This is an idyllic film by Charles Chislett that captures four children holidaying with their families in the Yorkshire Dales. The filmmaker shows his son and daughter and two other little girls as they wander around and play in the many famous landmarks such as Buttertubs Pass, Aysgarth Falls and historic towns such as Richmond. The film also captures the process of making Wenslydale cheese. Intertitles are used throughout the film to identify the different areas that the families visit in the Yorkshire Dales. There are also extensive views of the surrounding countryside.
This is a film of the Surgey family at home and on a caravanning holiday in Filey.
This film comprehensively documents the production of Rowntree's Fruit Gums, predominantly focusing on the cultivation of its main ingredient - Gum Arabic. Gum Arabic is mainly produced in Sudan (where the Acacia Senegal tree grows), and the filmmaker follows a Sudanese family embarking on a new business venture that eventually will lead to them to producing Gum Arabic for Rowntree's factory in York.
The film shows life on a farm in Sheriff Hutton, during the winter, during which time the cows are tended to, and in the summer during the harvesting of the crop, its threshing, bailing and stacking. The film includes footage of old farming machinery and practices from just after the Second World, as well as farming scenes from the mid early 1950s.
This film is part of the Wilkinson collection and contains footage of trips taken by some of the family members to Trentham Park in Stoke-on-Trent, Linton Springs in Wetherby, Peasholm Park and Knaresborough. There are many shots of the sights and activities that the family take part in.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features footage taken at his farm.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire and captures shots of his farmhouse and the grounds of a local church. He was a keen filmmaker and would often take films of the local area as a record of village life.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire and features footage of a family party in his garden.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film captures the village of Coxwold in Yorkshire and the surrounding countryside. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This short film shows aspects of agriculture and country life in the Yorkshire Dales.
This short film shows aspects of agriculture and country life in the Yorkshire Dales including Horton - flora and fauna; grass sledging and a donkey pulling a milk churn cart.
This documentary focuses on the preservation efforts of the Yorkshire countryside made by Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust founded in 1946 and now known as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The film outlines the problems that project developments of roads and buildings are destroying the surrounding countryside and its skyline. Information is given about preservation and the various nature reserves in Yorkshire that the public can visit and to which they can donate funds. Explanations of the different seasons, the wildlife and plant life found in those seasons, and the effect that building development has on the countryside are strong themes in this film.
This film is made up of footage taken between 1936 and 1940. It shows several men and women, possibly related, and their days out in and around Scarborough as they wander around the country roads. Also included is footage of them helping some workmen dig post holes in the nearby fields.
This film shows agricultural displays by the North of England Horticulture Society.
.Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents the events which took place during the Great Yorkshire Show. The film includes footage of much of the livestock which is entered into competitions during this annual agricultural show.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this scenic film includes footage of things associated with Springtime.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, in this film, the camera observes different animals in the spring time.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film mainly shows different types of flowers.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows three different sunsets, and also shows landscapes during the autumn season.
This film is part of the Nowell collection and captures scenes from the Great Yorkshire Shows in Harrogate in 1956 and 1957. There are shots of Sir William Prince Smith, 3rd Baronet of Hillbrook, presenting medals, the Princess Royal meeting the organisers of the show, as well as shots of the Canadian Mounties and Royal Artillery performing formations on their horses.
This is a film from the Nowell collection showing the Nidderdale valley and river, and some of the towns and villages. The film focuses on people enjoying themselves outdoors and on various leisure pursuits.
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 film shows traditional sheep washing practices on Grassington moor in Upper Wharfedale during the mind-1930s. Footage includes rounding up sheep, sheep washing, and sheep shearing.
This is a film of life on a farm near Arncliffe. It shows many of the farm’s animals including chickens and cows, and includes footage of sheep shearing and a horse-drawn plough.
This film documents traditional methods of mowing hay and cutting peat on a farm near Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales in the early 1930s.