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Yves Montand

Yves Montand (13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991) was an Italian-born French actor and singer.

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i've just rediscovered Yves Montand. How handsome n such a voice - need to learn me some french!! Merde!!
Yves Montand - Paris At Night lyrics and translations
Next to my husband, and along with Marlon Brando, I think that Yves Montand is the most attractive man I've ever met. ©Marilyn Monroe
the only legit affair she had was a very short-term one with Yves Montand, both were married at the time. Which yes, thats bad but
"Enjoy this sparkling evening, Madame," he said. His suit was impossibly crisp in this air. The ghost of Yves Montand walks Carlton.
This is Yves Montand doing an impression of me. True
As soon as the ferry docks at Calais I become Yves Montand.
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One of the great timeless French songs: Yves Montand-La Bicyclette
GREAT ACTORS CANDIDLY:. Life is good Catherine Deneuve & Yves Montand enjoy a smoke.
bon quatorze juillet . Yves Montand day one after
If we're going French today something light and amusing to start as M. Yves Montand sends us a postcard or two.
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"Yves Montand and I would drink and hold hands while Arthur was in his study working. We always let go...
586) (Gréco and Yves Montand had already sung his ‘lyrics’) – merrily quaffing champagne, which he was happy to share. A man after Serge’s
C'est Si Bon by Yves Montand is in Market Basket, Omaha. Download it now at
Watching the 1946 French film Gates Of The Night starring Yves Montand. So that's where the song "Autumn Leaves" came from.
Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand at a press conference for Let’s...
I just listed 'YVES MONTAND on 1951 Odeon 282418 (France) - Actualites / Une Demoiselle' on eBay with
Yves Montand with Marilyn Monroe and Gene Kelly on the set of George Cukor's "Let’s make love"
Arthur Miller, Yves Montand, and Marilyn Monroe at a press...
Grand Prix is on BBC4. Has there been a cooler cast? James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand and coolest of all Toshiro Mifune.
Yves Montand, his wife Simone Signoret, Marilyn Monroe and her husband Arthur Miller at the Beverly Hills Hotel. /1960
Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret and Yves Montand at Montand’s apartment, by Bruce Davidson ht…
Eva-Marie Saint has zero chemistry w/ Yves Montand, I would have lots, he would have taken me roughly on that hillock by now.
Yves Montand watching Marilyn Monroe who’s watching Arthur Miller who’s watching Simone Signoret who’s watching Yves
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History in Photos: Yves Montand, Marilyn Monroe & Gene Kelly on the set of 'Lets Make Love' (1960)
Marilyn Monroe with Gene Kelly and Yves Montand taking a break on the set of Let's Make Love.
Le chemin des oliviers by Yves Montand on
The universe growled at me today. So I put on a vintage dress and curled my hair. Put Yves Montand on a loop. I think I won this war.
the late, great French actor/singer, Yves Montand who still leaves me breathless -
George Cukor, Yves Montand e Marilyn Monroe on the set of "Let's make love", 1960
“Yves Montand + Edith Piaf Oscar - thank you for your TL, grounding and inspiring!
Yves Montand - Talks about Marilyn Monroe on David Letterman, LATE 198Os superbe interview
“Great couple"RT The beautiful and eternal Marilyn and Yves Montand..
Yves Montand watching Marilyn Monroe watching Arthur Miller watching Simone Signoret watching Yves Montand
In this photograph, Richard Burton, right, reaches out to shake the hand of French actor and singer Yves Montand, at the Paris Opera on September 28, 1967, for the opening of "The Taming Of Shrew." Elizabeth Taylor is pictured wearing her famous million dollar cylinder of diamonds designed by Van Cleef & Arpels. Tune in to "The Taming Of Shrew," tomorrow morning at 8:15 a ET/5:15 a PT on Movies TV Network!
First and Last time I was at a Drive In was in 1969, with my parents. The film we saw was "Grand Prix", a wonderful film about the world of Formula One sports car racing...It starred Yves Montand, Eva Marie Saint,James Garner,Antonio Sabata Sr.Jessica Walter, Brian Bedford.now what made it special was where the drive in was. It was right off of a highway...so you had the sound from the screen along with the sound from the highway coming at you... It is one of my very favourite films ever made.
Marilyn Monroe, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand & Arthur Miller in Montand’s Beverly Hills Hotel apartment, photographed by Bruce Davidson, 1960!  I am not the author of these images. More on Fac...
Pit stop with Françoise Hardy John Frankenheimer's 1966 film, a fast-paced story of Formula 1 excitement, featured many genuine racing legends on set - and a young French singer by the name of Françoise Hardy... With James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Brian Bedford, Antonio Sabàto and Toshiro Mifune in starring roles, John Frankenheimer had put together an impressive international cast. Yet the real reason for the success of 'Grand Prix' - one of 1966's ten biggest box-office hits that year, winning three Oscars - was the thrill of the racing scenes, thanks in large part to help from Phil Hill: he captured real-life footage with on-board cameras at some 1966 Grands Prix, and also drove a GT40 camera car during the making of the film. Other big names making guest appearances on screen included Graham Hill, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark, Jochen Rindt and Jack Brabham. There was another reason for movie-goers to buy tickets, and that was the actress who took the role of driver's girlfriend Lisa, ...
Photo: Marilyn, Frankie Vaughan, Arthur Miller and Yves Montand during the filming of Let’s Make Love in...
"So *that's* why Yves Montand sweats so profusely! It's sheer, abject terror! Nothing to do with the equatorial climate at all."
Famous French actor Yves Montand was born in Italy as Yvo Livi.
Watching Yves Montand in Z, this guy knew how to act.
I just used to tag Syracuse by Yves Montand.
That pic reminds me a bit of The Wages of Fear, a classic 1953 French movie with Yves Montand, trucks & nitro
Le Gamin de Paris by Yves Montand on Songs of Paris (and Others)
I have the movie with me :-) Yves Montand and Irene Papas are amazing in it.
Getting classy today with a playlist made up of Nina Simone, Jacques Brel, Yves Montand, Edith Piaf. Who else should I throw in the mix?
Aake basao more nain - Yves Montand and Catherine Deneuve on the set of the movie "Le Sauvage " ( 1975 ) …
Eeek, have I been Melinda Tentree'd? Am I suddenly garbed in the oddest Cecil Beaton wardrobe? Am I courted by a terrified Yves Montand? Eek
Monday's film is Jean de Florette (PG, 1986). First in the Provincial French Drama season. Jean is a hunchbacked tax inspector from the city, who moves with his family to farm some inherited land. Unbeknown to Jean, the land is coveted by his neighbours, who plug the spring essential for the farm's survival. Faithfully adapted from Marcel Pagnol's novel by Claude Berri, Jean de Florette is the first part of a beautiful, epic morality tale, with towering performance from Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil and Yves Montand. Free admission.
Famous Armenians VI Henry Verneuil / Film Director Born Ashod Malakian to Armenian parents in Rodosto, East Thrace, Turkey. When Ashod was a little child his family moved to France and settled in Marseille. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel MAYRIG, which he dedicated to his mother and made into a 1991 film with the same name, which was followed by a sequel, 588 Rue Paradis, the following year. Henri Verneuil entered the Ecole Nationale d'Arts et Metiers in Aix-en-Provence in 1942. After graduation, he worked as a journalist, then became editor of Horizon Armenian magazine. In 1947 Henri Verneuil managed to convince the established European film actor Fernandel to appear in his first film. Later he also directed other movie stars including Jean Gabin, Yves Montand, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura (all together acting for him in "Le clan des siciliens" in 1969), Jean-Paul Belmondo ("Le Corps de mon ennemi" in 1976 and other films), Omar Sharif, Claudia Cardinale (Mayrig) and Michèle Morgan ...
Yves Montand demonstrates his advanced driving techniques.
America: "Grand Prix" with James Garner, Yves Montand, and Eva Marie Saint is on Turner Classic Movies at 3pm EST today.
Instantly makes it sound like an art film. Daniel Auteil and Emmanuel Beart as Ian and Barbara. Yves Montand as Dr Who. The Daleks all to be voiced by Gerard Depardieu. Troops of Daleks trundling down the Left Bank and exterminating people sat outside cafes discussing Baudelaire.
Translating French Pop Songs I fell through the 80’s found myself In a square where the morning mist Had that scent of Parisienne chic In this empty apartment I find the lyric, the chariot race Around the Arc de Triomphe Madelaines on the tables of super- Rich cafes, where I am transported Over airwaves - Cabrel, Brassens, Gainsbourg, stunned by lipstick Gateaux Basque and thick shellac Discs. Smarting from the sting Of cognac, Yves Montand sings About revolution and prostitution Bassline, disco beat blonde vocal Over a slab of keyboard, France Gall Jeanne Mas, forever summer Forever sugar dipped in brandy Coffee so black it destroys your soul There is no exact translation The closest I can get is wonderland
A video depicting the unrequited love between Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann.
It is going to be a frosty weekend: but fortunately, due to some recent smart buying, I have some films on DVD to watch: Divorce Italian Style (1962) with Marcello Mastroianni. Seven Beauties (1975) by Lina Wertmuller with Giancarlo Giannini. Callas (2007), a documentary by Tony Palmer. Zen (2010), the BBC TV series about an Italian detective, some of which aired on PBS. The Law - La Loi- (1959) by Jules Dassin, with Gina Lollobrigida, Marcello Mastroianni, Yves Montand and Melina Mercouri!!! What a cast!!
A scene from the film by Andre Delvaux
"The project of a daily Rouge saw the light amid this effervescence. Lenin had defined Iskra in 1903 as a ‘collective organizer’ that would arouse the whole of Russia. In spring 1975, we launched a national subscription to buy a printing press. The painter Matta gave us a canvas right off his easel. Yves Montand brought out of his pocket a bundle of notes that he handed stammering to Alain Krivine without even counting them. Michel Piccoli stood guarantee for the lease on the photo-typesetting apparatus. Alain and myself had the difficult task of soliciting Delphine Seyrig. For a whole afternoon we discussed the ills of the world without daring to broach the thorny question of the sinews of war. At the end of this over-long interview, it was she who wrong-footed us by producing a share certificate for some kind of printing cooperative (a front for a tiny Maoist organization!)." Daniel Bensaïd
Today, I'm gonna be old. Going to the shop and getting a regular cut (square in ze bach.) Gonna walk around the art museums to take it in. Pumping Tears for Fears, Christopher Cross, Toto, Queen, Donny Hathaway, Fischer-Dieskau, Yves Montand, and Stevie in the playlist. Might even go get some soup! 'Tis that kind of day.
Except she was Italian. She only lived in France. Like Yves Montand.
Yves Montand, Vivaldi, Prince, Miles Davis, and The Kinks have been on my HW playlist. My Neighbors must be confused.
Still of Catherine Deneuve and Yves Montand in Le choix des armes -
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Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians. Yves Montand
I added a video to a playlist Yves Montand - Compagnons des mauvais jours
Nothing like hearing frank Sinatra and some Yves montand in a rainy night
Poutine send us these three we will send us these three...by the way one of the Frenchies was already sent to show our good will...:)
C' Est Si Bon - (The music was written in 1947 by Henri Betti, the French lyrics by André Hornez, and the English lyrics by Jerry Seelen.) - {Wikipedia} -.-.
Gérard Dépardieu, Yves Montand and Daniel Auteuil and Emmanuelle Béart in Jean de Florette and Manon Des Sources
TVO showed WAGES OF FEAR last night, an exceptional movie, French with subtitles, Yves Montand is so young
Au Theatre De L'Etoile: A live concert from Yves Montand, an enormously popular singer in France from the 1940s ...
With a scoop cut wife-beater, makeshift ascot, and Corsican sass, Yves Montand was the original hipster. Wages of Fear (1953).
Yves Montand looks great bxwh. in a low-cut wife-beater shirt, and a bandanna tied around his neck in: Wages of Fear(1953) on
What woman, didn't have a crush on handsome, French Actor.. Yves Montand ? Wages Of Fear = one of Yves best roles! dd
Anybody remember the 50's film 'The Wages of Fear'? Fantastic story. It's on SNAM at this very moment. Stars Yves Montand when he was young.
TV Alert: Clouzot's Wages of Fear (1953) with Yves Montand on TVO (2). Trucker with a load of nitro goes boom!
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MARK SAVITT'S REVIEW OF SIREN'S HEART Siren's Heart (ASCOLS, LLC in association with Primal Scene Productions and Cinna Productions) is described as Norma Jean and Marilyn in Purgatory, Songs Marilyn Never Sang. Louisa Bradshaw as Ms. Baker/Monroe presents a woman who has had a lot of time to reflect on her self-analysis. She discovers that she was most truly alive and unselfconscious when she was performing for the troops in Korea. Perhaps live theater would have allowed her to bask in the love and trust beamed out to her immediately by her spectators. The movies always terrified her. The play and original songs by Walt Stepp generally rehash the familiar perspectives on the intelligent but insecure actress and the men who tried to control her.The focus on live performance seemed new as did some comments on Yves Montand as her dream Joe , a relaxed unparanoid Italian (by heritage) lover. Director Lissa Moira and performer Bradshaw let us see how Norma Jean knowingly created the Marilyn persona. This is m ...
You're taking a quick break and decide to watch a Serge Gainsbourg vid on You Tube. Which leads to Gilbert Becaud, Johnny Hallyday, Yves Montand, Edith P, Carla Bruni and Charles Aznavour. By then, it's time for dinner.
I still have an so I'm watching Grand Prix starring James Garner, Yves Montand, Eva Marie Saint, Brian Bedford and many others
Don't know quite why- but I've always been more partial to Jean-Paul Belmondo, or Yves Montand (more "proletariat"??)
Weird how every time I listen to Yves Montand I think of old Soviet movies. No actual or logical connection between the two, still...
You really must--IL FAUT--take this little bicycle vacation, courtesy of M. DDA of ToutSuite Social Club and M. Yves Montand. We are all looking forward to next Wednesday's Live Webcast "THE VINE TRAIL--The Path To Safe Cycling in Napa Valley" on ToutSuite.com (my personal webcast debut whe!)
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Italian-born French actor Yves Montand, who was discovered by Edith Piaf whilst working in the Marseilles docks.
Pour faire le portrait d'un oiseau by Yves Montand on
Just watched "Let's Make Love" with Marilyn and Yves Montand. So charming!
reviewing the demo mix for the french bistro feat Yves Montand, Chantal Chamberland, Gilbert Bécaud, Jezzalounge ..
Yves Montand A Paris: via What is not to like here, Paris!
If you have, deep in your heart, a soft and warm pain for a love, lost long ago.DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO. The pain will become overwhelming. This is THE so...
thanks to for embedding a video for a song I truly love, Les Feuilles Mortes -Yves Montand
Yves Montand, I love you too. Yes I'm currently watching old French movies.
Bonsoir *** ! When are you coming in the Yves Montand's country ? ;-)
Yves Montand & Gerard Depardieu about to entertain me yet again in Provence :)
For those of us who miss being in week-end! Yves Montand - Sous le ciel de Paris: via
A man can have two, maybe three love affairs while he's married. After that it's cheating. -Yves Montand
The name of the 20st Century... Yves Montand & Edith Piaf
France is well known for the movies about friendship, the works of Alain Delon, Gabin, de Funes, Yves Montand, Jean Paul Belmondo..
Fun with archives: Marilyn Monroe invites you to a cocktail party to meet Yves Montand.
Movie poster for the 1981 Alain Corneau film “Choice Of Arms” starring Yves Montand, Gerard Depardieu and Cat…
For a scene from "Let's Make Love", Gene Kelly plays himself. He must learn to sing and dance to the character played by Yves Montand to seduce Marilyn. Today we can admire beautiful pictures of these three stars. Gene Kelly seems to have fun!
Eva Marie Saint remembers ‘On the Waterfront,’ Alfred Hitchcock and Yves Montand as part of Summer Un...
Watching Grand Prix (1966). James Garner & Yves Montand have more "game" than Clooney & Pitt could muster in ten lifetimes. Elements of how it was shot sure trigger a giggle from today's perspective. That Eva Marie Saint's plucky schpiel on independence was set to titillate Montand really shows us how far we've come, non?
Romy Schneider and Yves Montand, yes. Yes, yes, a thousand times yes.
Watching Bergman and Tony Perkins w the dreamy Yves Montand in Goodbye Again. One of my faves.
Yves Montand - La Vie En Rose ( video from the film Paris, je t'aime )
Costa Gavras and Yves Montand at the 22nd Cannes Film Festival for Z in 1969.
- Costa Gavras & Yves Montand at the Cannes Film Festival for Z
a film starring Charles Boyer, Robert Stack, Glenn Ford and Yves Montand, and set in Paris..
this is paris. it is good. reminding us that beauty is bottom line for some cultures. paris is strong, modern , ancient and moving along without a whine these days. talk about aging gracefully. second day of writers workshop fellow writers from: Ghana now living in Germany, an Indian born doc, a veteran of 35 years working with the UN. A guy from my hometown of Detroit writing about Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit where he did those famous murals. The stories are impressive, the meeting space directly from a Yves Montand film with La Tour Eiffel looming like Colossos--or King Kong-- out the window. . Gourmet breakfast.. baguettes, perfect coffee,croissant-- elegant lunch,, a light salad, white wine,the perfect fish, the ultimate baguette, lots of Badoit mineral water. Some start on the Sancerre around 4 and the last hour of the seminar devolves into the grace of acceptance of understated but true privilege. what a trip i walked under the Tour Eiffel tonight and took the subway home while a bad Ed ...
Hey New Yorkers: I just saw my friend Jean Brassard tonight in his Yves Montand tribute show "The Kid from Paris". Fabulous! He is absolutely charming, all the way through this show. It's like a throwback to an era when nightclub entertainment was both sophisticated and uplifting. He's got another show on Tuesday- at the Triad on W. 72 St. Do not miss him. You will thank me! Jean and I worked together in "Jacques Brel Returns", so I knew how good he is. Even so, he exceeded my expectations!:
Wow, it seems it's not a coincidence the greatest and fascinating Pop male singers have Italian heritage, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Louis Prima, Perry Como, Michael Buble, Yves Montand, and 'Cloclo' Claude Francois... thought I was done adding names to this list!
Enjoying, what I think is one of the best race movies ever, Grand Prix - James Garner, Yves Montand, Eva Marie Saint...
A Carlos Fuentes memory from years past The San Diego Union-Tribune August 12, 1989 Saturday Joe Holley The handsome young Tijuana attorney was deeply involved in an animated lunchtime discussion a few days ago. Focused on a couple of people across the white-linen table, he noticed -- out of the corner of his eye, I suppose -- that the lady sitting to his immediate left had reached into her purse and extracted her silver cigarette case. With hardly a pause in the conversation, he slipped a lighter out of his pocket, scratched up a flame and held it for the lady to light her cigarette. It all took place, you understand, in one graceful and spontaneous motion, in much less time than it takes to read this sentence. She murmured her appreciation, and he continued talking. Sitting a couple of places down the table, I watched the suave little gesture and marveled. Bogart and Bergman came to mind. Simone Signoret and Yves Montand. Do Mexican youngsters of a certain status go to charm school, I wondered. Is it in ...
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This song is originaly composed by Joseph Kosma. The words came from Jacques Prevert. Yves Montand performed this bit in Marcel Carnes movie "Les Portes de l...
Say hello to Yves Montand and Anthony Perkins in GOODBYE AGAIN ('61) 8pm ET
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