This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
This film documents two of the annual garden parties at St. Lawrence Parish Church, York. The event was held each year in June. The film features members of the parish church as well as children from the attached school and was made by Miss Dorothy Langshaw, Head Teacher of the Infant Department.
This film is in three parts: the first shows the retirement presentation of Mr Fell, the second a day at Pontefract races, and the third of places in Wales and Cheddar Gorge.
This is one of several films made by John Turner, a young filmmaker who captured life in Hull after the Second World War during a time of great social change. The film includes footage of the terraced housing of Hull which was badly damaged by the wartime bombing, and many times children can be seen playing on these derelict sites. The film also includes scenes of a church procession, a hunting party in Driffield, teenagers in Pearson Park, and people shopping in Hull city centre.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
This Topical Budget (522-2) newsreel captures Lord Derby's win at the York Races in 1921. The film includes footage of the race as well as of the spectators gathered for the event.
In 1959, the Vespa Club of Britain’s National Rally was held in Leeds. This film documents some of the events from that day and includes very well shot scenes of Vespa scooters as well as good examples women’s fashions.
This is a documentary film produced by the film unit of the Television Service of the University of Leeds to promote the University. The film is mainly the same as another entitled 'Time to Do' (2485), but with an added section specifically on the science departments; covering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Zoology.
This brief film is part of a collection that records a family from York's trips to the coast and countryside around North Yorkshire. The films were all shot by the Lord Mayor of York's son and are a child's view of these days before World War Two.
This film is from the Hamilton Collection and captures a New Year's Eve party and a Christmas Eve party in 1972 and 1973. There is also footage of a charity match between Denby and Cadby mine workers and their wives, in 1973. The film provides a good example of entertainment and leisure activities as well as fashions of the time.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this film documents a weekend trip to Paris with friends seeing the sights and going to a race meeting.
This is one of several films entitled ‘Out and About’ made by Ken Leckenby. It features several events in Leeds area during 1974 including the Lord Mayor's Parade, the celebration of the bi-centenary of Bingley Locks, Leeds Caribbean Carnival, the Model Boat World Championship, an air display and Morecombe Illuminations.
This amateur film shows one of the calendar highlights for York's River Ouse- the summer rally that is attended by boat owners and spectators alike.
This compilation features a set of films that show climbing around Britain and skiing at as resort in the Austrian mountains.
This film documents a couple, who along with their friends, go on a skiing holiday in the Austrian Alps.
This film documents some of the events which took place in Walkington from 1973-1974. Events include a fancy dress competition, sports events, and the Walkington Victorian Hayride. The Hayride was an annual fundraising event taking place in East Yorkshire, and it was one of the largest processions of horse-drawn wheels in England.
This film is a newsreel made in 1960 for the Royal Air Force Association and its charities at the Stockton and Thornaby branches. Events included in this film are committee meetings ,a cricket match, time at the local pub, a Balloon Race, Battle of Britain Week, parade and ceremony, many rally races, and a New Year's Eve party.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This is a film of the first Magnet Cup flat race held at York racecourse, from the large and nationally significant collection of films from C. H. Wood. A professionally made film, it shows both the race and the racegoers having a day at the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Cup Race in York in 1961. There are shots of the race track and the people attending the races as well as footage of the training that takes place in stables before the races.
This film contains footage of the Magnet Gold Cup at York in 1963. It starts with some footage of York and continues on to show the horse race and the winning horses parading around the winner's circle afterwards.