Made by Debenham & Co, Beverley, this film records the City of Hull’s Victory in Europe Celebrations, May 1945. Included is extensive footage of all servicemen and women who participated in the victory processions and salute at Victoria Square well as the Mayor and Mayoress who visit the children’s ward at the City Hospital. The film is accompanied by a commentary.
Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
This is an amateur film which shows various aspects of life around the village of Kirkby Malzeard. The film was made by Sir Fred Moore at the time of the Royal Silver Jubilee.
This is a film of Sir Fred Moore and his family at Mowbray Hall. Events which take place at the Hall include a fete and traditional dancing. The film also includes scenes of the village of Kirkby Malzeard complete with traditional sword dancing.
This film documents a carnival as it processes through the streets of Eccleshill, Bradford and provides a good example of the types of carnivals that were common during the 1920s. The procession includes many decorated floats as well as participants in fancy dress.
This is a whimsical film from the Noel Beardsell Collection, creating an imagined land by interspersing a model railway with the real thing.
This Charles Chislett film records the Coronation Day events as seen from the point of view of a spectator in London 1953.
This film documents the history of weaving, specifically velvet, by Lister Co. at Manningham Mill in Bradford. It shows the industrial processes connected with design, weaving and finishing of furnishing fabrics. It includes many scenes of the workers at the mill as well as some domestic interiors and suites (which may be of social interest.)
This is a British Movietone film featuring a visiting German party and a group from Ripon "combine to give alfresco entertainment" after a civic welcome. The entertainment includes choral singing, folk dancing, and Morris dancing.
In 1935 the city of Bradford organized many events to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V. Events included historical re-enactments in Peel Park as well as processions through the city and evening bonfire celebrations.
This film takes place in Bradford city centre in the early 1970s. It captures various people in the city going about their daily business.
This film contains footage from a May Day event that was held in Tickhill, near Doncaster. There is footage of the May Queen procession and the many games and sports in which the local children take part.
This film contains footage from a May Day festival celebrations that were held in Tickhill. There are many shots of the floats that were highly decorated as well as the May Queen that was carried along on one of them.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a Whit Procession in Rotherham and probably a charity fund raising event, possibly at the Chislett house. The procession incorporates many elements of Empire Day.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip through Norway, Sweden and Denmark, accompanied by their mascot, 'Pluto'.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a long tour he and his wife Grace made of India, Bangkok, Singapore and Ceylon. It shows local people in their everyday lives, as well as many of the sights. It is in two parts.
This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
This film deals with the issue of race relations and the immigrant community in Huddersfield, specifically in terms of education. It was filmed shortly after the famous "Rivers of Blood" speech given by Enoch Powell which addressed the rise in immigration during this time period.
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.
This is a humorous, animated film about a mean-spirited industrial tycoon who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for his lost youth. It is a version of the Faust legend set in Batley, Yorkshire. The film was made by Tony Hall and others at Leeds University and was also based on a story by William Beaumont, a local writer now deceased.
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 is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace took with a party of holiday makers visiting the ancient sites Egypt, including Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family holiday in Holland, with his wife, Grace, and two children, Rachel and John. They visit, among other places, Amersfoot, Amsterdam and Rotterdam; filming the local buildings, flower fields and people in traditional Dutch dress.
This is film featuring various events in Holmfirth, including the local circus of The Ladringlo’s.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of the Islands of the Aegean, with other members of a touring group. The film is in two parts and uses intertitles.