This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip through Norway, Sweden and Denmark, accompanied by their mascot, 'Pluto'.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a long tour he and his wife Grace made of India, Bangkok, Singapore and Ceylon. It shows local people in their everyday lives, as well as many of the sights. It is in two parts.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace took of Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Aden and the Suez Canal.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace took with a party of holiday makers visiting the ancient sites Egypt, including Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of the Islands of the Aegean, with other members of a touring group. The film is in two parts and uses intertitles.
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about the places that invaders of Britain came from in Northern Europe.
This is short comedy film about a couple who make a trip to a summer fair in their new car, only to find that they are too late.
A Yorkshire Television Production, Home James follows James Mason as he returns to his childhood home of Huddersfield. During his journey, Mason explains why Huddersfield holds such a special place in his heart.
The film documents a typical school camping trip and a school pantomime performance of Aladdin by students of Archbishop Holgate School, York.
This film documents a group of boys from Arch Bishop Holgate School in York, and a sporting trip to Ireland.
This film documents the involvement of the boys from Arch Bishop Holgate School in the York Festival of 1956. There is also a segment that shows York station in the ‘50s and a school trip to France and Switzerland.
This film is about a Scout Jamboree in Sutton Coldfield. The Jamboree takes place in a park where the scouts partake in activities including parades, gliding airplane displays, and theatrical displays such as a circus and war dance. Scout groups from all over the world including Israel, Ghana, and Australia have come to participate in the event. The BBC has sent a cameraman to film the jamboree, and there is also a visit from the Queen and Prince Philip.
This short film documents a cruise to Greece and, as the title suggests, the variance in life from the modern ship and towns, to the ruins of ancient Greece, especially Acropolis.
This film shows the Bradford rugby team on holiday in Spain watching a bullfight.
Part of the Ian Smith collection, this film features a holiday to Trinidad as well as carnival celebrations. The tradition of carnival celebrations which take place in Trinidad have been carried on in Caribbean communities in the UK, most notably in Leeds and Chapletown which is home to the longest running carnival in Europe.
Filmed around Chirk, near Wrexham in North Wales, this film shows the carving of traditional Welsh love spoons. It also takes a look around Chirk village and the medieval castle.
This film is a holiday travelogue exploring towns and countryside in Gibraltar and parts of northern Morocco, including Tangier, Tetouan and Chaouen. The filmmaker’s commentary offers anecdotes of his and his wife’s experiences of their first visit to Africa.
Short holiday travelogue which explores the Châteaux de Chillon on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland.
Holiday travelogue exploring the Finistère department of Brittany, France. Titles and a commentary provide insight into the various sights and Breton traditions, including St. Michael’s Mount, Quimper pottery manufacture, and the beaches of Dinard and St. Lunaire.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
This is a rare film by Mavis Spence of Aberford, Leeds, wife of keen amateur filmmaker Roger Spence. It is possibly the only extant film of 'Gilligan's Galloping Carousel', a horse drawn roundabout that husband and wife pair Lawrence and Hilda Gilligan made famous, taking to fairs, as well as the streets of their native Castleford, for forty years.
Made by Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall, this holiday travelogue visits some of the most famous castles of the Loire region of France. The film includes extensive intertitles to identify the places visited.
Made by Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall, this is holiday travelogue of the French capital and includes visits to famous sights including the Arc de Triomphe and the Moulin Rouge. The film contains intertitles identifying the places visited.
Made by Eric Hall, this holiday travelogue was taken during a trip to Ostende and Bruges in Belgium, with a pit stop in London.