A home movie made by Raymond James Paiton begins with crowds looking over various stalls and drinking cups of tea as part of a fete taking place at Whitefield Hall near Hepple in Northumberland. The film changes to show two women and a man in a garden followed by a crowd looking at shop window display. The final part of the film shows a man on a motorcycle driving along a suburban road and two cars parked on a country road.
Filmed Tyne Tees TelevisionNorthern Life news insert of the visit by MP and Liberal leader David Steel to Backworth to try out the new Metro track. He gets to drive a Metro train with the help of the driver. This item was broadcast on 25 April 1977.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news insert recording the loading of barrels of detergent onto a plane bound for Denmark, probably from Newcastle airport. This item was broadcast on 25 April 1977.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news insert of a plane taxiing at Teesside airport. The plane is to be used for an airlift of detergent to Denmark. This item was originally broadcast on 25 April 1977.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news insert recording barrels of detergent loading onto a plane at Teesside airport, near Darlington, and of the plane taking off, bound for Denmark. This item was originally broadcast on 25 April 1977.
An amateur documentary made by Peter Dobing and George Theaker in 1990 following the closure of the Shildon Wagon Works. The film includes footage shot as part of the 150th anniversary of the wagon works on the 24th September 1983 as well as film of the ‘cavalcade of steam’ taking place in Shildon in August 1975 as part of the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Stockton and Darlington railway.
Amateur footage, probably filmed by a friend of James Dudfield Rose FRCS, which records an annual summer gala at Boldon; a trip to High Force waterfall; and the Venture horse-drawn stage coach (owned by Mr. Priestman of Shotley Bridge), on a journey from the Punch Bowl Hotel, Edmundbyers, where a stuffed dummy hangs from the pub sign (perhaps representing a highwayman).
Filmed Tyne Tees TV news insert of the aftermath of a car crash on Lancaster Road in Durham, broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert of the bus depot at Blyth, which has been taken over by United Automobile Services. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert consisting of general views of a railway crossing, broken gate barrier and debris on a railway track, probably the aftermath of an accident at the crossing. This item was originally broadcast on 15 October 1968.
This amateur film looks at locations associated with the history of Stockton and Darlington railway, filmed in 1973. A last sequence records Darlington's restored North Road station in 1975. The film was produced by Stephen Fairbrother and his father, William Mercer Fairbrother.
This amateur film shows the cavalcade of locomotives on show at Shildon in County Durham to celebrate 150 years of railway history in Britain. The film was produced by Stephen Fairbrother and his father, William Mercer Fairbrother.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.