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Leering at The Lérins Island

  Oh, look there! It's the Lerins Islands, just a half mile off shore. If you were looking at them through binoculars in 1954, you might have caught a glimpse of Simone Silva flashing the paparazzi in a photo shoot with the hunky Robert...
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13 Ιούνιος 2013, 9:33pm

Oh, look there! It's the Lerins Islands, just a half mile off shore. If you were looking at them through binoculars in 1954, you might have caught a glimpse of Simone Silva flashing the paparazzi in a photo shoot with the hunky Robert Mitchum.  It being 1954, Silva's bare skin actually caused a fight among the photogs that left a few with broken bones, and secured Cannes's reputation as a sexy, sexy place. Bridget Bardot's debut the same year probably didn't hurt either. Oh, and while we're at it, we should mention that the largest island, Ile St. Marguerite, is the home of Fort Royal, the fortress prison that once held DiCaprio muse "The Man in the Iron Mask," of whom little is known, other than that he never got his kit off for Robert Mitchum.