Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
UK tuna fishing began in 1929, and much of the early fishing occurred off the coast of Scarborough, Whitby, and Flamborough. It attracted many sport and commercial fishermen catching record numbers of fish. This film documents a sport fishing expedition and the catch of the day.
This film is part of a collection from the Ward family from Malton and spans the years 1936-1942. The films illustrate many aspects of their family life and social activities as well as showing evacuated children spending time in their home in Malton.
Made by Mr. Chatburn, this film documents the Chatburn family's visit to Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay. This well-shot film includes scenic footage of Whitby and the surrounding area as well as North Sea Fishing boats and fishermen in Whitby Harbour.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
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.
This film documents some of the activities of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Scarborough, June 1953. The film includes footage of the Scarborough coast, dinner at the Grand Hotel, and a fashion show.
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.
Part of the Cass collection, this film captures a number of family events and days out over several years. Included are a wedding, a visit to Hull, the Ross Gala at Grimsby, and a trip to Bournemouth.
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 from amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle shows a mixture of holidays in Scotland, visits to Cumbria's Steam Gathering, demolition of a chemical plant, and flying demonstrations from military and other aircraft.