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, playing tennis, and at Christmas.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film is a record of motorcycle races at Wortley in Leeds. The film also features footage of Robert Thompson's shop in Kilburn, North Yorkshire.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and consists of footage taken at the Royal Air Force base in Elvington where four members of the Holmfirth and Meltham Rotoract Club are about to take their first parachute jump.
On 31st August, Odsal Stadium, Bradford hosted the 1985 World Speedway Final to a crowd of 37,000 who saw the regaining world champion, Erik Gundersen from Denmark, retain his title. This film includes footage of the day's events as well as scenes of the crowd who turned out for the event. Erik Gundersen (born 8 October 1959, in Esbjerg, Denmark) was a speedway rider in the late 1970s and 1980s. Gundersen was the Speedway World Championship on three occasions including this race in 1985.
Made by members of the Wakefield Cine Club, this film includes news items taken throughout the year from summer 1967-1968. Included is footage from the Enthronement of Eric Treacy, 8th Bishop of Wakefield and opening of a section of the M1 motorway.
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 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.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes the Skipton Car Club run to Ripon and back and motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Isle of Man.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes the Silsden social run, YSCC Trials at Ilkley, Ilkley Grand National motor cycle races, the Stump Cross Trial, 4/44 trial, a car mystery run around the Skipton area, and a visit by rally champion Ian Alppleyard.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire: the Greenwood Cup in Scarborough, speedway at Odsal Stadium, and various car rallies.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1951 and 1954. It includes stock-car racing at Odsall Stadium, a Yeadon Air Display, TT Races, Silsden Motor Club Rally and Carlton Road motor cycle races.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire and Morecombe: including a Driving Test Rally at Morecombe, a Yeadon Air Display, motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Craven Motor Car Club treasure hunt.
This is a long film on two separate reels made by Derrick Walton. It includes various events involving motor vehicles over several years. The film features vintage cars, Scarborough motorcycle racing, motor boats, air displays, the Morecambe Driving Test Rally, the Aintree 200 international car racing meeting and off road motorcycle and car races. It also includes a football match.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of Yeadon Air Display, a Land Rover trial, gliders out on Sutton Bank, model boats at Fleetwood, Skipton Gala and motorcycle trials on Keighley Tarn.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
Made by Eric Hall, this film is a compilation of events which took place between 1930 and 1952. The film includes footage of the Bingley Church Choir trip, the Bradford and District Motor Club hill climb, West Yorkshire football matches, and a bowls match at the Bingley Club.
In 1959, the Vespa Club of Britain’s National Rally was held in Leeds. This film documents some of the events from that day and includes very well shot scenes of Vespa scooters as well as good examples women’s fashions.
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.
From the Jowett Car Club collection, this film chronicles the track race known as the Harewood Hill Climb near Leeds involving Jowett Automobiles as well as other cars makes such as the Mini. Jowett cars were first built in 1906 by a small engineering firm based in Bradford owned by brothers William and Benjamin Jowett, in 1954 production stopped but these classic cars have not disappeared as they have been entered in both national and international car rallies and events.
This film contains footage of the Jowett 1952 prototype of Model CD on a driving trial in the Swiss Alps. Filmed in Switzerland, this is a record of a proving test run of the prototype CD model built by Jowett Cars Ltd at Idle in Bradford, 1952. For this trip over the Alpine mountains, the CD was converted to left-hand drive.
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 contains footage of a few short films including shots from Odsal Stadium, the Coxwold Horse and Pony Gymkhana, and a film about a man who goes into a room at the top of a house. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.