This documentary follows the Hull trawler 'Scottish' fishing near Bear Island in the Barents Sea. The trawler crew are shown leaving home, hauling in the catch and processing the fish, including extracting the liver oil from the cod. The catch is unloaded in Hull and the fish and oil are transported to their destinations. The cod liver oil is shown being bottled in the SouthSeas factory and given to small children in a nursery.
This documentary is a promotional film that profiles the Newton Chambers Factory, based in the Thorncliffe Valley near Sheffield. It closed down in the early 1970s but was an important manufacturing works that was involved in producing ironwork such as tanks, gas holders, and even domestic range ovens. It also had a large chemical output often used as a base for disinfectant products. Through a combination of voiceover and footage that captures life at the factory, the film tells the story of Newton Chambers history to present day 1953, and how it was at the heart of the community employing most of the people from the surrounding area.
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 film is an informative and dramatised film about the potential dangers in mining, and the results that they can lead to afterwards.
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 how to properly ventilate a coal mine.
A film about the importance of safety training within coal mines.
A short film which dramatises the hazards found in a coal pit specifically in relation to electricity.
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 a Self Rescuer, detailing when and how it should be used.
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 the risks of working on coal faces. Using footage of miners at work, a narrator guides through the safety issues and problems that can occur. This is repeated, but without the narration, for the viewer to spot what is wrong.
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 avoidable electrical accidents set in the frame- work of the obsequies for a colliery electrician who died as a consequence. This film is a fully dramatised short film set in a miner's village. Following a group of mining friends at work in the pit, they are shown to get injured by electrical faults or by the miners not following proper safety procedures around electricity.
This reel features two different films: The first film focuses on ‘Ginge’, a young cat that belongs to the filmmaker, and includes some shots of ‘Ginge’ investigating a snowy garden. The second film sets out to make technological comparisons between the 1930s and the previous half century.
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 dramatising how to prepare for a fire in a coal mine and what will happen in the event of a fire.
An informative National Coal Board Film which dramatises the potential safety hazards in a coal mine.
Fred Williams was part of the ambulance crew of Honley that created an educational film in 1972. At that time, the ambulances were quite basic, much like bread vans. With the suspension of the vehicles being as they were, the ease of the journey would depend on the driver’s knowledge of the roads and their skills as a driver. The crew put together the film in their own time, and the film was designed to show the correct medical techniques to use. The film shows the accidents people encounter on a camp site and the skills the ambulance staff use to help them. This film was captured on two reels of 8mm film and was sectioned in two parts by the filmmaker Fred Williams.
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.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a documentary film about people with disabilities who do various jobs at a workshop during a typical working day. The workshop is located at 57 Pellon Lane, Halifax, and the film is accompanied by a commentary.
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.
A hundred years on from a ground-breaking investigation into unemployment, Richard Bilton compares the lives of the jobless in 1910 with their modern-day counterparts. A century ago single mums lived on the brink of starvation - now our costly benefits system means that children do not go hungry. But has the welfare state created new problems? And as the government embarks on the biggest shake-up of benefits for a generation, what lessons can we learn from research into unemployment carried out a hundred years ago? Originally transmitted 29th October, 2010
This is a film of the Rowntree Dunollie Rest House in Scarborough and includes footage of the Official Opening in 1947 and the activities of the Home and residents. Those who worked for Rowntrees were also part of a community within which the welfare and interest of employees are cared for in many ways both at work and after. The company was behind the creation of local schools, sports clubs, libraries and art houses, and in 1947, a new departure a holiday home in Scarborough to provide a sanctuary for those suffering with stress and ill health.
This is a health and safety film on accident prevention used in the steel industry, and in particular, by Dormer Tools of Sheffield.
This is a health and safety film on accident prevention using professional actors, and with Chris Bonnington and Joe Brown as stunt men. It follows the fortunes of two steel workers going mountaineering and was used by Dormer Tools of Sheffield.
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.
This is a Yorkshire Television documentary, part of the Northern Line Series, on the Laundry at Halifax General Hospital which is under threat of closure due to privatisation of the Health Service. The programme focuses on interviewing four of the women who work in the laundry, who talk about the importance of what they do, their working conditions and pay, their pride in their job, but their anger at the Government for privatisation.
This is the second of a series of four themed programmes made by Yorkshire Television that aired in 1987 about life on the Manor Estate of council housing in Sheffield, consisting of events on the Estate and interviews with, mostly unidentified, residents. This one focuses on residents who have been made redundant and who are trying to move on. It shows four unemployed steelworkers trying to renovate a tool making workshop, Mal Middleton, who has written a script, ‘Bird Fancier’, produced by the BBC, unemployed workers who are scavenging the derelict houses, and Sheffield Wednesday footballer Mel Sterland. It was first transmitted on 10th August, 1987.
Billingham Film Unit cine-magazine featuring three news items: VIPs and ICI board members attend a screening of the ICI cine-magazine production "Just Billingham" at the Gaumont Theatre in London's Wardour Street. A second feature looks at ICI workers using Durham County Council's Mass Radiography Unit for health checks. The final part looks at the work of the Anhydrite Mine. Anhydrite was mined in the Billingham area from 1928, located in the Casebourne division of the works.