Film ID:
NEFA 20463

TYNEMOUTH AND BAMBURGH

1959

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Description

A short amateur film documenting a man’s departure by ship from the Newcastle Quayside aboard the ferry Parkeston, busy seaside scenes at Tynemouth, and a brief look around the village of Bamburgh in Northumberland. The film features a pre-dominantly musical soundtrack, and a few sound effects of the sea.

Title (animated, with logo watermark): Institute of Amateur Cinematographers / A Member’s Film

Title: Brytor Productions

View from inside a house of a woman reading a newspaper whilst sitting on a porch outside. A man leaves a house, tips his hat, and opens the garden gate.

At a dockside (probably at Newcastle Quayside), a man boards a ferry. The man waves his hat from the top deck of the ship. A car is hoisted on board the ship by a crane. A shot follows of the ship’s bow and name, Parkeston.

View of the Tyne bridges from Newcastle Quayside.

Views of other cars being loaded onto the ship.

Views of the sea crashing over rocks.

Brief shot of people outside the Tynemouth Model Boat Club clubhouse inspecting model boats.

Panoramic view of Tynemouth beach, busy with tents and visitors.

View of cars circling a roundabout.

Panoramic views of Tynemouth Bathing Pool, and of Tynemouth beach.

View of a red double decker bus driving along a road.

Panning panoramic view of the beach.

Close-up shot of a road sign, “Bamburgh”.

Views of the village, the castle, and the sea crashing over rocks. A girl has collected some seaweed, and walks toward camera over the coastal rocks.

Interior and exterior views follow of St Aiden’s Church in Bamburgh and shot of the stained glass windows.

The film ends with a sequence of shots of arranged flowers indoors, and garden flowers outdoors swaying in the breeze.

Title: (IAC watermark): The End