This is a documentary about boats and barges on the River Aire, and those who use them. The film was made by Vera Media Production as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. The documentary features interviews with many people connected with the river and its canals, from its source to Goole and on to the North Sea.
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 documents some of the celebration which took place to commemorate Bradford's Trolley Bus Jubilee year in 1961.
This film celebrates the centenary of Marks and Spencer in Leeds. It includes a guided historical tour, using commentary and old photographs, of Marks and Spencer and other notable places and buildings of Leeds.
Made by the Leeds Cine Club, this newsreel documents some events in Leeds in 1978, including Leeds Rugby League Club displaying the Challenge Cup and the Festival of Youth.
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 is a film made by Leeds Movie Makers of a car rally in the grounds of Harewood House.
This film contains very early images of the fairground entertainment on Shipley Glen in 1912. Included are scenes of a wooden roller coaster and a broken down Helter Skelter.
Made by Cawood Filmmakers in 1972, this film records the last of the Bradford trolleybuses. The commentary was added in 1978, and the sound is a mixture of oral histories of the trolleybuses and recordings from speeches made at the time.
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.
In 1888 Louis Le Prince made a pioneering film recording of traffic on Leeds Bridge from an upstairs window of No 19 Bridge End, then Hicks the Ironmongers. This is a print of the second earliest surviving moving image, made shortly after Le Prince made 'Roundhay Garden Scene' on 14 October, 1888.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1952. It includes Silverstone, the Stump Cross Car Trial, Holcombe Moor Sunbeam Talbot Rally and the Yeadon Air Display.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes the Skipton Car Club run to Ripon and back and motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Isle of Man.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes the Silsden social run, YSCC Trials at Ilkley, Ilkley Grand National motor cycle races, the Stump Cross Trial, 4/44 trial, a car mystery run around the Skipton area, and a visit by rally champion Ian Alppleyard.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire: the Greenwood Cup in Scarborough, speedway at Odsal Stadium, and various car rallies.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1951 and 1954. It includes stock-car racing at Odsall Stadium, a Yeadon Air Display, TT Races, Silsden Motor Club Rally and Carlton Road motor cycle races.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire and Morecombe: including a Driving Test Rally at Morecombe, a Yeadon Air Display, motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Craven Motor Car Club treasure hunt.
This film made by Derrick Walton is in three parts: planes at London Heathrow airport; a children’s walk for Christian Aid in Skipton; and the Skipton Gala.
This is a film made by made by Derrick Walton of an Air Pageant at Church Fenton on 29th May, 1967.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of the 1953 Yeadon Air Display.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of speedboats.
This is a long film on two separate reels made by Derrick Walton. It includes various events involving motor vehicles over several years. The film features vintage cars, Scarborough motorcycle racing, motor boats, air displays, the Morecambe Driving Test Rally, the Aintree 200 international car racing meeting and off road motorcycle and car races. It also includes a football match.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of two years of the Yeadon Air Display and displays of radio-controlled model boats.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of Yeadon Air Display, a Land Rover trial, gliders out on Sutton Bank, model boats at Fleetwood, Skipton Gala and motorcycle trials on Keighley Tarn.
The following film is a comedic short film about a man who looses his spare wheel and the journey he takes through the Lancashire countryside to find it. The film was made by Jack Eley and other cine club members of the West Riding. The members taking part in the cine club outing were split up into teams and tasked to make a film for a competition. Musician friends also wrote the score and played the cello for the soundtrack.