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.
Made by the BBC, this is a film follows J.B. Priestly as he revisits his childhood home of Bradford.
This film documents the instigation of Bradford's post war city centre development scheme. The filmmakers follow the cities chief engineer, Mr Wardley, who describes the changes and positive impacts they will have on the city. The film contains many excellent views of Bradford city centre in the late 1950s.
From the BBC Planning For People series, this is a film about the building developments taking place in Bradford. The film gives reactions from both the Councillors behind the schemes and those who are against it.
This is a film from the BBC series Planning for People concerning the redevelopment of Bradford.
The BBC series Planning for People was about the redevelopment of Bradford. The film questions whether the people of Bradford get a say in the reshaping of their city.
Part of the BBC Planning For People Series, this film focuses on the redevelopment of Bradford. This film is about the application for an extension to the Leeds Bradford Airport runway. The airport has been losing passengers and wants to expand to include some flights to Western Europe to improve the situation. Local people who live on housing estates at the Leeds end of the airport are objecting to this on the grounds of air pollution.
This film features the Odeon Cinema in Harrogate. The cinema was opened on the 28th September, 1936 with Gene Gerrard in "Where's Sally." The quintessential 'Odeon' external design involving curved entrance, tall slender Art Deco fin, faience tiles and brick faced auditorium. The film includes footage of the exterior of the cinema as well as its employees posing underneath the advertising marquee.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton showing building work on the extension of John F. Walker textile mill in Skipton. The film shows the men on roofs, constructing a framework for the extension, fitting air conditioning units etc. The end of the film shows very brief interior shots of the factory.
This is a short film made by Derrick Walton of a car trip out in Yorkshire with his wife.
This is a documentary on the restoration of the 18th century Beningbrough Hall. It shows the Hall and grounds before and after the restoration, and the opening ceremony.
This is a documentary on the restoration of the 18th century Beningbrough Hall. It shows the Hall and grounds before and after the restoration as well as the opening ceremony. It was made alongside film 1803, with some different footage, a different sequence and a slightly different commentary.
Made by Laurie Wright, this travelogue features some of the scenic and well-known sites of the Yorkshire Dales.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wharfedale and its many scenic attractions.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Airedale at a time before mass tourism.
This is one of many travelogue films made by amateur filmmaker Laurie Wright. Using intertitles, the films shows many of the interesting sights of Patterdale & Hellvelyn at a time before mass tourism.
This is a film showing the old Castleford’s Wholesale Fruit and Veg Market in Sheffield. The market is busy at work prior to its closure. The film also contains footage of it being demolished before showing its new replacement at Parkway.
A documentary chronicling the creation of York University presented by the Shepherd Building Group, this film includes a brief history of York and its University, highlighting sites in York and various departments and facilities at the University.
Made in 1970, this is a documentary presenting the sites and monuments of York. Included is footage of the Mystery Plays, the historic city walls and bars, market stalls, and scenes in and around the city centre. The film is accompanied by a commentary explaining the historical importance of the sites included in the documentary.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film shows the demolition of Carlton Street School and houses to make way for the construction of the new Main Building for the Institute.
Made by Bradford University, this is a film which shows the opening of Revis Barber Halls of Residence on 27th November, 1963.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of their new Library, named after J B Priestly. Priestly himself performs the opening along with the Chancellor Harold Wilson.
This is a promotional film made for the Bradford Institute of Technology which highlights the facilities of the Institute.