Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news report on Tesco supermarkets cancelling their offer of Green Shields stamps to customers as an incentive to shop there. Includes interviews with a petrol station owner and vox pops with shoppers. The North Eastern Co-op in Newcastle continues to operate the reward scheme to customers. Tony Cook reports. This item was originally transmitted on 9 May 1977.
Promotional film for British Shipbuilders about the delivery of bulk carriers Hupeh, built at the Deptford Yard, and the Sunderland Venture, the last SD-14 built at the Austin & Pickersgill Southwick yard, Sunderland. The ships are delivered to clients in Hong Kong, the Wahkwong Line and Taikoo Navigation Company, at a time of economic gloom for British industry.
Record of the recently launched Northern Star ocean liner manoeuvred by tugs into Palmers dry dock at Hebburn on the Tyne for the fitting-out process of the ship. [Some footage in this film also appears in NEFA 19259 Northern Star.]
A fun parody of 1950’s science fiction films produced by Jack Lockhart as part of the 2013 Shimmer Festival in Whitley Bay in which a mysterious object from outer space in the shape in the Spanish City dome crashing into the sea near Whitley Bay. Using archive footage from the collections of the North East Film Archive, the film shows how the local population react to the strange object and send out a research party to investigate.
This amateur film made by John Percival Staddon records a family trip travelling to Marsden on the north east coast and Piercebridge, on the River Tees near Darlington.
Amateur record of the Tynemouth Swimming Club Gala 12 August, 1933, made by members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association.
Amateur film by Jarrow-born James Dudfield Rose of the Boldon Cricket, Tennis, Bowling Club Grand Gala Day, South Tyneside, on Wednesday 6 July 1933 featuring ladies & gents cricket match and a game of Shove Ha'penny.
Amateur narrative home movie by James Dudfield Rose of a typical Sunday at home at 'Ruskin House' in Croft Terrace, Jarrow, with his parents (Jim Dudfield Rose Senior, a former pharmacist at 18 Ormonde Street, East Jarrow, and his wife Mary Ann nee Skelland), featuring Sunday lunch, gardening, listening to the radio and tea in the garden. In the evening the family, (including James Jnr and fiancée Elsie Adeline Richardson) get together, James Jnr editing film footage and Elsie hand painting the colorful title cards, whilst the parents settle in with knitting and the radio.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news inserts of the Northern Arts Council Futurismo 1909-1919, Exhibition Of Italian Futurism, Exhibition held at Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, November 4 to December 8, 1972, broadcast on 13 November 1972. Also includes travelling shots through unidentified location.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news report presented by Charlotte Allen on the Northern Arts Council Futurismo 1909-1919, Exhibition Of Italian Futurism, held at Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, November 4 to December 8, 1972, broadcast on 13 November 1972. Includes many stills of the paintings and other art works on display.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Charlotte Allen interviews local author Scott Dobson in the Cloth Market cafe in Newcastle upon Tyne, which is closing down as redevelopment is planned in the area. The report was broadcast on 24 April 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six mute news insert of the wedding in Gateshead of two performers from the Hoffman Circus. This item was broadcast on 24 April 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert showing HMS Kedleston, probably as part of the Fishing Protection Squadron, escorting herring fishing ships back up the Tyne after the arrest of one ship. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert of a passenger ferry boat model. It is believed it was on display as a replacement for the Tyne-built Freda Cunningham, which operated as the Shields ferry from 1972 to 1993. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six report by Marion Foster about fishing vessel skipper George Fredrickson who's boat has gone missing along with his crew. This item was originally broadcast on 15 October 1968.
Amateur film recording a service for the 40th Anniversary Service of the Boys Brigade.
This amateur film by Stephen Fairbrother looks at the Ryhope Engine Museum near Sunderland, based at the Ryhope Pumping Station, which was built in 1868 to supply water to the Sunderland area. The station ceased operation in 1967 only a few years before this film was made and after 100 years of continuous use.
This amateur film looks at the Bowes railway near Gateshead, originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow.
A Tyne Tees Television news report transmitted on the 2 June 1975 three days before the United Kingdom European referendum vote on June 5th. The report looks at the local referendum campaign in Newcastle which, the reporter says is being masterminded in this region ‘over cups of tea in tiny temporary offices and homely front rooms – democracy at the grassroots’. The report features interviews on both side of the debate, ironically, both representatives are members of the Labour Party; Richard Hoyle, honorary organiser of ‘Keep Britain in Europe’, and Doris Starkey of ‘Get Britain Out’.
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.
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.
An amateur film made by Alan Quinn that documents an event at the Huntley Well Social Club at Winlaton Mill.