This film includes footage of the Pool Fire Brigade and the Mill's Golden Jubilee celebrations.
This is a film made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford, the Physician Superintendent of De La Pole Hospital, Willerby, to show good practice in the care of long term psychiatric patients. Using illustrations from the work of the Hospital, the film advances a policy of rehabilitation of patients through activity, especially sport, and interacting with the wider society. Dr J A R Bickford provides a commentary.
This is a documentary film made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford at De La Pole Hospital to explore issues around correct and incorrect care of patients with severe mental problems such as chronic schizophrenia. It also addresses why hallucinations takes place. Using actors as well as staff and patients, the film illustrates two different methods of treatment. The film is accompanied by a commentary, recorded by Dr Bickford, which his often spoken from the point of view of the patient.
This is a series of outtakes from films made by the De La Pole Hospital in Willerby which have been spliced together in no particular order. The original films were made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford, the Physician Superintendent of De La Pole Hospital, Willerby, to show good practice in the care of long term psychiatric patients. Most of the scenes are of patients trying to play sports. (Some scenes may be felt to be disturbing.)
This is a film made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford, the Physician Superintendent of De La Pole Hospital, Willerby, to show good practice in the care of long term psychiatric patients. Using illustrations from the work of the Hospital, the film advances a policy of rehabilitation of patients through activity and becoming part of the wider society. Dr J A R Bickford provides a commentary, and there is continual background music provided by Prokoviev’s Classical Symphony and at the end Handel’s Water Music.
This is a film from the Guide Association North Yorkshire South of the Rowntree’s Girl Guides on an activities holiday at a camp, although all on the film seem to be adults.
The film contains footage of a sports day at a mental institution in Huddersfield. The full opening title is "Our annual sports, July 30th 1930. Storthes Hall athletes in summer time take the field in friendly rivalry". The film shows the variety of games and activities that have been arranged for the residents and depicts a very happy and relaxed environment during the day.
The film shows a sports day and other activities for patients and their families from Storthes Hall Mental Institution (Huddersfield). The final sequence of the film contains views of Storthes Hall and several interior shots of the busy laundry room.
This film primarily captures the annual sports day at Storthes Hall mental institution, Huddersfield, and there are brief snippets from the opening ceremony of a new wing at the facility.
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.
This film documents physical education in New Earswick Primary School. The commentary emphasises the importance of individuality and free expression in producing a full and harmonious physical development.
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 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.
This amateur film by a Wakefield based businessman chronicles the open day at Hull Seamen's and General Orphanage that was opened for the children of sailors who were killed at sea. The action is based around the orphanage grounds and shows the children having fun playing games and competing in a swimming race.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
This film is an appeal to the community for donations to the Newland Orphanage.
This is a most likely incomplete print of a film which appeals to the public for funding for the Sailors' Children's Society.
This film documents the 100th Anniversary of the Sailors' Children's Society.
This is an appeals film from 1960 highlighting the work of the Sailors' Children's Society. It features the Newland Estate in Hull as well as the branch houses at the seaside.
This film is part of the Jackson collection and captures footage from the men and women's competitions at the British Cyclo-Cross Championship. This particular race features famous Yorkshire cyclist, Beryl Burton.
This is a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering between 1983 and 1989, with a commentary by Snowden (unfortunately often drowned out by traffic, and other noise). Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
Shot between 1927 and 1938, this film shows the sea side leisure and social activities that were available in the Scarborough region at that time. Included in the film are shots of the South Bay Pool, the Cliff Railway, the Italian Gardens, and a motor cycle race.
This film shows a late 1950s gymnastics display by Hunslet Boys Club. The instructor is Mr. Sam Widdop who was involved in the club for the very start and taught gymnastics for 50 years. There is also footage of the Boys Brigade Group marching on a pitch surrounded by spectators. The Hunslet Boys Club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT. It was an opportunity for recreation and friendship and the motto was "Fitness for Life".
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film was taken of the Monday afternoon dance group held for the elderly at the Methodist Church in Beighton.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and is about a motorbike safety programme that is being carried out across the United States. There are also several short adverts promoting the Yamaha way of life by putting the bike in various social situations demonstrating its reliability.x