This film captures men flying from Doncaster to different airports, both in Britain and Europe, just before the outbreak of World War Two. The film includes aerial footage as well as scenes from the ground during takeoff and is a combination of black and white and colour film stocks.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his son, Peter, following him as he visits various places and events with his family. These include trips Blackpool, Cawthorne Park, an airfield, motor sports, and seaside in Yorkshire.
Set in and around the grounds of Wentworth Hall, South Yorkshire, this film captures soldiers’ wartime training to become motorcycle riders. The film includes footage of the riders on the extensive training course.
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 film features a compilation of items including motorcycle racing, horse racing, the Bentley Floods, and take-off and landing of an Imperial Airways biplane.
A film by Charles Chislett, this film documents a family holiday touring Scotland by car in Scotland. The trip beings and ends at the family home in Rotherham, and scenic footage of Scotland is included from their journey, key sites identified by intertitles.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett documenting a trip by barge and by boat along the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal. The trip continues on along the River Don, through Stainforth and the Keadby Canal, and eventually ends at Thorne. The film includes footage from the boat along this scenic journey.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham. With the use of intertitles, it shows the whole process of steelmaking at the Rotherham works, from the excavation of iron ore to the distribution of steel coil.
This is the first half of a two-part film showing various modes of transport, some contemporary to the mid-1970s, others historic.
This is the second half of a two-part film showing various modes of transport, some contemporary to the mid-1970s, others historic.
This is a short film featuring a parade of custom built cars, possibly in Hillsborough Park Sheffield in the late 1970s.
This is a film which shows the last journey by passenger train along the now closed route from Sheffield Victoria Station to Manchester.
This film documents the travels of a Sheffield-based family including countryside locations and departure from Manchester airport.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, A to B explores Doncaster's relationship with the bus in 2000. It follows a traveller taking an extended journey across the borough from Stainforth to Conisbrough.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a trip to Crich Tramway Museum in Derbyshire on 22nd August, 1972.
This is a film showing the old Castleford’s Wholesale Fruit and Veg Market in Sheffield. The market is busy at work prior to its closure. The film also contains footage of it being demolished before showing its new replacement at Parkway.
This film is an instructional film which explains the basic workings of a car as illustrated by a woman who is learning to drive. The film was sponsored by Jack Clare Driving School in Sheffield.
From the Ibberson family collection, this film documents the visit of a Westland helicopter to Sheffield, the installation of the Master Cutler, and a visit to see HMS Sheffield in Portsmouth.
A film from the Ibberson family collection. This film shows family scenes at home and around Sheffield and includes the last horse drawn tram in Sheffield city centre (the extract shown here).
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents events which took place in 1955 including the launch of the S.S. 'Stanvac Australia' at Clydebank as well as the Whit Monday celebrations in Sheffield.
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 one of the teachers, this is a film which documents the High Green Secondary School (based near Sheffield) visit to London.
This is a unique film which shows the dangers of drink driving through a short story shot in a 'film noir' style. It tells the story of a boy and girl who drive off to the country from a jazz club whilst under the influence of alcohol. The film was made by BV Edgar, director of a small cine society based out of Stocksbridge, near Sheffield.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film chronicles a trip to the Sheffield Speedway and an outing to the coast.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film features footage of a cricket match and sporting event.