This film features the R100 airship's maiden flight from Howden to Cardington on 16th December, 1929. Also featured in the film are Sir C Burney, who built the ship, and Major Scott, the captain.
This film features a family trip to Whitby Beach.
This film is a compilation of family scenes from the Arnett family including waterskiing, time at the beach, and playing in the back garden.
This film documents the building of the Humber Bridge from its beginnings and through various stages of construction. The film includes the opening ceremonies and the disaster that befell construction in March, 1980.
This is a film taken by H. W. Lyon of Market Weighton Railway Station and sidings just before they closed. The second half is filmed by Tom Greenwood as they were being demolished.
This film records the work of a local grocery store in Market Weighton. The film was made by the owner of the store.
Shortly after returning from her famous flight to Australia, Amy Johnson visited Hedon on 11th August, 1930. This film documents her visit and includes footage of her plane and her meeting with the Mayor and Mayoress.
This is a documentary about boats and barges on the River Aire, and those who use them. The film was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The documentary features interviews with many people connected with the river and its canals, from its source to Goole and on to the North Sea.
This film is part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. Made by the Port of Hull and using a commentary, the film gives an overview of the trade and passenger service between Hull and Gothenburg.
This film is part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. It has offcuts from other films made to promote the Ellerman Line passenger service between Hull and Gothenburg.
This film is a short advertisement for the Spero car ferry. The ferry ran along the Ellerman’s Wilson Line from Hull to Zeebrugge in Belgium.
Made by Debenham & Co., this film features much of the Georgian architecture of Beverley as well as its shipbuilding industry. In addition to a tour of the architectural features of the market town, the film includes a ship launch at the shipyards of Cook, Welton and Gemmell Ltd.
This is a film showing the features of the new ferry service between Hull and Gothenburg that started in 1966, with the passage of the Spero, of Ellerman's Wilson, and of the Saga G?teborg, of the Swedish Lloyd Line.
This is a film of the fishing trawler Kingston Beryl H128 in operation in the North Sea, part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. It shows the trawler fishing out in the North Sea, along with many other fishing trawlers, and coming in and out of Hull.
This is a documentary film promoting the Merchant Navy as a career. It follows the footsteps of a young new recruit, Charlie, as he works on the ferry the Spero, going from Hull to Gothenburg. It's part of the series Working Together, a series which took an in-depth look at a wide variety of occupations.
This is a documentary film exploring the new types of boats and ships that have recently emerged. The film discusses the new methods and materials used in the construction of ships, and new designs, such as the hovercraft. It features the ferry the Spiro.
This documentary follows the Hull trawler 'Scottish' fishing near Bear Island in the Barents Sea. The trawler crew are shown leaving home, hauling in the catch and processing the fish, including extracting the liver oil from the cod. The catch is unloaded in Hull and the fish and oil are transported to their destinations. The cod liver oil is shown being bottled in the SouthSeas factory and given to small children in a nursery.
This film is an educational film on the use of life rafts, part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. The film shows the manufacture and demonstrations of the use of the life rafts in various settings.
A film from the Ibberson family collection documenting the export trade and sale of Sheffield steel goods, from their family business.
This is a compilation of films made by David Harrison, a Hull fish merchant, featuring St Andrew’s Fish Docks, his family, and some local Hull scenes. The film gives a unique look at the fishing industry in Hull during this time period and the sense of camaraderie among the workers.
This short film documents a trip to the Humber Bridge, Hull soon after its opening.
This film shows men working on St. Andrew's Fish Dock in Hull and the methods of their work. It provides an interesting look at this side of the fishing industry in 1962.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
Made by a Wakefield-based businessman, this film documents his family caravanning holiday to Ulrome Sands. The film features the family during their leisure time, playing on the beach, and scenes around the caravan park.