Made by Leeds-based filmmaker Jack Eley, this is a light-hearted film about a thief whose robbery is foiled by the work on the Rural Constabulary. Harewood House is used as the setting for the film.
This film shows various short passages from the families exploits, and the sequences vary greatly in content.
Presented by Ian Nairn, this is a BBC film about the regeneration of Bradford after the World War II, and how, in his opinion, this regeneration has been a failure.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film is one of several films that shows regeneration projects that have been carried out in several parts of Bradford in West Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the housing estates before, during and after construction.
Made by the BBC, this is a film follows J.B. Priestly as he revisits his childhood home of Bradford.
This film documents the instigation of Bradford's post war city centre development scheme. The filmmakers follow the cities chief engineer, Mr Wardley, who describes the changes and positive impacts they will have on the city. The film contains many excellent views of Bradford city centre in the late 1950s.
From the BBC Planning For People series, this is a film about the building developments taking place in Bradford. The film gives reactions from both the Councillors behind the schemes and those who are against it.
This is a film from the BBC series Planning for People concerning the redevelopment of Bradford.
The BBC series Planning for People was about the redevelopment of Bradford. The film questions whether the people of Bradford get a say in the reshaping of their city.
Part of the BBC Planning For People Series, this film focuses on the redevelopment of Bradford. This film is about the application for an extension to the Leeds Bradford Airport runway. The airport has been losing passengers and wants to expand to include some flights to Western Europe to improve the situation. Local people who live on housing estates at the Leeds end of the airport are objecting to this on the grounds of air pollution.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton showing building work on the extension of John F. Walker textile mill in Skipton. The film shows the men on roofs, constructing a framework for the extension, fitting air conditioning units etc. The end of the film shows very brief interior shots of the factory.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a car trip out in Yorkshire with his wife.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Airedale at a time before mass tourism.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film shows the demolition of Carlton Street School and houses to make way for the construction of the new Main Building for the Institute.
Made by Bradford University, this is a film which shows the opening of Revis Barber Halls of Residence on 27th November, 1963.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of their new Library, named after J B Priestly. Priestly himself performs the opening along with the Chancellor Harold Wilson.
This is a promotional film made for the Bradford Institute of Technology which highlights the facilities of the Institute.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of the first building for the University Of Bradford by the first Chancellor, the Rt.Hon. Harold Wilson on 11th June, 1965. The film is accompanied by a narration by Richard Baker.
The film is a record of the Wrenthorpe area (Wakefield) in the 1970s.
This film contains footage of the towns of Wetherby and Helmsley, showing many of their buildings and roads surrounding the town centres. The second part of the film is a record of a holiday taken in Ireland, 1980.
This film takes a look at the town of Bingley. It was made by Mary Hall, wife of Eric Hall, a well-known local amateur filmmaker from West Yorkshire.
This is a film made by Laurie Chambers that documents various events in Halifax including the Mayor's Charity procession, the demolition of the Palace Theatre, Billy Smart’s Circus, and sledging and skiing on the snow in Shibden Park.
This film is a promotional film for Yorkshire Plumbing Products, a major manufacturer of plumbing products which was based in Rothwell. The film documents in detail the types of pipes and joins required for various plumbing needs highlighting the reliability of Yorkshire products. It is a well-made technical film with some humour.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
Made by Leeds Movie Maker member Fred Wells, this is a film which documents the demolition of the Quarry Hill Flats and Westgate International Swimming Pool in Leeds. The commentary explains the reason for the demolition but also questions the Council's decision for these particular renovations.