Audrey Hepburn on location for Funny Face in 1956 in a perfectly accessorised yellow print dress
Funny Face is back in cinemas, including an extended run at BFI Southbank, from 28 February.
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Contact print showing Hepburn dancing. Hepburn plays a Greenwich Village bookshop clerk who is discovered by style photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) and whisked off to Paris on a fashion shoot
Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn at the Eiffel Tower, where the climax to the song ‘Bonjour Paris’ was filmed
Kay Thompson (who plays magazine editor Maggie Prescott), Astaire and Hepburn dancing underneath the Eiffel Tower
Astaire and Hepburn chat on the set for a boho Parisian café
Hepburn’s personal makeup artist Wally Westmore applies her mascara. He was known to separate each of her eyelashes with a sewing pin so that the results would look more defined on camera. Westmore also worked with Hepburn on Roman Holiday (1953) and Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
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Hepburn and Astaire chat over coffee
Hepburn and Astaire on location at the Eiffel Tower
Hepburn with fashion photographer Richard Avedon. Avedon was the inspiration for Dick Avery, the character played by Fred Astaire