This is a film that gives an extensive tour of the City of Hull. The film includes many of the better known, and also the less well-known, places and attractions the city has to offer. It also includes some film of a Hull City football match and Hull Fair.
This is a programme in the Clegg’s People series, with Michael Clegg giving a historical tour of Hull. Here, is focuses on its seafaring history and relationship to the monarchy. As Clegg embarks on a lazy boat ride along the River Hull, the viewer can see the remnants of Hull’s grand history as well as how busy it still is in 1983. As well as visiting various museums, Clegg gets to explore the Plotting Parlour in Hull’s oldest pub, and two highly impressive public loos.
From the very first drilling through the entire ten year building process, this documentary details the construction of what proved to be the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world for 17 years - the Humber Bridge. The documentary includes the entirety of the Queen’s opening speech and was originally broadcast on 17th July, 1983.
Amateur home movie by Middlesbrough dentist Tom H. Brown that records the early years in the life of the Browns' daughter Helen, from her christening at St Barnabas Church,Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, in 1934, to Helen at the age of 10 months. The film also documents a holiday in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, with a focus on the architecture and monuments of this seaside resort, and visits to Rudston, Sledmere, Ampleforth, and Sutton Bank.
A sponsored film made by Turners Film Production for Durham County Council that records the installation of a new concrete radio mast at Aykley Heads in Durham City, designed by Ove Arup and completed in 1968.