This film documents a fund raising event for the Green Howards, an infamous Yorkshire regiment. Salute the Soldier week features a procession from international regiments, speeches from senior military leaders (Charles De Gaule is possibly in attendance) and local dignitaries. Other fund raisings schemes include an open air service.
Part one of a training film made by the army in Yorkshire that shows the best methods of camouflage and fieldcraft for the Home Guard. Using short clips of film footage and intertitles are used throughout to explain the right and wrong way to carry out their certain manoeuvres.
Part two of a training film made by the army in Yorkshire that shows the best methods of camouflage and fieldcraft for the Home Guard. Using short clips of film footage and intertitles the film explains the right and wrong way to carry out their duties.
Part three of a training film made by the army in Yorkshire that shows the best methods of camouflage and fieldcraft for the Home Guard. Using short clips of film footage and intertitles the film explains the right and wrong way to carry out their duties.
This film records the events of a 'Warship Week' fundraising appeal held in Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Each day different events would be held to encourage people to donate money to help build warships for the war effort. Intertitles would precede the events of each day that celebrated Home Front services.
This amateur film, set in Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire, shows clear examples of the work that different Home Front agencies undertook during war time. As well as capturing a Warship Week in the heart of the town, the film includes interesting scenes showing a female ARP officer going about her work.
This is a film from Bridlington showing various events during 1942, including a campaign to forge links between the youth of Britain and America, a visit by Lady Mountbatten, Armistice Sunday, a procession of wartime service personnel, and a celebration of the victory in Libya.
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.
Originally organized in the 1920s, the Woodcraft Folk is an educational movement for young people. Its aim is to develop self-confidence and activity in society through equality, friendship, peace, and co-operation. This documentary focuses on the organization, its history and values, and specifically children from around the world who have gathered at the international camp at Normanby Hall, located near Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
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.
This is a training film for the Humberside Police that illustrates the dos and don'ts of how to cope with a chemical accident. This is particularly pertinent to the Humberside area due to the large amount of chemical engineering throughout the region.
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.
Taken by Doughty's Ltd of Hull, this film documents a commemorative parade for members of the Humberside Police Force who died in World War Two.
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.
On 18th May, 1957, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip made a visit to Hull. During their visit, the Royals toured many different areas of the city, including the Sailors' Children's Society, St Andrew’s Docks, a council estate, the University, Kingston General Hospital and the King George Dock. This film is part of the Humberside Police collection, and members of this force were responsible for security during the Queen’s visit.
This is a short film that shows the police cadets in Hull. The cadets exit the police station and get into a van, that has canoes on the top, as they are off for a weekend together.
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.
Part of the Humberside Police Collection, this film captures the parade which takes place to mark the closing of Hull City Police Force Headquarters.
This is a film about how the new police force fights crime as it moves into the 21st century. They are aided by the Police National Computer and new policing methods are shown with the Humberside area as a backdrop to the action.
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.
A film by the Humberside Police (Hull) that talks through the meaning of different saftey labels. This is particulay important when officers are asked to go to the scene of a chemical spillage.