This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday during the Second World War.
A film that captures the people and events of Holme Valley throughout Second World War, this film shows some of the activities that took place such as War Weapons Weeks, a Royal Visit, a student nature walk, and a Victory bonfire.
This is a film that narrates the poem 'The Great Lover', by Rupert Brooke, to the accompaniment of Debussy piano music and images that represent the poem.
This is a film of the Scott trials competition taking place in Swainby in the Cleveland Hills. The film is in two halves, the first showing the motorcycle trials, and the second showing a fun bicycle race over the same course as the result of petrol rationing during the Second World War. Taking place in winter and often humorous, the film vividly shows the difficulty of the terrain and the determination of the riders.