This film in the Hartlepool Council collection documents staff and student activities at the Lynn Street Adult Training Centre in the early 1970s.
This film in the Hartlepool Council collection records a "Sports For All" sports day at Clairville Stadium in Middlesbrough, roller skating activities, and a holiday visit in 1978 of a group of students with learning disabilities from the Lynn Street Adult Training Centre.
This film in the Hartlepool Council collection records a holiday visit in 1976 of a group of students with learning disabilities from the Lynn Street Adult Training Centre, Hartlepool, and footage of an annual 'Sport For All’ day at Clairville Stadium, Middlesbrough.
This film in the Hartlepool Council collection records a 1970s birthday party for Allam, an adult with Down’s Syndrome, at Lynn Street Adult Training Centre, Hartlepool.
An amateur film made by William Loraine showing Saltburn beach on a busy summer’s day. The film also shows a garden party with bagpipe band that features the actor Roy Kinnear and a coach tour of the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.
Home movie compilation of different Taylor family visits and holidays. Footage includes many shots of the Taylor's young daughter Sue.
Amateur home movie by Betty Cook, the President of the Cleveland Cine Society and the North East Cine Society. The film consists of footage of motor sports on the Croft Circuit at Croft-on-Tees, near Darlington.
An amateur film made by Betty Cook of the Cleveland Cine Club of a hunt taking place in the Cleveland or North Yorkshire countryside in January 1966. The film begins with the hunt preparing to depart from a large house, possibly at Great Ayton or Newham. With the hunt underway, the film changes to show Betty’s son Martin sitting beside a stuffed head of a fox that is in a hole in the ground. The film ends with the hunt passing and Martin waving goodbye to the fox.
Amateur home movie by Betty Cook, President of the Cleveland Cine Society and the North East Cine Society, that records leisure activities at Albert Park, Middlesbrough and footage of Stokesley Fair.
Home movie footage by Betty Cook, President of the Cleveland Cine Society and the North East Cine Society, that features her son bathing the pet dog (Smokey) at the family home in Middlesbrough.
An amateur film by Betty Cook that records the County Borough of Teesside Inauguration procession in Middlesbrough on the 1st April 1968. The film shows the carnival atmosphere with floats and fancy dress competitions.
Amateur footage filmed by Betty Cook, the President of the Cleveland Cine Society and the North East Cine Society, of various types of jet aircraft, helicopters as well as a Hercules Transport and Vulcan Bomber flying overhead at Croft at an air show in the 1960s. The Cook family enjoy a picnic next to their car at the event.
Amateur footage by members of the Cleveland Cine Club shot at high speed showing a phantom car journey, travelling across Newport Bridge in Middlesbrough and in Haverton Hill.
Amateur film made by Betty Cook, President of the Cleveland Cine Society and the North East Cine Society. Footage includes Remembrance Day services in Middlesbrough, the Cook family at a Territorial Army Centre firing range near Otterburn in Northumberland and a social event taking place in Hartlepool.
Sponsored film that documents the construction of the Shell Refinery at Teesport, begun in 1964 by the contractors Press and Costain. The film contains detailed footage of construction work from reclamation of tidal mud flats near the mouth of the River Tees to the finished refinery. Includes many aerial shots of the site.
An industrial film produced by Turners Film Productions for the Tees Conservancy Commissioners showing the various stages in the construction of the new Tees Dock as a pre-stressed concrete quay built along the river Tees at Lackenby near Middlesbrough. The film shows the making of the various pre-cast concrete cylinders, beams and decking on site, the digging of the foundations and installation of fender blocks, and finally the laying of a working surface that includes rail tracks, coping blocks and cast iron bollards.
An overview of the North East Electricity Board's (NEEB) area of operation covering all regions in the North East, with music and commentary. Includes footage of NEEB electricity showrooms at Carliol House in Newcastle and retail activities, NEEB displays at the Yorkshire Show in Harrogate and the Durham County Show, workers leaving Rowntrees factory in York. Industries documented include open cast mining at Ashington and Monkwearmouth Colliery, Swan Hunters ship yard, manufacture of television cathode ray tubes in Sunderland, Patons and Baldwins wool factory in Darlington, and sequences on NEEB working practices.
A documentary in two parts that covers the life and industry on the River Tees, with footage of Middlesbrough, Stockton, the Transporter Bridge, Furness Shipyards and aerial shots of the Tees from Stockton to the river mouth
A Turner Film Unit sponsored film for Robert Bowran demonstrating the manufacture and packaging of Bowran Paints in Pelaw, Gateshead, and its uses. These include the painting of ships at Teesport (now PD Ports), the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle and the Tees Newport Bridge in Middlesbrough, Dunston Power Station in Gateshead, the exterior of the Stork Margarine Works in Bromborough on the Wirral, and the Loch Sloy Hydro-Electric Scheme situated on the west bank of Loch Lomond, Scotland. This promotional film also features good footage of the steel-making process (possibly at the Shotton Steel Works in North Wales and also at Scunthorpe at John Lysaght's Normanby steelworks, part of Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds.). [Note that footage of steel production and interior at Dunston Power Station have been speeded up in this Turners production.]
Incomplete colour promotional film demonstrating cleanable covers for the Toothill Chair, an upholstered Danish style comfortable modern armchair. The film shows the choice of fabric designs, wear, tear and staining of the tailored removable fabric covers. A couple demonstrate in a family lounge. Includes good scene of two children messing up the seat with chocolates. Possibly made for R W Toothill Furniture Manufacturers, then based in Darlington, who patented the covers in the 1950s.
A detailed sponsored documentary by Turners Film Productions for Vaux Breweries on pigeon fancying and pigeon racing in the North East of England covering Northumberland, Tees Valley, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and North Yorkshire. Experts and participants explain breeding, selection, training, exhibition, racing and diet as the voice-over commentary gives an overview of the sport or hobby, and its importance to the largely male membership of the 'Up North Combine'. Footage of races include the Vaux-Usher International Gold Tankard Pigeon Race cross-channel from Beauvais in France, and scenes at the North of England Homing Union Show, held in Newcastle, are featured.
Sponsored film that documents the construction and operation of the offshore Boulby rig, GEM III, for cementation exploration. Footage includes views of Staithes harbour, the Boulby Cliffs, and the Boulby potash mine.
A Turners Film and Video Unit sponsored film about the St John of God Community Care centres and housing produced on 10 June 1992. These include Rockcliffe Court ,Thornborough House near Leyburn, White Lodge, Mowbray Road, South Shields, and Coulby Newham and Hemlington, where care for the disabled offers an enhanced quality of life over traditional ward-based institutions.
Sponsored film by Turners Film Productions that records the launch of a dock gate engineered by Head Wrightson at Thornaby on 15 August 1966. The giant steel structure is floated down the Tees accompanied by the tug Hutton Cross.
Industrial film made for William Gray & Company Ltd recording the cargo vessel "Virginia" on sea trials in the North Sea. The ship was completed in December 1948. Includes footage of the West Hartlepool docks.