This is a film of the Scout Group of St Thomas Groves, Lord Mayor’s Own, York, out on holiday to Norway. It includes footage of the group leaving England as well as their campsite in Norway.
This film documents a family’s travels and days out in Israel, Helmsley, the Port of Hull, and other villages around North Yorkshire. The first features a family holiday in Israel including St. Mary’s Well, Nazareth. The second was taken during a day horseback riding in and around Helmsley, North Yorkshire.
This film shows a celebratory event at Slingsby Aircraft Ltd, based in Kirkbymoorside, and a viewing of a newly completed housing development.
This is a promotional film about Slingsby Aircraft Ltd, based in Kirkbymoorside. It shows many of the gliders that they make and has an interview with the Managing Director, Bill Slater.
This is a film of a new housing development of Bradley Swedish Homes that has just been completed, and also showing a Slingsby T.51 Dart glider.
This film consists of two separate parts, scenes from the opening of the new housing estate a West Bank, York, and a display of vehicles from the Premix company. Premix may have been involved in the building of the housing development, working with Bradley & Co. Ltd.
This film was taking at the opening of the new housing development built at Parkside Close, West Bank, York. The houses were built by Bradley & Co, York, and celebrations include an appearance by television broadcaster Bill Grundy. The film also includes some family footage of one of those involved in the project.
This is film of a family holiday in Bridlington. It includes footage of the family swimming in the sea and playing on the beach.
This is a film, in two parts, of a pantomime production of Aladdin at Harrogate Theatre in 1968. It gives a cast list, with close-ups of the main characters, and the soundtrack provides much of the dialogue from the play as well as a voiceover explaining the plot. Part of soundtrack has been lost due to deterioration, and as such, some of the film is mute.
This is the first of three films taken by John Spencer while he was working at Wrathmire Farm. The farm was run by the Chapman family, and the film shows life on the farm in Upper Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. This film also includes an agricultural show and livestock auctions.
This is the second of three films taken by John Spencer while he was working at Wrathmire Farm. The farm was run by the Chapman family, and the film shows life on the farm in Upper Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. This one includes a dry stone walling competition and sheep shearing.
This is the third of three films taken by John Spencer while he was working at Wrathmire Farm. The farm was run by the Chapman family, and the film shows life on the farm in Upper Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. This one shows conditions on the farm during the severe winter of 1962.
Made by Ken Clough, this film was taken during the 106th Malton Agricultural show. It features livestock competitions and a motorcycle stunt show.
An amateur film of a ship stranded on rocks at the North Yorkshire coastal village at Staithes.
This amateur film by Walter Gill and friends records a visit to the Yorkshire cathedral city of Ripon.
This amateur film by Walter Gill shows a trip to Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales at Easter time.
This amateur film by Walter Gill and son celebrates the birthday of Walter Gill's wife, Margaret, with a trip to Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast.
This amateur film by Walter Gill and son records a day trip to the seaside town of Saltburn on the North Yorkshire coast.
This short amateur film by Walter Gill records a primary school trip to the North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby by train.
This amateur film shot by filmmaker Walter Gill and a friend records a trip with family and friends to the market town of Helmsley in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire and to Goathland and Mallyan Spout waterfall on the moors.
Amateur film of a visit with the Gill family and friends to the picturesque village of Swainby in the North York Moors national park, and the remains of neighbouring buildings in the old abandoned village of Whorlton.
The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, visit the ICI factory at Wilton during the royal tour of Teesside on 4th June 1956 and are greeted by crowds of celebrating men, women, and children.
Amateur footage by a senior manager at ICI Billingham of young men's individual and group gymnastic displays at ICI Billingham Synthonia Club sports ground, intercut with summer gymnastics training at campsites in Gilling West and Brompton on Swale, North Yorkshire, between 1959 and 1962. Gymnastics displays take place on Billingham Gala Day in 1958 and 1961. Also includes group and individual portraits of young men and women gymnasts in June 1962, some of competing team from Scotland.
ICI Billingham Fim Unit cine magazine that includes three short films. The first feature records traffic turmoil at the East Gate to the Billingham ICI industrial plant, with comic warnings about road safety. "End of a Process" documents the final days of the Castner process of metal sodium production at ICI’s Cassel Works in Billingham. “Summer Outing” records an annual day trip to Scarborough for retired workers of ICI, organised by the company.
Billingham Film Unit cinemagazine edition featuring two short documentary items. The first is a visit to the Teesside Engineering Club at Hartburn to meet some of the “failed engine drivers” who turn their hands to model making, and model railways. In the second part of the film, a group of Billingham boys participate in outward bound activities on Commondale Moor in the autumn.