This film features a wedding in Doncaster and also includes scenes of parks and people at play.
Made by Noel Beardsell, this film provides a humorous look at a prosperous middle class family and their home over the course of a year.
This is a film made by Thornton of three family weddings, with several years between them, and of relatives with a newborn baby.
Made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, this is a film about a CPAS boy's camp in Pooley Bridge, Westmorland for disadvantaged city children.
Made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, this is a film of the activities of forty boys at a C.P.A.S. summer camp at Burstow in Surrey.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett chronicling a group of city girls having a week holiday in Slaidburn, Lancashire.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. Intertitles and the use of maps throughout the film indicate the geographical position and historical events. The film is in two parts.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace took of Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Aden and the Suez Canal.
This Calendar News item reports on the 1969 production of the York Mystery Plays. It features interviews with the three actors portraying Jesus (Peter Blanshard, John White, and Gerald Lomas) as well as the producer Edward Taylor.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
This film was made by Kathleen Lockwood and contains footage of the Holmfirth Parish Church of the Holy Trinity 500th Anniversary Festival.
This film is part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection and comprises footage of the Hinchcliffe Mill Band, the Wakefield Cathedral Choir and a selection of footage of local folk dancers and actors performing in the church hall.
A film documenting the Sheffield Clarion Ramblers on their walks between 1945 and 1954, mostly in the nearby Peak District. Among the many events seen in the film are ramblers helping to rescue sheep during the winter of 1947, the ceremony for handing over the deeds of the pathway to the summit of Lose Hill in 1945 to G.H.B Ward, who also make several speeches at other walks. There are also excerpts from the Clarion Ramblers journal and well dressing in Youlgreave.
The Pace Egg play is performed each year on Good Friday in the towns and villages in the Upper Calder Valley. The name derives from the Latin word for Easter - Pasche. This film documents the street performances of the play in which the actors are dressed in traditional mummers costumes.
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.
This is a film of the multi-cultural Bradford Mela, the largest South Asian festival outside the sub-continent, as it is experienced by three of its participants.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
This film documents family scenes and a wedding in the Arnett family in the late 1920s. It is followed by two commercial films featuring Charlie Chaplin and Mickey Mouse; however, these films will not be catalogued here.
This film consists of two other films made by Charles Chislett. The first section is the last five minutes of 'New Lives for Old' (822), whilst the rest is the complete 'They Discover the Hills' on the CPSA boys camp (see catalogue entry 315).
This film documents two of the annual garden parties at St. Lawrence Parish Church, York. The event was held each year in June. The film features members of the parish church as well as children from the attached school and was made by Miss Dorothy Langshaw, Head Teacher of the Infant Department.
This is a film of Archbishop Holgate Grammar School performing Exodus as part the 1969 York Mystery play, made by the University of California, Berkeley.
'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.
This film chronicles the life of the Horton family of Rotherham, from 1938 until 1950. The film highlights domestic and family life in Rotherham and the surrounding area during this time period.
This film documents the involvement of the boys from Arch Bishop Holgate School in the York Festival of 1956. There is also a segment that shows York station in the ‘50s and a school trip to France and Switzerland.
This film features different events which take place in Hull, highlighting the work of King's Hall Mission Chapel on Fountain Road, and featuring many of those involved in the Mission.