The start of this film is missing but from where it begins it depicts a day in Scarborough. The film contains footage of women sun bathing, families on the beach, looking in the shops and on the amusements. It also shows a carnival with the floats and the people in costume. It continues throughout the day showing the fun, lively atmosphere that is to be found in Scarborough and goes right through to show the night clubs and night life that can be enjoyed.
The following film is comprised of two parts: Horse riding in the countryside (possibly in the Yorkshire Dales) and swimming in an outdoor pool.
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 a film of the Leeds Cine Club 1980 summer outing to the North York Moors and Whitby.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family outing around the Yorkshire Dales, showing Skipton, Airedale, Wharfedale, Bedale and Richmond.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family visit to a traction fair at Boston, Lincolnshire, and to Ribblehead.
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 is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a car trip out in Yorkshire with his wife.
Made by Laurie Wright, this travelogue features some of the scenic and well-known sites of the Yorkshire Dales.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wharfedale and its many scenic attractions.
This film follows a group of boys and girls on a week-long camping trip to Langdale, North Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the camp set up, the preparation of their meals and the hiking trips on which the children went. This film was used in The Way We Were in 2004.
This film documents fox hunting which takes place in the Malton and the surrounding area during the late 1930s. The film includes many shots of the hunters and the hounds, both in town and country settings including Malton Market Place. Some of the people taking part in the hunt are named in the intertitles. Additionally there is some point-to-point racing at Easingwold, Scarborough, and Whitwell complete with slow motion film sequences.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a trip along the Thames taking part in Swan Upping. Swan Upping is an annual ceremonial and practical activity in Britain in which mute swans on the River Thames are rounded up, caught, marked, and then released.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
This film was commissioned by Wallace Arnold Travel and made and narrated by Mansell H Beard, a teacher at Aysgarth School. The film provides a tour through all the tourist spots in the Yorkshire Dales.
The film shows life on a farm in Sheriff Hutton, during the winter, during which time the cows are tended to, and in the summer during the harvesting of the crop, its threshing, bailing and stacking. The film includes footage of old farming machinery and practices from just after the Second World, as well as farming scenes from the mid early 1950s.
This film is part of the Mount School collection and contains footage from a variety of events and dates that was taken from a BBC documentary on Margaret Drabble 1951-56.
This film is a professionally produced documentary made by Nick Fletcher and Cube Media in York, sponsored by a Commedia Millennium Award. The film features footage of Malton and Norton, towns which in 1999 and 2000 were hit with the worst flooding in over 50 years.
This film documents a family trip to Daffodil Dale, Farndale, in North Yorkshire.
This film documents walks taken by the Rothwell Ramblers in 1979. The film starts near Leeds, at a footpath marked Pool Bank, and goes to Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire. The film includes good footage of the group members as well as of the scenic surrounding countryside.
Title - January 13th 1980 The Walk to the Viking At Methley for a Christmas Dinner.
This short film documents the Rothwell Ramblers' trip to Welburn, Castle Howard and other locations in the autumn of 1980.
Made by Peter Jackson and Edward Winpenny, this film documents the work of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. It features a reconstruction of a cave rescue and includes brief interviews with the volunteers who make up the Rescue Team.
Part of the collection of personal family films of the Rowntrees, this film contains rare images of Seebohm Rowntree and his family during their leisure time. Seebohm was the third child of Quaker chocolate manufacture Joseph Rowntree and eventually became chairman of the company from 1923-1941. The film contains both Dufay colour and black and white film stock.