This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday during the Second World War.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Blackpool, the Lake District, Derwent Valley and Skegness, some filmed from an airplane.
This is a film by Charles Chislett in two parts: the first is of a trip with his wife Grace to the Brussels World's Fair, Expo '58; the second part is of a wedding, with their grown up daughter, Rachel, as a bridesmaid.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1958 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school, a trip to Scotland, and the Brussels World Fair in June
This film contains family scenes in the countryside and trips to Bolton Abbey and Burnsall. There are brief snippets feature women playing mixed cricket and bowls matches, while there are also interesting scenes that employ trick photography towards the end of the reel.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It features the filmmaker as he takes time to work at one of his favourite hobbies.
Within this film is a mixture of both black and white and colour footage of the Cameron family taken during World War II. Featured in this film are family walks in the country, playing in the family garden, a toddler putting on a gas mask, day trips to the zoo and beach, and images of the two sons growing up.
A promotional film for Firth-Vickers ‘Staybrite’ stainless steel. The use of stainless steel equipment and utensils changes an old-fashioned kitchen into a modern kitchen-dining room and transforms the life of the housewife.
A playful film by Eric Bolderson using trick photography of his son Stephen performing magic tricks for his sister Janet.
Interview with Peter and Kate Holroyd
Transcription compiled 24/04/2008
A hundred years on from a ground breaking investigation into unemployment, Richard Bilton turns detective and uncovers a moving story of one family's journey from grinding poverty in a York slum to undreamt of success as a Hollywood actor.
This is a comedy film about the folly of the filmmaker's father in his effort to fix an electrical fault on the family cooker, ending up being chased by his wife for causing a fire.
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.
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.
A silent comedy produced by Tyne Tees Television and originally transmitted on the 26th January 1968 that follows the adventures of Tony; a young man down on his luck as he tries to make a better life for himself. The film follows him falling in love with a young woman, gets a job in a factory and being lead-astray by two layabouts he meets in a pub. The film ends at La Dolce Vita nightclub where Tony wins roulette as well as the woman’s affections. The film also includes a number of dream sequences where Tony invents water and has a James Bond type adventure.
A compilation of amateur cine club films documenting various corporate and social events: dominoes, cards, football, bowls, a beach picnic at Druridge Bay, the annual flower show and barbeque, and bonfire night at the clubhouse in Byker. The film also includes visits to a number of local water plants at Whittle Dene and Warkworth.
Promotional film for The North East Industrial and Development Association that looks at North East England. Deals mainly with industry but also looks at the landscapes of rural areas and the coast..
An overview of the North East Electricity Board's (NEEB) area of operation covering all regions in the North East, with music and commentary. Includes footage of NEEB electricity showrooms at Carliol House in Newcastle and retail activities, NEEB displays at the Yorkshire Show in Harrogate and the Durham County Show, workers leaving Rowntrees factory in York. Industries documented include open cast mining at Ashington and Monkwearmouth Colliery, Swan Hunters ship yard, manufacture of television cathode ray tubes in Sunderland, Patons and Baldwins wool factory in Darlington, and sequences on NEEB working practices.