Despite the title, this film shows several interesting places in the North Riding of Yorkshire during the early part of the 20th century. Destinations include Richmond Castle and the Waterfalls at Aysgarth.
This documentary examines the revival of derelict docklands in Hull and riverside and canal areas in Leeds, specifically focusing on whether or not the city planners are getting it right.
A film made by local filmmaker Ernest Taylor, of the Huddersfield Cine Club, about a visit to Huddersfield by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh in July 1949.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of a Holiday in Tyrol.
An award winning film made by Ernest Taylor of holidays in Bournemouth, Bridlington and Scarborough.
A film made by local filmmaker Ernest Taylor, of a Mediterranean Cruise including Mary Clare, Gracie Fields, and June Whitfield.
This film covers the Yorkshire Post's move to the Wellington Street office. Produced by the Yorkshire Post Publicity Department, the film shows the different activities and range of stories across Yorkshire. It also examines the history of the Yorkshire Post and associated newspapers - Intelligencer and Mercury. The new office is under construction, and the viewer is given a tour of the new building including spaces, presses, automatic loadings, and van delivery.
Following the 1984 fire at the York Mister, this is the story of one of the most extensive cathedral restoration projects. This restoration took over four years, and the work and magnificent efforts that went into repairing the fire-damaged South Transept are documented in this programme.
This is a documentary made by YTV on the controversial plans for the redevelopment of Kirkgate Market in Leeds. It includes contributions from stall holders, shoppers, the city council leader, George Mudie, and the Dutch development company MAB.
This programme takes a look at the National Viking Centre Museum in York as it nears completion. The film shows the Museum being completed on the space of the archaeological dig site in Coppergate, York. It features interviews with many of those involved in the planning and construction of the Museum, explaining how it aims to preserve the remains of Jorvik, the Viking capital over 1000 years ago.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this programme includes live coverage of the opening of the Humber Bridge by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on 17th July, 1981. A tour of Humberside also accompanies the event.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this is a Calendar news special looking at the building and opening of the Humber Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge. The Humber Bridge was officially opened by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on 17th July, 1981.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this documentary features Labour politician Roy Hattersley as he revisits his native home of Sheffield. Hattersley takes us on a journey of the city, recounting aspects of his life there as a child, working at Daniel Doncaster and Sons, supporting Sheffield Wednesday, watching cricket at Brammal Lane, and as a councillor, with particular reference to Parkhill flats.
This film by Kenneth Raynor documents Roche Abbey in Maltby, Rotherham, and there are many views of the Cistercian monastery. The film comprises of two separate sequences, and the second mainly focuses on a splendid flower garden.
This is a film of a holiday in London immediately after the war. It includes good street scenes and boat trip along the Thames.
This film documents the opening of Clifton Bridge in 1963. A temporary bridge at Clifton was built by the British Army in 1961, on the site of an old ferry crossing, in order to handle additional vehicle traffic caused by the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Kent at York Minster. A permanent bridge was opened officially on 28 October 1963. The bridge is built from 4,000 tons of concrete and 50 tons of reinforced steel.
A Film Record of the visits made by a deputation from the Scottish Housing Advisory Committee to English Housing Estates in March 1943.
This film features a coal bunker demolition in Wakefield.
This film features a mast demolition in Wakefield.
An enormous water tower in Goole is featured - under construction and views from the top.
Master craftsmen in York demonstrate their skills at recreating frightening gargoyles.
This is a short film that shows some of the ancient customs and buildings of Ripon. The film is accompanied by a commentary.
Made exclusively for the Central Picture House in Elland, this film features events and local faces of Elland, a small market town in West Yorkshire. The film documents the first electric tram to arrive in Elland, part of the Huddersfield transport which was extended from Birchencliffe to Elland in 1914.
This film is from the Cyril Higginson collection and contains footage of various well-known Yorkshire locations including Bolton Abbey, Knaresborough and Scarborough.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson documens a school's outing to Conisborough Castle, located in Doncaster, in May , 1968.