This is a collection of pieces of film from the Charles Chislett Collection, including out-takes from St Georges Crypt and Rachel when young.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
Made by Debenham & Co. of York, this film is a recording of the Manvers May Day Parade in 1919. Manvers Main Colliery was situated between Wath-upon-Dearne and Mexborough, South Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the May Day festivities as well as footage of the miners and of the pit.
This is a film made by Brook Motors of Huddersfield to demonstrate the advantages of new production methods at their Barnsley works, contrasted with those at the Huddersfield works, and the standards used in producing and testing their electric motors. The film shows in detail the production process, focusing on the winding of an electric motor, mainly carried out by female workers, with an explanatory commentary.
This film features various light displays around Sheffield and Leeds during the Christmas season.
An amateur film from the Hamilton collection, this film shows a parade at a Miner's Gala on the busy streets of Wakefield, together with footage of a Butlins holiday in Filey and another trip to Torquay.
This documentary focuses on the preservation efforts of the Yorkshire countryside made by Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust founded in 1946 and now known as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The film outlines the problems that project developments of roads and buildings are destroying the surrounding countryside and its skyline. Information is given about preservation and the various nature reserves in Yorkshire that the public can visit and to which they can donate funds. Explanations of the different seasons, the wildlife and plant life found in those seasons, and the effect that building development has on the countryside are strong themes in this film.
Made in 1941, this film is comprised of a collection of shots of various mayoral duties being carried out by the Mayor during Doncaster War Week. Included in the footage are the Mayoress, the Central Committee, the Coronation Road Group, and the Alderson Drive Group, and a woman handing out ration books to residents.
This is a film of the first Lock Lane Pram Race in Castleford, a fun charity event held annually for several years in the early 1960s. The film shows the race from beginning to end, with a commentary by the filmmaker, Eric Bolderson, explaining the origins of the race.
This is a film of the Castleford Carnival of 1963; from the start of the Carnival, through the streets of Castleford and ending with a fireworks display.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for pupils with physical disabilities and medical conditions based in Rotherham. This short documentary, made in Haworth, asks members of the public their opinions on Emily Bronte's novel, 'Wuthering Heights'.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions based in Rotherham. This film is a music video made by media studies students for the indie hit 'Golden touch' by Razorlight, which uses a hospital location, fun dance routines and stylised editing to create a real music video feel.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions based in Rotherham. This film was produced by media students as a document of their filmmaking portfolio. Initially the scheme is introduced by staff and students, followed by exerts from each of their commissions.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions based in Rotherham. This film follows staff and students on a trip to Gerona, Costa Brava.
This is a film of several places and events in Yorkshire in 1976, including Fountains Abbey, Doncaster Horse Pageant, Ingleton, a tulip parade in Keighley and the Sheffield Lord Mayor's Parade. There is also film of the Queen's Silver Jubilee Parade in London in 1977.
Film maker Ronald Pringle presents more film of holidays and excursions in Scotland, north west and south west England.
This film from amateur cinematographer Ronald Pringle shows various events and holiday footage mostly taken during the spring and summer of 1981.
This film by Ronald Pringle shows more of the filmmaker’s beloved Scotland along with holidays in different parts of England, in particular East Anglia and the West Country and finishing with Christmas lights in London.