These are rushes from a promotional film, Undressing the Viking, made by Paul Richardson for York City Council. It has film of two women visiting places in York including different types of shops, the famous city walls, and the York cemetery.
This is film of the Meltham Brickworks Christmas party, of family and friends at Christmas, and of the building of an extension to a house and a fallout shelter in the garden during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.
This is film of repairs being made to Holmbridge Church, Hall Sunday School Whitsuntide Parade, a bonfire and fireworks at Colin Tinker’s house, work at Meltham Silica Firebrick Company, and of the Tinker family, including a daytrip to Blackpool.
This is a film of a family out walking in a park and a stock car race and traction engine rally at Eggborough Power Station.
This is a film made by John Edward (‘Ted’) Warburton, a member of Halifax Cine Club, of a family holiday to Northumbria in 1957. They visit many of the tourist attractions of the county, including Brunton Castle, Beadnell Bay, Bamburgh, Crumstone, Farne Islands and Holy Island.
This film was made by Halifax Cine Club to commemorate the town by providing an overview of its history, industry, landmarks, local services and sporting and cultural life. Among that which is highlighted are Crossley carpets, the Mackintosh factory, Shibden Park, schools, the library, and recent immigrants. The film originally premiered on 31st May, 1972 at the Halifax Civic Theatre. It was later shown to audiences at the former Alexandra Hall.
This is a mixture of film taken around a time when changes were taking place at the Playhouse cinema in Beverley. It includes photos of old Beverley, and of past cinema programmes and publicity, followed by a film being put on and cinema equipment being taken away and its use as a bingo hall. It also shows the old swimming pool on Ladygate.
This is a film showing various places and events in Beverley around 1969. It includes footage of a a fire, a procession, local wedding, and the launching of the C S Forester.
Made by Edward Warburton, this film features a family holiday in Somerset, including the journeys there and back. Among the places they visit are Watchet, Porlock and Lynmouth.
This is a film made by Edward Warburton of family visit to Southwold Safari Park. It also includes footage of Norton Mill in Elland before the mill was demolished to make way for houses.
This is a two-part film made by Edward Warburton of a family holiday in Switzerland, a look at the recently opened Coventry Cathedral, and a trip to Plymouth. The film includes scenic views of the Swiss mountains as well as an aircraft carrier in Plymouth.
This is the second part of a four part film highlighting major tourist sites in Northern Ireland (the first and last parts are missing). The film follows two couples as they visit, among other places, the Belfast Ropeworks Company, Bellevue, Hazlewood, Belfast Lough, Whitehead and Carrickfergus.
This is a film that was possibly made by the son of Frank Charman, a member of the Yorkshire District Association of The Camping Club of Great Britain and Ireland. The film shows a Camping Club tour of Switzerland and Italy, visiting many of the popular sights.
This is a tour of Knaresborough showing everyday scenes in the town as well as highlighting many of the attractions for which Knaresborough is known. It is accompanied by a commentary from the filmmaker, Eric Hall, giving historical background to the places featured.
This is a film made by Mr D Walker of Beverley of a trip to the recently opened Post Office Tower in London. It also includes footage of other trains passing Bingley Railway Station.
This is a film contrasting old Beverley, with the use of archive photographs, with views of Beverley filmed in 1970, made by Peter Robinson and perhaps one other. The film takes place over the course of a year, and, as well as better known places, shows many parts and aspects of Beverley from unusual vantage points and rarely filmed.
This is a collection of four films made by a Beverley filmmaker, possibly Peter Robinson. The first is of a steam fair, the second of a trip to York, the third showing the inside of Beverley Minster and the fourth showing a Remembrance Day commemoration.
The primary focus of this news piece is Sowerby Bridge’s mission to bring tourism and greater prosperity to their town by restoring their architectural heritage and improving river canoeing. A large portion of the film depicts work on the river underneath the town’s bridge and interviews with workers and local residents. This film was made as part of the 1980s Yorkshire Television series ‘Calendar Magazine’.
Filmed around Chirk, near Wrexham in North Wales, this film shows the carving of traditional Welsh love spoons. It also takes a look around Chirk village and the medieval castle.
This film is a holiday travelogue exploring towns and countryside in Gibraltar and parts of northern Morocco, including Tangier, Tetouan and Chaouen. The filmmaker’s commentary offers anecdotes of his and his wife’s experiences of their first visit to Africa.
Short holiday travelogue which explores the Châteaux de Chillon on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland.
Magazine film featuring short travelogues about the Lake District, Oxford, Blackpool, Edinburgh and London. A commentary offers anecdotes about the various trips and illuminating information about the places visited.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
Made by Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall, this holiday travelogue visits some of the most famous castles of the Loire region of France. The film includes extensive intertitles to identify the places visited.
This travel film by Eric Hall documents a long journey to see a historic Turkish bridge in Mostar, Yugoslavia, stopping to take in the sights of Balkan cities such as Sarajevo and Ljubljana along the way.