People: Feb. 5, 1965

Swathed in furs she viewed the Bay of Angels in wintry Nice. And for Sophia Loren, 30, her dark glasses must have seemed rose-colored, because Producer Carlo Ponti, 52, has been granted French citizenship, and has carte blanche in France to marry her. He wed her before, but was forced to annul the marriage when their native Italy threatened bigamy proceedings; it does not recognize his 1957 Mexican divorce from his first wife. Carlo and Sophia celebrated with a tricolored cake, and Ponti displayed Gallic finesse when asked if they would remarry. "It is...

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