This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip through Norway, Sweden and Denmark, accompanied by their mascot, 'Pluto'.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family holiday in Holland, with his wife, Grace, and two children, Rachel and John. They visit, among other places, Amersfoot, Amsterdam and Rotterdam; filming the local buildings, flower fields and people in traditional Dutch dress.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of the Islands of the Aegean, with other members of a touring group. The film is in two parts and uses intertitles.
This film captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year including a Children's Day celebration on 29th June, 1929.
This film features various events related to the Newfield School, outside Sheffield, in 1965. They include art classes, athletic championships, and mountaineering activities.
This film features a number of events connected to the Newfield School during the 1968 academic year. Events include the school play Hobson's Choice, the band playing outside Sheffield City Hall, boat building, and a number of sporting events.
This amateur film was made by Kathleen Lockwood and contains footage of the Holme Valley countryside and Holmfirth village. There are also shots of a religious procession and from the set of `Last of the Summer Wine'.
Made by Kathleen Lockwood, this film shows the numerous artists in the town of Holmfirth in Yorkshire. There are many examples of different creative activities such as embroidery, painting and illustration.
This is a video produced to commemorate the Bilsdale Centenary Show which took place at Thornhill-Chopgate on the 26th August, 1995. Interviews with those involved take the place of a commentary. It is filmed by Alan Tinley and Ted Parker of ATV productions, Middleton-in-Teesdale.
This is a documentary film made by Jack Eley about interesting historical sites in Yorkshire. The soundtrack features an audio commentary against a musical background of a brass band playing various tunes, starting and ending with ‘On Ilkley Moor bar t’at’.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about the places in the Lake District where John Ruskin lived. The commentary explains the places shown and the life of Ruskin.
This is an amateur documentary made by Jack Eley about the places that invaders of Britain came from in Northern Europe.
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 that narrates the poem 'The Great Lover', by Rupert Brooke, to the accompaniment of Debussy piano music and images that represent the poem.
This documentary filmed around Haworth takes a look into the much celebrated 19th century literary figures the Brontes, especially focusing on Emily, who most prominent work is the much celebrated gothic novel 'Wuthering Heights'. This film examines their lives by visiting the houses and schools which shaped their lives, and also uses actors to play the Brontes as they explore the Yorkshire Moors, which influenced their works tremendously.
The following film is a comedic short film about a man who looses his spare wheel and the journey he takes through the Lancashire countryside to find it. The film was made by Jack Eley and other cine club members of the West Riding. The members taking part in the cine club outing were split up into teams and tasked to make a film for a competition. Musician friends also wrote the score and played the cello for the soundtrack.
A Yorkshire Television Production, Home James follows James Mason as he returns to his childhood home of Huddersfield. During his journey, Mason explains why Huddersfield holds such a special place in his heart.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film features a family holiday to the Isle of Sky.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. The film captures village life from different times during the year and includes both snow scenes and footage taken at Scarborough and Flamborough.
1920's Boy was made in the late 1970s by an amateur filmmaker, Mr Ron Broadbent of Keighley, who was a member of the local cine-club. A historically significant film based on illustrator and artist Mr Stanley R. Boardman's 1973 book '1920's Boy: Reminiscences of a Yorkshire Childhood', it used a combination of Mr Boardman's storytelling in a strong regional accent, his paintings, and live footage of the present day filmed by Mr Broadbent to give the viewer an often comical glimpse of children growing up in the area in the 1920s. The film was a great success as it won The Institute of Amateur Cinematographers Daily Mail Challenge Trophy for the Best Amateur Movie of the Year in 1978, though there was some controversy at the time as the film needed 'translation' for people to understand the broad Yorkshire accent.
This is a film produced by the Halifax Cine Club about a boy who, through his interactions with the Boy Scouts, finds his way and no longer takes part in the mischievous crimes of juvenile delinquency.
The long-running soap opera, Emmerdale, is filmed on location in the village of Esholt, near Bradford. This film documents how Esholt is changed into the fictional village of Beckindale for the television programme. It also examines the effect the series has on the village and its people.
This is a fictional film made by Roy Vickers of an adventure of two boys who rescue a lamb.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this is part two of a travelogue of a trip around part of pre-war Europe. The film also includes rare footage of Adolf Hitler before the outbreak of the Second World War. The special jubilee season of the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1934, marking the 300-year anniversary of the original vow to re-enact Jesus' Passion and Suffering every ten years thereafter, was the first performance after the Nazi regime's rise to power the year previous. Among other things, the Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda ordered the official poster for the jubilee season amended to include the message "Deutschland ruft dich!" ("Germany is calling you!"), and the Kraft durch Freude scheme's discount-travel programme offered special cut-rate packages to the Passion Play, including rail fare, tickets and accommodations.
This is a film which was taken during a holiday to Torquay in the summer of 1945.