August, 1960. In the middle of the economic boom the XVII Olympic Games opened in Rome. There were 5000 athletes competing and the Italian Team conquered 13 gold medals, 10 silver medals and 13 bronze medals. Istituto Luce realizes the official film of the event, with a magnificent producing effort, and with this work it achieves success all over the world and a nomination to the 1961 Academy Awards edition.
The Lazio Region, one of Italy's most important realities, invests in its productive resources.