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 film from amateur cinematographer Ronald Pringle shows various events and holiday footage mostly taken during the spring and summer of 1981.
This film from amateur filmmaker Ronald Pringle shows a mixture of holidays in Scotland, visits to Cumbria's Steam Gathering, demolition of a chemical plant, and flying demonstrations from military and other aircraft.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows excursions and holidays in Scotland, between the years 1972 and 1973, taking in theScottish Highlands and coastal destinations as well as events at an air show. Other sections are taken presumably at the filmmaker’s garden at home.
This film by Ronald Pringle records holiday and excursion footage taken in Scotland. From ornamental gardens, to beauty spots in the countryside and the coast plus a visit to an airshow and across the border to Lindisfarne, favourite destinations appear again in this film.
Filmmaker Ronald Pringle revisits some old and new destinations in this film of holidays and excursions in Scotland. Some familiar places from previous films appear again as the family visit favourite haunts.
More Scottish holiday and excursion filmed by filmmaker Ronald Pringle. This time an exploration of some coastal areas of North and East Scotland.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows more of the filmmaker’s beloved Scotland along with holidays in different parts of England, in particular East Anglia and the West Country and finishing with Christmas lights in London.
A documentary produced by Miranda Films about South Shields born artist Alf O’Brien. Interviewed by Alfred Corlett at his home Alf talks about his early developments as an artist as well as his inspirations and influences. Alf is filmed walking the streets of South Shields as well as the beach near his beloved Marsdon Rock.
An amateur film made by John Parsons showing the construction of steel jackets for the Forties Bravo oil platform built for British Petroleum and the Thistle Alpha platform built for Burmah Oil. Construction work took place at the Graythop yard of Laing Offshore near Hartlepool between May 1975 and May 1976. Mr Parsons was a Mechanical Draftsman at Laing Offshore during the production of this film.
An amateur film made by Victor Sidney Carman showing various views of the city of Durham. The film also shows a family celebrating Christmas and a Christmas pudding with a sparkler in it.
A home movie made by Victor Sidney Carman begins showing various scenes around Jesmond Dene in Newcastle in the snow and East Anglia in the rain. From a speeding train returning to the region views of York as well as Durham before crossing the river Tyne into Newcastle. Family scenes on the beach at Whitley Bay are followed by what is believed to be South Shields where the Festival of Britain Guinness Festival Clock is filmed in action.
A short amateur film made by Victor Sidney Carman looking at the countryside around the town of Hexham and the river Tyne in Northumberland. People play a ball game on a cricket pitch and views around Hexham itself.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
A mystery film produced by members of the Cleveland Cine Club featuring founding member Betty Cook as the mother looking for her two children who disappear in a wood.
A short artistic film by Betty Cook of the Cleveland Cine Club showing a young woman (Julie Allan) walking through snowy park and posing for the camera.
An amateur film by Leonard Winter of the Cleveland Cine Club of a walk through the Cleveland countryside taking in the various rural scenes of plants and farm animals in fields.
An amateur film produced by members of the Cleveland Cine Club about nature that shows various views of flowers and birds feeding in a garden. The film also shows a birds nest with eggs and chicks being fed by the adults.