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 short film features different buildings and sites on Bootham Road in York.
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.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows footage of a flower show and scenes from Harrogate, and also features locations in Knaresborough and York. The film includes intertitles which identify the different locations and events including the crowning of Harrogate's Floral Queen.
This is a film sowing the outside of York Minster and the surrounding area taken form on top of one of the towers.
This film was made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury and is part of the Nowell collection. This film promotes Harrogate as a town to visit due to the variety of activities and entertainment, as well as the beautiful sights that can be seen there.
Made by York-based filmmaker Paul Richardson, this film is a series of rushes which were used for a promo for One & Other TV. The film captures glimpses of York in autumn and winter, 2011 including footage of York Market, Stonegate decorated for Christmas, the riverbanks of the Ouse, and York Minster. Most of the film is shot in the low autumn sunlight with a few scenes shot at night.
Made by Henry Foster in 1935, this film documents an important and often unseen part of York’s history and areas which no longer exist in present day York. This film includes Jubilee street parties in Hungate, the slum area of York, and walking races from York to Bishopthorpe.
Made by Henry Foster in 1937, this film documents an important and often unseen part of York’s history and areas which no longer exist in present day York. This film includes extensive footage Coronation street parties in Hungate, the former slum area of York. This film shows a procession to York Minster with a visit by a Royal, Princess Mary.
Made by local butcher Henry Foster, this is a two part film of York in the 1930s. The first part shows the Opening of West Bank Park in Holgate, on July 23rd, 1938. The park, originally the grounds of West Bank House, was established in 1936–38 and included a statue of Queen Victoria that was originally in the Guildhall. The second part of the film shows the fire brigade attending the fire that wrecked the Rialto Cinema on Fishergate in April, 1935. The cinema was owned by composer John Barry’s father, John Prendergast.