CHRONICLES
1971




Lady Liberty
Italian soundtrack

Cover: Tazio Secchiaroli


Bianco, rosso e...
Photo: Tazio Secchiaroli
09/71


Canzonissima
TV show

Photo: Tazio Secchiaroli


La moglie del prete
French poster



Photo Session
Rome
Photo: Francesco Scavullo
09/71


In cucina con amore
Cover: Soldati
11/71


Gades performance
Madrid
05/08/71

FILMS AND FILMING

Lady Liberty
USA, Italy, May - July


Bianco, rosso e...
Spain, Italy, September - December


FILM PROJECTS


Anna Karenina
Ponti is granted permission in 1970 to film a TV series in Russia on Anna Karenina with Sophia starring in the title role but the project aborts in 1971.


MOVIE PREMIERES

ITALY
Lady Liberty
Rome, December 22 (La mortadella)

USA
La moglie del prete
New York City (Trans-Lux), February 26 (The Priest's Wife)

FRANCE
La moglie del prete
Paris, March 3 (La femme du prêtre)


WEST GERMANY
La moglie del prete
Hamburg, March 26 (Die Frau des Priesters)


PUBLIC APPEARANCES

Biki Show in Rome - January 20
Wearing a maxi brown dress with the skirt unbuttoned Sophia steals the show as she attends the presentation of spring fashion collection by Italian designer Biki.

J.F.K Airport
- May 10
Sophia arrives in New York City where she is to shoot Lady Liberty, wearing no jewelry. She comments to journalists, "I don't like jewelry anymore. It is too dangerous... I canceled it from the dictionary" She stays at the Hampshire House again, the same place she was robbed in October 1970.

Book Promotion - December 8
Promotion of cookbook In cucina con amore with the "Gala sulla Raffaello" event which is held on a cruise boat from Genoa to Naples. Follows an evening gala where a parade of extravaganza dishes are served.

MAGAZINES COVERS

Bunte Illustrierte, Domenica del Corriere, Films in Review,
Frau / Die Aktuelle Illustrierte, Frau im Spiegel, Gaceta Ilustrada,
Das Goldene Blatt, Grand Hotel, Hola, Jours de France,
Ladies' Home Journal, Movie News, Movie Stars, La Nación, Neue Post, Oggi, Pageant, Photoplay Film Monthly, Semana, Tele Vizier, Titbits, Women's Weekly

SONGS & LP'S

Anyone
(Trovajoli, Bergmann - with the band Middle of the Road)
The song reaches the 26th position on Italian charts.

There Is a Star
(Trovajoli, Bergmann, Pes - with the band Middle of the Road)


La storia de Maddelena

(Dalla, Cellamare, Bardotti, Baldazzi)

BOOKS

In cucina con amore - November
Sophia's cooking book is released in Italy.

TV SHOWS

 Canzonissima - October 9
Guest at Italian show recorded at the Teatro delle Vittorie in Rome.
Sophia sings There Is a Star and Anyone.

EDITOR'S NOTES

Fashion
Sophia makes the cover of Ladies' Home Journal, photographed by Neal Barr, in January. In the 1970''s, often dressed by Christian Dior, Sophia appears on the cover of most fashion and women magazines as she is considered one of the world's most elegant women.

Baby of the Year
German baby food company names Carlo Jr. 1969's Baby of the Year and plans on using an Oskar Kokoschka painting of him on their products. The famous painter had been granted permission by Sophia to paint the baby for exhibit in London's Marlborough Galleries but not to appear in baby food publicity.

Kidnap Threats - February
Police guard the Villa following an intrusion by an unidentified
man and a reported kidnap threat against two-year-old Carlo.


Gades in Madrid - October
Sophia attends a live performance by the famous Spanish choreographer and flamenco dancer Antonio Gades at Florida Park in Madrid.

Ladies' Home Journal (USA)
Cover: Neal Barr
01/71


Lady Liberty
Photo: Tazio Secchiaroli
05/71


J.F. Kennedy Airport
New York City
Photo: Sasa Wargacki
10/05/71


Bianco, rosso e...
Photo: Tazio Secchiaroli
11/71


Lady Liberty
Italian poster


In cucina con amore
Promo photo session
12/71


SS Raffaello
Genoa-Naples
Photo: Tazio Secchiaroli
22/12/71


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