Made by Bradford University, this film shows an open day for prospective students at Bradford University.
Made by the University of Bradford, this promotional film highlights the benefits of being a student studying at their university. The film features the University’s facilities and various academic programmes as well as provides a good example of 1970s student life in Britain.
A film made by Brooks Motors of Huddersfield, this is the story of a Yorkshire river and the industries along its banks as the river flows from its source to the sea. The film includes a closer look at Brook Motors as well as Bamforths postcard manufacturing.
This film is from the Hainsworth collections and contains footage of family holidays to Switzerland as well as family events and weddings in the 1960s and 1970s. There are many good examples of fashion from the time.
Part of the Hainsworth Collection, this film includes footage of the family at their home in Pudsey, days out on the beach in Bridlington, and three weddings.
This film is in three parts: the first shows the retirement presentation of Mr Fell, the second a day at Pontefract races, and the third of places in Wales and Cheddar Gorge.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
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.
In 1959, the Vespa Club of Britain’s National Rally was held in Leeds. This film documents some of the events from that day and includes very well shot scenes of Vespa scooters as well as good examples women’s fashions.
This is a documentary film produced by the film unit of the Television Service of the University of Leeds to promote the University. The film is mainly the same as another entitled 'Time to Do' (2485), but with an added section specifically on the science departments; covering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Zoology.
This is a film of Leeds Children's Day, beginning with a procession through Leeds led by the Gala Queen, and finishing at Roundhay Park. Here there is a children's fancy dress competition, some sports events, gymnastics and country dancing.
This is a film of Leeds Children's Day, beginning with a procession through Leeds led by the Gala Queen, and finishing at Roundhay Park. In Roundhay Park there is a baby competition, a children's fancy dress competition, track events, country dancing and a fair.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films taken around Halifax from varying years and film stocks. Made by the Halifax Cine Club, the films included in this reel are in the following order:
This film documents the Burton Suit Factory in 1950 including aspects of the factory itself and the facilities and advancements in order to ensure employee well being while producing a quality made product. This is currently the earliest factory film of the Burton Collection and features more hand sewing and less machinery. Additionally, it documents the newest technology for testing the durability of the cloth used for the Burton suits.
This film, part of the larger Ideals of Industry, was made in order to advertise the welfare facilities and services available to the employees of the Burton factory.
This film was made in order to show the manufacturing of a suit from the very start until the satisfied customer takes it home with him at the end of the journey. These suits are made in a combination of hand stitching and mass production, but made to order and specifically fit each individual customer.
This uses much of the same material as The Road to Fashion, however, it is specifically made to advertise Jackson the Tailor. There are a few scenes and sequences which are different and will be noted. For other specifics, please see entry for The Road To Fashion.
This film is a dramatisation of a young lady who goes through the application process, secures a job at the factory, and then proceeds to work her way through the training school lessons and exercises teaching new workers the proper way to work in sewing and needlepoint.
This is a film of a fashion show for the latest line of men's fashions from Burton Tailoring.
This film documents the production of a suit from the order received through to the end of production.
This film is a dramatization of what happens with a customer, Mr. Smith, walks into Burton Tailoring to purchase a suit and overcoat. It documents the process from ordering, through some production, to the delivery of the final product.
This film documents the different ways to properly fit a man's suit according to specific body types.
This film displays part of the Bolton factory and its workers as they sort orders and work on different pieces of suit manufacturing.
This film was made in order to accompany lessons for new young female employees to the factory. It is an overview of the proper ways to use and take care of the sewing machine.
This film is a updated remake of the 1962 training film by Burton Tailoring and is designed to teach new employees the proper way to use their sewing machines. This film adheres very closely to the original, using the same instructor, and updates a few points and title cards.
Opening titles - Basick Machine Training Day One
Machine Control, Correct Handling, and Machine Maintenance