A 30 second television advertisement produced for Vaux Breweries promoting the Vaux Gold Tankard Handicap Race, the richest handicap in Europe with a prize of £12,500, taking place at Redcar Racecourse on August 1st .
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Shepherd and Shepherdess Inn at Beamish, Co. Durham. The film begins with a horse drawn Vaux delivery wagon arriving at the inn and various patrons at the establishments enjoying pints of Vaux beers. The advertisement features ITV sports commentator Kent Walton.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Copper Beech public House at Darlington focusing on the company’s support of the local pigeon fancier club. The film shows club members sitting on benches near to the pub and beside their pigeon lofts enjoying both their hobby and a pint of Vaux alongside ITV sports commentator Kent Walton.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at The Fairfield public house at Stockton-on-Tees featuring both English professional wrestler Jackie Pallo and ITV sports commentator Kent Walton helping with a delivery of beer to the pubs modern conditioned cellar.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Pennywell Comrades Club in Sunderland. On stage, Tyneside comedian Frankie Burns performs while ITV sports commentator Kent Walton sits in the audience. Frankie comes off stage and enjoys a pint of Vaux beer with Kent and members of the audience.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Middlesbrough Co-Operative Club. Following a montage of sporting activities taking place at the club, ITV sports commentator Kent Walton watches the reigning snooker champion at the Co-Op snooker club Dennis Robertson take a shot at a snooker table. The advert ends with the two men at the bar enjoying a pint of Vaux beer.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Beresford Arms, Whalton near Morpeth in Northumberland where Newcastle Evening Chronicle reporter Roy Maddison enjoys a pint of Vaux Beer with ITV sports commentator Kent Walton. The two men go outside and offer a pint of beer to the leader of the local hunt watching over his dogs.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Thorney Close sports club in Sunderland where ITV sports commentator Kent Walton plays dominoes with the locals and ordering a pint of Vaux beer from former professional footballer Wilf Mannion who is standing at the bar.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at The Windmill public house at Cowgate in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. ITV sports commentator Kent Walton watches as a member of the local darts team takes a shot at a board before heading to the bar where he has a pint of Vaux beer with former Newcastle United footballer Frank Brennan.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries to promote Norseman lager; ‘a lager for men’. A young woman drinking a pint of Norseman looks over suggestively at a Viking warrior who is arm wrestling one of the locals in a pub. Quickly defeating the man they all laugh and chat together over pints of lager.
A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries to promote their Samson beer. The film features two teams taking part on a tug-o-war match over a barrel of the Samson. The advert ends with the winning team posing for a photograph wearing ‘Samson’ t-shirts.
Two short filmed acceptance speeches made by Brendan Foster on winning the North Sportsman of the Year award for the third year running.
A short professional film produced for Vaux Breweries about the Vaux Mountain Trail fell running event taking place in the Lake District sponsored by the company. The event attracts more than 200 amateur runners who follow a route through six check-points starting in the Kentmere Valley, across the Fairfield Range and over Kentmere Pike. The punishing route reaches heights of more the 2500ft above sea level. The film show runners preparing themselves before the race as well as an interview with one of the competitors; Josh Naylor. From the ground as well as in the air the film follows the runners as they complete the route and the film ends with winner Martin Hudson crossing the finish line.
A home movie made by Raymond James Paiton of a family picnic in the Northumberland countryside followed by show jumping, sheep herding and a hound trail taking place as part of the Rothbury Show. The film also features the family playing with a West Highland Terrier and a man working on a beehive.
An amateur film made by Raymond James Paiton showing members of the Northumbrian Motor Club taking part in races around a circuit as well as their annual driving tests at Gosforth Park in Newcastle. The film begins at a racing circuit with cars speeding past as part of a race. Following a Morris Minor driving up and down a country road or track, members take part in a timed driving test near to a large latticed metal building. The film ends with vehicles driving along a country road and a vintage car turning into a field where other cars are parked.
An amateur film made by Raymond James Paiton of the Northumbrian Motor Club rally taking place around Northumberland. Beginning at Anglers Arms at Weldon Bridge near Morpeth competitors head off in the Northumbrian countryside. Along a country road two women and a man stand chatting, the man playing with a large flag. Around a bend a number of cars drive past and the film ends on a group in a field competing in a game of tug-o-war.
An amateur film made by Raymond James Paiton of the ‘Blagdon Sprint’ high-speed trials organised by Raymond and believed to be taking place on the Blagdon Estate at Seaton Burn on the outskirts of Newcastle. The film begins with views of spectators looking over the various cars taking part in the sprint event. From the starting line views of cars getting underway and speeding around the circuit. The film ends with spectator looking over the cars after the race.
A home movie made by Raymond James Paiton begins with views of the Royal Agricultural Society Show taking place on the Town Moor at Newcastle. A small boy is filmed looking around the site at the various displays of agricultural machinery. The second part of the film shows proud parents watching their boys taking part in various sports day events at Newlands Preparatory School in Gosforth.
A home movie made by Raymond James Paiton begins with a young girl taking part in a gymkhana event in which she wins a green rosette. The final part of the film show two men and two boys on a beach and views Dunstanburgh Castle near Craster on the Northumberland coast.
A home movie made by Raymond James Paiton of a school sports day taking place at Newlands Preparatory School in Gosforth. As well as events featuring the pupils of the school, the film also features a race for girls as well as fathers. Following a tug-o-war between two groups of pupils, the film ends on a presentation to a number of the boys.
Two short narrative based home movies produced by Peter Dobing and featuring members of his extended family. The family enjoy spring time in the garden at the family home in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington. In the second film Peter and sister Ann take a bike ride together through the countryside.
A narrative based home movie made by Peter Dobing in 1952 featuring the Dobing family in their garden in the village of Haughton-le-Skerne, now part of Darlington. The Christmas tree is ceremonially burned on a bonfire in the garden and the family turn their hands to planting Brydons Glorious Gladioli bulbs in the garden in spring. Work done, they enjoy a game of golf with hockey sticks featuring trick photography and finish off the day with bowls of ice cream in the garden.
Amateur record of the Tynemouth Swimming Club Gala 12 August, 1933, made by members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV Today at Six news insert of a rallycross competition with various shots of the exciting action. This item was broadcast on 13 November 1972.