This family film includes footage of the family in their home as well as during their leisure time at the seaside.
This is a film of the Bicentenary Celebrations of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal at Skipton, and some steam locomotives of the Worth Valley Railway. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film of the final BR passenger train to run on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway in 1962. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film of the Doncaster Railway Works Plant Centenary return railway run from Leeds Central to Kings Cross in 1953. It features a G. N. R. Atlantic and the A4 Silver Link. Part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film made and narrated by a member of the Dortmund Schmalfilm Klub, Mannfred, marking the 10th anniversary of the twin partnership between Dortmund and Leeds. The film includes a five day visit to Leeds by 650 citizens from Dortmund.
This is a comical film about a man who tries to stop the relentless noise he encounters in his everyday life. The sound is very muted throughout and may be the result of a poor quality soundtrack.
This is a short comedy made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers. The film tells the story of a genie who comes from the land of Glasnost and grants a group of criminals three wishes upon setting him free from his bottle.
Made by members of the Leeds Cine Club (later Leeds Movie Makers), this is a dramatic short thriller which involves the attacks of two office workers. Shot from the point of view of the assailant, it is not until the end when the camera is turned thus revealing the identity of the assailant.
Toffee Crisp chocolate bars were first produced in 1963. The bars were originally made by Mackintosh's at their Halifax factory. The following reel consists of a series of adverts for this product which ran during the year of its launch.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this film records a visit from the Schmalfilm Klub to Leeds. The Leeds cine club members give the visitors a sightseeing tour around Leeds which is followed by a reception.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this light-hearted film shows children playing at home in their living room. Some of the children dance to pop music while one of the m plays at being a DJ. Also included in this reel is a christening and a first birthday party.
Taking its idea from the popular TV programme of the time, this is a film showing Leeds Junior Chamber of Commerce doing some 'fix its' for members of St Philip's Centre in Leeds.
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.
This is a film of the 1981 British Junior Chamber of Commerce National Conference hosted by Leeds Junior Chamber of Commerce.
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 is a film documenting work being done in Leeds to clean up the rivers, waterways, and restore old buildings. The film was made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers.
This is a documentary film showing the traditional taking down, re-painting and putting back up, of the maypole in the centre of Barwick village.
This is an animated film with a voice over telling the tale of Hansel & Gretel.
This film tells the story of an ex con who is trying to get back into jail. However, he becomes a reformed man only to, ironically, end up back in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
This is a comedy film about a marital tragedy: the consequence of a nagging wife.
Made by members of the Leeds Cine Club (later Leeds Movie Makers), this is a short fiction film about a woman who becomes trapped in a brick farm building.
This film is one of many comedies made by Leeds Movie Makers. The film gets its humour from the incongruity of 'stone age' people doing things associated with the modern age.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this is an instructional film showing various techniques about how to incorporate still images and slides onto 16mm cine film. The film is accompanied by music and commentary.
This film contains footage from a number of processions in Normanton in 1922 including gala celebrations a whit parade. Also included is footage of the filmmaker's family during their leisure time.
This documentary filmed around Haworth takes a look into the much celebrated 19th century literary figures the Brontes, especially focusing on Emily, who most prominent work is the much celebrated gothic novel 'Wuthering Heights'. This film examines their lives by visiting the houses and schools which shaped their lives, and also uses actors to play the Brontes as they explore the Yorkshire Moors, which influenced their works tremendously.