I found some lovely old Cannes photos while poking around the internet today.
Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin stroll along the beach in 1974
Paparazzi ready for action, 1962
Alfred Hitchcock in 1963
(doesn't that disembodied arm make it look like he's on his cell phone?)
Ginger Rogers fixes her hair on the beach, 1956.
Esther Williams throws autographs down to fans from a balcony in 1955
Easy Rider cast (Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson)
doing the Cannes Cannes in 1969
Arnold flexing, 1977