This film is an ITN Newsreel that captures scenes of the prison riot in Hull. The film opens with shots of male prisoners sitting and standing on the roof of the prison. The men are wearing a variety of coats, hats, masks and blankets and they are sitting beside a small fire. There is another shot of prisoners on another section of roof; they too are wearing masks and helmets and some of them are carrying long rods. In the next scene groups of police officers walk along a road and in through the prison gates; behind them a tank drives down the road and turns into the prison entrance. Police officers in riot gear walk along behind it. Back up on the roof a prisoner climbs up a section of it and starts pulling the tiles off. There are shots of the length of the prison roof and of the prisoners sitting on various sections of it. ITV new reader, Martin Lewis, gives a news report from outside of the prison.
Made by the Humberside Police Force, this film captures parades and inspections that take place through the city of Hull.
This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson on holiday on the East Coast of Yorkshire, including Flamborough, Scarborough, Flamingo Land, Seahouses and Whitby. The film concentrates on views of the sea, wildlife, and the countryside.
Made by members of the sixth form of Kelvin Hall High School in Hull, this film presents a day in the life of Cottingham Railway Station. The film shows commuters who pass through the station as well as the railway staff at work.
A film by Eric Bolderson of his family's holiday with friends at Butlins in Filey.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
Topical Budget newsreel 167-1 (4/11/1914)
Original film held by British Film Institute
Part of the Drury Collection, this film contains segments of a boat trip from Hull to Gothenburg, paying particular attention to the waterways, ports and harbours that crop up along the way.
This documentary examines the revival of derelict docklands in Hull and riverside and canal areas in Leeds, specifically focusing on whether or not the city planners are getting it right.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this programme includes live coverage of the opening of the Humber Bridge by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on 17th July, 1981. A tour of Humberside also accompanies the event.
This documentary film was made by Bill Freeman in 1962. It focuses on the fishing industry in Bridlington and features the crew of the Wayside Flower as they bring in the catch of the day including lobsters and crabs.
In this film a family of three spend Christmas together in the 1950s in Bridlington. The mother, father, and little girl Susan, carry out traditions such as decorating the tree, making mince pies, sledging and building a snowman.
This film shows members of the Freeman family in Bridlington. Gardens and family weddings are documented as well as trips to the hairdresser and model railway exhibits.
This amateur footage shows Susan and Robert from the Freeman family as they grow up between 1941 and 1961. The family take many trips together to beaches in Scarborough, London Zoo, Flamborough, Sewerby Park, Desborough and Wickstead. In addition we see the family in their local neighbourhood of Savage Road, Westridge Road and Bridlington. Also on this film we see a Cine Club meeting and the members using cameras to capture people's facial expressions.
In this family film we look at Susan and Robert playing together at home and on outings to the beach at Sewerby. This footage shows how the brother and sister spent time with each other as children. Susan and Robert's family take day trips with Jean and Albert's family and we see Susan playing on the 'Garden Dipper' as well as Roberts 2nd Birthday.
This film shows the activities that went on at Kurkburton School between 1937 and 1940. This film shows the children taking part in sports day, swimming lessons, walking trips and school plays.
This film shows the Kurkburton School on their holidays in the Moors. The headmaster of the school is Mr McKenzie who is in charge of the children on the trip. The children see many things on their walks through the Moors like lakes, waterfalls, fields and hills.
This is a film of the celebrations and pageant commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the issuing of the Town Charter for Goole on September 8th, 1958.
This is a film made by Goole and District Junior Chambers of Commerce to promote Goole as a port for industry. It features the docks as well as Goole town life.
Shane Meadows continues his fast and fluent film-making career with this quasi-autobiographical picture about skinheads: a movie with hints of Alan Clarke's Made in Britain and, in its final image, the haunted disenchantment of Truffaut's The 400 Blows. It is a sad, painful and sometimes funny story from the white working classes of 1980s Britain, the cannon-fodder caste alienated from Falklands rejoicing on the home front and not invited to participate in the nation's promised service-economy prosperity.
This is a British Movietone news item featuring a musical performance in Cleethorpes.
An enormous water tower in Goole is featured - under construction and views from the top.
Entertainer Wilfred Pickles with the old people.
A popular fundraising event, this film documents the 18th century fair in Hovingham, a small North Yorkshire village. The film includes scenes of those working at the fair, all dressed in 18th century costume, musical performances, and the crowds of people in attendance.
This is a film made by Brian Doughty of his family,