A film that captures the people and events of Holme Valley throughout Second World War, this film shows some of the activities that took place such as War Weapons Weeks, a Royal Visit, a student nature walk, and a Victory bonfire.
The film takes us through the history of Thornton Grammar School including the building of the new school in Leaventhorpe and a period in the 1940s when the school was commandeered as army barracks.
This film is a tremendous documentation of the West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police’s recruiting process in 1940. As a complete account of the procedures, the filmmaker captures the initial application stage, and continues right the way through the training process to the final inspection by the Chief Constable.
This dramatic film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and follows a group of people who tried to rescue a pilot from a crashed fighter plane, but failed. Through the use of narration and demonstrations the viewer is shown what to do if a fighter plane should crash.
This is part of the collection of films made by Sheffield teacher William Gordon Gregory. This is a graphic road safety film made by and for school children, commissioned by Sheffield Education Committee and Sheffield Watch Committee.