This is a film which includes footage of the fishing boats around the coastal area of Flamborough Head, the fishermen and their daily catch, and the climmers collecting birds eggs from the Bempton cliffs.
The famous Crab hole is located on the Filey side of the Brigg this venue is often thought of as the best fishing mark upon Filey Brigg. The following film documents a day of fishing for crabs and transport back to George Bayes Fish Merchants in Filey, 1974.
A film documenting the work of the R.N.L.I at Flamborough, the film also shows a day in the life of working fishermen out of Flamborough.
This is the second part of a film documenting the work of the R.N.L.I at Flamborough. The film also shows a day in the life of working fishermen out of Flamborough.
This film records the construction and demolition of houses in Skidby, East Yorkshire through different seasons circa 1967. The film focuses on the suburban development of the area and the new neighbourhoods which were being built.
Filmed at Arras Farm, Market Weighton, this film is mainly about farming and everyday farming life involving: sheep, pigs, cows, harvesting, green houses, hedge cutting and bulldozing. Also included is brief footage of air show and many aerial views from a plane.
This is a documentary made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden which chronicles the places, activities, and life around the Humber estuary. The film includes lengthy intertitles that explain some of the important facts about the areas in which they filmed.
Made in 1977 by members of the Humberside Police, this film is a compilation of places and events in the Humberside area, covering North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire. The film includes the building of the Humber Bridge, the Hull Prison riot, the well-known docks of the Humber, a power plant, housing and slum clearance in Hull, Beverley and the surrounding countryside, the fire at Flixborough Power Station, Lindsey Oil Refinery and a caravan park. Additionally, a good portion of the film is made up of aerial footage.
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 documentary examines the revival of derelict docklands in Hull and riverside and canal areas in Leeds, specifically focusing on whether or not the city planners are getting it right.
This documentary film was made by Bill Freeman in 1962. It focuses on the fishing industry in Bridlington and features the crew of the Wayside Flower as they bring in the catch of the day including lobsters and crabs.
This is a film made by Goole and District Junior Chambers of Commerce to promote Goole as a port for industry. It features the docks as well as Goole town life.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
This is an informative film about the new Cecil Theatre which was opened on 28th November, 1955. The theatre was built to take the place of the old Cecil which was destroyed by enemy action during the Second World War in May, 1941. The film is told from the perspective on an audience member. It also includes footage of the projectionist at the Cecil theatre showing how films are loaded onto the projectors as well as the “change over” during the interval. May 1941.
The manufacture of Fish Cakes and Potato Crisps as the Premises of Summitt Fish Cakes, Westdock Ave, Hull (1959): This film shows the production line of the Summit Fish Cake from fishing boat to packaged goods. Four products are featured in this film including Fish cakes, Fish cutlets, Salmon croquets and Summit Super Crisps.
This is a short film which captures the celebrations of the opening of Cecil Cinema in Hull, 1955.
This reference tape contains copies of the following films:
Close Up North (Disappearing Coast)
Port of Hull
New Heart for a City
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton. Included are competitions for the best livestock as well as various types of farming equipment which is on sale.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton. Included are competitions for the best livestock as well as a gymkhana and sheep herding competition.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton as well as working the land at Arras Farm.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton. Included is footage of livestock competitions as well as different sporting events which have been organized for the families in attendance.
This film documents the construction and launch of the boat, the Stirling Ash.
A film made by Roger Hateley, this film documents the entire process of making a wooden horse cart, beginning with the wheels, to the finished article. The carriage is to be used for the annual Hayride, one of the largest processions of horse-drawn vehicles in England.
This film captures life on the docks of Grimsby during the 1970s. It includes footage of fishermen unloading their catch of the day, Bobbers and their swinging baskets, and an auction later on in the day to sell the fresh catch.
This is a promotional film made by Hornsea Pottery Company which takes the form of a business visit to the company from one of its buyers, demonstrating some of the processes involved in the manufacture of its products.