Film ID:
YFA 4862

BECK COLLECTION 1

1943

Visitor Tabs

Description

This film features wartime footage of Sheffield including brief shots of the Feathers Hotel and Railway station.

The film opens at the Feathers Hotel.  The family who own the hotel make their way outside and head towards cars parked by the entrance.  Following this, there are street scenes of Sheffield in which tram tracks can be seen as well as a sign for the railway station.  A truck for passes by, and on its side is a sign, “Drink Rawsons Ales.”  Many pedestrians can also be seen. 

On the platform, a train can be seen pulling into the station.  And outside the station, there is a bus full of men who wave at the camera. 

The film ends with two young boys who wash a car.  There are also shots of rubble and possible bomb damage in the background.