Filmed in 1908, this film shows a group of men, known as climmers, who collect eggs from bird nests on the cliffs at Flamborough.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
This film was taken during the Iceland Cod Wars in the 1970s and documents the conditions and work out at sea on a British trawler. The Cod Wars were a series of confrontations in the 1950s and 1970s between the UK and Iceland concerning the fishing rights and territorial waters in the North Atlantic.
This film shows men working on St. Andrew's Fish Dock in Hull and the methods of their work. It provides an interesting look at this side of the fishing industry in 1962.
This is a film which includes footage of the fishing boats around the coastal area of Flamborough Head, the fishermen and their daily catch, and the climmers collecting birds eggs from the Bempton cliffs.
The famous Crab hole is located on the Filey side of the Brigg this venue is often thought of as the best fishing mark upon Filey Brigg. The following film documents a day of fishing for crabs and transport back to George Bayes Fish Merchants in Filey, 1974.
A film documenting the work of the R.N.L.I at Flamborough, the film also shows a day in the life of working fishermen out of Flamborough.
This is the second part of a film documenting the work of the R.N.L.I at Flamborough. The film also shows a day in the life of working fishermen out of Flamborough.
This film, made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, captures the fishing activities at Port Patrick, Scotland. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Betty and Cyril Ramsden often turned their holidays into opportunities to film local traditions and customs. Here they do so in 1957 at Seahouses, in Northumberland, famous for its crab and lobster fishing. With their usual eye for detail, the Ramsdens gives us a real bird’s eye view, from on their boats, of the fishermen as they bring in their haul of live crabs. The Ramsdens were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
This documentary film was made by Bill Freeman in 1962. It focuses on the fishing industry in Bridlington and features the crew of the Wayside Flower as they bring in the catch of the day including lobsters and crabs.
This film captures life on the docks of Grimsby during the 1970s. It includes footage of fishermen unloading their catch of the day, Bobbers and their swinging baskets, and an auction later on in the day to sell the fresh catch.
This is the first part of a film entitled Inshore Trawling made by Colin Ellis. The film was taken aboard the trawler ship and captures a working day of the fishermen as they make their way along the Yorkshire coast. The film includes footage of the fishing methods used by the fishermen as well as footage of the crew and other ships they pass when out at sea.
This is the second part of a film entitled Inshore Trawling made by Colin Ellis. The film was taken aboard the trawler ship, Liberty, and captures a working day of the fishermen as they make their way along the Yorkshire coast between Bridlington and Whitby via Robin Hood’s Bay in September, 1970. The film includes footage of the fishing methods used by the fishermen as well as footage of the crew and other ships they pass when out at sea.
Made by Colin Ellis, this film was taken during a day out off the East Yorkshire coast fishing for Spurdogs and Cod. The film includes footage of the fishing methods used by the fishermen, footage of the crew and other ships they pass when out at sea, and shots of Bridlington Harbour. Long fishing lines with many individual hooks and bait are used when fishing for these particular fish as opposed to the larger nets used for inshore trawling.
This is a film from the Alan Neal collection of films of Scarborough, which show many of its most popular places from the late 1960s, as well as providing a glimpse into everyday life and visitors enjoying the attractions. It includes fish being unloaded and auctioned in the fish market, a wrestling match, and Peasholm Park.
This is a film made by Harry Burgess, the owner of Thornton Mill in Thornton le Dale. It shows scenes around Middlesbrough, baking and a York City football match at Bootham Crescent.
This is a film of herring fishing in Whitby, focusing on the Fortune family and their kipper business, as told by one of the local fishermen. The film includes footage of Whitby Harbour, fishing, and preparing kippers for smoking.
This documentary looks at Denby Grange Colliery which is closing for two weeks while its workers go on a club trip to Scarborough. The documentary follows the workers while they are on their holidays including: one group who have a boozy day out at Scarborough, a competition involving a local allotment society display at the Wakefield Show, Harold Blessard hustles the local darts players for pints in a pub in Bridlington, and face worker Ted Pickles who spends his two week holiday with his family in Mablethorpe with a Punch and Judy show and performs as a clown in the James Brothers Circus.
ICI Billingham Fim Unit cine magazine that includes three short films. The first feature records traffic turmoil at the East Gate to the Billingham ICI industrial plant, with comic warnings about road safety. "End of a Process" documents the final days of the Castner process of metal sodium production at ICI’s Cassel Works in Billingham. “Summer Outing” records an annual day trip to Scarborough for retired workers of ICI, organised by the company.
A Tyne Tees Television documentary on pigeon fancying and racing in the north east of England. Members of the Up North Combine talk about the history and their passion for the sport linking it to mining and heavy industry along the coast from Yorkshire to Northumberland. Footage includes a look at the annual Royal Pigeon Racing Association show in Blackpool and Bobby Thompson on stage at the Easington Colliery Club & Institute.
Colour travelogue of a cruise around communist Yugoslavia in the summer of 1955, made by Middlesbrough amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown. The film records the architecture, monuments and local landmarks that he visits with his wife. Footage also includes a focus on national dress outside the Western fashion system, and this film offers examples of cultural contrasts in examples of dress.
The first episode of a two-part Tyne Tees Television feature that looks at the landscape, industry, history and traditions of the North East coastline from Whitby to South Shields and the River Tyne, presented by Austin Steele.
An edition of the Tyne Tees Television programme A World of My Own first broadcast on 3 January 1969 in which the Easington MP Emanuel ‘Manny’ Shinwell reflects on his 35 years career in politics as he prepares for retirement and travels around his County Durham constituency.