An amateur film produced by members of the Cleveland Cine Club looking at the history and operation of Middlesbrough Dock shortly before it is closed in 1980. The final part of the film shot short after the closure of the dock shows the dismantling of the dockside cranes which are seen being taken down the River Tees by tug boat.
An amateur film by W. Stogdale of the Cleveland Cine Club of the caves, beach and cliffs at Blackhall Rocks on the Co. Durham coast between Horden and Hartlepool.
An amateur film by Betty Cook from the Cleveland Cine Club of the British Grand Prix taking place at the Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit in Northamptonshire on the 18th July 1981. As well as the main Formula 1 race which was won by John Watson who features, the film includes a practice session taking place before the main race as well as views of the crowds enjoying the day. A large part of the film is shot from the pit lanes showing the cars and drivers preparing for racing.
An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club showing the Merlin Parachute Club parachuting from the Doncaster Parachute Centre. The film begins with views of the airport and pilots looking over their planes. The aircraft taxi to the runway and members of the club get on-board. There are views filmed from the ground as well as in the plane of people jumping and coming into land.
An amateur film by Betty Cook from the Cleveland Cine Club of the British Grand Prix taking place at Brands Hatch Racing Circuit on the 18th July 1982. As well as the Formula 1 Grand Prix, which was won by Austrian driver Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda, the film also includes a vintage car race as well as views from the pit lanes where Nigel Mansell is filmed walking past. As well as the races, the film also includes views of the crowds enjoying the racing and sunbathing on what must have been a sweltering day.
An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club of a visit to Teesside Airport [now Durham Tees Valley Airport] near Middleton-St-George in July 1983. The film shows a group looking around a hanger containing various small aircraft, speaking with members of the airport fire service and looking around the control tower. The film also contains views of various aircraft taxiing along the runway.
An amateur film by Betty Cook from the Cleveland Cine Club of the British Grand Prix taking place at Silverstone racing circuit in Northamptonshire on the 16th July 1983. The film records both the qualifiers as well as the Grand Prix itself. Shot in large part from the pit lane, the film captures the engineers and mechanics preparing Formula 1 vehicles for racing. The film also captures many of the drivers taking part in the Grand Prix John Watson, Patrick Tambay, Michele Alboreto and Alain Prost as well as the race winner Rene Amoux. Stirling Moss and Jackie Stewart are also captured along with Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.
An amateur film made by Eddie Nelson of the Cleveland Cine Club showing a father and his young son opening presents on Christmas day. With all the presents opened, the boy is taken into another room where they play with a Scalextric set that has been set up on the dining room table.
An amateur film by Eddie Nelson of the Cleveland Cine Club showing various leisure activities taking place in and around the Teesside area.
An amateur film made by members of the Cleveland Cine Club recording a ceremony for the laying of a foundation stone for the new St Mary's Cathedral in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough on Sunday 3rd November 1985. The foundation stone was blessed by Bishop Augustine Harris, Bishop of Middlesbrough.
A short comedy by Betty Cook and members of Cleveland Cine Club about a man (Leonard Winter) walking into a park to draw a picture of a scene on a pad of paper that, as it develops, turns into something 'unexpected'.
An amateur film by Betty Cook of a wedding taking place in a small rural parish, location unknown.
An amateur film made by Eddie Nelson of the Cleveland Cine Club of the parade of sailing ships leaving the river Tyne as part of the 1986 Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race.
An amateur film made by members of Cleveland Cine Club showing the supersonic airliner Concorde's visit to Teesside Airport, Middleton St George, now Durham Tees Valley Airport, on the 11th December 1982. Concorde's appearance was paid for by former footballer and airport station manager for British Midland Eddie Kyle to mark the launch of his travel agency and get publicity for the airport.
A home movie produced by Eddie Nelson from the Cleveland Cine Club between 1981 and 1983 showing a young family and the growth of their son from a new-born baby to toddler.
An amateur film made by John Parsons of the Hartlepool Cycling Club recording a number of cycling events taking place around the region. The first race featured is a 10-mile time trial club event taking place on the evening of 25th May 1971 from Sappers Corner on the A689 to Wynyard in County Durham and a return to start. This is followed by the third stage of the 1971 Milk Race taking place on the 2nd June showing the start of the race at Durham and riders crossing Westerdale Moor in North Yorkshire. The final event featured is the seniors and juniors Crescent Criteriums circuit race around the Newton Aycliffe Trading Estate in County Durham on the 17th March 1972.
An amateur film made by John Parsons, with the assistance of his future wife Anne Watson, recording two cycling events for the Hartlepool Cycling Club. The first event featured is the Junior Hartlepool Trading Estate Road Race taking place on the 9th April 1972. This is followed by the Cleveland Wheelers 2 Up Time Trials taking place around Nunthorpe near Middlesbrough on the 23rd April 1972.
Footage originally broadcast on 28 June 1967 for the Tyne Tees Television Late Look news programme on Newcastle’s Town Moor Hoppings. Reporter Clyde Alleyne visits the annual travelling fun fair and interviews showmen and women, including a well-known performer who billed himself as 'Davey Jones the Irish Leprechaun', travelling with Robert Campbell and Jennie Jepson’s show. Interviews discuss the economics of attending the fair and the effect of the rain on profits that year, held one week later to avoid a clash with a re-scheduled Race Week.
A Tyne Tees Television interview with the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King. Tyne Tees reporter and announcer Clyde Alleyne talks to Martin Luther King about aspects of race relations in the USA and England. The interview is believed to have taken place during Martin Luther King's visit to the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne on the 13 November 1967, where he received an honorary degree.
An amateur film by Ken Wright of Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee events taking place around South Shields on the 15th July 1977. The film begins with the arrival of the Royal yacht Britannia into the River Tyne. This is followed by shots of the royal motorcade and Queen Elizabeth II waving at the waiting crowds outside South Shields Town Hall and along John Reid Road. The film then shows a street party taking place in Wharton Street with long tables laid out in the road and the street and terraced houses decked out in bunting and Union Jacks. The film ends with the adults making a toast to the Queen and children dancing in the street.
Amateur film of private sector housing conditions, including slum clearance properties, in the Old Durham Road area of Gateshead, filmed between 1982 and 1984. The first sequences record the "Tyneside flats", a form of domestic housing found primarily in Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland urban areas. The film also documents the demolition of the slums. The filmmaker, Stephen Gray, worked for Gateshead Council as an Environmental Health Officer.
Amateur film by Stephen Gray that documents the 1986 Cutty Sark Tall Ships’ Races along the River Tyne between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields, and the firework display the night before the start of the race.
Amateur film by Stephen Gray that documents the National Garden Festival in Gateshead held between May and October 1990, comprised of four areas: Norwood, Riverside, Dunston and Eslington Park, and including Dunstan Staiths on the south bank of the River Tyne. The film records attractions such as representations of European landmarks like the Tower of Pisa and Louvre Pyramid, horticultural displays, folk dance entertainment, and the monorail, road train and vintage trams that serve as transport for visitors.
This amateur film by Stephen Gray records life on the River Tyne from the South Shields riverside, including pilot boats helping ships navigate downriver, fishermen, sailing boat activities, and locals enjoying some stormy weather along the Shields pier.
An amateur film produced by Wilfred Bunting recording the processions of colourful floats, many representing local companies and organisations, costumed children and juvenile jazz bands parading through the town of Newton Aycliffe in County Durham as part of The Great Aycliffe Town Carnival during the years 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1979.