Short holiday travel film by Eric Hall, which shows some of the sights of Barcelona before visiting a traditional bullfight.
Short travel film by Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall showing the countryside and historic towns of Cataluña, Spain.
This holiday film by Eric Hall travels through sunny Portugal, visiting beaches, religious monuments, markets and small towns, observing Portuguese daily life as it goes.
Made by Eric Hall, this film is a travelogue visiting various spots along the Dalmatian coast in Yugoslavia.
Travel film covering the Adriatic coastline between Venice in Italy and Dubrovnik in former Yugoslavia, now Croatia.
Rome travelogue with a comprehensive commentary offering details about the monuments and buildings of the ancient city.
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.
This is a travelogue by Wakefield amateur filmmakers Doug and Norah Brear of Northumberland made in 1979. They show some of the castles and visit Holy Island, the Farne Islands, Hadrian’s Wall, the Roman Fort at Housesteads and watch ducklings on the coast.
This is a film made by Doug and Norah Brear, members of Wakefield Cine Club, on a trip to Robins Hood’s Bay. The film is accompanied by a commentary providing a potted history of the village and giving a tour of interesting places and features.
This is a film Doug and Norah Brear of Wakefield Cine Club. The film features a club outing to Hull, taking a trip across the New Holland, the docks, and outside the Ross fish factory. The film is accompanied by a whimsical commentary, with a heavy, exaggerated, West Yorkshire accent.
A short amateur film detailing the travels of a middle class family from Leeds, travelling to Scarborough as a family then Knaresborough and Wales as a group of young adults. The film includes extensive intertitles describing their journeys.
This film was made by Leeds photographer and filmmaker C.R.H. (Charles) Pickard, member of the Professional Photographer’s Association and father of filmmaker and photographer Alan Pickard. The film features Whitby in the summer of 1945 and includes fishermen repairing their nets and people enjoying their leisure time at the seaside.
Made by Roger Teale, this short film documents a trip to the Farne Islands, a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland which are famous for their puffins. The film includes footage of the boat trip to the islands.
In this episode of Calendar Magazine, Robert Hall looks at the way Calderdale overall, and specifically Halifax, is set for revival and renovation. The programme was first broadcast on 3rd December, 1987
The film captures snapshots of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1938. For the most part, the film was made in Somerset, but it also features shots filmed in Cardiff.
This film focuses on the filmmaker’s holidays in 1933. The majority of the film was made in Morecambe, but it probably also has shots recorded in Blackpool.
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.
The film records the filmmaker’s holidays in 1936. Most of the film was made in Southport, but it also contains shots recorded in Chester, York, and Bridlington, in addition to a number of other places.
The film is a record of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1939. The majority of the film was made in Lytham, but it also features shots recorded in Blackpool.
This amateur film by Walter Gill and son celebrates the birthday of Walter Gill's wife, Margaret, with a trip to Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast.
Tyne Tees TV travelogue on the coast of Northumberland presented by Ashington-born Jack Charlton, former Leeds United and England footballer and manager of Middlesbrough FC.
An amateur film made by John Dickinson of a visit to Lewick in the Shetlands. The film begins at Carters Bar on the England-Scotland border and records a car journey through Edinburgh and Perth, arriving in Aberdeen for the ferry to Lerwick. Views of activity on board the ferry St Clair are followed by those around Lewick including the fishing fleet unloading and auctioning the previous night’s catch. The film ends back on board the St Clair for the journey back to Aberdeen where they are followed out of the harbour by the fishing fleet.
Produced by Middlesbrough dentist and amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown in 1935, the film captures the variety of leisure activities and entertainment found at the seaside resort of Redcar. The film documents seaside attractions such as a commercial 'head-through-the-hole’ beach photographer, the Society Palmist shop front, Fleets Punch and Judy Show, decorative Victorian swings run by showman Victor Vernon and his family, and a ventriloquist. The extensive scenes of a swimwear fashion show at Redcar’s outdoor pool provide a fascinating insight into changing styles from 1882 to the present. The film concludes with scenes from the 102nd Cleveland Agricultural Show, first held in 1882. Shot on Dufaycolor film shortly after it went on sale to the public in September 1934, this is one of the earliest surviving amateur colour films in the region.
Travelogue by Middlesbrough based dentist and amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown. This film documents one stage of a grand tour through Italy in the summer of 1949 with his wife Kate, with travel by boat from Naples to the island of Capri, and visits to Pompeii, Cassino and Siena. The film focuses on famous landmarks, monuments and architecture. Footage includes the ruins of Pompeii, the more recent World War II damage in Cassini, and a Roman Catholic funeral procession in Siena.
This is a compilation of colour home movie footage, filmed between 1946 and 1947 by Middlesbrough based dentist and amateur filmmaker Tom H. Brown. The film consists of portraits of the filmmaker’s father, Tom Brown Senior, and his son and daughter, Tony and Helen, and an interesting scene in which Tom Brown performs a tooth extraction on his six year old son in the garden. Another sequence captures aerial views of the coastline and urban Teesside region, filmed in 1947 from a British light aircraft, the Auster Autocrat. Footage includes family travel in Switzerland and the Alps in the summer of 1947, and holidays in North Yorkshire, Cumbria, and the Scottish Border.