This film documents a visit to Halifax by Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1925. The film includes footage of the Royal couple at the Town Hall as well as Princess Mary's visit to the Royal Halifax Hospital children's ward.
This film shows the fundraising efforts of Settle, a village located in North Yorkshire. The Wings for Victory Week funds went towards the purchase of a new aircraft to help the War Effort. The film includes crowds in Settle’s market square as well as a parade.
This is a documentary which shows the work of St. George’s Crypt, a Boys Club and Hyde Lodge Nursing Home. The film concentrates on the effects St. George’s Crypt night shelter has on the lives of those who frequent it. The story is told through the eyes of George, a non-Christian who is converted after he has witnessed the work of the shelter.
Made by members of the Bradford City Police, this film documents the various types of drills performed by the Civil Defence during the Second World War in order to be prepared for enemy attack. The film includes footage of members of the Civil Defence putting out house fires and practicing medical procedures with a mobile first aid unit and ambulance services.
This film is a demonstration by West Riding police, at Belle Vue Barracks, of good and bad road manners for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. The film was made by C.H. Wood.
This film, made by Debenham & Co. of York, was made in order to raise money for the dependents of war casualties as well as soldiers disabled during the conflicts of World War I. It features a mixture of drama and actuality footage.
This is a documentary on campaigns against violence against women with a focus on West Yorkshire. The documentary was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The film uses the Conference on Responses to Male Violence against Women and Children in Leeds in 2000 as a fulcrum to explore issues around violence against women, tracing campaigns back to the early 1970s, and bringing the situation up-to-date in 2000. The film mainly takes the form of interviews with leading activists in this area, including a senior woman police officer.
Part of the Ibberson family collection, this film shows a series of events which took place in 1955 including various civic ceremonies. The film is made up of a combination of black and white and colour footage.
This film shows the various activities and training of the Morley Depot of the Central Hospital Supply Service (C.H.S.S.), the St. John’s Ambulance and the Home Guard, and the visit of H.R.H. The Princess Royal to Morley. Later in the film, there is assorted footage of various military and civilian parades. Throughout, the film switches between black and white and colour footage.
Made by Yorkshire filmmaker C.H. Wood, this safety film shows how a seat belt can save your life and challenges the perception at the time that, in a crash, you would be better off without one.
This safety film, made in association with the East Riding police, features a man going around Yorkshire and recording notes on the dangers of the roads. It emphasizes how adults and children alike should be more safety conscious. The film is a well shot piece in which the editing and voiceover help make clear: danger is always present, and it is up to all pedestrians to be safe.
A road safety film for children intended for the 7-9 year old age group made by the West Riding Accident Prevention Federation that, through short scenes, follows a boy on a trip to a shop where he must cross roads using the Kerb Drill.
Made by members of the Humberside Police Force, this narrative fiction film about road safety employs sophisticated camerawork, linear editing, and voice over to highlight the dangers of the busy streets.
This comical film uses the character of Davy Crockett to show how one must be road aware in these new times where cars are faster than before.
A well shot film of a reconstructed robbery using many classic narrative film techniques such as linear editing to show the progression of the robbery investigation from initial report to capture of the criminals. This is coupled with a narrator who explains the different police procedures and how they combine to solve crimes. The methodical recording of information is highlighted as one of the main elements of the detective work which enables the police to work as a whole unit - from the police on the beat to the CID - to solve all crimes. It is well shot and has good examples of police-wear as the CID still where smart hats, good lighting and cinematography and logical editing work in harmony to get the films message across.
This is a film which documents a portion of the Queen's visit to Hull and her stop at the Newland Estate.
This is a narrative film made by serving police officers at Hull City Police Station which highlights the dangers of the roads. It explains how all people who drive should learn to drive safely in order to prevent accidents which in danger others as well as themselves.
Made by inspector Jowett of the Humberside Police, this film is one of many road safety features highlighting the danger on the roads now that traffic had greatly increased. It displays how both pedestrians and drivers need to be more aware of the road. The story is told through a fictional narrative to show the public the new dangers on the road. The promotion of road safety through a cautionary tale was a very popular method of training both the police and the public.
Made by members of the Humberside Police, this film captures the Grand Road Safety Pageant in 1948. The film includes footage of car inspections, a fancy dress competition, and accident and safety demonstrations.
This film is a road safety film made by an officer of the Humberside Police Force. Through a narrative story, the film teaches children they should be more aware of the roads.
This is a road safety film set made in cooperation with the West Riding Constabulary. It highlights the types of common mistakes made by drivers and pedestrians, and it emphasizes the need for safety on the road.
This safety film, made by the Humberside Police, illustrates the dangers of carelessness at home and in public. This film uses scenarios to depict what silly acts will cause accidents and then at the end shows the alternative and safer way to do things.
This film documents salute the soldier week in Keighley, May 1944. The film features various community activities such as military parades, speeches, sports events, Scottish dancing, an open air service, school gymnastics, and a formal dance all in the aid of raising money for the armed forces.
This film is from the Cyril Higginson collection and contains scenes from a fundraising week that was held in Keighley, in West Yorkshire, in 1942 in order to raise funds to acquire a ship which has been adopted by Keighley. There are shots of the Mayor, Mayoress and other dignitaries making speeches, military and children's parades, people marking money raised, appeal for national savings certificates, and good footage of people watching newsreels and cartoons on mobile cinema screens.
This film documents an emergency service training scenario involving a rail crash at Horbury, Wakefield. The filmmaker chronicles the event as emergency crews arrive on the scene and help the injured, who are played by local volunteers. The scenario pertains to the highest levels of realism, as the injuries of the actors appear very real.