An amateur film made by Victor Sidney Carman of the annual Newcastle County Budgerigar Society (CBS) show in 1956. Taking place inside a hall the film shows visitors looking over cages of birds set up on tables around the room. In another room, people relax over a cup of tea and women in a kitchen prepare and serve drinks. The film ends with winners posing for a camera and a group of men chatting outside.
A home movie believed to have been made by Victor Sidney Carman focusing on a young family between 1968 and 1975. The film follows the progress of a girl and boy from babies showing them often playing on a swing or a slide in a children's play area at Heaton in Newcastle. They are also filmed with their mother at Hexham and South Shields. The film also records a number of steam rallies as well as a visit by the Sir Nigel Gresley steam train to the region.
This film made by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote looks at a number of locations in the North Pennines where lead mining once took place.
A film by Lilian Wincote that looks at the work done by J. W. Hodge, a removal and storage firm in South Shields. The removal firm is run by the founder's daughter Marjorie Hodge who has been in charge since 1945.
This film by South Shields amateur filmmaker Lilian Wincote is about the village of Ovingham in Northumberland and includes it's famous Goose Fair, which has ancient origins. The film also gives an impression of village life.
This film produced by Eva and Douglas Morris looks at the sights around the cathedral and castle in Durham City.
This film by Fred Palin looks at the pleasures of walking in the countryside being blighted by fly tipping and litter. Probably filmed in the Cleadon Hills near South Shields it explores the effect of discarded rubbish has on what should be a pleasant walk.
This short film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote concentrates on the traditional New Years celebrations in Allendale, Northumberland. The celebrations involve tar barrels, set on fire and paraded around the village.
This film by Fred Palin is a short comedy about a man trying his utmost to get rid of a faulty coin. He finally does but there is a twist in the tale.
This film is of a visit to Brussels in Belgium by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote. The film may have been produced during the time she was working with UNESCO or UNICEF.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote shows the Catalonian coastal village of Sant Feliu and the sardine fishermen who make a living from the sea.
This film by Lilian Wincote of South Shields is of a visit to Ravello, a resort town set 365 metres above the Tyrrhenian Sea by Italy’s Amalfi Coast, and is home to iconic cliffside gardens.
This is a film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote showing the sights and attractions in Bruge in Belgium.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote records a visit to Venice. All the well known landmarks in this historic place are captured.
This film by South Shields filmmaker Lilian Wincote is of a visit to the Amalfi coast in Southern Italy. Views of the coast and the old town of Amalfi appear in the film.
This film by South Shields filmmaker records a visit to Dubrovnik on the Adriatic coast during August and September of 1965. At the time of filming Dubrovnik was in Yugoslavia, but is now in Croatia.
An amateur film made by Betty Cook showing the presentation of a new standard to the 608 Squadron taking place a Middleton St. George RAF Station on the 1st November 1959. The standard is now on display at York Minster.
Compilation of two films made by Betty Cook showing two air shows taking place at what was then Teesside International airport, now Durham Tees Valley airport, near Darlington, in August 1965 and RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire in September 1958. Both films feature various types of civilian and military aircraft performing aerobatics and low flybys.
An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club about the River Tees, tracing the course of the river from Cauldron Snout falls in County Durham, downstream at High Force waterfall in Teesdale, and on to Middlesbrough and the launch from Smith's Dock of the semi-submersible oilrig Ocean Prince on the 25th July 1965. The film features views of the Tees Newport Bridge and Transporter Bridge.
An amateur film, possibly by Betty Cook, of an equestrian gymkhana event and award ceremony taking place at Marske-by-the-Sea in July 1965.
An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club and shot at high speed showing a phantom car journey through the streets of Middlesbrough and roads of Teesside. Across the Newport Bridge and into Haverton Hill and Port Clarence towards ICI where the protagonist in the film is nearly late for work.
A home movie made by amateur filmmaker Betty Cook between 1964 and 1966 showing the development of a boy, Mark, from a baby through to being a toddler. The film shows various family members and friends, including Arthur Cook, husband of the filmmaker, posing with the baby at relative's home in Leeds.
A short pencil animation by Peter Whitaker of the Cleveland Cine Club in which a man seated at a desk uses fly spray to kill a fly that is sitting on his head and ends up killing himself.
An amateur film produced by Don Nesham of the Cleveland Cine Club and cut to The Beatles 'Twist & Shout' showing a woman in 60's dress dancing beside a wall intercut with various images from popular culture of that period.
A fiction film produced by members of the Cleveland Cine Club that uses both live action and animation to tell its tale. The film begins with a man driving at speed through the streets of Middlesbrough where he is stopped and booked by a policeman for careless driving. Arriving him he falls asleep and dreams of accidently running over his own daughter. The film ends with him waking and realising the error of his ways.