This is a series of outtakes from films made by the De La Pole Hospital in Willerby which have been spliced together in no particular order. The original films were 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. Most of the scenes are of patients trying to play sports. (Some scenes may be felt to be disturbing.)
This is a fictional film made by students of De La Pole Hospital, just outside of Hull. It is based on a story by Geraldo Cinthio, which is itself loosely based on Shakespeare’s Othello. The film is directed and narrated by Dr J A R Bickford, the Physician Superintendent at the Hospital.
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 and becoming part of the wider society. Dr J A R Bickford provides a commentary, and there is continual background music provided by Prokoviev’s Classical Symphony and at the end Handel’s Water Music.
This documentary features St. George’s House, a residential home in Harrogate which is run by the Yorkshire Association for the Disabled. The home provides specialist facilities for its disabled residents, and the film features the lives and activities of some of the people who have been helped by St. George’s House.
This film is a record of the scheme to provide water from the River Derwent to Sheffield and other Yorkshire cities. This is possibly a promotional film for the project.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium Project, this film consists of the insights from a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic woman living in the community in Bradford.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium, this film charts the changing focus of Hebden Bridge, from a mill-based textile town to a centre for healers and alternative life styles.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this film asks four young people about their experiences, hopes and problems of living through childcare.
Doncaster has had a distinct ‘red light’ area since the 1930s: a clearly defined community around Christchurch Rd. The prostitutes still work the streets but in recent years the atmosphere has changed; there’s heroin around, the girls are fighting and robbing each other, and the pimps are in control. In the middle of the chaos the women from Streetreach work, distributing condoms and advice; cups of tea and shoulders to cry on when baby’s taken away. Street Stories is a chance for the girls on the streets and the women of Streetreach to have their voice heard; to create a snapshot of life on the streets in Doncaster as we roll towards to millennium. The film focuses on Marilyn and her group at Streetreach who are responsible for supporting prostitutes in the Doncaster red light area. It includes interviews with both the organisation workers and their clients and highlights the need for it as well as the lack of support for the organisation and others like it.
This is a documentary on campaigns against violence against women with a focus on West Yorkshire. The documentary was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The film uses the Conference on Responses to Male Violence against Women and Children in Leeds in 2000 as a fulcrum to explore issues around violence against women, tracing campaigns back to the early 1970s, and bringing the situation up-to-date in 2000. The film mainly takes the form of interviews with leading activists in this area, including a senior woman police officer.
This is a documentary provides an insight into the shopping patterns of four households living in rural North Yorkshire at the end of the millennium. The film was made by Yorvid Productions as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. It shows the shopping habits of a family and several individuals in Malton, Kirkby Moorside and Helmsley, and the good and bad sides of shopping in a rural area.
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 assembling on Woodhouse Moor, the Parade making its way through Leeds, and the Presentation of Awards Ceremony, with commentary.
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 making its way through Leeds, and the Presentation of Awards Ceremony, with interviews and commentary.
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 documentary follows the Hull trawler 'Scottish' fishing near Bear Island in the Barents Sea. The trawler crew are shown leaving home, hauling in the catch and processing the fish, including extracting the liver oil from the cod. The catch is unloaded in Hull and the fish and oil are transported to their destinations. The cod liver oil is shown being bottled in the SouthSeas factory and given to small children in a nursery.
This film documents the work of St. George's Crypt in Leeds. The crypt provides many members of the community with health and social services as well as helps to guide them in religious matters. Documented in the film are the many aspects of the work which St. George's Crypt does for those in need.
This film consists of two other films made by Charles Chislett. The first section is the last five minutes of 'New Lives for Old' (822), whilst the rest is the complete 'They Discover the Hills' on the CPSA boys camp (see catalogue entry 315).
Part of the BBC film series Planning for People?, this film is about a proposal to build a thirteen mile motorway through the Aire Valley in Yorkshire to relieve congestion on the A650.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton commemorating the births of two boys, probably nephews; and also of Skipton Gala, and Derrick's parents' 40th anniversary party.
This is the first of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film his first year, including his christening.
This is the second of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his daughter, Gillian, from birth through childhood. This film covers from Gillian’s second birthday through to her fourth birthday.
This is a film from the Guide Association North Yorkshire South of the Rowntree’s Girl Guides on an activities holiday at a camp, although all on the film seem to be adults.
This film follows two deaf children who spend a day with the Lord Mayor of York. They visit many sites around the city including the Castle Museum, the Chapter House, and the Mansion House as well as taking a tour of the city walls.
Made by the Ministry of Home Security, this is a training film which shows the right and wrong way to perform first aid. The film includes many demonstrations on proper treatment of severe bleeding.
The film contains footage of a sports day at a mental institution in Huddersfield. The full opening title is "Our annual sports, July 30th 1930. Storthes Hall athletes in summer time take the field in friendly rivalry". The film shows the variety of games and activities that have been arranged for the residents and depicts a very happy and relaxed environment during the day.