Film ID: YFA 5209 BRADFORD ADVERTS 1931 Visitor TabsDescription The following is a series of early cinema advertisements for local Bradford area shops. The adverts are all animations which publicise the following companies: F. Hill High Class Draper & Millner, Falkingham’s Cycle Shop, Oxley’s Builders, Clark & Son Bakers, J.R. Lloyd Opticians, Horton Direct Family Supply Ltd. Mineral Water Manufactures, G.T. Megginson Limited, F. & I. Stead, Ltd., and J.W. North Ltd. Coaches. F. Hill High Class Draper & Millner: A woman comes out from behind a dressing room curtain. Other women admire her clothing, and different models display a variety of styles available. Title – The House of Fashion Millinery, Gowns, Costumes, Furs Title – F. Hill High Class Draper & Millner 10 Duckworth Lane, Bradford Tel: 922 Extensive Selection of Ladies Hosiery Falkingham’s Cycle Shop: A man is riding a bike over a series of hills. There is a pig in his way, and upon hitting the pig, the man falls off the bike. Title – Don’t buy a dud! When you can obtain a reliable cycle from Falkingham’s of Carlisle Rd., Manningham Repairs & Accessories Agent for B.S.A. Raleigh Saxton & Enfield. Oxley’s Builders: A man is climbing a ladder. Title – Modern Building Experience & Ability A house is assembled. Title – All classes of work undertaken. Houses & flats – modernised & beautified. Title – Oxley’s 2, Mannheim Red. Manningham Phone: -316 Brad Est 1875 The Builders & Decorators. Clark & Son Bakers: A traffic light changes from stop to go, and a number of bakers cross the road, each of whom carry a different type of baked good. Title – For Cakes, Pies, Bread & Pastries Title – Try Clark & Son 5, Duckworth Lane, Bradford. Phone 1617 Made in our own bakehouse. J.R. Lloyd Opticians: A man who is smoking a pipe crosses the street. He then gets hit by a bus. Title – You ought to get a pair of glasses! The man shakes his head in agreement. Title – Don’t risk accidents! Consult J.R. Lloyd F.B.O.A. Sight Testing Optician 10, Sunbridge Rd. Bradford Telephone. 6465 Horton Direct Family Supply Ltd. Mineral Water Manufactures: A bottle appears in the bottom corner of the screen, and the bottle top bursts off. Title – For flavour, purity & quality, “Always Drink the Best” mineral waters. Horton Direct Family Supply Ltd., Mineral Water Manufacturers Crabtree Street., Gt. Horton, Bradford. G.T. Megginson Limited: The titles appear over a kaleidoscope background. Title – Preserve your home’s appearance Title – G.T. Megginson Limited (Bradford) For distempers, paints, arco ceilingwhite. Special stains for furniture and floors. Title – 109, Thronton Rd., and Leeds Rd., Varnish Works, Bradford Telephones 2364 & 4674 F. & I. Stead, Ltd.: Pictures of the different cars available appear as they’re described by the titles. Title – Buying a car? Title – Call & Inspect –The Rover “Family” 10 The Morris 10 The Standard “Little” 9 Title – Call for catalogue & prices F. & I. Stead, Ltd. Coliseum Garage, Bradford Tel 309 Have a Trial Run J.W. North Ltd. Coaches: A man is sitting at a desk, and a picture of a train appears in the corner. Title – The Travel Problem This is followed by pictures of a man on a bicycle and a backpacker. The man at the desk then smiles as a picture of a bus appears. Title – Travel First Class at Third Class Fare. The Problem Solved! Title – Travel… in J.W. North Ltd. Coaches 38, Legrams Lane, Bradford Telephone – Bradford 9327 & 8 Ease & Comfort assured.