Made by Debenham & Co, Beverley, this film records the City of Hull’s Victory in Europe Celebrations, May 1945; it includes extensive footage of all servicemen and women who participated in the victory processions and salute at Victoria Square.
On June 18th, 1942, a Founder's Day ceremony took place at Beverley Minster. It was attended by the Lord Mayor, members of the clergy, army cadets and scouts. Members of the local community were also in attendance. The film was made by Ernest Symmons who owned the Beverley Playhouse Cinema. He filmed local events for newsreels which he would show before a main feature.
This film records the events of 'Wings for Victory' week held in Bridlington and District 12th to 19th June 1943. The military agencies and local community join to raise money to pay for new aeroplanes that will be used to help Britain win the Second World War.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and visiting a nearby farm where they observe typical farm life. The film features Chislett's daughter Rachel and other small children playing in the garden and at Christmas.
This is a film from Bridlington showing various events during 1942, including a campaign to forge links between the youth of Britain and America, a visit by Lady Mountbatten, Armistice Sunday, a procession of wartime service personnel, and a celebration of the victory in Libya.
Shortly after returning from her famous flight to Australia, Amy Johnson visited Hedon on 11th August, 1930. This film documents her visit and includes footage of her plane and her meeting with the Mayor and Mayoress.
Part of the Oldridge collection, this film captures one or more weddings in 1931.
This is a film of a wedding, followed by some general family scenes at home and on holiday by the sea.
This is a film of a family and friends holidaying on a boat on the Humber. Also included in this film are other events, including a wedding, time spent on a farm, an excursion on board the Queen Mary, and time at a school.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family holiday in Scarborough. The film shows a variety of holiday activities including: the lido, playing on the beach, donkey rides, a fairground, mock warship battles in Peasholm Park, a parade for Dutch Week, the lighthouse at Flamborough and the Pirate Ship on the Mere.
Part of the Hainsworth Collection, this film includes footage of the family at their home in Pudsey, days out on the beach in Bridlington, and three weddings.
This short film documents a trip to the Humber Bridge, Hull soon after its opening.
Originally organized in the 1920s, the Woodcraft Folk is an educational movement for young people. Its aim is to develop self-confidence and activity in society through equality, friendship, peace, and co-operation. This documentary focuses on the organization, its history and values, and specifically children from around the world who have gathered at the international camp at Normanby Hall, located near Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
This film features different events which take place in Hull, highlighting the work of King's Hall Mission Chapel on Fountain Road, and featuring many of those involved in the Mission.
This is a Doncaster Movie Makers Club film which chronicles the celebration of Victoriana on a bright summer's day. The celebration takes place at a local park and includes many well shot scenes of the day's events.
This film documents Hull's celebrations for the Queen's Coronation. It includes clear, well-shot views of the parades, the city's buildings decorated with Union Jack bunting, and the large crowds that have come out, all capturing the spirit of the day. It was shot by a local film company, and the film shows many different views of Hull throughout the day. The celebrations go on well into the night finishing with a fireworks event.
Taken by Doughty's Ltd of Hull, this film documents a commemorative parade for members of the Humberside Police Force who died in World War Two.
This film highlights the importance of a true baptism, and what that means to one man, as he converts his wife to a specific view of Christianity through together reading the Bible. Ultimately she is baptised, being fully immersed in a bath. The film is narrated by the main character, Tom Parker.
This film contains footage of the Fear family including Betty's sister Eunice and her husband Leslie Fear. It follows the events from before the birth of Timothy up until he turns one. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This is a promotional film for the Sailors’ Children’s Society which documents the work of the organization with sailors and their families.
This film documents the 100th Anniversary of the Sailors' Children's Society.
This is a film which documents a portion of the Queen's visit to Hull and her stop at the Newland Estate.
This is a film which documents the annual fundraising carnival at the Newland Estate.
This is a film which documents a reunion at Newland Estate in 1936.