The Cinematograph Exhibitors Association has a garden party and fashion show at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate.
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.
Made by Charles Chislett, this is a film of a party held for staff members of William Deacon's Bank in Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The party is held in the garden of his house. It shows the staff and children playing many outdoor games.
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.
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 captures the Allan family during their leisure time throughout the year.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
This film is part of the Sharp Collection and contains footage from the opening of St Andrew's British Restaurant, a community restaurant in Bradford, by Alderman Semper. Various local dignitaries can be seen arriving and lunching at the restaurant with their wives. There are some excellent examples of forties fashion for women.
The following is an amateur film of 'Holidays at Home' week in Bradford. These popular events were held throughout the country as wartime rationing of products such as petrol meant people were unable to visit the coastal holiday destinations that were so popular before the outbreak of war.
This is a chronicle of Holidays at Home week in Bradford taken by a keen amateur filmmaker from the area who captured many similar events during the war. These popular events were held throughout Yorkshire and the rest of Britain as wartime rationing of products such as petrol meant people were unable to visit the coastal regions that were so popular before the outbreak of war.
This is a story book film with animation made by Jack Eley. It features his daughter Susan who dreams of a fairy who conjures up animated stories.
As part of the Sharp collection this film shows various branches of Sharp's Linoleum shops including one in Halifax. There are some excellent shots of streets, cars and fashions of the time. The second part of the film shows a staff Christmas party held at the Great Northern Victoria Hotel in Bradford.
This film documents some 'Holidays at Home' events at Lister Park, Bradford during World War II. Included is footage of sheep dog trials and fancy dress parades.
This is a film made by Jack Eley showing the displays put on in Roundhay Park for Leeds Children's Day.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club super eight group, now known as Leeds Movie Makers, of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. As well as showing the Parade go through Leeds, there is also a fashion show and Miss Metro Competition at the Ritzy Night Club, the award reception in the Civic Hall and the Lord Mayor's Charity Concert.
This is a documentary film on being young in York, using interviews with present day teenagers and adults who were teenagers in the 1960s, illustrated with images from archive film and photographs. It highlights the difficulties of being young and the lack of activities for young people in York today. It also shows young people out on a Saturday night and some projects for young people.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. This film covers the Parade assembling on Woodhouse Moor and making its way through Leeds and back again, with a look at Leeds Children's Holiday Camp Association at the end. The whole is accompanied by a witty commentary.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. This Parade marks the 350th anniversary of the granting of a Charter for the Leeds. As well as showing the Parade assemble and go through Leeds, there are also interviews with participants and the award ceremony.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. This film covers the Parade assembling on Woodhouse Moor and making its way through Leeds and back again, and the evening reception at the Civic Hall.
This is one of eleven films made by Leeds Cine Club of the Lord Mayor's Parade, from 1974 to 1984. This film covers the Silver Jubilee Parade assembling on Woodhouse Moor and making its way through Leeds, and the Presentation of Awards Ceremony, with commentary.