This is a film made by Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. It is one of many annual summaries of events relating to the NYMR.
This film was commissioned by the City of York to document the restoration of Fairfax House after it had been acquired by York Civic Trust. It shows in detail the state of the building prior to restoration, the work of restoration, and how it looked on completion when it was opened to the public.
This is an amateur film of the seaside village of Staithes in North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the houses in the village, the surrounding coast, and fishermen with their catches of crabs.
This is a film of the Waddington’s Piano Factory in Scarborough. The original film which was deposited at the Archive consisted of multiple pieces of prints making up this film and running about 36 minutes. The film catalogued is an edited version which does not consist of any duplicate scenes. Additionally, due to the nature of the original material, the production process may not have occurred in this order; however, the film does document various aspects of the piano production process from beginning to end.
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.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
This film is a compilation of people, places and events in 1936 and 1942. It covers the choir at York Minster School, repair work taking place at York Minster, Worksop College, erecting electricity pylons in Stillington, and National Prayer day in Stillington in 1942.
A BBC film with commentary by Bertram Mycock, this film focuses on the success of Rowntrees and its overseas markets, specifically relating to Smarties and Kit Kat products.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the family farm showing many of the tasks which take place on a farm such as the process involved in haymaking as well as clear shots of the animals which they raise.
This is a film that shows the process of making Wenslydale cheese at a dairy in Hawes, North Yorkshire. It was made by a student at Sheffield Poly and has since then been used in adverts to help promote traditional cheese making.
This film features many of the residents of Hovingham village in North Yorkshire. The filmmaker has used intertitles throughout to introduce the people he has filmed. Also included are scenes from around the village throughout the seasons.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
This is a film, part of the Frank Dean Collection, of the last official goods train to run between Malton and Pickering, on July 1st 1966. It shows a collection at New Bridge Quarry, a collection of coal wagons, and many of the abandoned stations on the route. It is narrated by K. Ford, of the BBC.
Master craftsmen in York demonstrate their skills at recreating frightening gargoyles.
Made by Reverend Underwood, this film documents some of the changes which took place in the small North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven during 1969.
Filmed by Herbert Johnson, this film captures events and social gatherings of the Whitby Yacht Club. The club members take part in many activities such as a hunting meet, a gymkhana, a parade, and fishermen at Whitby by docks, swimming and boat races in Whitby harbour and rough waters at Whitby.
This film shows the various stages of the restoration of Ripon Cathedral.
This is a film which shows the workers in the Rowntree’s factory in York. The film highlights different stages of the production line, and the women at the packing stations sing Yorkshire rhymes.
This film shows a group of men working on a production line at the Halifax Mackintosh factory at high speed.
This film includes footage of machinery at the Rowntree's factory which makes up the production line which creates its famous sweets.
This footage is from 1936 and shows Scarborough at different times of the year as well as the fishermen at work on the docks. There are shots of a Scarborough landscape covered in snow and also of Scarborough in the warmer months with crowds of people on the beaches.
This footage was shot between 1929 and 1937 and shows the process of acquiring wood from around the globe and transforming it into material to make a Waddington's piano. The Waddington's Piano Factory was located on Seamer Road, in Scarborough and operated until the late 1930s. This footage was probably taken in the early 1930s and is likely to have been a "promotional" film. This film also includes a mixture of short scenes from badminton matches, men at work in the fields, and very rough, high seas.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop which is located at 80 Street Lane in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film shows the preparations that go into organising a New Year's Eve Party in 1975.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film contains footage from some family picnics and day trips to Bridlington and Aysgarth Upper Falls in Wensleydale, some short stop-motion pieces and family activities. In these pieces the Goldberg children are quite young and there are scenes with another young girl who is possibly anther sibling.
Made by Edward Winpenny, this film documents the work of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. It features a cave rescue and includes voice overs by members of the Rescue Team and a couple of young men who had to be rescued by the them.