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 1970s amateur film by students at the Teesside College of Art Visual Communication Course looks at the life of Middlesbrough steel plater, Bert Earl, who works as a local chimney sweep in his spare time. This portrait contains footage around South Bank, including Harcourt Road.
Amateur record of the opening of the Northumberland Boy Scouts camp swimming pond at Gosforth Park in 1933, filmed by an early member of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, Harry A. Soloman.
An amateur cinemagazine compilation of events and street scenes around Newcastle upon Tyne and Tyneside between 1929 and 1935, documented by members of Newcastle and District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA).
Amateur or educational documentary in two parts on the sport of wildfowling using manually propelled gunning punts in the north east, filmed off the Northumberland coast near Lindisfarne. The punt gun was a massive smooth bore gun.
A day in the life of a city in an amateur film portrait of Newcastle upon Tyne by an early Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association member, S. J. Rosslyn Smith.
Amateur film of Newcastle upon Tyne's Hoppings fair at the Town Moor and the race meeting at Gosforth Park in June 1936 by Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association member S. J. Rosslyn Smith.
An amateur film by Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association member S. J. Rosslyn Smith of three vicars acting as Air Raid Precautions (ARP) wardens.
Amateur film by S. J. Rosslyn Smith of the wedding at Whitley Bay of Miss Frances Mary Temple and Mr Frank Fratonby (of Cullercoats), which took place at St Paul's Church, 18 June 1945, with the reception at the seafront Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside. The wedding took place during World War Two.
This amateur cinemascope footage by Doug Collender shows Newcastle upon Tyne in the 1960s with architecture and street scenes in and around the city, including street decorations at Christmas and Newcastle Airport.
Amateur travelogue by Harry A Soloman, an early member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association, featuring scenes at Newcastle upon Tyne, Cullercoats, Whitley Bay, Wylam and Durham.
This is a short amateur comic sketch about an artist invited to exhibit at the Laing Gallery, made by members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association. It received a commendation at the Scottish Amateur Film Festival in 1953.
An amateur production adapted from the Edgar Allen Poe story, produced and directed by Doug Collender. This was an experiment in low light filmmaking, the darkened scenes bathed in red light.
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.
An amateur film by John Scorer that records the filming of BBC period television series 'All Creatures Great and Small' in Reeth, Swaledale, North Yorkshire, in 1979. The film shows the BBC cast and production team on location followed by general views of rural Swaledale.
An amateur film by John Scorer that records May Day festivities at Marden Bridge Middle School, Whitley Bay in 1979. The film shows school children enjoying various activities on the school fields, including the traditional Maypole Dance.