As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film is one of many road safety films which he made. It consists of shots of Bradford in the early part of the 20th century and compares the way life was then to the way life is now.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and describes to the viewer the checks that should be carried out on a moped before being driven.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage from a Lambretta race in Scotland and a gathering of Lambretta Club members from around the U.K. There are shots from along the race route as well as from the event in Woburn Park.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and chronicles several car events including an antique car rally, attended by Queen Elizabeth, and a sporting events organised by Yorkshire Sports Car Club. There is footage of many old car makes as well as the manufacture of Bond Mini Cars.
This road safety cartoon is part of the C.H. Wood collection and was made by, and the theme tune sung by, school children in Bradford with the help of the Bradford City Police Department.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a light aircraft flying at an altitude of 13,000 feet. There are shots of the Yorkshire coast and countryside as well as shots of the plane doing loops and spins.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of an educational exhibition set up to teach children about road safety. A mock town centre has been built and the children peddle around it in toy cars.
This informative safety film, produced by the West Yorkshire Constabulary, explains the correct motorway practices using instructional scenarios taken on Motorways in the Yorkshire area. There are also glimpses of the M.62 motorway, which was under construction at the time.
This film, made by West Yorkshire Police, captures an emergency service accident simulation that took place on the M.62. The accident, which involves a leaking chemical tanker and a severely injured driver, is documented by the filmmakers as emergency service crews respond by closing off the motor way, cleaning up the chemical spill, and providing the injured with medical attention.
This film made by the West Yorkshire Police features surveillance footage (predominantly of traffic incidents) from in and around the West Riding Constabulary district, including Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Wakefield. There are also segments that show electronic breathalysers in use.
This film documents the West Yorkshire Police operations during a motorcycle action group demonstration in 1976. The demo featured a rally from Huddersfield to Halifax, where at both location enthusiasts congregated to hear speeches from local delegates - showing support for riders rights in the UK. Interspersed throughout there are also excellent aerial views of the West Yorkshire district, which are taken from a helicopter as it follows the demo.
As a road Safety film shot in the West Riding of Yorkshire, this film contains fascinating views of different areas of Yorkshire, such as Bradford city centre during the late 1940s. Throughout, the filmmakers employ carefully choreographed examples of accidents in order to illustrate the dangers of reckless road users. The stunts involved are clearly dangerous and often involve speeding motorcars.
This is a film from the C.H. Wood collection and follows competitors as they take part in Ilkley motocross trials between 1929 and 1935.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film makes up part of a very comprehensive section on motor bike racing and motocross sports. There is footage of the spectators and competitors gathering before the race, as well as shots from the track.
This film is from the Gordon Riley collection and is from the Yeadon Air Show that was held in 1962. There are shots of many different types of airplanes as well as shots of the traffic and pedestrians attending the show.
This film is from the Gordon Riley collection and captures the last trolleybus services to run in Bradford in March 1972.
The Green Cross Code is an accident prevention film produced by C.H. Wood and provides instructions for pedestrians on the proper way to cross the street.
Made in collaboration with the Todmorden Road Safety Committee West Riding Constabulary, this is a road safety film aimed to teach children to take care when crossing the road. The is shot in Todmorden and features scenes of the town.
Made by club member Frank Charman, this film shows members of the Yorkshire District Association at their various camping weekends in 1934 and 1935. The film captures the lively and fun atmosphere of the trips as well as the scenic landscapes surrounding the campsites including locations such as Bridlington and Fulwith Mill, near Harrogate.
Made by Keith Overend, this documentary features aspects of the history of Keighley. The film uses archive photographs and newspaper cuttings to illustrate Keighley’s history as well as readings from historic documents. The film was made with the help of the Yorkshire Arts Association.
This film is one of several from the Parkin collection. It depicts family activities in the countryside on their visit to Castleford, a trip to the seaside and a birthday party.
The film is from the Parkin family collection. It features a hockey match, a trip on a barge and a rugby match.
Made exclusively for the Central Picture House in Elland, this film features some events and local faces of Elland, a small market town in West Yorkshire. The film documents First World War Peace Celebrations which took place in July, 1919.
This is a film of the Scott trials competition taking place in Swainby in the Cleveland Hills. The film is in two halves, the first showing the motorcycle trials, and the second showing a fun bicycle race over the same course as the result of petrol rationing during the Second World War. Taking place in winter and often humorous, the film vividly shows the difficulty of the terrain and the determination of the riders.
This is a compilation of four films spanning several years, made by Halifax Cine Club member Ted Warburton. It includes Hollingworth Lake, a trip along the Knottingly and Goole Canal and the Aire and Calder Navigation from Goole to Salterhebble, the Warburton family having a picnic at Semer Water, and a whimsical short film starring Peter Warburton on which came first, the chicken or the egg.