This film documents some of the sights around York on a sunny, winter day. The film mainly concentrates on the York Minster, but also includes scenes of Micklegate, High Petergate, and St. William's College.
This film is a travelogue documentary which takes the audience on a descriptive and scenic journey through rural and historic Yorkshire.
On the night of 9th July, 1984, a fire broke out at the York Minster. This film includes images of the devastating blaze as well as scenes from the morning after as workmen begin to clear the debris.
Made by Ernest Symmons of Debenham & Co, local filmmakers from Beverley, this is a film of a religious ceremony that takes place in York.
Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film documents the construction of the Holly Garth retirement facilities in Great Ayton, North Yorkshire.
This is a film from the Michael Hobson collection which includes footage near York.
This film outlines York's history and its monuments. It includes scenes of York railway station as well as images of York taken from around the city walls.
This film was commissioned by the City of York to document the restoration of Fairfax House after it had been acquired by York Civic Trust. It shows in detail the state of the building prior to restoration, the work of restoration, and how it looked on completion when it was opened to the public.
This film features the artwork of acclaimed sculptor Austin Wright and gives a fascinating insight into the methods and inspiration behind some of his most recognizable pieces. The film highlights the evolution of Wright's style as well as his use of different raw materials to produce sculptures which act as analogies to elements in nature and even anatomy that have inspired him and his work. The film also features rare images of the sculptor at work in his back shed creating and arranging various pieces for display.
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 reel comprises of a compilation of sequences taken around Yorkshire which include Sheriff Hutton, Scarborough, Sandsend and Peasholm. The film appears to have been edited out of its original intended sequence, as certain titles and scenes seem out of order.
The film discusses the different architectural features of the city of York. It questions whether new buildings and old should be placed in such close proximity and the effect of doing so.
This is a film made and narrated by a member of the Dortmund Schmalfilm Klub, Mannfred, marking the 10th anniversary of the twin partnership between Dortmund and Leeds. The film includes a five day visit to Leeds by 650 citizens from Dortmund.
This film features the Odeon Cinema in Harrogate. The cinema was opened on the 28th September, 1936 with Gene Gerrard in "Where's Sally." The quintessential 'Odeon' external design involving curved entrance, tall slender Art Deco fin, faience tiles and brick faced auditorium. The film includes footage of the exterior of the cinema as well as its employees posing underneath the advertising marquee.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a car trip out in Yorkshire with his wife.
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.
This is a documentary on the restoration of the 18th century Beningbrough Hall. It shows the Hall and grounds before and after the restoration as well as the opening ceremony. It was made alongside film 1803, with some different footage, a different sequence and a slightly different commentary.
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.
A documentary chronicling the creation of York University presented by the Shepherd Building Group, this film includes a brief history of York and its University, highlighting sites in York and various departments and facilities at the University.
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 is a film which features many of the famous historical sites of the City of York including views of the city from the top of the Minster tower.