James Garner & Francoise Hardy - 1966


James Garner & Françoise Hardy pose with a Formula One car during the John Frankenheimer film ‘Grand Prix’ shot in Monaco in 1966  for the Sunday Times magazine.

Françoise Hardy (b. 17 Jan 1944) born in Paris is a singer-songwriter and actress. Her musical debut was in the early 1960s with the instant hit "Tous les garçons et les filles". Hardy became a musical and fashion icon throughout the sixties during which time she made her film debut in 'Nutty, Naughty Chateau' (1963) directed by Roger Vadim. Hardy starred in a leading role in the John Frankenheimer film ‘Grand Prix’ (1966) after which she no longer wanted to make films but continued as a musician. During her career, Hardy has so far produced over 30 studio albums and is still active as a musician.

This photograph was taken by Duffy during the 1966 Monaco Grand Prix for the Sunday Times Magazine published on the 23rd of October 1968 which can be seen here. It was during this event the John Frankenheimer film 'Grand Prix' was being filmed starring James Garner, Yves Montand & Brian Bedford.

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