This film is a travelogue documentary which takes the audience on a descriptive and scenic journey through rural and historic Yorkshire.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family holiday touring Ireland, featuring his children Rachel and John. They visit many historic sites, including the Puck Fair at Killorglin.
In his film The East Riding, filmmaker A.R. Smith focuses on the industrial landscape of the Riding including the agriculture and fishing industries. Also featured is the architecture in Beverley, Hull, and the villages in the surrounding area.
Made by Laurie Wright, this travelogue features some of the scenic and well-known sites of the Yorkshire Dales.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wharfedale and its many scenic attractions.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Patterdale & Hellvelyn at a time before mass tourism.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film is a travelogue around some of Yorkshire's most famous sites including footage of Harrogate, Knaresborough, and Fountains Abbey among other notable locations.
Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film contains footage of the Colne Valley area near Huddersfield. It captures the landscape and local activities throughout the seasons of the late 1950s and includes extensive footage of the buildings, towns, countryside and residents.
Despite the title, this film shows several interesting places in the North Riding of Yorkshire during the early part of the 20th century. Destinations include Richmond Castle and the Waterfalls at Aysgarth.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of a Holiday in Tyrol.
This short film shows the village of Chapel-le-dale and the surrounding countryside, including flora and fauna, as well as Hill Inn - John Dinsdale, Kilburn and the Ribbleshead Viaduct.
This film contains footage of windmills including Alford Windmill, located in Lincolnshire, is a five-sailed windmill. Today the windmill has been restored to working order, and grinds grain to organic flour. It also features Skidby Mill located in Cottingham.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine club, this is film documenting the village of Linton-in-Craven, in the Yorkshire Dales. A commentary provides some background information on the village.
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.
This is a documentary film made by Ken Leckenby of Leeds Mercury Movie Makers, providing a running commentary of the places and their history going through Wharfedale in Yorkshire. The film provides a scenic view of the region as the filmmaker travels from town to town.
This is a documentary film made by Ken Leckenby of Leeds Mercury Movie Makers, providing a running commentary of the places and their history going through Nidderdale in Yorkshire.
Magazine film featuring short travelogues about the Lake District, Oxford, Blackpool, Edinburgh and London. A commentary offers anecdotes about the various trips and illuminating information about the places visited.
Travelogue which visits various Spanish cities, paying particular attention to the production of traditional mantilla lace in the country.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
Made by Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall, this holiday travelogue visits some of the most famous castles of the Loire region of France. The film includes extensive intertitles to identify the places visited.
This is the second of three films taken by John Spencer while he was working at Wrathmire Farm. The farm was run by the Chapman family, and the film shows life on the farm in Upper Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. This one includes a dry stone walling competition and sheep shearing.
Home movie compilation by amateur Middlesbrough filmmaker Tom H. Brown that records the young Brown family enjoying a wartime holiday at home in Middlesbrough during the Second World War. After the war has ended, there are visits to the seaside resort of Redcar in 1945 and extensive travel in North Wales in 1946. The closing colour film sequence documents the demolition of air-raid bomb shelters in a Middlesbrough street during October 1946.
This Turners film production sponsored by Sunderland council highlights the advantages of the Sunderland region as a place to live, commercial centre and location for industry. The film documents Sunderland’s successful industries, such as engineering, shipbuilding, Pyrex glass manufacturing, and tailoring, and promotes Sunderland Corporation’s redesign of residential, educational and business centres. Footage includes excellent shots of Sunderland’s famous glass blowers, scenes from the launch of the 'Montrose,' slum clearance, and construction of the Derwent Reservoir. Includes voice-over and music soundtrack.