A short promotional film by Derek Mathieson for the RAC / ACU motorcycle training scheme in Darlington. The film shows pupils learning to handle various types of motorbike at a training centre and out on the road around the town.
An amateur film made by Michael Gough of his and wife Linda's honeymoon to North Africa where they visit Tangiers and Morocco followed by Gibraltar and then Malaga on the Costa del Sol in Spain.
An amateur film made by Michael Gough, accompanied by the music of Vivaldi, about the tourists who visit the city of Venice in Italy. The film shows views around the city on land as well as water and includes views of the many visitors who come to the city.
A home movie by Michael Gough of a family holiday to Holland accompanied by a street organ musical track. During their holiday they visit a number of traditional markets in towns such as Gouda and Edam and take part in a flower festival in the town of Rijnsburg. The film ends with a trip on the canals around Amsterdam and the family feeding pigeons.
The gender roles are reversed in this 1950s short amateur film by Leonard Winter that stages a narrative scene for the camera on a family’s seaside holiday with his wife and daughter, camping at St Crispin’s Camp. Leonard Winter was also involved in the Cleveland Cine Club. This film is part of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA) collection.
This amateur compilation by filmmaker Ronald Pringle includes experiments in filming from a television screen as well as footage of a students' rag day in Glasgow, and town and country landscapes in Scotland, particularly in the Glasgow area.
This film by amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle records holidays and excursions to the Scottish countryside and coast. Many destinations are within the vicinity of Glasgow, others are further afield.
Amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle records a number of excursions out in the Scottish countryside and coast during the spring and summer of 1974.
Film maker Ronald Pringle presents more film of holidays and excursions in Scotland, north west and south west England.
This film by Ronald Pringle is amateur footage of snow-covered landscapes, an urban garden, Scottish wildlife and Ailsa Craig the volcanic island and Royal Society for the Protection of Birds reserve south of the Isle of Arran.
The films represented here by amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle appear to be additional footage, possibly edited from other films in the collection shot between the 1960s and 1970s.
Two short amateur films by Kenneth Osborne-Grant begins with a holiday to Brighton including views of airplanes taking off. The second film shows a wedding in which the guests are filmed arriving, the bride and groom being photographed and then being driven away.
This film is of a visit to Brussels in Belgium by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote. The film may have been produced during the time she was working with UNESCO or UNICEF.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote shows the Catalonian coastal village of Sant Feliu and the sardine fishermen who make a living from the sea.
This film by Lilian Wincote of South Shields is of a visit to Ravello, a resort town set 365 metres above the Tyrrhenian Sea by Italy’s Amalfi Coast, and is home to iconic cliffside gardens.
This is a film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote showing the sights and attractions in Bruge in Belgium.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote records a visit to Venice. All the well known landmarks in this historic place are captured.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote is of a visit to the Amalfi coast in Southern Italy. Views of the coast and the old town of Amalfi appear in the film.
This film by South Shields filmmaker records a visit to Dubrovnik on the Adriatic coast during August and September of 1965. At the time of filming Dubrovnik was in Yugoslavia, but is now in Croatia.
An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club of a trip to the Farne Islands on the 29th June 1969. From the village of Seahouses the group travel by fishing boat, first to Inner Farne and then onto Staple Island. They visit St Cuthbert’s Chapel, but the majority of the film focuses on the wildlife and the many breeding sea birds and their chicks including terns, arctic terns, kittiwakes, European shag’s, puffins, cormorants and grey seals.
A film by the Cleveland Cine Club shot at a number of outdoor locations where the camera focuses on only the legs and feet of the people walking past.
An amateur film produced by members of the Cleveland Cine Club of a boat trip downstream along the River Tees on 7th May 1979. The film captures the industrial landscape of the area and passes under both the Newport and Transporter Bridges. As the boat travels further downstream larger cargo ships are moored at Tees Dock on the north bank of the river, while on the south side there are views of the Shell Teesport Refinery.
This film made by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson, although concentrating on activities in and around Newcastle also includes footage of a restored horse drawn mail coach, and the launch of a large tanker, possibly the Esso Northumbria. Footage also includes some film taken of stations on the well known North Tyneside railway loop, north of Newcastle.
This film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates on steam engines and trains working throughout the North East region and beyond. Some filmed events include special railway enthusiasts excursions.
This film by filmmaker and railway enthusiast Chris Lawson shows working steam engines in the Tyneside area, with other footage showing lines and engines further afield, including Tebay on the West side of England and also the some final activity on a railway line about to close in Derbyshire.