Film ID:
YFA 2574



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This film features a father showing his son how to fish at the River Ure, North Yorkshire. It also includes footage celebrations after a wedding at a country hall and a travelogue of a holiday to Spain.

Title - 1963 Fishing on the Ure at West Tanfield

A man is fishing in the shallow waters of the River Ure. There is a caravan nearby, and a woman wades in the shallow end of the water with her dog. A boy and his father are fishing in the river. They use long, wooden rods. There is also footage of the surrounding countryside and flowing river. Finally, a silver car pulls the caravan up a dirt pathway.

Title - Masham Agricultural Show 1963.

Contestants parade their prize cows around the different circles. Some of the livestock wear ribbons. There are also a few hunters with a group of hounds. This is followed by a horse-jumping competition and a short parade.

Title - 6th June 1963 Reception after the wedding of Lucy M. Harrison & John Astle at Monk Fryston Hall.

The bride arrives and poses for pictures at the front of the Hall. Members of the wedding party also pose with her. After the ceremony, the guests gather outside and wait for the newlyweds to exit. Some throw confetti as the bride and groom get into a decorated car.

The next portion of the film documents a trip to Spain. Intertitles are used extensively throughout the film to describe the accompanying footage.

Title - 1963. A holiday at "Blanes" on the Spanish Costa Brava.
Title - Stayed at the - Park Hotel. Excellent hotel for food, bathing etc.
Title - The Hotel & It's [sic] surroundings.
Title - the Bathing Pool.
Title - Blanes itself is only a small resort but very pleasant. Sea front - main street & harbour.
Title - The Botanical Gardens.
Title - Looking across the bay to the Park hotel.
Title - Shots from our bedroom window.
Title - The hotel dining room.
Title - President Franco arrived on his yacht escorted by a - Destroyer. We did not see him!
Title - A day's sail up the coast on "cruceros" calling at - Lloret de Mar Tossa de Mar San Feliu
Title - The coastal scenery is very beautiful with high cliffs & sandy beaches.
Title - Lloret.
Title - Lloret. Eyes down!
Title - Tossa.
Title - San Feliu. Stayed here for lunch.
Title - Nice to get back to our hotel!
Title - Bidding "au revoir" to Mrs Plant & Edna - regret we have to follow shortly.
Title - Hope to return one day. The End.