This is one from a set of films from the Baron family of Leeds made by Jewish tailor and amateur filmmaker, Alec Baron. This starts with the first experiments of colour film made by Alec baron in 1935, and then turns to family films made after the war, including a trip to Scarborough and Robin Hood’s Bay, and finally to the Edinburgh Festival of 1959 and to Expo 58 in Brussels.
This is the first of three films made by Edwin Scaife, an electrical engineer from Leeds, of his daughter. This shows the family on holiday, possibly in Blackpool, as well as at home.
This is the second of three films made by Edwin Scaife, an electrical engineer from Leeds, of his daughter Alison. This shows the family on holiday, possibly in Blackpool, as well as at home. It also shows the wedding of Edwin’s sister and their honeymoon in Scotland, taken by Edwin’s sister.
This is the third of three films made by Edwin Scaife, an electrical engineer from Leeds, of his daughter Alison. This shows the family on a holiday to the Isle of Wight, and possibly in Blackpool, as well as at home.
This is one of several films made in the 1930s by Edwin Scaife, an electrical engineer from Leeds. This film of Blackpool includes rare film of a beauty competition, fashion parade, and diving display at Blackpool’s famous Open Air Baths (or South Shore Swimming Coliseum.) There is also film of the Pleasure Beach Amusement Park and Blackpool illuminations.
This is a compilation of three films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. The first focuses on Blackpool, t the second autumn, and the third shows the Dyson boys going out collecting “penny for the Guy.”
This is one of many films made by amateur filmmaker John (Jack) E Dyson of Leeds. This shows the Swillington Miners Welfare Gala and Sports Day, and also a trip to Scotland.
This reel features a number of different events and locations between 1967-1973 including two weddings, Yeadon airport, a trip to New Brighton, Roundhay Park in the snow, and trips to York and Morecambe. There are short breaks in between each section of film.
This is a home movie which focuses on the filmmaker’s children. It shows the children at play in their garden and in the home as well as features other family members. It also includes a holiday in Llandudno, Christmas 1983, and the arrival of a new baby boy, Peter, in 1984.
An amateur film made by Victor Sidney Carman of various events of relevance to him taking place during 1951. The film records a family trip to the beach at Whitley Bay and views of terraced streets both in Wallsend and Batley in West Yorkshire where children are filmed playing in empty plots possibly the result of World War Two bomb damage. Nurses pose with children at a hospital near Morpeth and a boy takes a bike ride near Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. The film ends with crowds looking over two Royal Navy ships moored along the Newcastle Quayside.