Do you think it’s all about Sofia Loren or Anna Magnani? I picked some of the actresses that featured the decades between the ’50s and the early ’70s (and more, as they provided, beside the beauty, to be very good). Have a look at this gallery:
Silvana Mangano was a nice dancer, in 1951she performed a dance that was recalled also in other movies, have a look here.
as we mentioned;
Anna Magnani, here with Marlon Brando
Sofia Loren , she become an real Italian icon eventually