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.
Made by the Empire Marketing Board for Wormald and Walker Blanket Mills, this film documents the entire process of making woollen blankets at a mill in Dewsbury.
This film contains footage of the everyday life of the workers at the mill. It includes the mundane tasks like scraping the dirt out of boilers and carrying things to and from the various buildings and well as the exciting arrival of a new boiler.
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 Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. It is one of many annual summaries of events relating to the NYMR.
This is a film of workers constructing a cross section of track at Chalk Lane railway sidings located on the outskirts of Hull. It has been filmed in real time at ½ second intervals.
This film was made by Charles Chislett as a commission from the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It aims to promote the work of the CPAS by focusing on the relevance of Christianity in the modern world.
In this film there is footage taken on a trip to Ambleside in the Lake District. There are shots of family gatherings and the residents of a village.
This is a Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society Production, featuring his two children, Rachel and John, and using intertitles to explain each stage of the process of making earthenware.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham. With the use of intertitles, it shows the whole process of steelmaking at the Rotherham works, from the excavation of iron ore to the distribution of steel coil.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham. With the use of intertitles, it shows the process of steelmaking at the Rotherham works. The film is in two parts.
This film documents the building of the Humber Bridge from its beginnings and through various stages of construction. The film includes the opening ceremonies and the disaster that befell construction in March, 1980.
This film covers the move of the Yorkshire Post to new premises in 1970, and later the switch to new production methods, from linotype typesetting to phototypesetting, in 1980.
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 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 film commemorates the 700th anniversary of Bradford Market. It shows the Market during the celebrations, shoppers, and market stalls. A group of dignitaries accompany the Mayor and Mayoress as they tour the Market. After which, they gather together for dinner and speeches.
This is a whimsical film about a netball match between men and women who worked in the architectural office at Sheffield Town Hall.
This is a film taken by H. W. Lyon of Market Weighton Railway Station and sidings just before they closed. The second half is filmed by Tom Greenwood as they were being demolished.
This film records the work of a local grocery store in Market Weighton. The film was made by the owner of the store.
This film was commissioned by the City of York to document the restoration of Fairfax House after it had been acquired by York Civic Trust. It shows in detail the state of the building prior to restoration, the work of restoration, and how it looked on completion when it was opened to the public.
This is a film of the Calder & Hebble Canal during the winter of 1947. There is footage of the canal frozen as well as extreme flooding which occurred after the thaw. Barges, some horse-drawn, are try to make their way along the frozen canal using various means, such as men breaking the ice with poles from the edge of a barge and by rocking a barge from side to side. The canal has flood-damaged banks and locks, and a factory area is flooded.
This is an amateur film of the seaside village of Staithes in North Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the houses in the village, the surrounding coast, and fishermen with their catches of crabs.
This is a short film in two parts: the first is of the Blakely family; the second part is in a steelworks.
This promotional film shows the production of Wimsol cleaning products at their factory in Keighley; including research, production, distribution, selling and marketing of the final product. It also shows a works outing to Blackpool.
This promotional film documents the manufacturing process of light bulbs at the CEAG factory in Barnsley. The film shows how the light bulbs manufactured played a major role in the mining industry.