This reel includes two films, the first featuring Historic Scottish Abbeys, and the second scenic sites of Wharfedale. It films include extensive intertitles identifying each place the filmmaker visits.
Made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, this is a film about a CPAS boy's camp in Pooley Bridge, Westmorland for disadvantaged city children.
Made by Charles Chislett for the Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS), this film documents a trip to the Yorkshire Dales organized for underprivileged children who lived in urban areas. During their trip, the boys stay at a amp just outside the village of Kettlewell. The film includes footage of the village as well as the boys’ walks around the countryside.
Made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, this is a film of the activities of forty boys at a C.P.A.S. summer camp at Burstow in Surrey.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a wide-ranging film showing Yorkshire during the winter, including speeded up journeys along icy roads and footage of scenic snow-covered landscapes.
This film, from the Kathleen Lockwood collection, contains a variety of footage from religious school processions, May Day Queen Processions, a visit by Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Huddersfield, and shots of some firemen testing water hoses.
This amateur film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and captures various trips taken by the filmmaker and a friend around West Yorkshire.
Made by Kathleen Lockwood, this film shows the numerous artists in the town of Holmfirth in Yorkshire. There are many examples of different creative activities such as embroidery, painting and illustration.
A film that shows through the still images in a photographic album and intertitles some of the images of floods that have taken place in Holme Valley over the last century.
A film documenting the Sheffield Clarion Ramblers on their walks between 1945 and 1954, mostly in the nearby Peak District. Among the many events seen in the film are ramblers helping to rescue sheep during the winter of 1947, the ceremony for handing over the deeds of the pathway to the summit of Lose Hill in 1945 to G.H.B Ward, who also make several speeches at other walks. There are also excerpts from the Clarion Ramblers journal and well dressing in Youlgreave.
This film consists of two other films made by Charles Chislett. The first section is the last five minutes of 'New Lives for Old' (822), whilst the rest is the complete 'They Discover the Hills' on the CPSA boys camp (see catalogue entry 315).
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents the wedding reception held for William Ibberson and his wife Jo in 1934. The film features footage of the outdoor reception as well as the couple's honeymoon in Londonderry.
This film chronicles the life of the Horton family of Rotherham, from 1938 until 1950. The film highlights domestic and family life in Rotherham and the surrounding area during this time period.
This film, by local filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, captures various activities taking place in a small rural village. The reel contains family weddings at Swallownest Methodist chapel and Aston church. The film also documents country walks down Church Lane (Aston), a working water wheel and other village scenes around Laughton (South Yorks.)
Made by Kenneth Raynor, this is a film which features the people and places in the South Yorkshire village of Swallownest. It includes scenes of the surrounding countryside as well as provides a good example of wartime Christmas celebrations.
This amateur film was made by a Wakefield-based businessman and chronicles a trip made by him and his family to a variety of churches, abbeys and cathedrals around Yorkshire. These include Beverly and York Minster and the ruins of Fountains and Whitby Abbey.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures village life from different times during the year and includes both snow scenes and footage taken at Scarborough and Flamborough.
1920's Boy was made in the late 1970s by an amateur filmmaker, Mr Ron Broadbent of Keighley, who was a member of the local cine-club. A historically significant film based on illustrator and artist Mr Stanley R. Boardman's 1973 book '1920's Boy: Reminiscences of a Yorkshire Childhood', it used a combination of Mr Boardman's storytelling in a strong regional accent, his paintings, and live footage of the present day filmed by Mr Broadbent to give the viewer an often comical glimpse of children growing up in the area in the 1920s. The film was a great success as it won The Institute of Amateur Cinematographers Daily Mail Challenge Trophy for the Best Amateur Movie of the Year in 1978, though there was some controversy at the time as the film needed 'translation' for people to understand the broad Yorkshire accent.
This is a short amateur film produced by a Sheffield filmmaker, documenting moors fires on White Edge Moors in Froggatt. He uses intertitles throughout the film to explain the events recorded.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the years 1956 and 1957. The Cooper family are filmed here visiting family and friends and various parks and gardens, and at their family home (Rondor) in Leeds.
This film documents the area around Bradfield, the reservoir area near Sheffield, and the year according to various religious festivals such as Christmas and the Harvest Festival.
This film was taken during a day out in the countryside in 1965. The film shows the Ramsdens and their friends out on walks around North Yorkshire. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film is from the Cameron collection and gives a tour around the many different churches and abbeys in Yorkshire.
This is a film of Mr and Mrs Dickinson at home in Malton, attending the Remembrance Day Parade in York and visiting Whitby.