Made by John Cave, this film features a variety of famous sites and recreational activities Scarborough has to offer.
This film is made up of three three adverts promoting tourism for Scarborough.
This black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. The footage is very similar to the Bradford Boys trip the year before. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Toronto, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England.
A documentary made by Encyclopaedia Britannica, this film follows a "typical" English family who live in York. The film explores different aspects of the family's life including work, school, home life, and leisure activities.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film includes footage of a family holiday to Scarborough as well as many good views of children playing on the beach.
This film is a collection of trips and events around the region taken from 1964-1975. The film includes good snow sledging scenes, the Harewood Traction Rally, and a trip to the seaside.
This film captures family holidays in both Yorkshire and Scotland and includes many clear shots of recognisable at these popular destinations.
This excellent film chronicles Fylingdales on the East Coast of Yorkshire, especially Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar. It shows the coast and country as well as local life and leisure.
This is a film of a family from Clayton, a village near Bradford, on holiday at Brockley Hall, the Christian Endeavour Holiday Home in Saltburn, Cleveland. The filmmaker visits the Hall with his wife and three daughters before returning to the railway in Clayton.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film contains footage from a trip to Drigg on the west Cumbrian coast, the Muncaster Horticultural Show, a miniature train ride in Eskdale, Cumbria, and footage of men blowing up unexploded shells from World War Two. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
This is a film which was taken during a holiday to Torquay in the summer of 1945.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents a family holiday at Mundesley as well as in North Wales where the family travels up the Snowdon Mountain Railway.
This is a family film of a holiday in Port Meirion and on the Festiniog Railway, from the Martin Wainwright Collection.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
Shot between 1927 and 1938, this film shows the sea side leisure and social activities that were available in the Scarborough region at that time. Included in the film are shots of the South Bay Pool, the Cliff Railway, the Italian Gardens, and a motor cycle race.
This film documents some of the activities of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Scarborough, June 1953. The film includes footage of the Scarborough coast, dinner at the Grand Hotel, and a fashion show.
This is a film of the Green family on holiday in Saltburn, staying at the Christian Endeavour holiday accommodation.
This is a film of the Green family on holiday in Conway, North Wales.
This film is one of several from the Parkin family collection. It documents various family activities and events, including a wedding and a trip to London.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
Part of the Parkin family collection, this film documents the family holiday in the North of Wales in 1955.
This film is a travelogue which highlights various sites around Yorkshire, including Scarborough, York, Thornton-le-dale, and Whitby.