This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Blackpool, the Lake District, Derwent Valley and Skegness, some filmed from an airplane.
This is a film by Charles Chislett in two parts: the first is of a trip with his wife Grace to the Brussels World's Fair, Expo '58; the second part is of a wedding, with their grown up daughter, Rachel, as a bridesmaid.
Narrated by Richard Baker, this film documents the building and work which took place at Parkgate Iron and Steel Co. in Rotherham. Opened in 1964, the new additions include a continuous narrow strip mill, billet mill and primary mill.
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 a film made by Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham. With the use of intertitles, it shows the process of steelmaking at the Rotherham works. The film is in two parts.
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.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1958 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school, a trip to Scotland, and the Brussels World Fair in June
This promotional film documents the manufacturing process of light bulbs at the CEAG factory in Barnsley. The film shows how the light bulbs manufactured played a major role in the mining industry.
This film shows the first few years of a new concept in British agriculture – co-operative farming. Three farmers from the Rotherham area have integrated their farms into the Thrybergh Farming Company. The film includes footage of those three farms as well as the various livestock they look after and the many crops which they plant and harvest.
This film is a record of the scheme to provide water from the River Derwent to Sheffield and other Yorkshire cities. This is possibly a promotional film for the project.
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.
Commissioned by Sheffield Water Undertaking, this film tells the story of how water is supplied to Sheffield and warns of the importance not to waste water. It shows some of the local reservoirs, pumping stations and treatment works, as well as the Sheffield Water Undertaking sports ground at Crookes.
This is a film made by George Ibberson & Co. of Sheffield documents the industrial process involved in making knives at his factory. Intertitles are used throughout the film in order to explain the process, and each intertitle is marked with Geo Ibberson & Co. Estab. 1700 Sheffield, England.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film documents some of the events and activities of the Sheffield Junior Chamber of Commerce including the opening of Blackburn Meadows Power Station in 1933.
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.
Part of the Ibberson family collection, this film documents the events surrounding the Festival of Remembrance in Sheffield, 1954.
This film was made to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Myers Grove Comprehensive School in Sheffield. At that time, the school was home to 1800 pupils, and this film highlights the different lessons and activities in which they are involved including a student fashion show.
The film was produced in order to show part of the huge organisation that is the Barnsley British Co-operative Society. In addition to footage of the society, the film includes good examples of 1950s fashions and contemporary banking methods.
This is a film made by Brook Motors of Huddersfield to demonstrate the advantages of new production methods at their Barnsley works, contrasted with those at the Huddersfield works, and the standards used in producing and testing their electric motors. The film shows in detail the production process, focusing on the winding of an electric motor, mainly carried out by female workers, with an explanatory commentary.
Taken through a series of simple long shots, this documentary shows Ladybower Reservoir, located near Sheffield, completely dry from the summer's drought.
The National Coal Board (NCB) Film Unit is one of Britain's most substantial and long-lasting industrial film units. The following is an informative film used as a primer for apprentices on the machines of strata control in the mine. It was made at Maltby Colliery, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
This is a short informative film made by filmmaker K.G. Tofield, which shows the various titles available for use in filmmaking.
A comedic short, made by members of the Doncaster Cine Club, about a man who mistakenly takes his television apart believing it is broken, only to find out later that the electricity board have turned off the supply to the house for a short period of time.
The National Coal Board (NCB) Film Unit is one of Britain's most substantial and long-lasting industrial film units. The following is an informative film explaining how to use the Sampson Stripper and how it works.
A well shot amateur film by a gentleman from Cawthorne near Barnsley in South that captures life around the village and surrounding area. This film captures the different planes performing at the Finningley Air Show.