This film presents a portrait of Knaresborough, contrasting the summer and winter. The film is accompanied by a commentary on the attractions of Knaresborough its surroundings.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
This is a documentary on the restoration of the 18th century Beningbrough Hall. It shows the Hall and grounds before and after the restoration, and the opening ceremony.
Made in 1970, this is a documentary presenting the sites and monuments of York. Included is footage of the Mystery Plays, the historic city walls and bars, market stalls, and scenes in and around the city centre. The film is accompanied by a commentary explaining the historical importance of the sites included in the documentary.
This film contains footage of Filey and Scarborough beaches and the recreational activities offered by both seaside destinations. Also included are brief scenes of York and its famous city walls.
This is a film of a day at Belle Vue Zoological Centre in Manchester. It shows many of the animals that are housed there along with all the visitors that the zoo attracts. The second sequence is of Fountains Abbey and has many shots concentrating on the architecture of the building as well as the visitors to the attraction on the sunny afternoon.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. This film features footage of the Great Yorkshire Show and a trip to the Epworth Old Rectory, home of the Wesleys.
This is a film of a group of people in the countryside and visiting Fountains Abbey.
Monday 17 June, 1963 - Features the opening of York Castle Museum with the Lord Mayor and Barbara Kelly. The day's events include opeing of the King William Pub, a speech by Kelly, and theatrical productions including child theatre.
At the Hazelbush Travel Bureau, many groups of tourists and families enjoy mealtime in the midst of their travels.
This film begins at St. Abbs with a fishing adventure and moves onto Clifton Bridge for its grand opening.
This film was made by York photographer and filmmaker May Webb. It features many different key sites around the city of York as well as part of the Mystery Plays and other theatrical events.
An Aqua Photo Film presentation, this film features many of the key attractions around the city centre of York.
This film is a series of short newsreel type features on local events in Pickering between 1972 and 1975. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
An award winning film made by Ernest Taylor of holidays in Bournemouth, Bridlington and Scarborough.
This programme takes a look at the National Viking Centre Museum in York as it nears completion. The film shows the Museum being completed on the space of the archaeological dig site in Coppergate, York. It features interviews with many of those involved in the planning and construction of the Museum, explaining how it aims to preserve the remains of Jorvik, the Viking capital over 1000 years ago.
This film is from the Cyril Higginson collection and contains footage of various well-known Yorkshire locations including Bolton Abbey, Knaresborough and Scarborough.
This film is described by its maker, Eric Hall, as a pictorial magazine of some Yorkshire towns and people. The film is a tour of some of Yorkshire's well known sights, featuring York and the Mystery Plays, Harewood House, Bolton Abbey, Studley Park, Whitby, Harrogate, a Yorkshire tinker, Skipton Castle, archery and country dancing at Bolton Castle, Ilkley Bathing Pool and harvesting.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film includes footage taken in Scotland, a day out in Scarborough, and some of London's famous sites including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
This film shows different places and events in the city of York. Many of York's historic landmarks are included as well as scenes of the Mystery Plays, the Regatta, and unique footage of the open-air market.
This is a film of the Rowntree Dunollie Rest House in Scarborough and includes footage of the Official Opening in 1947 and the activities of the Home and residents. Those who worked for Rowntrees were also part of a community within which the welfare and interest of employees are cared for in many ways both at work and after. The company was behind the creation of local schools, sports clubs, libraries and art houses, and in 1947, a new departure a holiday home in Scarborough to provide a sanctuary for those suffering with stress and ill health.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film gives the viewer a guided tour to the town of Harrogate, particularly showing it as a beautiful and exciting place to visit.
This film shows people working on the creation of a screening room for the Harrogate Amateur Cine Society.
This film illustrates the change between winter and spring in Yorkshire, with a family enjoying a day in York.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a trip by his family and a group of friends to Ramsgill, passing through the village of Coxwold and finishing up at Byland Abbey.