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 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 a film which shows the last journey by passenger train along the now closed route from Sheffield Victoria Station to Manchester.
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 a fast-paced crime thriller that was the first of many chase films with which the Sheffield Photo Company established an international reputation.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne that documents fundraising events for the "Salute the Soldier Week" held at Chapeltown, a village on the outskirts of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, during the Second World War.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
Made by a local school teacher, this film captures an annual sports day at High Green Secondary School, located near Sheffield, as well as a trip to the south of England for many of the students.
This is a film documenting the High Green County Secondary School visit to Edinburgh which was taken by a member of staff.
This film documents the South Yorkshire Traction Engine Club Rally in 1969. Made by the Doncaster Cine Club, this film captures some racing events, while paying close attention to mechanical makeup of the steam powered tractors. The final sequence also shows an amusement fair that was also part of the event.
This is a film of steam and electric engines in Sheffield and Rotherham. The film includes the arrival of the old steam engine, the 'Stepney,' at Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park Station.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
This film features the locomotive LMS 5596 in action in Grindleford when it was being serviced there in June 1972.
This is a compilation of films of diesel and steam locomotives in Sheffield and elsewhere, and also of Crich Tramway Museum.
This is a comprehensive film on the history of Sheffield trams and the gradual closing of the tram system in the late 1950s up to 1960. It shows in detail all the major routes in Sheffield, describing their history and when they closed. It also shows what happened to the trams after closure. It was made and narrated by a former tram driver.
This is a film of the two Wilkinson boys, David and John, going fishing near where they lived in Beighton, Sheffield. The film also features the area around where they used to live. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film features the Wilkinson family visiting the Flying Scotsman at Barrow Hill. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
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.
An amateur film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates on the rail network of the Southern region. Steam engines unique to the Southern network are in evidence, particularly the WCBB [West Country & Battle of Britain] class. Some of the footage is of special gatherings or excursions for steam railway enthusiasts.
An amateur film by railway enthusiast Chris Lawson concentrates steam rail operations up and down the country as well as the North East. The film includes a special excursion by the Flying Scotsman and views of shunting engines believed to be at Southampton Docks.
Filmmaker and railway enthusiast Chris Lawson looks at steam railways in Wales and in North Yorkshire. The Wales footage includes their distinctive narrow gauge railways.