A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This film was shot by Mr Frank Mottershaw of the Sheffield Photo Co. Ltd. The copy presently held appears to have been reworked with the title "Now a Surprise for the Prince" in 1933. Footage includes the arrival of the Royal Train in Sheffield, the progress of the Royal carriage through Sheffield city centre, an address by the King at the University, including views of the Firth Court quadrangle, and the presentation of new colours to the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in Weston Park.
This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
This is an excellent documentary on the North York Moors Railway with full and informed voice over, "bringing you news and events from the line side." Newsreel number 5. The film was made by local filmmaker Ken Clough.
This film documents the Opening of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the Duchess of Kent on May 1st, 1973. It includes the town's preparation for the arrival of the Duchess as well as a journey along the newly opened rail line.
This is a whimsical film from the Noel Beardsell Collection, creating an imagined land by interspersing a model railway with the real thing.
'Warship Week' was a week of fundraising efforts in Settle, North Yorkshire, held in order to raise £120,000 to put towards the building of military ships. This film documents some of the week's activities put on by the people of Settle to aid in the war effort.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of York.
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This is a film made by Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. It is one of many annual summaries of events relating to the NYMR.
This is a film of workers constructing a cross section of track at Chalk Lane railway sidings located on the outskirts of Hull. It has been filmed in real time at ½ second intervals.
A film of a wedding made by Albert Cole.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Switzerland based in Zermatt, and using intertitles to identify the mountains and other attractions.
This is the second part of the film made by Charles Chislett for the C.P.A.S. (See also 350). It looks at the technological changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution. There is no reference or allusion to the C.P.A.S., the Church or Christianity.
This film captures the village of Marsden, near Huddersfield, after heavy snow. There are also some shots of various family members.
Made by members of the Leeds Camera Club Cine Circle, this film documents the Festival of Hobbies which was held at the Corn Exchange in Leeds. Many different tables and stalls have been set up for display in celebration of hobbies including model railways, weaving, pottery, stamp collecting, and filmmaking.
Taken during a cruise on the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, this film includes footage of the Sharp family during their holiday, enjoying themselves on the deck of the ship as well as footage of their time in New York City.
Part of the Shapre collection, this film documents a family holiday to Germany in summer, 1954. It includes footage of the family leaving the train station, the ship journey to Germany, and their time spent abroad.
This film is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and contains footage from a trip to Scotland. There are shot of lochs, ferries and town in Oban, Dunollie Castle and Inverary as well as shots from a Highland event.
This film outlines York's history and its monuments. It includes scenes of York railway station as well as images of York taken from around the city walls.
This is a film taken by H. W. Lyon of Market Weighton Railway Station and sidings just before they closed. The second half is filmed by Tom Greenwood as they were being demolished.
This is a film which shows the last journey by passenger train along the now closed route from Sheffield Victoria Station to Manchester.
Made by John Cave, this film features a variety of famous sites and recreational activities Scarborough has to offer.
This is a film made by Norman Wigley about trains on the Sheffield to Manchester electric line at Wadsley Bridge Station. The film was taken on 3rd March, 1981, three months before the line closed. Though filmed in rainy conditions, the film provides good footage of the overhead electrical equipment.
This film is made up of three three adverts promoting tourism for Scarborough.