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Arena

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Blondes - Anita Ekberg. Perhaps best remembered as the shapely blonde who waded into the Trevi Fountain in La Dolce Vita , fifties sex symbol Anita Ekberg became a Hollywood icon and a cult figure in European cinema.
This portrait, which concludes the documentary trilogy about screen sirens, tracks down the reclusive Swede in Italy and traces the path of a career that began to take off when she won a Miss Sweden beauty contest. Ekberg talks candidly about growing old, surviving personal disappointment, and the pressure that comes with being recognised as one of the world's most beautiful women.
Director Nicola Roberts ; Producer Anthony Wall (S) (W)

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Unknown: Anita Ekberg.
Unknown: La Dolce Vita
Unknown: Anita Ekberg
Director: Nicola Roberts
Producer: Anthony Wall

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