Yestarday's famous guests...

Charlie Chaplin...

...Charlie Chaplin on Via Vittorio Emanuele

Faye Dunaway...

...A young Faye Dunaway strolling along the streets of Capri. This was the Sixties and, after having created an uproar with "Bonni and Clyde", alongside Warren Beatty, she was getting ready for another great success with LittleBig Man, with Dustin Hoffman.

Grace Kelly e Ranieri di Monaco...

The complete Grimaldi family. Grace Kelly is the star of "high society" bu, behind appair of dark sunglasses, she maintains her anonymity, to play the role of the affectionade mother.

Gracie Field

Greta Garbo...

...Withdrawing from the scene when she was only 36 years old, at the height of her success, Greta Garbo was often seen on Capri.

Jack Lemmon...

...While his fans waited to be thrilled by "Some Like it Hot", Jack Lemmon, a real connoisseur of good food, always went to the best restaurants on Capri, where he could find a table reserved for him and his friends.

Jacqueline Kennedy...

...No one has ever been so popular on Capri as Jacqueline Onassis. Here, in a jewellery shop on Capri.

Jacqueline Kennedy...

Jackie Onassis, Kennedy's widow, a regular visitor to Capri and always at the center of attention, often took the chair-lift to Mote Solaro or browsed through the little shops in Via Le Botteghe.

Jacqueline Kennedy...

...in the shops of Via Le Botteghe

Jane Russel...

..."Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" raged in the movie theaters and Jane Russel, after completing her role together with Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn and Elliot Reid, strolled along Via Vittorio Emanuele, hiding her chestnut colored hair under a new straw hat.

Kirk Douglas...

...The great movie stars have always felt a certain kind of attraction for the Piazzetta of Capri. At the beginning of the Fifties, Kirk Douglas, who had just finished filming "The big Sky", directed by Howard Hawks, often sat at the table at the Gran Caffè Bar with his friends.

Lana Turner e Lex Barker...

..Escaping from the polyester jungle of the Hollywood studios, where he played Tarzan throughout the Fifties, Lex Barker enjoys a relaxing vacation on Capri, accompanied by Lana Turner, the star of "Peyton Place" whom he married in 1953.

Liz Taylor...

...Liz Taylor strolling along the streets of Capri

Liz Taylor...

...The hotels of Capri have always played host to the stars. Here, Liz Taylor poses on the stairs of Hotel Morgano Tiberio. She is accompanied by her second husband, actor Michael Wilding whom she married in 1952.

Rita Hayworth...

..Rita Hayworth, the sensuous star of "Gilda" and "The Lady from Shanghai", also succumbed to the charm of Capri. During her stay on Capri, in the Fifties, she was already divorced from Orson Welles, a talented artist but overbearing husband.

Shelley Winters...

...Husband and wife for only three years, from 1957 to 1960,
Anthony Papaleo, known as Anthony Franciosa, and Shelley Winters
extended their honeymoon on Capri and were guests of the La Palma Hotel. American newspapers were delivered to the hotel on request by the actor.

Sophia Loren and Clark Gable...

...When this rare photograph was taken, in March 1960, Sophia Loren and Clark Gable were both on Capri, filming in "La baia di Napoli", along with Vittorio De Sica.
Loren, highly acclaimed by the critics and the public for "La donna del fiume" and "Pane, amore e...", was being fought over by the greatest Italian and foreign directors.
That same year she would win an Oscar with La Ciociara.

Soraya, princess of Persia...

..Soraya, the Princess of Persia, visiting the Grotta Azzurra. She will soon repudiated, since she was unable to give her husband an heir to the throne.


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