This is one of a collection of films made by members of the Selby Cine Club and features the Queen Mother’s visit to Selby in 1976. It focuses on her attendance of a special Thanksgiving service held at Selby Abbey on 14th July. This was part of a joint celebration of the recent restoration of the Abbey, and of the 2nd centenary anniversary of American Independence.
This is one of a collection of films made by members of the Selby Cine Club. It shows the Selby Gala celebrations on Saturday, 27 June, 1981 and is accompanied by a running narration and upbeat background music. Among the highlights are a carnival parade, a cycle race, a dog show and a ‘superstars’ competition, opened by Selby born athlete John Sherwood.
This is one of a collection of films made by members of the Selby Cine Club. It shows the first ever Selby Marathon, covering it from start to finish, accompanied by a narration providing information on the route and the runners.
This is a film of children at Sutton School for the Deaf, in Hull, on an outing to Flamingo Park and Sewerby.
This is a film of youth club in Hull, on an outing to Scarborough and the performance of a school play.
This is a film of children at the 21st Avenue School in Hull on a trip to Fountains Abbey and Scarborough.
This is a film of children at the 21st Avenue School in Hull on a trip to Scarborough.
This is a film of children at the 21st Avenue School in Hull on a trip to Wheeldale Moor and Whitby.
This is a film of children at the 21st Avenue School in Hull on a trip to York.
This is one of a series of television advertisements put out by the Yorkshire Post in the early 1970s, aiming to promote the paper as not just a regional newspaper, but a national newspaper.
This film, made by Bradford filmmaker C.H. Wood, is one of the annual sand racing events at Redcar beach. The events were organised by the Middlesbrough and District Motor Club, between 1947 and 1949, and feature races by both motorcycles and cars of various size engines.
This film, made by Bradford filmmaker C.H. Wood, is one of the annual sand racing events at Redcar beach, 1950. The events were organised by the Middlesbrough and District Motor Club and feature many races, by both motorcycles and cars of various size engines, in front of a large number of spectators. Action from each of the races is shown, preceded by an Title giving the event number and class of race.
This is a film of herring fishing in Whitby, focusing on the Fortune family and their kipper business, as told by one of the local fishermen. The film includes footage of Whitby Harbour, fishing, and preparing kippers for smoking.
This film shows the journeys of some of the last trams to run in Leeds in 1959.
This is a film of a family holiday to Staithes.
This is a film of a pageant being put on the 3rd and 4th July 1951 by Hunmanby County Primary School to mark the Festival of Britain. The pageant is performed by children from the village and covers the village history from the Romans to the nineteenth century. There are many historical scenes, each explained in illustrated intertitles.
This is a documentary made by Yorkshire Television, part of the Northern Line series, about the Camphill community in the village of Botton, in the North York Moors. The village is unique in its catering for people with learning difficulties. The programme presents the history and philosophy of the community, based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner, and shows the work and activities of those with learning difficulties and the co-workers, with interviews from both groups.
Made by Henry Foster and William Holden, this is the story of Stanley Barahm, a man who is the black sheep of his family. When he leaves home, Stanley runs into an ex-champion boxer who trains him to be strong and self-reliant. After the family treasure is stolen, Stanley helps to hunt down the culprits, changing the way the family think of him. The film was shot in York and includes many intertitles to help tell the story.
A short amateur film detailing the travels of a middle class family from Leeds, travelling to Scarborough as a family then Knaresborough and Wales as a group of young adults. The film includes extensive intertitles describing their journeys.
This reel contains an early comical film made by the Selby Cine Club. Using stop-motion animation, a jigsaw puzzle comes to life.
This reel contains an early comical film made by the Selby Cine Club which is about a man out walking his dog who is involved in a car accident.
With having to revert to making Ryvita crackers during the period of sweet rationing, Rowntree’s had little to promote in 1945. But they make the most of what they can with this whimsical cinema advert demonstrating how to make chocolate jumbles with their cocoa powder.
Journalist Bill Mitchell's job is to chronicle the lives of the people who inhabit the landscape he loves - the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. His magazine, The Dalesman, has a circulation of 56,000 but it is estimated to be read by more than half a million people every month. These readers are scattered not just throughout Yorkshire, but can be found in Bhutan and the Falklands. Now, after forty years as reporter and editor, Bill Mitchell - one of the best-loved characters - is to retire. Alan Bennett narrates and Richard Whiteley reports on Bill's travels as he meets shepherds, farmers and other true Dales folk.
This film has presenter Michael Clegg visiting a Yorkshire Fishing Authority fish farm at High Costa Mill, Marton Lane, near Pickering, and joining their teams in their patrol boats aiming to prevent illegal fishing on the River Esk and in the North Sea off the coast of Whitby.
In this YTV documentary, Michael Clegg recounts the work of two well-known writers, Leo Walmsley and Bram Stoker, as he visits Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby, the places which inspired their work. As Clegg unearths the stories behind their work, the documentary shows excerpts from two films, ‘Turn of the Tide (1935), based on Walmsley’s novel ‘Three Fevers’, and ‘Scars of Dracula’ (1970).