This film includes footage of the Pool Fire Brigade and the Mill's Golden Jubilee celebrations.
The film contains footage of a sports day at a mental institution in Huddersfield. The full opening title is "Our annual sports, July 30th 1930. Storthes Hall athletes in summer time take the field in friendly rivalry". The film shows the variety of games and activities that have been arranged for the residents and depicts a very happy and relaxed environment during the day.
The film shows a sports day and other activities for patients and their families from Storthes Hall Mental Institution (Huddersfield). The final sequence of the film contains views of Storthes Hall and several interior shots of the busy laundry room.
This film primarily captures the annual sports day at Storthes Hall mental institution, Huddersfield, and there are brief snippets from the opening ceremony of a new wing at the facility.
This film includes brief footage of a golf tournament, family scenes, and dental work being carried out on a number of patients with varying problems including a bilateral fracture of the maxilla.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
This film is part of the Jackson collection and captures footage from the men and women's competitions at the British Cyclo-Cross Championship. This particular race features famous Yorkshire cyclist, Beryl Burton.
This film shows a late 1950s gymnastics display by Hunslet Boys Club. The instructor is Mr. Sam Widdop who was involved in the club for the very start and taught gymnastics for 50 years. There is also footage of the Boys Brigade Group marching on a pitch surrounded by spectators. The Hunslet Boys Club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT. It was an opportunity for recreation and friendship and the motto was "Fitness for Life".