Film ID:
YFA 5724

ROBIN HOOD'S BAY

1979

Visitor Tabs

Description

This is a film made by Doug and Norah Brear, members of Wakefield Cine Club, on a trip to Robins Hood’s Bay.  The film is accompanied by a commentary providing a potted history of the village and giving a tour of interesting places and features.

Title – Robin Hood’s Bay

The film begins with views over Robin Hood’s Bay.  Norah Brear descends the coastal steps that link the Bay to the Cleveland Way.  As Doug provides a potted history of the village, focusing on the smuggling, the film takes a tour of the village, pointing out interesting places and features.  It shows the Bay Hotel, The Openings, Tommy Baxter Street, The Square, Downhill Steps and Downhill Cottage, The Mariners and Westley Cottage.  Norah looks across the Bay, and then we see The Laurel and a lorry delivering barrels of beer.  Next are shown The Bolts, Tyson’s Row and the plaque for Leo Walmsley.  The film ends with more views of the Bay.

Title – Robin Hood’s Bay
Title – The End