This is a film a transport Festival in Beverley, with vintage vehicles and a fairground.
This is a compilation of four films spanning several years, made by Halifax Cine Club member Ted Warburton. It includes Hollingworth Lake, a trip along the Knottingley and Goole Canal and the Aire and Calder Navigation from Goole to Salterhebble, the Warburton family having a picnic at Semer Water, and a whimsical short film starring Peter Warburton on which came first, the chicken or the egg.
This is a film of two family holidays on the Norfolk Broads made by Edward Warburton. The family and friends tour around the Broads, filming many of the landmarks and activities on their way.
This is two films made by Edward Warburton. The first is of a family holiday to Montreal, showing many of the better known landmarks. The second film is of a Traction Engine Rally at Castle Howard.
This is a film of family outings to the Yorkshire Dales, Blackpool, Morecombe and Ashgrove.
This is a film from a collection of home movies made by Jack Johnson of Pontefract. It shows a family holiday in Belgium which is accompanied by a commentary by Mrs Johnson. The film also includes a traction engine rally at Nostel Priory.
This is a film produced by Yorkshire Television as part of Leeds’ bid to host the 1978 Commonwealth Games. It highlights the sporting culture of the city, and the sporting and other facilities it has to offer.
This is a film of a family tour of the east coast of Yorkshire, including Scarborough and Bridlington, as well as a visit to Blackpool and Southport.
This is a short film showing commercial planes taking off at a major airport, one of them for Seaboard World.
This film features members of the Hull Auto Club during various rallies in East Yorkshire including Hull and Withernsea and as well as a traction engine rally in Masham, North Yorkshire. Many different makes and models of motorbikes and cars are featured during the different events, and a commentary and soundtrack accompany the film.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
Made in 1936, this if a film of members of the Hull Auto Club taking part in motorcycle and car trials. The exact location is unclear, but it’s likely to have taken place in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
This film shows the journeys of some of the last trams to run in Leeds in 1959.
This Yorkshire Television production is a portrait of 74 year old Dr Helena Hamilton piloting her De Havilland Hornet Moth at Doncaster airport on a snowy winter’s day in 1988. Helena shows her passion both for flying, vowing to continue until she is no longer able, and for her beloved plane, something she’s not willing to sell at any price.
Made by Eddie Percy of Settle, this is a film of an agricultural show, the opening of a new bus shelter in Giggleswick, and a day out in Rhyl.
This is the first part of a film made by Eddie Percy of a large Easter excursion leaving Settle Market Place. The film features many shops in the market place which are no longer there.
This is a film made by Eddie Percy of a large Easter excursion leaving Settle Market Place. The film features many shops in the market place which are no longer there.
This film features members of the Hull Auto Club during various rallies in East Yorkshire including Hull and Withernsea and a Vespa Rally in Goole. Many different makes and models of motorbikes and cars are featured during the different events. It’s likely the entire film once had an accompanying commentary; however, only sections of the soundtrack remain.
This is film of the Yorkshire County cricket team’s tour to Jamaica in February and March, 1936. The first part of the film is of the team on board their ship playing various games, including a hand ball tournament on the deck, showing some of the rounds with Sutcliffe, Verity, Wood, Bowes, George Hirst, Fisher, and Leyland. Also included is some action from the game vs. combined schools at Sabina Park, and some practising, and a tour of a sugar cane plantation. It states on the reel, E.J.W. Popplewell, who is expected to be the filmmaker.
The film depicts several highlights of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1934. The majority of the film was made in Torquay, but it also features shots recorded in a number of areas near the south coast in Britain.
Made by Leeds photographer Charles Pickard, this film was taken on a trip to Sidmouth, Devon, home of the Wesley Guild. The Wesley Guild is a worldwide Christian organisation aimed to retain young people within the Wesleyan Church. The film includes extensive intertitles describing the film’s content.
This amateur film by Walter Gill looks at the Hartlepool town show of 1980.
A documentary and educational film produced by the ICI Film Unit on the role of the engineer in the development of industrial production, building on the research of the chemist and physicist and making experiments practical on an industrial scale. The film records a student's progress through university, including a whiz through non-academic activities to illustrate the benefits of university, a summer apprenticeship schemes at ICI Wilton works, and internship programme in Canada. The final continues showing the student at work with a post-graduate student, conducting an experiment with an early analogue computer, taking his final exams and eventual graduation. The film ends with him now a junior engineer supervising other students.
ICI Billingham Fim Unit cine magazine that includes three short films. The first feature records traffic turmoil at the East Gate to the Billingham ICI industrial plant, with comic warnings about road safety. "End of a Process" documents the final days of the Castner process of metal sodium production at ICI’s Cassel Works in Billingham. “Summer Outing” records an annual day trip to Scarborough for retired workers of ICI, organised by the company.
Billingham Film Unit cinemagazine edition featuring two short documentary items. The first is a visit to the Teesside Engineering Club at Hartburn to meet some of the “failed engine drivers” who turn their hands to model making, and model railways. In the second part of the film, a group of Billingham boys participate in outward bound activities on Commondale Moor in the autumn.