This film contains footage of female and male water-skiers in South Bay and Peasholme Park in Scarborough. There are shots of the people doing tricks on their water-skies, a woman showing how to water-ski and shots of the second camera which is position on another speed boat.
The Castleford Tigers RLFC is the subject of this lively and colourful film. It follows five characters from the club as they pursue the Wembley dream in the 1999 Silk Cut Challenge Cup, capturing the magic, passion and humour of this tightly knit community at a very significant time in both the sport of rugby and the club's history.
This film contains footage of the military leaving Sheffield on 3rd November, 1914 shortly before their deployment to France in April, 1915.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the annual River Festival in York on the River Ouse. It includes rowing races and other boats on display.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the Tall Ships Race taking place in Newcastle in 1986. A narrator provides some background information on the race (sound of poor quality).
This film features various events in and around Shipley in 1933. Of particular interest is the royal visit to Leeds, where the filmmaker captures the royal motorcade from an excellent vantage point.
The following film is comprised of two parts: Horse riding in the countryside (possibly in the Yorkshire Dales) and swimming in an outdoor pool.
This family film includes footage of the family in their home as well as during their leisure time at the seaside.
Sponsored by the National Dock Labour Board, the 1955 Newlands Football Cup Final match was between competing Dock Workers teams from Goole and Swansea. The film features extensive highlights of the match and includes footage of the post match dinner party and trophy award ceremony.
This film features a Rotary Club excursion as well as golf and cricket during the mid 1960s.
Taking its idea from the popular TV programme of the time, this is a film showing Leeds Junior Chamber of Commerce doing some 'fix its' for members of St Philip's Centre in Leeds.
Made by the Leeds Cine Club, this newsreel documents some events in Leeds in 1978, including Leeds Rugby League Club displaying the Challenge Cup and the Festival of Youth.
This is a collection of four films of the Darlington Scott Motorcycle Trials taking place in Swaledale in North Yorkshire, part of the C.H. Wood collection of films. It covers the trials over four years, with the last two films having a humorous audio commentary.
This film documents the 17th annual World Coal Carrying Contest at Gawthorpe. During this race which takes place every Easter Monday, contestants are required to run nearly a mile while carrying large sacks of coal.
This film features two Young Farmers Rallies in the 1940s in North Yorkshire. There are various agricultural competitions which take place as well as sporting events for members of the club. Title cards for the Northallerton rally have been filmed in colour while the rest of the footage is in black and white.
This film shows a large cross country race at Roundhay Park in 1978.
This film shows various short passages from the families exploits, and the sequences vary greatly in content.
This film documents a cricket test match in 1952 between the England and India teams. The film is taken from the field level and gets quite close to the action.
This film features TT Races on the Isle of Man as well as the journey to the island leaving from Liverpool Harbour.
This is a film documenting a day out full of fishing, motorbike riding and stunts, as well as swimming and horseback riding. The film features scenes as described by the following titles.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
This is a film which includes family scenes as well as a wedding in Carlisle during the late 1920s.
This film documents two of the annual garden parties at St. Lawrence Parish Church, York. The event was held each year in June. The film features members of the parish church as well as children from the attached school and was made by Miss Dorothy Langshaw, Head Teacher of the Infant Department.
The following is a compilation of brief events in Bradford in 1937, 1946 and 1947 including flooding, the return of Bradford Northern team, and the Lord Mayor's procession.
This film consists of seven short extracts of events in York between 1939 and 1946. The events include The Duke of Kent visiting York, Police at Play and at Work, Holidays at Home, The Coronation and the Flying Scotsman, York Races, Opening of the new Park at West Bank, Scenes from York Regatta and the River Ouse frozen in January 1940.