60 Rare Historical Photos That You Probably Haven't Seen Before
A very happy little French girl holding her kitty, 1959.
The year was 1959 - back in a simpler time when little French girls enjoyed hugging cats. Yes, back before an image like this would get a million likes on social media, people of France had to enjoy this photo - one set of eyeballs at a time. And what was there not to be happy about in France during 1959? This was the peak of French New Wave cinema that brought the world the likes of such legendary filmmakers as Alain Resnais, Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, and Éric Rohmer. New Wave was one of the most influential movements in the history of cinema; and brought to light the existential moments everyday life - such as the childhood fondness of hugging a cat.
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