This film documents the different aspects of the assembly line specifically centred around the piece bundles which get passed along the line.
This film shows the factory and Boiler house both old and new, images taken from other films including Ideals of Industry. The last part of the film is a fashion show in which a number of men model different fashions from the Burton line.
This film documents a day in the Bolton factory and the various machines and techniques workers use in order to complete production on a suit.
This is a film of the annual Flowers for Leeds competition sponsored by the Yorkshire Post. After showing examples of colourful and well-kept park areas in the city centre, the film shows the winning entries in the competition from the various categories.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film is a short television spot advertising the Mercury Movie Makers.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this film documents a weekend trip to Paris with friends seeing the sights and going to a race meeting.
This is one of several films entitled ‘Out and About’ made by Ken Leckenby. It features several events in Leeds area during 1974 including the Lord Mayor's Parade, the celebration of the bi-centenary of Bingley Locks, Leeds Caribbean Carnival, the Model Boat World Championship, an air display and Morecombe Illuminations.
This film is from the Tony Jackson collection and contains footage from the wedding of Tony and Eileen on December 26th 1963. They were both members of the Morley Cyclo Club.
This film is a candid camera sketch featuring a man being fitted for an oversized suit in a Leeds menswear shop. This film is thought to have been made in a Burton’s shop in Leeds. Jonathan Routh tries to persuade Mr. Morris, a barman, that his poorly tailored suit is a perfect fit.
From the Huddersfield Cine Collection, Isn't It A Lovely Day is a comical look at a wedding which cannot be overshadowed by the heavy winds and rain on this wintery day. While the original film itself was silent, the edit produced in 2008 includes musical accompaniment from the song written by Irving Berlin of the same title.
This film documents the time right before the Albion Mills staff leave Wakefield for their trip to Scarborough. Many of the staff can be seen loading into busses waiting for the trip to begin.
This film documents a carnival procession featuring floats and carthorses, a brass band, and children's races. It was filmed by W.S. Atkins for Stanley Picture House Co. Ltd.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this is a family film features wedding guests at The Heath and in the family garden at Tinshill.
This film is described by its maker, Eric Hall, as a pictorial magazine of some Yorkshire towns and people. The film is a tour of some of Yorkshire's well known sights, featuring York and the Mystery Plays, Harewood House, Bolton Abbey, Studley Park, Whitby, Harrogate, a Yorkshire tinker, Skipton Castle, archery and country dancing at Bolton Castle, Ilkley Bathing Pool and harvesting.
This film documents the wedding of Ken Leckenby and Margaret Boothroyd at Harehills Congregational Church in Leeds, 31st August, 1972. The film includes extensive footage of the guests arriving at the church, a brief shot inside the church during the recessional, and finally scenes from the wedding reception at Temple Newsam Park. The film was made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, of which Ken was a member, and is accompanied by a musical soundtrack.
My World My Work was included as part of an exhibition at Bradford Industrial Museum exploring Bradford's work wear past and present. The exhibition was a partnership project using items from the Museum's costume collection and contemporary film commissioned by the Yorkshire Film Archive. The following film includes interviews with eight people during which they discuss their occupations and the clothing which they have to wear while at work. Interviewees include a police woman, a mechanic, a veterinary nurse, stone mason and brick layer, someone who works with Scottish-breed pulling horses, a lunch lady, a fireman, and an employee of Bulmer & Lumb Group Ltd.
Made by Mercury Movie Makers, this film documents a sports day and fete which take place in Arncliffe village in order to raise funds to put towards the rebuilding of the village hall. Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire whose houses, cottages, and other buildings face in towards a large green, and outwards to green hillsides etched with limestone scars. The village was the original setting for the fictional village of Beckindale in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm, from its inception in 1972 until the relocation to Esholt.
This film is a piece of fictional drama made by the Leeds cine group Mercury Movie Makers, directed by Alan Sidi, and distributed with help from the Yorkshire Arts Association. The films boasts a spectacular pyrotechnic display during the climactic sequence.
23rd February 2007 at Armley Mills Industrial Museum: Interview conducted by KS2 pupils at St Bartholomew’s CofE Primary School, Leeds as part of the MLA Yorkshire funded “Back to the 50s” project.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film consists of footage from a family occasion at the Goldberg's home where they eat Jewish Matzah ball soup and unleavened bread. The film also includes footage from a family trip to Whitby and a wedding.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop located at 80 Street Lane In Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film documents the family's trip to Otley, Ilkley, and Scarborough as well as a trip abroad to Israel.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop, and family activities. As the family are Jewish there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film captures the engagement party for Lynne Goldberg and her fianc? and a trip to London by Edith Goldberg and some friends.
This film is from a collection of films made by Leeds based filmmaker Jack Goldberg. The collection consists of footage from family holidays, weddings, family food shop in Leeds, and family activities. As the family are Jewish, there are a lot of interesting insights into the family traditions, foods and religious customs. This film contains footage from a trip to a zoo and a party in the `Park Pub' in the 1970s.
Part of the Bradford College Collection, this footage consists of students doing a variety of dancing performances on stage as well as a section in mime and some gymnastics moves.
Part of the Bradford College Collection, this film shows some of the classes in which students could enroll including a needlework and automotive class.