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.
A film from the Ibberson family collection documenting the export trade and sale of Sheffield steel goods, from their family business.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This film records the construction and demolition of houses in Skidby, East Yorkshire through different seasons circa 1967. The film focuses on the suburban development of the area and the new neighbourhoods which were being built.
This documentary examines the revival of derelict docklands in Hull and riverside and canal areas in Leeds, specifically focusing on whether or not the city planners are getting it right.
This reference tape contains copies of the following films:
Close Up North (Disappearing Coast)
Port of Hull
New Heart for a City
This is a documentary film made by a local amateur filmmaker, S Stephenson, providing a history of Beverley and giving a tour of the town in 1968. The film is accompanied by a commentary and highlights many of its historic places, including the Westwood, the Minster, the Market, the shipyards and many of the old streets and buildings.