This short film features different buildings and sites on Bootham Road in York.
This is a test film on Super 8mm film which features a few streets and buildings around York.
This film features various sites around York city centre from the view of the front of a car.
A holiday trip to Jersey.
This is a film of an air show at Church Fenton.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
Taken during the summer of 1991, this film features countryside views from steam engines along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
This film features many different steam engines at the Middletown Railway.
This film is made up of portions featuring four main events: the Leeds Circus, Flooding at Scout Hill, a Cooling Tower Power Station, and the AMAS Fire.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises of images of family orientation during the year 1950. The Cooper family are filmed here on their holidays at Southampton, Bournemouth and Weymouth.
This film captures a family's day out at Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Ripon.
The film shows some of the sections of a motor trial taking place in the Peak District of Derbyshire, possibly the High Peak Trial organised each year by the Sheffield and Hallamshire Motor Club from 1946.
This is a film of Leeds Children's Day, beginning with a procession through Leeds led by the Gala Queen, and finishing at Roundhay Park. In Roundhay Park there is a baby competition, a children's fancy dress competition, track events, country dancing and a fair.
This is a film that shows views of Clayton, a small village near Bradford, taken from a moving car.
This is an amateur film that shows a train that was transporting butter having been derailed during the Second World War in the village of Clayton, West Yorkshire.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films taken around Halifax from varying years and film stocks. Made by the Halifax Cine Club, the films included in this reel are in the following order:
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
This is a holiday film which documents the cruise of a Yorkshire family leaving from Liverpool, sailing around down to Tenerife in the Canary Islands stopping at many places along the way, and then the journey back to the UK. This film provides an interesting and unique perspective of travel during the 1930s. Well made and well documented with intertitles, this film provides a glimpse into the life and leisure of Yorkshire people as well as captures the local culture and flavour of the places which they visit. In addition, the life aboard the cruise ship is also well documented and includes scenes of deck games and joint exercise classes as well as parties and other activities.
This film contains two holiday trips, the first of which takes place in July, 1929 of a cruise through the Mediterranean. The second holiday film entitled "With the 'Stratheden' to Athens and Malta" takes place in June, 1938. Consisting of both black and white and colour footage, both films provide wonderful documentation not only of the exotic holiday locations, but also of life and overall interactions within the family as well as with the native peoples of the cruise ship destinations. Both films are quite well made and well documented describing the many towns and sites which this Yorkshire family was able to see.
This is a documentary of a cruise on the Mediterranean which stops at the following places: Tunisia, Minorca, Modena, Casablanca. The film involves mainly just site-seeing and activities on the cruise ship.
This short film documents a cruise to Greece and, as the title suggests, the variance in life from the modern ship and towns, to the ruins of ancient Greece, especially Acropolis.
This is a film about a cruising holiday that briefly shows tourism in: Messina Sicily, Dubrovnik Yugoslavia, Mallorca and Gibraltar. The film is made up mostly of scenes of tourists and a few cityscapes and landscapes.
This is a documentary made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden which chronicles the places, activities, and life around the Humber estuary. The film includes lengthy intertitles that explain some of the important facts about the areas in which they filmed.
A documentary made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film features Bryan’s Fish and Chip shop located in Headingley, Leeds. This film includes footage of the local shop and Lowestoft Harbour where the fish is processed before reaching the shop.
This film, made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, captures the fishing activities at Port Patrick, Scotland. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.