This film documents the history of weaving, specifically velvet, by Lister Co. at Manningham Mill in Bradford. It shows the industrial processes connected with design, weaving and finishing of furnishing fabrics. It includes many scenes of the workers at the mill as well as some domestic interiors and suites (which may be of social interest.)
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film features footage taken during the filmmaker's travel to Sefton.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley while on a trip of historical sites around the Mediterranean on the way to, and finishing up at, Athens. An audio commentary by Eley explains the history of the places visited.
This is a film made and narrated by a member of the Dortmund Schmalfilm Klub, Mannfred, marking the 10th anniversary of the twin partnership between Dortmund and Leeds. The film includes a five day visit to Leeds by 650 citizens from Dortmund.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this film records a visit from the Schmalfilm Klub to Leeds. The Leeds cine club members give the visitors a sightseeing tour around Leeds which is followed by a reception.
This film contains footage of the towns of Wetherby and Helmsley, showing many of their buildings and roads surrounding the town centres. The second part of the film is a record of a holiday taken in Ireland, 1980.
This is a documentary produced by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University for the Genius of Venice (1500-1600) Exhibition of 1983. It is based upon the work of the famous sixteenth century Venetian writer Francesco Sansvino.
Title - A Sixteenth Century visit to Venice
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here on their summer holiday - it shows their journey down through London and Southampton to Bournemouth and back.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1960. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday with Norman and Minnie Ashworth - in Paris.
[Norman Ashworth was Ron's business partner - R.S. Kitchen Ltd - he was also a founder member of Associated Dairies before it became ASDA.]
This film documents the Mayor of Halifax Nova Scotia's visit on 1st June, 1978 during which the Mayor tours around the town seeing the sights and meeting with some of the local people.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. The 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.
Students from the Blenheim Boys School in Leeds take a trip to London via train to see the sights. Following this, they take a ferry to Paris. The film includes footage of the famous sites of both cities.
This film was taken during a 1961 Blenheim Boys School trip to Germany and includes footage during their days out sight-seeing.
This is one of a collection of films of the family of Queensbury doctor Dr Allan Glenn at home (Innisfree) in Queensbury and Little Horton, and on holiday, in the 1940s. This film includes visits to London and Stonehenge, and Queensbury covered in snow in the winter of 1947.
This is one of a collection of films of the family of Queensbury doctor Dr Allan Glenn at home (Innisfree) in Queensbury and Little Horton, and on holiday, in the 1940s. This is a film of the family partying at Christmas and visiting Bath.
This film is one of several from the Parkin family collection. It documents various family activities and events, including a wedding and a trip to London.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.