Shortly after returning from her famous flight to Australia, Amy Johnson visited Hedon on 11th August, 1930. This film documents her visit and includes footage of her plane and her meeting with the Mayor and Mayoress.
This film is part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. It has offcuts from other films made to promote the Ellerman Line passenger service between Hull and Gothenburg.
This film is a short advertisement for the Spero car ferry. The ferry ran along the Ellerman’s Wilson Line from Hull to Zeebrugge in Belgium.
This is a film showing the features of the new ferry service between Hull and Gothenburg that started in 1966, with the passage of the Spero, of Ellerman's Wilson, and of the Saga G?teborg, of the Swedish Lloyd Line.
This is a documentary film promoting the Merchant Navy as a career. It follows the footsteps of a young new recruit, Charlie, as he works on the ferry the Spero, going from Hull to Gothenburg. It's part of the series Working Together, a series which took an in-depth look at a wide variety of occupations.
Made by a Wakefield-based businessman, this film documents his family caravanning holiday to Ulrome Sands. The film features the family during their leisure time, playing on the beach, and scenes around the caravan park.
A well shot film of a reconstructed robbery using many classic narrative film techniques such as linear editing to show the progression of the robbery investigation from initial report to capture of the criminals. This is coupled with a narrator who explains the different police procedures and how they combine to solve crimes. The methodical recording of information is highlighted as one of the main elements of the detective work which enables the police to work as a whole unit - from the police on the beat to the CID - to solve all crimes. It is well shot and has good examples of police-wear as the CID still where smart hats, good lighting and cinematography and logical editing work in harmony to get the films message across.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1934 and 1935. The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites including locations such as Bridlington and Fulwith Mill, near Harrogate.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
This is two films made by Edward Warburton. The first is of a family holiday to Montreal, showing many of the better known landmarks. The second film is of a Traction Engine Rally at Castle Howard.
This is a film of a family tour of the east coast of Yorkshire, including Scarborough and Bridlington, as well as a visit to Blackpool and Southport.