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.
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.
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.
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.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this is a fictional film about a young man on probation.
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 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.
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 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 is a film made by Derrick Walton of some comic vaudeville acts in a theatre, and a visit by three of the performers, Jack Storey, Viki Emra and Jasmine Dee.
The following film is a comedic short film about a man who looses his spare wheel and the journey he takes through the Lancashire countryside to find it. The film was made by Jack Eley and other cine club members of the West Riding. The members taking part in the cine club outing were split up into teams and tasked to make a film for a competition. Musician friends also wrote the score and played the cello for the soundtrack.
This is short comedy film about a couple who make a trip to a summer fair in their new car, only to find that they are too late.
This is two separate films. The first film is a comedy skit based on the film ‘Lawrence of Arabia.’ It features an exhausted man struggling across a ‘desert’, and is accompanied by the theme music of that film. The second documents the demolition of the two cooling towers of Kirkstall Power Station.
Made in the style of a thriller, but without any dialogue, this is a short film about an attempted murder that may, or may not, have gone disastrously wrong.
This is comical film passing comment on the work of film processing companies.