Italian-American presenter Mike Bongiorno was one of the most popular celebrities of the Italian television.
He begin to work for RAI in the late 1940s as a radio journalist. In 1954, Mike Bongiorno became the presenter of the radio musical quiz and variety show Il Motivo In Maschera (The masked theme). The orchestra of the show was conducted by Lelio Luttazzi.
Above and below: movie posters of Stefano Canzio's Il Motivo In Maschera (1955).