This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
This is an Eastman Teaching Film [formed by Kodak] featuring the life and history of the green frog showing the hatching of the eggs, and the growth of the tadpoles. This is followed by the life history and structure of the toad. The last part of the film deals with the salamander.
This is an Eastman Teaching Film [formed by Kodak] featuring several birds of prey, including the marsh hawk, owls, black vultures and bald eagles, showing their habitat, breeding and feeding habits and their physiognomy.
This film was made as a promotional film for Leeds University and highlights the wide range of subject areas potential students can choose to study, the facilities the university provides, and aspects of student's social life including student halls and the University Union. The film also includes interviews with many of the University's current students.
Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
This film is an advertisement for the Bolex H16 cine camera. The ad campaign uses a comedic actor to demonstrate the camera's different features. The film also includes narration and flashing captions for Bolex Paillard.
This is a film about Bradford and its energy conservation.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this is a film about their course in electrical engineering. It provides a detailed breakdown of the course, integrating study at the college with placements in industry.
A film made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film concentrates on their scientific research facilities, specifically regarding animal research and testing anaesthetics.
This is a promotional film made for the Bradford Institute of Technology which highlights the facilities of the Institute.
This film is an instructional film which explains the basic workings of a car as illustrated by a woman who is learning to drive. The film was sponsored by Jack Clare Driving School in Sheffield.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.
This film was made to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Myers Grove Comprehensive School in Sheffield. At that time, the school was home to 1800 pupils, and this film highlights the different lessons and activities in which they are involved including a student fashion show.
Part of the John Turner collection, this is a short comical fiction film in which two teenage boys fight for the affections of a young girl who is sitting, reading a book on a park bench. The film includes special effects and trick photography. The fiction film is followed by film of some students in an observatory.
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 film is from the John Murray collection and was made by the Audio Visual Service at Leeds University for medical students and general practitioners. It was made in order to give them a greater awareness of how rheumatoid arthritis affects real people’s lives. It follows four mothers with young children who suffer with arthritis, and shows what a struggle it is for them.
This film is part of the John Murray collection and was made by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University, profiling the Centre for Technical Textiles and Department of Textile Industries.
This film, made by the Audio Visual Department of Leeds University, is part of the John Murray collection. It looks into the problems that develop in human joints when repetitive strain or osteoarthritis occurs in joints. Using diagrams and real patients, the film shows a variety of treatments and surgeries available to the public.
This film is from the John Murray collection and was made by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University for the Unit of Cancer Research that is based there. The film would have been used as teaching material for both the medical students at the University and for other medical researchers in the field.
This is a documentary film produced by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University for the Department of Colour Chemistry and Dyeing. It was intended as a review of the methods of predicting colour in the dying process to be used in first year teaching, and also to encourage sixth form pupils to come and study the subject at Leeds. This was the only such course in Western Europe and America.
A film made by the Audio Visual Department at Leeds University as a visual prospectus for potential undergraduates for the Medical School. The film uses sequences from a student's academic life, interviews with current scholars, and a commentary to explain what this course and university have to offer and how the students have interacted with university life.
This is a documentary film produced by the film unit of the Television Service of the University of Leeds to promote the University. The film is mainly the same as another entitled 'Time to Do' (2485), but with an added section specifically on the science departments; covering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Zoology.
Produced for the Imperial Chemical Industries Limited by the I.C.I Unit, this is an informative film about shotfiring on a longwall coalface and the equipment which should be used.
Interview with Peter and Kate Holroyd
Transcription compiled 24/04/2008
This is an informative film about the procedures carried out with the Kingston upon Hull City Libraries. The film includes information about the different selections of books available, demonstrations on how destroyed books are repaired, and how the general public, prison libraries, and retirement home services benefit from the sources of the library. Titles of books are used as chapter headings to indicate the different topics in the film.