This is a travelogue of the Yorkshire Dales, following the River Wharfe from Ilkley to Hubberholme.
This is a comical story about a man who takes up filmmaking as a hobby. During his exploration with the world of cine, he eventually makes a name for himself before being accidently killed whilst shooting an action sequence for his latest film. The story is told by the narrator in a humorous way with the use of rhyme.
This film documents the 17th annual World Coal Carrying Contest at Gawthorpe. During this race which takes place every Easter Monday, contestants are required to run nearly a mile while carrying large sacks of coal.
Made by members of the Leeds Cine Club (later Leeds Movie Makers), this is a spoof comedy film, obviously made to be deliberately bad.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this award-winning film is a witty animation using Lego Pieces. The characters are animated to the David Bowie's 1969 song, Space Oddity.
This is a film of the Leeds Movie Makers barbeque at Norman and Jean's on July 18th, 1981.
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.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this is a fictional film about a young man on probation.
This is a film made by Leeds Movie Makers of a car rally in the grounds of Harewood House.
Made by Leeds-based filmmaker Jack Eley, this is a light-hearted film about a thief whose robbery is foiled by the work on the Rural Constabulary. Harewood House is used as the setting for the film.
Made by members of the Leeds Cine Club (later Leeds Movie Makers0, this is a dramatic comedy about a cat that inherits all its owner's riches at the expense of the housekeeper.
This film shows a large cross country race at Roundhay Park in 1978.
This is a humorous film made by the women members of Leeds Cine Club. This film gives an example of what life would be like had they traded domestic roles with their husbands.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this is a film which takes a look at the different types of animals two poachers go after.
This is a comical film that, in a roundabout way, shows the work of Leeds Movie Makers, through a witty script and clever editing.
This film shows various short passages from the families exploits, and the sequences vary greatly in content.
This film documents a cricket test match in 1952 between the England and India teams. The film is taken from the field level and gets quite close to the action.
This is a promotional film made by Parkers Mill, a textile company based in Pudsey, which specialized in the manufacture or rayon, or artificial silk. The film includes a re-enactment which dramatizes the history of the company and its beginnings in Bingley in 1890 as well as the modernization of the factory and a typical working day in 1948. The film shows the making of their products, including extensive footage of the machinery involved, as well as marketing and sale of the products. It also shows the employees’ annual outing, sports day and garden party.
This film consists of two other films made by Charles Chislett. The first section is the last five minutes of 'New Lives for Old' (822), whilst the rest is the complete 'They Discover the Hills' on the CPSA boys camp (see catalogue entry 315).
Presented by Ian Nairn, this is a BBC film about the regeneration of Bradford after the World War II, and how, in his opinion, this regeneration has been a failure.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film is one of several films that shows regeneration projects that have been carried out in several parts of Bradford in West Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the housing estates before, during and after construction.
A film made by Bradford Technical College Photographic Unit to commemorate the freedom of the city ceremony awarded to the 272 (WRA) Field Support Squadron Royal Engineers (Volunteers).
This is a fictional story performed by a class of school children at Foxhill Junior School in Queensbury, Bradford, in 1957. Performed outside, the play involves a group of children who capture two bank robbers.
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.
A Granada Television production, World In Action is a programme about local council elections in Bradford.