A short amateur film, this film shows children arriving for the May Day Parade in the village of Clayton, near Bradford.
This is a film of a play being put on by the Halifax Amateur Operatic Society.
This is a film of the play "Silver Wings" performed by the Halifax Operatic Society and Filmed by the Halifax Cine Club.
This is a film produced by the Halifax Cine Club about a boy who, through his interactions with the Boy Scouts, finds his way and no longer takes part in the mischievous crimes of juvenile delinquency.
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.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film shows the workshop and products of 'Mousey Thompson- the Craftsman of Kilburn.' He was a famous furniture maker from North Yorkshire who owned a small business where many apprentices and craftsmen produced his designs using traditional carpentry methods. All his furniture had his personal signature of a mouse being carved on it.
This is a comedic film about an invisible intruder who enters the Ramsden's house and uses their bathroom. Cyril has been drinking and believes that he must be imagining things. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this is a short film with some a comical closing credit sequence which explains why Cyril has problems reading a book. Betty and Cyril Ramsden were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This is a whimsical short film which uses stop motion animation to create a winter wonderland fantasy using miniature figurines on a snowy model landscape. The famous Christmas song, Winter Wonderland, accompanies the film.
This film documents the selection process of the Queen of the 1973 Gala.
Arnold Beaumont, filmmaker, has captured the Whit Walks in Sheffield during the mid 1970s. He helped organise the walks in his role as Secretary of Christian Education Council, and his son, Andrew, also contributed to the events as the conductor of the singers. There were up to 11 churches that would take part in the Whit Walks in Sheffield during this time period.
This is a promotional film for the Sailors’ Children’s Society which documents the work of the organization with sailors and their families.
This is a film which documents the annual fundraising carnival at the Newland Estate.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1983 including wool shops, Shibden May Day, trips on the canal, the Boys Brigade, and a charity sale.
This is a film which documents a number of events in the Halifax area during 1985-86 including a carnival, police open day, an industrial museum, Skye Run, canoes, and the new police station.
This is a BBC film of John Betjeman discussing the architecture of Leeds. He unfavourably contrasts modern buildings and design with the Victorian heritage, especially in relation to the skyline. Among the places he visits are the City Square, the Town Hall, terraced housing in Armley, Spenfield House, Woodhouse Cemetery, Thorntons Arcade and Seacroft.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film is a short television spot advertising the Mercury Movie Makers.
This film shows a small Vespa club during their Bonfire Night celebrations. After driving through a part of Leeds, the club members make their way to the countryside where they build a large bonfire.
This is a documentary film about the life of the Bronte family, the literary family who lived on the edge of the moors in Howarth in Yorkshire.
Documentary about the attitudes toward, and situation of, male homosexuals in the UK after the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which in part legalized private homosexual relationships between two adult men.
Experimental short with overtones of sex, death, and the weight of social roles and expectations upon the young.
Experimental short predominantly contrasting the greyscale interior of a house with the vibrant colours of its garden.
Experimental short actually consisting of eleven repeated shots set to deliberately mismatched sound.
Experimental film that both plays with the effect of sound on the perception of an image and examines modern life in an urban, industrial setting through the microcosm of one corner of Kniephofstrasse in Berlin, Germany.
Experimentally shot fiction film that exposes the artificiality of one couple's 'traditional' marriage and simultaneously attacks modern man's self-perpetuating complacent conformity and the government and media institutions that reinforce this homogeneous society by protecting those who respond to its conditioning and brutalizing those who do not.