international relations

John Ellis: The international celebrities that descended on Melbourne for CICD launch

  • Posted on: 1 August 2016
  • By: Staff Writers

The week-long conference that launched CICD in 1959 was a major celebrity event, which included appearances from a star of Hollywood and the West End, a Nobel Prize winner, an Olympic coach, a retired Air Marshall and a famous playwright. Veteran photographer and CICD foundation member John Ellis recalls the proceedings.