This is one from a set of films from the Baron family of Leeds made by Jewish tailor and amateur filmmaker, Alec Baron. This starts with the first experiments of colour film made by Alec baron in 1935, and then turns to family films made after the war, including a trip to Scarborough and Robin Hood’s Bay, and finally to the Edinburgh Festival of 1959 and to Expo 58 in Brussels.
This is one of the series of Clegg’s People made by Yorkshire Television, presented by Michael Clegg. Here Michael Clegg visits Spurn Point with Bill Oddie, looking at the natural history of Spurn, the birds and plants.
Michael Clegg visits Bridlington to investigate the dangers of the stinging weeverfish. He talks to people on the beach, a local doctor and nurse, and Dr David Lewis of Hull University who explains, with examples, many of the marine creatures, dangerous, and not so dangerous.
This documentary looks at Denby Grange Colliery which is closing for two weeks while its workers go on a club trip to Scarborough. The documentary follows the workers while they are on their holidays including: one group who have a boozy day out at Scarborough, a competition involving a local allotment society display at the Wakefield Show, Harold Blessard hustles the local darts players for pints in a pub in Bridlington, and face worker Ted Pickles who spends his two week holiday with his family in Mablethorpe with a Punch and Judy show and performs as a clown in the James Brothers Circus.
Made by filmmaker Walter Hale, this film documents family life and events in north and east Yorkshire. It includes family gatherings in a garden, visits to Whitby and Scarborough, a wedding, a military parade through Hull, and a carnival with on stage entertainment at Hull Seamen's and General Orphanage, Newland Estate.
Amateur home movie by Middlesbrough dentist Tom H. Brown that records the early years in the life of the Browns' daughter Helen, from her christening at St Barnabas Church,Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, in 1934, to Helen at the age of 10 months. The film also documents a holiday in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, with a focus on the architecture and monuments of this seaside resort, and visits to Rudston, Sledmere, Ampleforth, and Sutton Bank.