This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley while on a trip of historical sites around the Mediterranean on the way to, and finishing up at, Athens. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here on their summer holiday - it shows their journey down through London and Southampton to Bournemouth and back.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1960. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday with Norman and Minnie Ashworth - in Paris.
[Norman Ashworth was Ron's business partner - R.S. Kitchen Ltd - he was also a founder member of Associated Dairies before it became ASDA.]
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This film was taken during a 1961 Blenheim Boys School trip to Germany and includes footage during their days out sight-seeing.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.