A promotional film produced by Turners Film Productions for Vaux and Associated Breweries Limited looking back on a year of sporting success across Scotland and Northern England sponsored by Vaux. The film is introduced by the Chairman of the company, Mr Douglas Nicholson and features horse racing from both Ayr, Teesside Park near Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar, grand prix cycling from Wolsingham in County Durham, basketball, speed ice skating, clay pigeon shooting, racing pigeons, coaching, show jumping, hound racing and fell running. The film also features the 1967 Usher-Vaux Scottish Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year dinner and a visit to Bede College in Durham City to see young people in sports training.
A 30 second television advertisement produced for Vaux Breweries promoting the Vaux Championship of the North, Britain’s richest single stage cycling road race taking place around Wolsingham in County Durham.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Shepherd and Shepherdess Inn at Beamish, Co. Durham. The film begins with a horse drawn Vaux delivery wagon arriving at the inn and various patrons at the establishments enjoying pints of Vaux beers. The advertisement features ITV sports commentator Kent Walton.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Copper Beech public House at Darlington focusing on the company’s support of the local pigeon fancier club. The film shows club members sitting on benches near to the pub and beside their pigeon lofts enjoying both their hobby and a pint of Vaux alongside ITV sports commentator Kent Walton.
Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news teaser with general views of women strikers with placards picketing the Fashion Industries factory in Moreland Street, West Hartlepool. Includes sound bite from the workers' trade council branch secretary Olga Meene. This item was originally broadcast on 9 May 1977.
Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news report on a strike over pay at the Fashion Industries factory, Moreland Street, West Hartlepool. Includes footage of women workers and trades union supporters picketing outside the factory and interviews with union representatives. Peter Holland reports. This item was originally broadcast on 9 May 1977.
This filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news insert features general views of St Clare's Primary School in County Durham.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news report on the condition of housing in category 'D' villages in County Durham, including Binchester, Eldon Lane, Ferryhill Station. Interview with Durham Housing Association representative about purchasing properties in the villages from the council and their plan to re-populate, modernise and rent out the housing. This report by Roderick Griffiths includes vox pops with some residents. The item was originally transmitted on 9 May 1977.
This amateur film made by John Percival Staddon records a family trip travelling to Marsden on the north east coast and Piercebridge, on the River Tees near Darlington.
A short amateur film produced by Peter Dobing and featuring his partner and cine club colleague, George Theaker, taking part in a Co-op charity fun run for North East Cancer Research around Bishop Auckland in County Durham on the 23rd June 1985.
An amateur documentary made by Peter Dobing and George Theaker in 1990 following the closure of the Shildon Wagon Works. The film includes footage shot as part of the 150th anniversary of the wagon works on the 24th September 1983 as well as film of the ‘cavalcade of steam’ taking place in Shildon in August 1975 as part of the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Stockton and Darlington railway.
Amateur travelogue around Teesdale in County Durham filmed by Peter Dobing and George Theaker, members of Darlington Cine Club, which won an Institute Of Amateur Cinematographers Ten Best competition Gold Star Award. Footage includes High Force waterfall and sheep herding in the snow.
Amateur footage, probably filmed by a friend of James Dudfield Rose FRCS, which records an annual summer gala at Boldon; a trip to High Force waterfall; and the Venture horse-drawn stage coach (owned by Mr. Priestman of Shotley Bridge), on a journey from the Punch Bowl Hotel, Edmundbyers, where a stuffed dummy hangs from the pub sign (perhaps representing a highwayman).
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news insert of the aftermath of a car crash on Lancaster Road in Durham, broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news footage consisting of travelling shots around Spennymoor of the old Arcadia Cinema (closed around 1970) turned bingo club, a dog track, wasteland and washing in back gardens. It may have been used in a report broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news footage consisting of travelling shots around Spennymoor featuring a shopping centre, the old Arcadia Cinema (closed around 1970) turned Top Ten Bingo Club, terraced streets, and the Town Hall on the High Street covered in scaffolding. This footage may have been used in a report broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news report on the sale of Brancepeth Castle near Durham City. Includes various views of the architecture, interior, and picturesque wooded grounds of Brancepeth Castle. Alister Harrison interviews a local historian sporting a colorful kipper tie who recounts the history of the architecture and the owners of the castle.This news item was originally broadcast on 5 February 1975.
This amateur film shows the cavalcade of locomotives on show at Shildon in County Durham to celebrate 150 years of railway history in Britain. The film was produced by Stephen Fairbrother and his father, William Mercer Fairbrother.
This amateur film shows family life in a small village in County Durham, probably Cornsay Colliery, including chidren on Christmas Day, with family trips to Knaresborough and the seaside.
Amateur footage of the Durham Miners Gala in 1953 including the crowds at the Old Racecourse, gathering at the Cathedral for the special service and general views shot from Durham Cathedral tower.
This home movie filmed by Michael John Keane features his family taking a seaside holiday along the Yorkshire coast, views of a fast flowing River Tees and High Force, a trip to Stewart Park in Middlesbrough and footage from the Cleveland show. A visit to Staithes includes shots of women in traditional lace bonnets. Atmospheric views of Middlesbrough dock and the Transporter Bridge at dusk end this compilation.
An amateur film made by Chris Anderson along with his sisters Susan and Carol that looks at their home town of Bishop Auckland. The films shows many of the town attractions and shopping facilities as well as sporting and leisure activities. The final part of the film highlights the educational facilities available, from infants to adults.
Amateur film made by Bishop Auckland local Chris Anderson that records the juvenile jazz band performances and the many street parties taking place around the Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland for the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. These events were coordinated by Jackie Dodds and Dave Holder of the Bishop Auckland Family Service Unit.
Amateur travelogue by Harry A Soloman, an early member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, featuring scenes at Newcastle upon Tyne, Cullercoats, Whitley Bay, Wylam and Durham.