A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at The Queen public house in Hartlepool where young ‘Vaux fans and beat fans’ enjoy pints of Vaux Beer while watching local pop group ‘The Hartbeats’ performing on stage. The advertisement features ITV sports commentator Kent Walton.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at The Fairfield public house at Stockton-on-Tees featuring both English professional wrestler Jackie Pallo and ITV sports commentator Kent Walton helping with a delivery of beer to the pubs modern conditioned cellar.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Middlesbrough Co-Operative Club. Following a montage of sporting activities taking place at the club, ITV sports commentator Kent Walton watches the reigning snooker champion at the Co-Op snooker club Dennis Robertson take a shot at a snooker table. The advert ends with the two men at the bar enjoying a pint of Vaux beer.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news report on a disco dance marathon in Middlesbrough in the 70s. Peter Holland interviews two men attempting to set a new Guinness world record, Albert Harding, a local dancer and restaurant manager, and John Vipont, a plater with a Stockton-on-Tees engineering company. This item was broadcast on 25 April 1977.
A hand tinted narrative home movie of a bonfire night in 1948 at the family home in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington, produced by Peter Dobing, and featuring his sister Ann.
A narrative-based home movie produced by Peter Dobing and other members of the family about an afternoon watching 9.5mm home movies at the Dobing family home in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington, followed by a family mealtime.
A compilation of short narrative-based home movies featuring family vignettes, including his sister Ann and Mrs Dobing, and a day trip to Staithes on the North Yorkshire coast by steam train, produced by Peter Dobing.
A narrative-based home movie produced by Peter Dobing of preparations for November 5th and his extended family enjoying bonfire night at the family home in Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington, in 1949.
A partially narrative based home movie produced by Peter Dobing of his family at Christmas in 1950. The film begins with members of the family performing a pantomime in which a witch trying to ruin the Dobing’s Christmas before being vanquished by fairy queen. The remainder of the film records members of the extended family arriving at the Dobing home in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington, to enjoy Christmas Day.
A narrative based home movie produced by Peter Dobing in 1951 of a family Christmas primarily made in the filmmaker's home in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington. The family make home-made Xmas crackers and decorate the Christmas tree. A trip into Darlington for some Christmas shopping is followed by the extended family enjoying drinks in front of a roaring fire before they all open their presents. The final part of the film, shot in colour, features portrait views of each member of the family and a decorated Christmas cake.
A narrative based home movie made by Peter Dobing in 1952 featuring the Dobing family in their garden in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington. The Christmas tree is ceremonially burned on a bonfire in the garden and the family turn their hands to planting Brydons Glorious Gladioli bulbs in the garden in spring. Work done, they enjoy a game of golf with hockey sticks featuring trick photography and finish off the day with bowls of ice cream in the garden.
An amateur film by George Theaker and Peter Dobing that records a fun 'It's a Knockout' style contest between local youth club teams taking place in the grounds of Haughton Comprehensive School in 1974.
A short amateur documentary produced by Peter Dobing and George Theaker, looking back on the heyday of cinema in the town of Darlington and the problems facing the business in the late 1980s. The film begins with footage of the last day of the Odeon Cinema in Darlington which closed in 1981. This is followed by a history of cinema projection in the town using both contemporary film as well as historic images of the many cinemas. The film ends with a view of a local video shop, the latest threat to cinema attendance, but finishes on a positive note with regards plans for a new cinema for the town.
An amateur record by George Theaker and Peter Dobing of a fun 'It's a Knockout' style contest between local youth club teams taking place in the grounds of Haughton Comprehensive School in Darlington in 1975.
An amateur record by George Theaker and Peter Dobing of a fun 'It's a Knockout' style contest between local schools teams taking place in the grounds of Haughton Comprehensive School, in 1978.
An amateur film produced by Peter Dobing and George Theaker of the Darlington Cine Club recording an open day for visitors at the volunteer-led Tees Cottage Pumping Station, a Victorian waterworks in Darlington, which also has a blacksmith's workshop.
An amateur record of the Jeff Brownhut Promotions '79 Spectacular weekend event at South Park, Darlington, on Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd June 1979, which includes fairground rides, a promotional (Osram) balloon ride, stunt riders and an aeronautical display.
Amateur documentary film produced by Peter Dobing and George Theaker recording rehearsals and preparations for the pantomime ‘Aladdin’ produced and directed by Muriel Jones and Brian Kent and performed by residents of the village of Haughton-le-Skerne in Darlington. It took place in the village hall on Stockton Road.
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 shows children playing on the Cleveland County Playbus. Some of the children are also interviewed and recite rhymes and songs to camera.
This amateur film made by Michael John Keane records local children's play on the Cleveland County Playbus visiting Eston, Hemlington and Billingham. The final part of the film shows a playbus taking part in the 9th Playbus Rally in Birmingham followed by a phantom ride in the bus as it drives back to Middlesbrough.