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Cannes Is For Lovers: The Festival's Legendary Romances

People Logo People | Slide 1 of 6: <p>Around The World In 80 Days launched its international release at Cannes in 1957 with a spectacular gala screening. Elizabeth Taylor (who wasn't in the film) and husband Mike Todd (who produced it) literally "owned the palace," as they say. Todd died in a plane crash in March of the following year.</p>

Elizabeth Taylor and Mike Todd

Around The World In 80 Days launched its international release at Cannes in 1957 with a spectacular gala screening. Elizabeth Taylor (who wasn't in the film) and husband Mike Todd (who produced it) literally "owned the palace," as they say. Todd died in a plane crash in March of the following year.

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