The Story of diplomacy

Australia, 1966

Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Traces the history of diplomacy from the days of early Greek and Egyptian civilization. The establishment of resident ambassadors abroad, the introduction of congresses and the “balance of power”, the revolt against secrecy after World War I, resulting in the League of Nations and later the United Nations. Emphasises the continuing importance of individual negotiations. Narrated by Alastair Duncan.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection


In ACMI's collection



John Martin-Jones

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit


Ian Dunlop



Production places
Production dates

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url= |title=The Story of diplomacy |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=30 May 2023 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}