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 film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures village life from different times during the year and includes both snow scenes and footage taken at Scarborough and Flamborough.
A popular fundraising event, this film documents the 18th century fair in Hovingham, a small North Yorkshire village. The film includes scenes of those working at the fair, all dressed in 18th century costume, musical performances, and the crowds of people in attendance.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and contains footage of the behind-the-scenes filming of a story about Emily Bronte. The film captures the filmmaker and director, Jack Eley, writing the script, filming, making the credits and editing the film. There are also shots of the cast members changing into their costumes and acting on location. The YFA also holds Eley's film.
This is a film of a boys school, most likely Blenheim Boys School, Leeds partaking of a series of school events during the late 1950s. These events include a rugby match, Christmas celebrations, swimming at Meanwood Baths, table tennis, sports at Temple Newsam, and a trip to Hawes and York.