This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his family, including a whimsical film from the point of view of their pet dog. Lastly there is a film from three years later of a motor cycle race at Wooley Edge.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday during the Second World War.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home, playing tennis, and at Christmas.
This film is comprised of many different events including cricket and football matches, family leisure scenes, the modern new estate of Sunnymede, and a children’s sports day all set in Scissett. Scissett is a village in West Yorkshire which was built around the wool and coal industries.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family on holiday in Sardinia and at home.
This is a film of the first rugby league game in the test series between a Great Britain team and Australia. It was played at Headingley, Leeds, on Saturday October 9th 1948.
This is a series of films featuring four Rugby League and Union games: a fundraising match between Combined Services Rugby League and Rugby Union, 1941, a fundraising match between Yorkshire Services and Northern Command, early 1940s, England v Wales, 1939, and the Challenge Cup Final between Bradford Northern and Wigan, 1944.
This film features several cricket matches during 1952.
This film is one of many made by local Bradford businessman and Councillor Robert Sharp. The film features events from the Holidays at Home week in Bradford including events attended by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, an athletics competition, and other entertainment events put on during the week.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and consists of amateur footage of a dance at the Eccleshill Mechanics Institute, Bradford. As well as the dance the film shows a greyhound race and a Girl Guide pageant.
This film contains footage from a holiday at home event that took place in Bradford in 1943. It depicts the venue and the people that attended the event, including the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, as well as shows the horse riding events in which people of all ages took part.
From the Whiteley Collection, this film captures the family during their leisure time at the family home while playing cricket in the garden.
This is an entertaining film made by keen Yorkshire filmmaker Eric Hall about the local game of Knur and Spell. It features many aspects of the game and has an accompanying commentary in a Yorkshire dialect.
Part of the Wakefield Museum collection, this film contains footage from a marbles tournament that was held in Castleford in Wakefield. The star of the film is 90-year-old Bill Furness who wins all of the games.
This is a British Movietone Newsreel (vol 7 no.364), showing a Marbles Contest held at the Cooperative Hall, Castleford on April 21st 1936 in aid of the local hospital.
This film was produced for the annual parish Bazaar. Although never actually entering the parish, this film captures people who attended the various sermons at St. Luke's parish church (West Yorkshire) in the 1930s. This film also contains some very interesting footage of boy scouts participating in various activities including fencing and boxing.
The Castleford Tigers RLFC is the subject of this lively and colourful film. It follows five characters from the club as they pursue the Wembley dream in the 1999 Silk Cut Challenge Cup, capturing the magic, passion and humour of this tightly knit community at a very significant time in both the sport of rugby and the club's history.
This family film includes footage of the family in their home as well as during their leisure time at the seaside.
Taking its idea from the popular TV programme of the time, this is a film showing Leeds Junior Chamber of Commerce doing some 'fix its' for members of St Philip's Centre in Leeds.
Made by the Leeds Cine Club, this newsreel documents some events in Leeds in 1978, including Leeds Rugby League Club displaying the Challenge Cup and the Festival of Youth.
This film documents the 17th annual World Coal Carrying Contest at Gawthorpe. During this race which takes place every Easter Monday, contestants are required to run nearly a mile while carrying large sacks of coal.
This film shows various short passages from the families exploits, and the sequences vary greatly in content.
This film documents a cricket test match in 1952 between the England and India teams. The film is taken from the field level and gets quite close to the action.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1952. It includes Silverstone, the Stump Cross Car Trial, Holcombe Moor Sunbeam Talbot Rally and the Yeadon Air Display.