Keystone / Getty Images Two women hailing a Vespa Taxi-Scooter, in Milan. April 1952. Paul M. Pietzsch/Hulton Archive / Getty Images Holidaymakers on the beach at Positano. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images Two musicians play instruments in Calabria, southern Italy. Circa 1950. Keystone / Getty Images The Reschen Lake in southern Tyrol, which covers the sunken village of Graun, on August 13, 1953. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images A shoeshine boy from Calabria. Circa 1950 Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images A group of boys playing in a village band. Circa 1950. Picture Post/Hulton Archive / Getty Images A man sells cherries from a market stall in Naples. Circa 1952. Enzo Graffeo / Getty Images A Catholic nun in Rome. 1955. Enzo Graffeo/BIPs / Getty Images Sophia Loren on location at Ostia Antica for the filming of 'La Fortuna di Essere Donna' with the French actor Charles Boyer. Afp / AFP / Getty Images British violonist Yehudi Menuhin and his wife Diana eating spaghetti before a concert the Maestro gave in Venice. Staub/Three Lions / Getty Images Wedding guests on the steps of the church in Piana dei Greci, Sicily. Circa 1950. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images The son of a fisherman looks after his two sisters whilst his parents work in the seas off Calabria. Circa 1950. Felix Man/Hulton Archive / Getty Images A stall holder selling live crabs at a market in an Italian fishing town. Circa 1950. Three Lions / Getty Images Girls on the Venetian island of Burano learning the art of making lace. Circa 1954. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images Young Italian men having lunch in a cafe in Rome and reading the communist paper 'Unita' and the socialist 'Avanti'. Circa 1955. Keystone / Getty Images A young barber at work on an elderly client in Italy. 1955. Vecchio/Three Lions / Getty Images The bustle of tourists, pigeons, and public servants in Venice. Circa 1955. Vecchio/Three Lions / Getty Images Three priests during a visit to Vatican City. Circa 1955. Nocella/Three Lions / Getty Images A tour boat leaves harbor for the 'Blue Grotto' on the isle of Capri. Circa 1955. Enzo Graffeo/BIPs / Getty Images Italians celebrate a May Festival in the village of Bucchianico, near Chieti in Abruzzo. May 1957. Three Lions / Getty Images A small boy plays with the pigeons in the Piazza del Unita, Trieste. Circa 1950. Koenig/BIPs / Getty Images A schoolboy walks through the rain in Saint Mark's Square, Venice. March 1958. Three Lions/Hulton Archive / Getty Images A group of unemployed men playing cards on a street corner, Sicily. Circa 1955. Keystone/Hulton Archive / Getty Images Portrait of Italian actress Giovanna Ralli sitting on a stone step. May 1955. Stf / AFP / Getty Images Italian driver Alberto Ascari steers his Lancia at the finish line of the 1000 Miles race in Rome. May 1954. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images A gondolier navigates his way through Venice. Circa 1950. Enzo Graffeo/BIPs / Getty Images Italians celebrate a May Festival in the village of Bucchianico, near Chieti in Abruzzo. May 1957. AP Photo/B Italy's Fausto Coppi finishing the seventeenth lap of the bicycle race across Italy. June 1952. Nocella/Three Lions / Getty Images A gondolier plies his trade. Circa 1955. Patrick Miller/Archive Photos / Getty Images Laundry is pinned across an entire building on wash day in Sicily. 1955. AP Photo Italian film stars Vittorio Gassman and Silvana Mangano wait for a take in Venice. February 1954. Arie Van Vliet/BIPs / Getty Images Italian hotelier, Luigi Brandijlioni, in his hotel on the mountains above Lake Garda. 1955. Enzo Graffeo/BIPs / Getty Images Sophia Loren on location at Ostia Antica for the filming of 'La Fortuna di Essere Donna'. 1955. AP Photo/Lucio D'Aloisio Famous Italian film and stage actress Anna Magnani in Rome. January 1952. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images A pair of priests read 'L'Osservatore' outside St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Circa 1955. Evans/Three Lions / Getty Images An Italian man watches an American tourist walking her poodle down the Spanish Steps in Rome. Circa 1955.