This film is a record of the scheme to provide water from the River Derwent to Sheffield and other Yorkshire cities. This is possibly a promotional film for the project.
This film is a professionally produced documentary made by Nick Fletcher and Cube Media in York, sponsored by a Commedia Millennium Award. The film features footage of Malton and Norton, towns which in 1999 and 2000 were hit with the worst flooding in over 50 years.
This film includes brief footage of a golf tournament, family scenes, and dental work being carried out on a number of patients with varying problems including a bilateral fracture of the maxilla.
Made by Peter Jackson and Edward Winpenny, this film documents the work of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. It features a reconstruction of a cave rescue and includes brief interviews with the volunteers who make up the Rescue Team.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This film is from the John Murray collection and was made by the Audio Visual Service at Leeds University for medical students and general practitioners. It was made in order to give them a greater awareness of how rheumatoid arthritis affects real people’s lives. It follows four mothers with young children who suffer with arthritis, and shows what a struggle it is for them.
This film, made by the Audio Visual Department of Leeds University, is part of the John Murray collection. It looks into the problems that develop in human joints when repetitive strain or osteoarthritis occurs in joints. Using diagrams and real patients, the film shows a variety of treatments and surgeries available to the public.
This film is from the John Murray collection and was made by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University for the Unit of Cancer Research that is based there. The film would have been used as teaching material for both the medical students at the University and for other medical researchers in the field.
This documentary addresses the changes taking place in the small village of Berry Brow located in the Kirklees area of Huddersfield. The village is amidst a huge change where the traditional terraced houses are being knocked down to make way for the tower blocks of the future, creating the “new” Berry Brow.
A film made by the Audio Visual Department at Leeds University as a visual prospectus for potential undergraduates for the Medical School. The film uses sequences from a student's academic life, interviews with current scholars, and a commentary to explain what this course and university have to offer and how the students have interacted with university life.
The National Coal Board (NCB) Film Unit is one of Britain's most substantial and long-lasting industrial film units. The following film is a NCB film about the danger of working with loud noise in coal mines.
The National Coal Board (NCB) Film Unit is one of Britain's most substantial and long-lasting industrial film units. The following is an informative film about safety procedures when using Hand Haulage.
A series of 6 short films highlighting the danger of athletes foot in the miners showers, not concentrating when using electrical equipment in the mine, and the consequences of ignoring safety notices in the mine.
The medicinal properties of waters from spa towns have been widely publicised since the mid-1600s, and by the beginning of the 20th century, Harrogate had become a popular spa town among the English elite. Made in 1931, these films provide a unique insight into the different state-of-the-art health and spa treatments available in Harrogate at that time including electric lamp exposure and muscle stimulation as well specialist cafes set up to drink the waters.
This is a film of some of the treatments and therapeutic massages that took place at the Royal Baths and Spa in Harrogate.
A Film Record of the visits made by a deputation from the Scottish Housing Advisory Committee to English Housing Estates in March 1943.
This film shows various methods of treatment and therapy at the Royal Baths and Spa in Harrogate.
This reference tape contains copies of the following films:
Close Up North (Disappearing Coast)
Port of Hull
New Heart for a City
This film shows a number of examples of treatments and therapies at the Royal Baths and Spa in Harrogate.
This is a promotional film appealing for volunteer blood donors to take part in a Hebden Bridge week long blood donation campaign. The film explains what is involved in giving blood using a new volunteer as an example to tell the story.
This is a film produced by the British Government, through the Central Office of Information (COI), as part of a monthly cine-magazine produced specifically for cinema distribution in South and South East Asia. It includes a Medical Missionary Centre in South West Laos, Thai students learning English in Britain, Hornsea Pottery, a telephone factory, a toy company, and Concorde flying over the Queen's Birthday Parade.
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 film is from the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of an arteriotomy operation using a Dardik Bio Graft. There are many shots of the operation itself as well as the graft as it is being prepared for the operation,
This is a reprint made in 1979 of a film originally made in 1932 to mark the centenary of the Royal Hospital in Sheffield. The film presents a full day in the life of the hospital showing every aspect of hospital work, from the delivery of food to various treatments and operations.
This is a training film by the London Midland and Scottish Railway, with a realistic demonstration of how to deal with a mustard bomb attack on the railway.