A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This film was made for the Ripon Palladium Cinema where it was shown in May 1916. It captures a sports day for the people of Ripon and the regiments based at the Army Camp at Ripon during World War I. Shortly after this film was made, many of the regiments competing in this sports day were sent to the battlefields of the Somme.
This Pathe newsreel contains events as described by the following titles:
This film features large hunts and goes onto show clips from various horse races including a short sequence at Beechers Brook at the Grand National. More hunt gatherings follow, and the camera follows one horse practising jumping.
This film features a horse race in Doncaster.
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 film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
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 good quality film is a document of Aysgarth School's sporting year in 1953. Located in North Yorkshire, Aysgarth School is one of the leading prep schools in the UK. The film features well-shot footage of the sporting events throughout the year including cricket, rugby, and football. Also included are some of the boys' leisure time actives during the winter.
This is a film showing the local Jubilee celebrations of King George V at Clayton West, near Bradford.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his son, Peter, following him as he visits various places and events with his family. These include trips Blackpool, Cawthorne Park, an airfield, motor sports, and seaside in Yorkshire.
This is a film made by Noel Beardsell Collection of a skiing holiday in Samaden in Switzerland.
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 a commercial film of screen, radio and sports celebrities displaying their swimming and diving skills, including Johnny Weismiller, possibly at Beverley Hills, California. The film includes a running commentary.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his family, including a whimsical film from the point of view of their pet dog. Lastly there is a film from three years later of a motor cycle race at Wooley Edge.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday during the Second World War.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home, playing tennis, and at Christmas.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of his son's (Peter) school, St Anselm's, Bakewell. It features Michaelmas Term 1938, with sporting events including athletics, boxing, and cricket.
This film is comprised of many different events including cricket and football matches, family leisure scenes, the modern new estate of Sunnymede, and a children’s sports day all set in Scissett. Scissett is a village in West Yorkshire which was built around the wool and coal industries.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
This film is comprised of a number of different films, amateur footage and newsreels, documenting the World Speed Record Attempts in Great Britain from 1930-1955.
A film showing scenes of a flooded lake and river, and a hunt meeting.
This is a film of Horse Gathering featuring people with horse and carriages riding back and forth past the camera as well as people inspecting carriages in grass enclosure. It also includes footage of boat rides out to sea.
This is a film made by Noel Beardsell Collection of skiing and other winter sports at Wengen and Zermatt, Switzerland.