Part of the Hainsworth Collection, this film includes footage of the family at their home in Pudsey, days out on the beach in Bridlington, and three weddings.
Part of the John Turner collection, this is a film showing street scenes in Hull and of Pearson Park in Hull. It shows children playing, teenagers in groups in the streets and the park, as well as a cricket match and an event in York.
This is a film showing street scenes in Hull and of Pearson Park in Hull, from the John Turner Collection. It shows children playing, the Hull Fair, and a Hull University students vs. staff football match, and an event in York.
The film begins in Hull Fair, with people on the rides and playing games, such as darts and on a rifle range. People are riding on the dodgems, and playing a game to win gold fish. There is a large queue at the chips stall. A group are huddled over what appears to be a table football game. The film then returns to the derelict area, with workmen building near some caravans, where a girl sits looking through a picture book. Some toddlers run around a garden, and small boys play in the rubble. Two small girls play at making tea on a doorstep. In the background there is a church with a tower. The builders are mixing up cement. Children climb through wire get to a large pile of logs. There is more washing hung out to dry between the houses. A girl runs off with a sandwich.
This is one of several films made by John Turner, a young filmmaker who captured life in Hull after the Second World War during a time of great social change. The film includes footage of the terraced housing of Hull which was badly damaged by the wartime bombing, and many times children can be seen playing on these derelict sites. The film also includes scenes of a church procession, a hunting party in Driffield, teenagers in Pearson Park, and people shopping in Hull city centre.
This film contains footage of Filey and Scarborough beaches and the recreational activities offered by both seaside destinations. Also included are brief scenes of York and its famous city walls.
This short film documents a trip to the Humber Bridge, Hull soon after its opening.
Originally organized in the 1920s, the Woodcraft Folk is an educational movement for young people. Its aim is to develop self-confidence and activity in society through equality, friendship, peace, and co-operation. This documentary focuses on the organization, its history and values, and specifically children from around the world who have gathered at the international camp at Normanby Hall, located near Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
This film documents a Butlins show from the Regency Showbar in Filey. The film includes footage of the Lovely Legs competition as well as the other entertainment put on at the holiday camp, mostly in the Regency Ballroom.
This film documents a family trip to Butlins Holiday camp in Filey. The film provides a good example of leisure activities in the 1970s and includes footage of the holiday camp as well as the different shops around town.
Part two of the 1975 holiday to Butlins, this film includes footage of the holiday apartments in Butlins, Filey, as well as some of the recreational activities, such as swimming, which are available for holiday-goers.
This film documents a holiday trip to Butlins, Filey, in North Yorkshire and is one of several by the same filmmaker.
This film is documents a family holiday at Butlins, in Filey, one of several by the same filmmaker.
This film documents a family trip to Butlins, in Filey. It includes footage of some of the amusements at the Butlins Holiday Camp including carousel rides, a pool hall, and leisure time on the beach.
This film shows men working on St. Andrew's Fish Dock in Hull and the methods of their work. It provides an interesting look at this side of the fishing industry in 1962.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
This film features different events which take place in Hull, highlighting the work of King's Hall Mission Chapel on Fountain Road, and featuring many of those involved in the Mission.
This film captures a day out that involves workers from the Newton Chambers and Co. factory based near Sheffield. The excursion includes trips to many to popular Yorkshire places both coastal and inland. There are also trips further afield to Dorset in southwest England.
This amateur film by a Wakefield based businessman chronicles the open day at Hull Seamen's and General Orphanage that was opened for the children of sailors who were killed at sea. The action is based around the orphanage grounds and shows the children having fun playing games and competing in a swimming race.
This amateur film was made by a Wakefield based businessman and contains footage from a variety of different sites in Yorkshire including Scarborough, Bridlington and Butlin's Holiday Camp at Filey.
Made by a Wakefield-based businessman, this film documents his family caravanning holiday to Ulrome Sands. The film features the family during their leisure time, playing on the beach, and scenes around the caravan park.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures village life from different times during the year and includes both snow scenes and footage taken at Scarborough and Flamborough.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film includes footage a family enjoying the beach at Scarborough and children and adults playing in a garden outside a house on an overcast day.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film chronicles a trip to the Sheffield Speedway and an outing to the coast.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film captures the family on a trip to Bridlington.