Amateur early 1970s compilation of footage intercut with archive photographs made by Chester-le-Street Amateur Cine Society, which records street scenes in Chester-le-Street and looks at how the town, shops and architecture have changed or remained the same in the 20th century.
This film is a detailed amateur record of some of the architectural heritage of County Durham, but also includes the Penshaw Monument, built in memory of John George Lambton, the first Earl of Durham.
A compilation of amateur footage filmed in and around Sunderland by amateur filmmaker Bob Wrightson. Beginning in 1972 the film opens with views of the Winter Garden followed by the aftermath of a fire at Shares Furniture store on Bridge Street. There are various views around the centre of Sunderland showing the Bridges Shopping Precinct and central streets. The second part of the film shows a procession of decorated floats along Holmside and through the city centre. Footage in 1949 shows similar views of central Sunderland. The final part of the film features activities along the River Wear including shipbuilding at William Doxford and Sons and the massive crane at the Southwick Engine Works.
An amateur film made in and around Murton in County Durham by filmmaker Bob Wrightson showing an industrial estate, riders in the Milk Race passing, a phantom car ride and rubbish on a piece of waste ground.
An amateur film by Bob Wrightson filmed over a number of years between 1966 and 1972 focusing on those who work and use a Joshua Wilson and Brothers Ltd VG Food Store in the village of Murton in County Durham. As well as the day-to-day activities, the film also records some of the changes that take place at the shop including the changing advertising signs pre and post decimalisation. The final part of the film shows the construction of a flat roof extension to the shop.
An amateur film made by Bob Wrightson filmed over a year showing the changing colours in nature around the region and Lake District.
A home movie made by Bob Wrightson recording a number of family occasions and family trips. The film begins by focusing on a young family with small children playing in the garden and posing with extended family. They are also filmed enjoying a day on the beach and visiting a traction engine rally, possibly Washington in Tyne and Wear.
An amateur film by Bob Wrightson recording various events and activities taking place in the village of Murton in County Durham during the 1970s. Events recorded include a costume parade as part of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977 and the dedication of a memorial plaque in 1976 to local Victoria Cross recipient William McNally. The film also records a number of important local events such as the construction of the new A19 motorway around the village and the demolition of the Rex Cinema on Knareborough Road. The film also records a number of winters when the village was covered in snow.
An amateur fiction film made by Bob Wrightson telling the story of a young girl, Pauline, who goes in search of berries in the fields around the village of Murton in Country Durham. While on her journey she is chased by an older boy who is wearing a pair of tights over his head. However, she is saved by a group of small children who come to her rescue and chase the boy away. The film ends with her continuing her journey and picking berries before making her way home.
This film is a mix of home movies and events filmed by amateur Ronald Pringle in Scotland, showing holiday destinations and a student rag week in Glasgow. The effects of the harsh winter of 1962 to 1963 are also captured in town and country.
This amateur compilation by filmmaker Ronald Pringle includes experiments in filming from a television screen as well as footage of a students' rag day in Glasgow, and town and country landscapes in Scotland, particularly in the Glasgow area.
This film by amateur film maker Ronald Pringle, a member of the Craven Pothole Club, showing potholers exploring Gaping Gill underground river and caves in North Yorkshire. The film develops into a dramatic story of potholers lost in caverns underground as the waters from Fell Beck which feed into Gaping Gill become torrential and dangerous.
This film by amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle records holidays and excursions to the Scottish countryside and coast. Many destinations are within the vicinity of Glasgow, others are further afield.
Amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle records a number of excursions out in the Scottish countryside and coast during the spring and summer of 1974.
This film by Ronald Pringle records excursions into mainly Scottish countryside and coastal areas. The only excursion outside of Scotland is a visit to Lindisfarne, in Northumberland.
This film from Ronald Pringle records excursions and events in Scotland and the north west of England in the mid 1970s. A transport enthusiast Ronald Pringle shows old and new forms of transport from a traction engine rally to an air show at Prestwick near Glasgow.
Amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle records excursions and holidays in Scotland, Cumbria and Cornwall.
Film maker Ronald Pringle presents more film of holidays and excursions in Scotland, north west and south west England.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows a number of water skiing competitions which took place at Lochearnhead, at the western end of Loch Earn in Scotland
Amateur film maker Ronald Pringle presents a film of an excursion by boat to Scarba a small island in Argyll and Bute, just north of the much larger island of Jura in Scotland.
Amateur film maker Ronald Pringle records a number of water-skiing event as well as Glasgow student rag week traditions in this film made in Scotland in the early Sixties.
This film by Ronald Pringle is amateur footage of snow-covered landscapes, an urban garden, Scottish wildlife and Ailsa Craig the volcanic island and Royal Society for the Protection of Birds reserve south of the Isle of Arran.
This amateur film by Ronald Pringle shows footage taken in the centre of Paris in 1971.
The films represented here by amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle appear to be additional footage, possibly edited from other films in the collection shot between the 1960s and 1970s.
This film from amateur cinematographer Ronald Pringle shows various events and holiday footage mostly taken during the spring and summer of 1981.