One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1949. The Cooper family are filmed here on their summer holiday - it shows their journey down through London and Southampton to Bournemouth and back.
One in a large collection of family films portraying the Cooper family of Leeds. This particular film comprises images of family orientation during the year 1960. The Cooper family are filmed here on holiday with Norman and Minnie Ashworth - in Paris.
[Norman Ashworth was Ron's business partner - R.S. Kitchen Ltd - he was also a founder member of Associated Dairies before it became ASDA.]
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.
This film is a travelogue of a holiday that Betty and Cyril Ramsden took in the Exmouth Estuary. It includes scenes of the local people and coast as well as the fishing industry of that region. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This is a holiday film which records a journey through France, documenting many of its beautiful countryside and architecture. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film documents the Mayor of Halifax Nova Scotia's visit on 1st June, 1978 during which the Mayor tours around the town seeing the sights and meeting with some of the local people.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this is part two of a travelogue of a trip around part of pre-war Europe. The film also includes rare footage of Adolf Hitler before the outbreak of the Second World War. The special jubilee season of the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1934, marking the 300-year anniversary of the original vow to re-enact Jesus' Passion and Suffering every ten years thereafter, was the first performance after the Nazi regime's rise to power the year previous. Among other things, the Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda ordered the official poster for the jubilee season amended to include the message "Deutschland ruft dich!" ("Germany is calling you!"), and the Kraft durch Freude scheme's discount-travel programme offered special cut-rate packages to the Passion Play, including rail fare, tickets and accommodations.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part three of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe including footage of Paris and London upon an eventual return to the UK.
Made by Lucy Fairbank, this film is a travelogue around some of Yorkshire's most famous sites including footage of Harrogate, Knaresborough, and Fountains Abbey among other notable locations.
A film that shows a family on holidays they ski, canoe, and go camping. Locations include Aysgarth Falls.
This is a film of a holiday in London immediately after the war. It includes good street scenes and boat trip along the Thames.
This film is from the Cyril Higginson collection and contains footage of various well-known Yorkshire locations including Bolton Abbey, Knaresborough and Scarborough.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson documens a school's outing to Conisborough Castle, located in Doncaster, in May , 1968.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
Part of the Newton Collection, this film features the family at their home and on days out in Rivelin as well as exteriors of local pubs and shops in the Walkley area.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film includes footage taken in Scotland, a day out in Scarborough, and some of London's famous sites including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace.
This film mostly contains footage of the managers of the Hunslet Boys Club rugby team on a summer holiday in Malta around 1978. The footage shows the old harbour and buildings in Valetta, the capital, the coast, the cliff caves that they visit by boat, and finally the match on a flooded pitch. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT.
The film starts with brief footage of some sort of diagram, with text underneath reading: "camera distance 28 2/4" and beneath "18 ?". It shows the holiday of a family in North Wales, 1952, and also has a sequence concerning Chester.
A film by George Wood of a holiday with friends in Italy in the 1930s, visiting Rome and Pompeii.
This film documents part of the 11th Annual Convention of the United Stated Junior Chamber of Commerce at which three members from Sheffield were in attendance, including W. G. Ibberson. The film includes scenes of New York in 1930 as well as SS Adriatic and Sikorsky Amphibian. Some of the footage is also included in "New York From The River," another film in the Ibberson Collection.
Part of the Jackson Collection, this film was taken during a trip to London and includes footage of some of its famous sites.
This film was made by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury and is part of the Nowell collection. This film promotes Harrogate as a town to visit due to the variety of activities and entertainment, as well as the beautiful sights that can be seen there.
Students from the Blenheim Boys School in Leeds take a trip to London via train to see the sights. Following this, they take a ferry to Paris. The film includes footage of the famous sites of both cities.
This film was taken during a 1961 Blenheim Boys School trip to Germany and includes footage during their days out sight-seeing.