Stunning Old Photos of Sophia Loren
Loren during a promotional trip to New York City, 1954.
Demonstrating her billiards skills for American soldiers, 1954.
Arriving via water taxi to the 1955 Venice Film Festival.
Loren ascended to stardom when she attended the 1955 Cannes Film Festival and became the most-photographed guest at the event.
The 1955 melodrama The River Girl stars Loren as a pregnant peasant girl who seeks revenge against the lover who deserted her.
Loren with With Jayne Mansfield at a 1957 dinner hosted by Paramount Pictures to welcome Loren to Hollywood.
Loren in 1958.
During a promotional trip to Los Angeles in 1958.
On the set of Heller in Pig Tights, a 1960 Western filmed in lavish Technicolor.
Loren on the set of the 1962 anthology Boccaccio ’70, where she appeared in a segment directed by longtime collaborator Vittorio De Sica.
Sporting a fur coat with a matching cap in Milan, 1962.
Loren adjusting her stockings in a scene from 1963’s Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.
Loren in hair and make-up for her role as Lucilla in 1964’s The Fall of the Roman Empire.
Loren on the set of 1964’s Matrimonio all'italiana (Marriage Italian Style), directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Arriving at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival.
Loren, who once famously quipped “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti,” prepares an Italian dish, 1965.
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