This amateur film documents Local Defence Volunteers at Ryton near Gateshead undergoing drill and training, as they prepare to join the countrywide defensive force soon to become the Home Guard.
This amateur film shows family life in a small village in County Durham, probably Cornsay Colliery, including chidren on Christmas Day, with family trips to Knaresborough and the seaside.
This amateur compilation filmed by J.E. Baker documents a trip around York, including some famous landmarks and a look at the affects of flooding. Includes footage of a royal visit by the recently crowned George VI and Queen Elizabeth, probably in York. There is also a trip to Scotland to visit the famous Empire Exhibition in Glasgow held at Bellahouston Park from May to December 1938. . A final sequence records the building of an air raid shelter.
This amateur film documents a trip to Whitby and Castle Howard in North Yorkshire.
Amateur film of a holiday trip to Felixstowe in Suffolk.
Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news item about the resignation of Middlesbrough FC manager Jack Charlton after 4 years in charge. The team were suffering a spate of poor results, including a defeat by Liverpool in the FA Cup quarter final. Middlesbrough players offer their thoughts about the resignation, the majority regretting the decision.
Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news magazine report by Tony Cook about the hard life of a remarkable elderly woman farmer at an isolated farm in Northumberland, Miss Anderson, who runs the farm alone. This item was originally broadcast on 22 April 1977.
An amateur film made by Alan Quinn that records a night out at the Huntley Well Social Club at Winlaton Mill. The film shows customers, old and young, seated around the club drinking and chatting happily, or on the dance floor.
An amateur film made by Alan Quinn filmed in a garden where a number of women prepare and serve food, drink as well as cook meat on a barbeque feeding a garden full of children.
An amateur film made by Alan Quinn showing a street party on Naylor Avenue in Winlaton Mill to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer on the 29th July 1981.
This home movie filmed by Michael John Keane features his family taking a seaside holiday along the Yorkshire coast, views of a fast flowing River Tees and High Force, a trip to Stewart Park in Middlesbrough and footage from the Cleveland show. A visit to Staithes includes shots of women in traditional lace bonnets. Atmospheric views of Middlesbrough dock and the Transporter Bridge at dusk end this compilation.
This amateur film made by Michael John Keane records the Cleveland County Playbus travelling around the Teesside area and children playing on board. Microphones are given to a number of children as they recite well known nursery rhymes.
An amateur film made by Alan Quinn that documents an event at the Huntley Well Social Club at Winlaton Mill.
An amateur film made by Chris Anderson along with his sisters Susan and Carol that looks at their home town of Bishop Auckland. The films shows many of the town attractions and shopping facilities as well as sporting and leisure activities. The final part of the film highlights the educational facilities available, from infants to adults.
Amateur film made by Bishop Auckland local Chris Anderson that records the juvenile jazz band performances and the many street parties taking place around the Woodhouse Close area of Bishop Auckland for the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. These events were coordinated by Jackie Dodds and Dave Holder of the Bishop Auckland Family Service Unit.
This film is a meditative look at activity on the River Tees, split into three sections. The first and longest section looks at the work of the famous Transporter Bridge, which links Middlesbrough on the south bank of the Tees with Port Clarence on the north bank. The next section follows the work of foyboatmen, who assist with the mooring of large vessels coming into port. The final section looks at the area of Greatham Creek on the north side of the Tees with its fishermen and associated houseboats.
This film was produced for the King's College students' rag appeal to help raise the money to buy a house in Jesmond and convert it into a hostel and training centre for polio sufferers to live in, an idea masterminded by Joe Fisher from Gosforth who had contracted polio in Burma in 1945.
Tyne Tees TV Today at Six filmed news insert broadcast on 21 February 1973 of a student march for bigger grants in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Tyne Tees TV Today at Six filmed news insert broadcast on 21 February 1973 of the Royal Marine band playing a trumpet fanfare.