This is the third of three films made by Edwin Scaife, an electrical engineer from Leeds, of his daughter Alison. This shows the family on a holiday to the Isle of Wight, and possibly in Blackpool, as well as at home.
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. This is the first film in his collection, and experimenting with a new cine camera, Dyson captures footage of his family and local surroundings filming at Roundhay Park, Knaresborough and Scarborough.
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) Dyson of Leeds. This film includes footage of the christening of Andrew (Jeremy), camping at Beckermonds in the Yorkshire Dales, and David playing at home at Cragg Vale.
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker J E Dyson of Leeds. This film shows a student rag day procession in Bradford, including floats, students collecting money for charity, and the crowds who have turned out to watch.
This is a compilation of three films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. The first focuses on Blackpool, t the second autumn, and the third shows the Dyson boys going out collecting “penny for the Guy.”
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. This shows the Swillington Miners Welfare Gala and Sports Day, and also a trip to Scotland.
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. This shows a day out at Cragg Vale, Yorkshire, a family Christmas at home, and a new-born baby, Andrew Jeremy.
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. This features gliding at Sutton Bank, a trip to Matlock, some trick filming of his son, and the newly opened Baitings Reservoir.
This film is a snapshot of Leeds in the mid-1960s including footage of the Student Rag Parade, construction of the ring road and high rise buildings in the city centre, and a number of well-known city centre venues lit up in the evening.
This film captures the fun and festivities of a pram race in Horsforth, 1967. It includes footage of the teams racing to the pub as well as spectators gathered for the event.
This reel features a number of different events and locations between 1967-1973 including two weddings, Yeadon airport, a trip to New Brighton, Roundhay Park in the snow, and trips to York and Morecambe. There are short breaks in between each section of film.
This is a film showing some of the attractions and events at the Otley Show in 1977.
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.
This is a home movie which focuses on the filmmaker’s children. It shows the children at play in their garden and in the home as well as features other family members. It also includes a holiday in Llandudno, Christmas 1983, and the arrival of a new baby boy, Peter, in 1984.
This is very short film of family Christmas celebrations in 1982. It includes footage of different members of the family opening their Christmas gifts.
This film, maybe by Bernard Freeman, features a motorcycle scramble race at Post Hill in Pudsey, West Yorkshire.
This is a film of coronation celebrations taking places in various mining villages in South Yorkshire. The film was made by local cinemas looking to promote their films.
This is a short film of the opening of the Thrift Cricket Ground, Kirkstall, Leeds, by Herbert Sutcliffe, in May 1935.
This is a film of the three day match between Yorkshire and Warwickshire at Headingly in August 1937. Yorkshire won by 9 wickets, and Hedley Verity took 9 wickets for 43 in the first innings, and 5 for 49 in the second. Parts of the match are also filmed on slow motion.
This is a film of the fourth test Ashes match with Australia at Headingly on Monday, 25th July, 1938. It shows quite a bit of cricketing action.
This is film of several performances in a theatre, filmed from somewhere in the stalls. It includes a Christmas show, song and dance routines, and comedy.
The performance starts with performers seated in a long line on the stage. They are singing and suddenly stand up and display the letters spelling “Christmas”. There is then an act with a man in shorts and a long white beard on a tricycle. This is followed by a routine involving the singing of 'Good Pull-Up For Cyclists' – a popular variety feature written by Ernest Longstaffe – holding up the lyrics for the audience to sing along to. The act seems to involve cycling and the boy scouts. There are women dancing in formation and comedy acts, as well as, presumably, excerpts from musicals, as well as a school performance and a performance of ukulele players.
This is a film of the Golden Acre Road Race that took place in Leeds on 10th June 1956. It includes footage of the competitors at various parts of the road race as well as spectators gathered for the event.
This is a 1970 promotional film made by Turners Film Productions in Newcastle for Jackson the Tailor Limited, one of the most famous English menswear brands of the sixties and seventies. The film shows the mass production of quality suits in the factory tailoring industry, where wages were paid 'on piece rates', or paid by the garment. Footage depicts the craftsmanship involved in producing a hand cut, individually tailored garment.
This compilation of black and white amateur film by Middlesbrough dentist Tom H. Brown shows friends and family at leisure in North Yorkshire, and special family occasions such as the wedding of friends Charlotte Leng and John Dales Proudlock in Leeds. There are visits to locations in Redcar, Saltburn, Scarborough and the grounds of Ormesby Hall, North Yorkshire. Footage includes a brief hand tinted scene.
Amateur film footage of the B'nai Brith dinner for the new President of the Jewish Association of Newcastle in the mid 1950s, exchange visits of the Leeds and Newcastle Jewish Friendship Clubs; the renowned circus performer Nicolai Poliakov, who made his name as 'Coco the Clown,' visits Newcastle with a circus on the Town Moor, probably during the Hoppings,and attends the Friendship Club as an Honorary member. This film is one in a collection of films recording life in the Jewish community of Newcastle, made by five independent film-makers between 1937 and 1962.