Made by Roger Hateley, this film features a recreation of typical school day in 1876. The film was made in celebration of the Walkington School Centenary and filmed at the local school in the village of Walkington, located southwest of Beverly, East Yorkshire.
This film documents some of the events which took place in Walkington from 1973-1974. Events include a fancy dress competition, sports events, and the Walkington Victorian Hayride. The Hayride was an annual fundraising event taking place in East Yorkshire, and it was one of the largest processions of horse-drawn wheels in England.
This film is a newsreel made in 1960 for the Royal Air Force Association and its charities at the Stockton and Thornaby branches. Events included in this film are committee meetings ,a cricket match, time at the local pub, a Balloon Race, Battle of Britain Week, parade and ceremony, many rally races, and a New Year's Eve party.
This film documents the construction taking place in order to rebuild the BP Chemicals Sports and Social Club at its Hull site. Construction took place over a period of time from 1978-1979. Included in the film are images of the building at various stages of completeness as well as the footage from the opening ceremony and banquet.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This film is part of a three film collection focusing on racing driver Trevor Twaites, documenting races in which he participated. All of the films within this collection were commissioned on behalf of the British Racing & Sports Car Club (Northern centre).
This film is part of a three film collection focusing on racing driver Trevor Twaites, documenting races he participated in. All of the films within this collection were commissioned on behalf of the British Racing & Sports Car Club (Northern centre).
This is a film of the first Magnet Cup flat race held at York racecourse, from the large and nationally significant collection of films from C. H. Wood. A professionally made film, it shows both the race and the racegoers having a day at the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Cup Race in York in 1961. There are shots of the race track and the people attending the races as well as footage of the training that takes place in stables before the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Gold Cup at York in 1963. It starts with some footage of York and continues on to show the horse race and the winning horses parading around the winner's circle afterwards.
This is a film from the Taylor family collection. It shows scenes from the family at home and out in the countryside, as well as holidaying at the seaside. There is also a school sports day and a Home Guard drill and photo.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film captures some of the well-known landmarks in York as well as the annual cycle rally on the Knavesmire.
This film is a comprehensive documentation of the police operations in Leeds on significant football match days featuring Leeds United football club in 1979. The film chronicles the strategies employed by police as they escort supporters to and from Elland Road Stadium, and the on-going enforcement inside the stadium. There are also brief snippets from the football match between Leeds United and Ipswich Town on 7th April.
This film is a comprehensive documentation of the police operations in Leeds covering the football match between Leeds United and manchester United on 2nd October 1976. The film chronicles the strategies employed by police as they escort supporters to and from Elland Road Stadium, and the on-going enforcement inside the stadium. There are also brief snippets the game between Leeds United and Manchester United.
This film was taken during the Leeds vs. Manchester United game on 27th August, 1966 at Elland Road and features Albert Johanneson and George Best. The film captures the action of the football game from the side lines as well as a train journey the young filmmaker took with his girlfriend.
This is a film that was made into a DVD of the Interlink Cricket Club, a mainly Indian club that was open to all nationalities, formed as part of the Bradford Mutual Sunday School Cricket League. The film provides a story of the club narrated by one of its members, Mohan Mistry. The film has footage from a film made in the 1970s (film 5119) and photographs of the team members and their wives taken through the 1970s. It also had interviews with many of those who were in the Club at that time, including Professor Lord Kamlesh Patel and others associated with the club.
This is three films put together, featuring the wedding of Hazel and Michael Reuben on August 2nd 1972 in Leeds, and two family holidays: one in France and Italy, and a second one in San Sebastian.
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 film features members of the Hull Auto Club during various rallies in East Yorkshire including Hull and Withernsea and a Vespa Rally in Goole. Many different makes and models of motorbikes and cars are featured during the different events. It’s likely the entire film once had an accompanying commentary; however, only sections of the soundtrack remain.
Staged for the first time in 1966, and held each year, the Great Knaresborough Bed Race is part pageant and part gruelling time trial over a 2.4 mile course. Scores of local handymen and dress-makers are drafted in to decorate the beds and adorn the runners, and the event is a whole town effort. This particular race which took place on 11th June, 1977, Miss Knaresborough herself is on hand to award the top prizes to the race winners.
The film depicts several highlights of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1934. The majority of the film was made in Torquay, but it also features shots recorded in a number of areas near the south coast in Britain.
A home movie by amateur filmmaker Ronald Torbet featuring his two sisters, Vera and Maureen, his brother, James Alan Torbet, and parents at home in Bright Street, Roker. The film also features a cricket match between Bede and Monkwearmouth and crowds attending a football match taking place at Roker Park, the home of Sunderland Association Football Club (SAFC).
This 1977 compilation was made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA). It consists of extracts from the cine club’s films, documentary footage of film shoots and studio work, and presentations at the club, from the club’s first decade through to the 1960s.