she clocked up some 30 movies including the classics (1962-3), The Leopard (1963), and The Professionals (1966) co-starring with Burt Lancaster and Lee Marvin and the cult movie Once Upon a Time In The West (1968) directed by maestro Sergio Leone. Italy Magazine 2012.

 

Claudia Cardinale and Alain Delon, The Leopard (1963)

In 1938, Italian on August 19, 2017 at 11:43 am

The Leopard (1963). Burt Lancaster, the Sicilian Prince of Salina in 1860, places his hopes for class survival on his handsome nephew Tancredi (Alain Delon), who is about to make an advantageous marriage with the beautiful heiress Angelica (Claudia Cardinale) – for whom the prince then himself conceives a complex, enigmatic fascination. A rich and gorgeous film, crowned with a magnificent, extended ballroom scene. The Guardian.