This film presents a portrait of Knaresborough, contrasting the summer and winter. The film is accompanied by a commentary on the attractions of Knaresborough its surroundings.
This is a short film showing the variety of flora to be found in Yorkshire in spring.
This is an amateur film of a family car tour of Nidderdale, showing some of the villages on the journey.
This is a short film of two women climbing to the summit of Pen-Y-Ghent in the Yorkshire Dales.
The following is an educational filmstrip which contains information washing and the architecture of Wakefield.
This film documents the travels of a Sheffield-based family including countryside locations and departure from Manchester airport.
This is a video produced to commemorate the Bilsdale Centenary Show which took place at Thornhill-Chopgate on the 26th August, 1995. Interviews with those involved take the place of a commentary. It is filmed by Alan Tinley and Ted Parker of ATV productions, Middleton-in-Teesdale.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about the places in the Lake District where John Ruskin lived. The commentary explains the places shown and the life of Ruskin.
This reel comprises of a compilation of sequences taken around Yorkshire which include Sheriff Hutton, Scarborough, Sandsend and Peasholm. The film appears to have been edited out of its original intended sequence, as certain titles and scenes seem out of order.
The start of this film is missing but from where it begins it depicts a day in Scarborough. The film contains footage of women sun bathing, families on the beach, looking in the shops and on the amusements. It also shows a carnival with the floats and the people in costume. It continues throughout the day showing the fun, lively atmosphere that is to be found in Scarborough and goes right through to show the night clubs and night life that can be enjoyed.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about the places that invaders of Britain came from in Northern Europe.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about a trip by boat along the River Bure. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley while on a trip of historical sites around the Mediterranean on the way to, and finishing up at, Athens. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This film shows the first few years of a new concept in British agriculture – co-operative farming. Three farmers from the Rotherham area have integrated their farms into the Thrybergh Farming Company. The film includes footage of those three farms as well as the various livestock they look after and the many crops which they plant and harvest.
This film documents a trip to the breath-taking Alps, following the mountains through both Switzerland and France. Throughout this film the filmmaker pays particular attention the Matterhorn Peak, which he studies with a keen interest.
A portrait of Scarborough, the seaside jewel of the northeast, the place and the people. A film on the changes Scarborough (and other seaside resorts in general) and its people have faced over the changing fashions of holidays and what people search for, and how they have adapted to such challenges.
This is a documentary about boats and barges on the River Aire, and those who use them. The film was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The documentary features interviews with many people connected with the river and its canals, from its source to Goole and on to the North Sea.
This is a documentary on the work of the Ryedale mobile library. It shows the various places covered and the appreciation of villagers for the service. The North Yorkshire Mobile Library Service started in December 1966 and throughout the years has been vital in providing people with a regular supply of reading matter. The Mobile Library stocks over 2000 books, videos and audio-tapes as well as providing information on local matters. Barrie Pickering, who has been working for the Mobile Library out of Pickering for over seventeen years, is our host for the journey.
This is a film that narrates the poem 'The Great Lover', by Rupert Brooke, to the accompaniment of Debussy piano music and images that represent the poem.
In his film The East Riding, filmmaker A.R. Smith focuses on the industrial landscape of the Riding including the agriculture and fishing industries. Also featured is the architecture in Beverley, Hull, and the villages in the surrounding area.
This is an amateur nature film of some species of British birds and their nests; showing their eggs, hatchlings and fledglings.