Made by Debenham & Co, Beverley, this film records the City of Hull’s Victory in Europe Celebrations, May 1945; it includes extensive footage of all servicemen and women who participated in the victory processions and salute at Victoria Square.
This film documents a visit to Halifax by Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1925. The film includes footage of the Royal couple at the Town Hall as well as Princess Mary's visit to the Royal Halifax Hospital children's ward.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Information and scripted by Dylan Thomas, this film addressed the need for town planning in Sheffield in the post-war world. It features two men who discuss pre-war slum clearance and town planning.
This film shows the fundraising efforts of Settle, a village located in North Yorkshire. The Wings for Victory Week funds went towards the purchase of a new aircraft to help the War Effort. The film includes crowds in Settle’s market square as well as a parade.
This is the second part of a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of a tour of Africa (see 329). The second part starts where the first part finishes at Victoria Waterfall, and then visiting Johannesburg, Durban, Zululand and Lourenco.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett on behalf of the C.P.A.S. documenting the charitable work of St George's Church Crypt in Leeds. It shows the work of providing food and shelter for the homeless and gifts for poor children at Christmas.
This film shows the workings of Holme Valley Memorial Hospital including the different wards, surgical operating theatre, and the opening ceremonies which took place for the new building in 1935.
Part of the Pashley Collection, this film documents the construction of the Holly Garth retirement facilities in Great Ayton, North Yorkshire.
This film consists of two separate parts, the first of which shows street cleaning, rubbish collection, and refuse disposal in Bradford. The second part of the film features the Bradford’s Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress.
This is a documentary which shows the work of St. George’s Crypt, a Boys Club and Hyde Lodge Nursing Home. The film concentrates on the effects St. George’s Crypt night shelter has on the lives of those who frequent it. The story is told through the eyes of George, a non-Christian who is converted after he has witnessed the work of the shelter.
Made by members of the Bradford City Police, this film documents the various types of drills performed by the Civil Defence during the Second World War in order to be prepared for enemy attack. The film includes footage of members of the Civil Defence putting out house fires and practicing medical procedures with a mobile first aid unit and ambulance services.
This film is a demonstration by West Riding police, at Belle Vue Barracks, of good and bad road manners for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. The film was made by C.H. Wood.
This British Movietone film is part of the Leeds City Libraries collection and contains footage of the 1949 Royal tour of Yorkshire by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.
This film includes footage of the Pool Fire Brigade and the Mill's Golden Jubilee celebrations.
The building of the Jane Whiteley Memorial Homes, October 25th 1933 was opened on 9th June 1934, the day culminating with a Yorkshire Tea held in the Methodist school room. The architect was John C. Proctor, Clarendon Road, Leeds. The home was built in memory of Jane Whiteley, Mr D.H.Whiteley's grandmother Jane, who died in 1932. The housing, four bungalows, built as the residence for the elderly or infirm, was to be rent free on condition they were kept neat and tidy and were especially for those who had worked at the mill. Most of the current residents still fit the category as elderly and a nominal fee is now charged. The homes are a registered charity.
This film captures the fun and festivities of the Hospital Gala and Carnival in Skipton, including a fancy dress parade and procession of the May Queen.
This film contains footage of Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles, to Castleford to unveil the War Memorial, open the maternity home at Normanton and District Cottage Hospital, and to open Castleford Public market.
This film was made by Wakefield Amateur Cine Club and contains a variety of footage from different parts of Wakefield, reporting on construction in the area, new store opening and charity events that have taken place.
This film, made by Debenham & Co. of York, was made in order to raise money for the dependents of war casualties as well as soldiers disabled during the conflicts of World War I. It features a mixture of drama and actuality footage.
See You Tomorrow is a safety at work training film for employees of Crossley Carpets, located in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The film emphasizes the correct way to use the different types of machinery used in carpet production as well highlights the dangers which will result if proper safety procedures are not followed.
A film made by Mr Charles Tapp, one of the founder members of the Yorkshire Association for Disabled People. This film contains footage of a fete that is being held in the grounds of St. George's and shows many of the residents enjoying the activities. There are some sections with footage of some of the more severely physically disabled residents but shows them carrying out activities and tasks.
This film is part of the Charles Chislett Collection. It is a promotional trailer to encourage people to donate money for a children's party to be organised by Rotherham Round Table for the following year.
This is a training film for the St John Ambulance Service, made at Fox House, Sheffield.
This is a film made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford, the Physician Superintendent of De La Pole Hospital, Willerby, to show good practice in the care of long term psychiatric patients. Using illustrations from the work of the Hospital, the film advances a policy of rehabilitation of patients through activity, especially sport, and interacting with the wider society. Dr J A R Bickford provides a commentary.
This is a documentary film made under the direction of Dr J A R Bickford at De La Pole Hospital to explore issues around correct and incorrect care of patients with severe mental problems such as chronic schizophrenia. It also addresses why hallucinations takes place. Using actors as well as staff and patients, the film illustrates two different methods of treatment. The film is accompanied by a commentary, recorded by Dr Bickford, which his often spoken from the point of view of the patient.