This film was made by York photographer and filmmaker May Webb. It features many different key sites around the city of York as well as part of the Mystery Plays and other theatrical events.
A short film of a few sites in and around York.
An Aqua Photo Film presentation, this film features many of the key attractions around the city centre of York.
This short film features different buildings and sites on Bootham Road in York.
This film features various sites around York city centre from the view of the front of a car.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
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 reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
This short film documents a cruise to Greece and, as the title suggests, the variance in life from the modern ship and towns, to the ruins of ancient Greece, especially Acropolis.
This is a holiday film which records a journey through France, documenting many of its beautiful countryside and architecture. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1987 including a visit by the Prince of Wales, the bus station building, a protest, and medieval jousting.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this is part two of a travelogue of a trip around part of pre-war Europe. The film also includes rare footage of Adolf Hitler before the outbreak of the Second World War. The special jubilee season of the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1934, marking the 300-year anniversary of the original vow to re-enact Jesus' Passion and Suffering every ten years thereafter, was the first performance after the Nazi regime's rise to power the year previous. Among other things, the Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda ordered the official poster for the jubilee season amended to include the message "Deutschland ruft dich!" ("Germany is calling you!"), and the Kraft durch Freude scheme's discount-travel programme offered special cut-rate packages to the Passion Play, including rail fare, tickets and accommodations.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part three of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe including footage of Paris and London upon an eventual return to the UK.
Made exclusively for the Central Picture House in Elland, this film features events and local faces of Elland, a small market town in West Yorkshire. The film documents the first electric tram to arrive in Elland, part of the Huddersfield transport which was extended from Birchencliffe to Elland in 1914.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film features footage of a trip to the Yorkshire Dales in 1949, Bolton Abbey, Blackpool 1949/1948, Leamington, Stratford on Avon, Chester 1946, and a Reunion at Devonshire Hall, Leeds in 1952.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
This is a film made by South Yorkshire's Transport. Accompanied by a running commentary, the film shows a bus tour of the newly built housing developments to the west of Sheffield and out to the nearby North Derbyshire Peak District. It begins with the Norfolk Park Estate, on to Hathersage and returning via Ringinglow, the Rivelin Valley, Malin Bridge and Burngreave.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a trip by his family and a group of friends to Ramsgill, passing through the village of Coxwold and finishing up at Byland Abbey.
This film documents part of the 11th Annual Convention of the United Stated Junior Chamber of Commerce at which three members from Sheffield were in attendance, including W. G. Ibberson. The film includes scenes of New York in 1930 as well as SS Adriatic and Sikorsky Amphibian. Some of the footage is also included in "New York From The River," another film in the Ibberson Collection.
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.
This film belongs to the Parkin family collection. It documents the family’s holiday to Isle of Man and more family activities at the seaside and fishing.
This is a film from the Parkin collection. It features a family member’s trip to Germany. It also includes some footage of children in indoor swimming pools and other family events.
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.