An amateur film by George Theaker and Peter Dobing that records a fun 'It's a Knockout' style contest between local youth club teams taking place in the grounds of Haughton Comprehensive School in 1974.
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.
An amateur travelogue by Peter Dobing and George Theaker takes us on the trail of British explorer Captain James Cook's early life and career in Yorkshire, taking in Marton, Easby Moor in the Cleveland Hills, Staithes, Wheeldale Moor, and Whitby.
A short amateur documentary produced by Peter Dobing and George Theaker, looking back on the heyday of cinema in the town of Darlington and the problems facing the business in the late 1980s. The film begins with footage of the last day of the Odeon Cinema in Darlington which closed in 1981. This is followed by a history of cinema projection in the town using both contemporary film as well as historic images of the many cinemas. The film ends with a view of a local video shop, the latest threat to cinema attendance, but finishes on a positive note with regards plans for a new cinema for the town.
An amateur record by George Theaker and Peter Dobing of a fun 'It's a Knockout' style contest between local youth club teams taking place in the grounds of Haughton Comprehensive School in Darlington in 1975.
An amateur record by George Theaker and Peter Dobing of a fun 'It's a Knockout' style contest between local schools teams taking place in the grounds of Haughton Comprehensive School, in 1978.
An amateur film produced by Peter Dobing and George Theaker of the Darlington Cine Club recording an open day for visitors at the volunteer-led Tees Cottage Pumping Station, a Victorian waterworks in Darlington, which also has a blacksmith's workshop.
An amateur record of the Jeff Brownhut Promotions '79 Spectacular weekend event at South Park, Darlington, on Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd June 1979, which includes fairground rides, a promotional (Osram) balloon ride, stunt riders and an aeronautical display.
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 produced by George Theaker and Peter Dobing showing the construction of the Cornmill Shopping Centre in Darlington on the site of the historic Darlington Co-Operative Society department store. The film features views inside the store, most likely filmed shortly after its closure in April and May 1986. Demolition and construction work on the new shopping centre began in 1989 and it was officially opened to the public in 1992. The final part of the film gives a brief history of the market town through the use of archival drawing, paintings and photographs.
Amateur documentary film produced by Peter Dobing and George Theaker recording rehearsals and preparations for the pantomime ‘Aladdin’ produced and directed by Muriel Jones and Brian Kent and performed by residents of the village of Haughton-le-Skerne in Darlington. It took place in the village hall on Stockton Road.
This short amateur film by George Theaker and Peter Dobing records the sea life found at the edge of the shore from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland, and includes digging for cockles.
This film is an amateur promotion of the varied roles for volunteers with the National Trust Yorkshire, filmed by volunteers John Alcock, Peter Dobing, George Theaker. Includes footage of musicians rehearsing for a performance, wood conservation, Malham Tarn Nature Reserve, restoration and preservation at the Treasurers House in York, the landscape at Roseberry Topping and Rievaulx Abbey in the North Yorkshire.
Amateur film by Jarrow-born James Dudfield Rose of the Boldon Cricket, Tennis, Bowling Club Grand Gala Day, South Tyneside, on Wednesday 6 July 1933 featuring ladies & gents cricket match and a game of Shove Ha'penny.
Amateur film of a cruise to the Farne Islands from Seahouses featuring Elsie Adelaine Richardson (future wife of the filmmaker), shot by James Dudfield Rose with intertitles by Elsie. Includes some footage of Souter Lighthouse and lobster fishermen at Seahouses.
Amateur footage by Jarrow-born James Dudfield Rose, probably filmed on a holiday trip towards the end of 1930s, recording Alnwick, Berwick and the surrounding area of Northumberland, close to Dunstan Hall, which became the filmmaker's home in 1950. Includes the Lion Bridge over the River Aln. This film of the visit ends at the Scottish fishing village of St Abbs.
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).
Amateur narrative home movie by James Dudfield Rose of a typical Sunday at home at 'Ruskin House' in Croft Terrace, Jarrow, with his parents (Jim Dudfield Rose Senior, a former pharmacist at 18 Ormonde Street, East Jarrow, and his wife Mary Ann nee Skelland), featuring Sunday lunch, gardening, listening to the radio and tea in the garden. In the evening the family, (including James Jnr and fiancée Elsie Adeline Richardson) get together, James Jnr editing film footage and Elsie hand painting the colorful title cards, whilst the parents settle in with knitting and the radio.
Amateur footage of baby playing on a beach on the north east coast, probably Northumberland, possibly the grandaughter of James Dudfield Rose.
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 TV news insert of a warehouse in North Ormesby on Teesside gutted by fire, broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news insert of building work commencing at the College of Education, Flatts Lane, Normanby on Teesside, broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news inserts of the Northern Arts Council Futurismo 1909-1919, Exhibition Of Italian Futurism, Exhibition held at Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, November 4 to December 8, 1972, broadcast on 13 November 1972. Also includes travelling shots through unidentified location.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news report presented by Charlotte Allen on the Northern Arts Council Futurismo 1909-1919, Exhibition Of Italian Futurism, held at Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, November 4 to December 8, 1972, broadcast on 13 November 1972. Includes many stills of the paintings and other art works on display.