An informative National Coal Board Film which dramatises the potential safety hazards in a coal mine.
The National Coal Board (NCB) Film Unit is one of Britain's most substantial and long-lasting industrial film units. The following is an informative film about colliery supplies and the part a Trainee plays in their safe transport and handling throughout the pit.
Filmed around the Wakefield area in 1991, Bands and Banners follows miners who joined musical bands or created banners in support of their colliery during the Miners’ Strike.
This is a film which includes footage of the fishing boats around the coastal area of Flamborough Head, the fishermen and their daily catch, and the climmers collecting birds eggs from the Bempton cliffs.
The famous Crab hole is located on the Filey side of the Brigg this venue is often thought of as the best fishing mark upon Filey Brigg. The following film documents a day of fishing for crabs and transport back to George Bayes Fish Merchants in Filey, 1974.
A film documenting the work of the R.N.L.I at Flamborough, the film also shows a day in the life of working fishermen out of Flamborough.
This is the second part of a film documenting the work of the R.N.L.I at Flamborough. The film also shows a day in the life of working fishermen out of Flamborough.
An amateur film shot during the Second World War, this film shows a group of Prisoners of War helping to construct some buildings in the village of Clayton, West Yorkshire.
This is an amateur film that shows a train that was transporting butter having been derailed during the Second World War in the village of Clayton, West Yorkshire.
This is a film which dramatises the history of the textile industry and its effects on the city of Halifax complete with narration, music, and commentary.
This film documents the Burton Suit Factory in 1950 including aspects of the factory itself and the facilities and advancements in order to ensure employee well being while producing a quality made product. This is currently the earliest factory film of the Burton Collection and features more hand sewing and less machinery. Additionally, it documents the newest technology for testing the durability of the cloth used for the Burton suits.
This film was made in order to show the manufacturing of a suit from the very start until the satisfied customer takes it home with him at the end of the journey. These suits are made in a combination of hand stitching and mass production, but made to order and specifically fit each individual customer.
This uses much of the same material as The Road to Fashion, however, it is specifically made to advertise Jackson the Tailor. There are a few scenes and sequences which are different and will be noted. For other specifics, please see entry for The Road To Fashion.
This film is a dramatisation of a young lady who goes through the application process, secures a job at the factory, and then proceeds to work her way through the training school lessons and exercises teaching new workers the proper way to work in sewing and needlepoint.
This film documents the production of a suit from the order received through to the end of production.
This film is a dramatization of what happens with a customer, Mr. Smith, walks into Burton Tailoring to purchase a suit and overcoat. It documents the process from ordering, through some production, to the delivery of the final product.
This film documents the different ways to properly fit a man's suit according to specific body types.
This film displays part of the Bolton factory and its workers as they sort orders and work on different pieces of suit manufacturing.
This film is a updated remake of the 1962 training film by Burton Tailoring and is designed to teach new employees the proper way to use their sewing machines. This film adheres very closely to the original, using the same instructor, and updates a few points and title cards.
Opening titles - Basick Machine Training Day One
Machine Control, Correct Handling, and Machine Maintenance
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.
Filmed at Arras Farm, Market Weighton, this film is mainly about farming and everyday farming life involving: sheep, pigs, cows, harvesting, green houses, hedge cutting and bulldozing. Also included is brief footage of air show and many aerial views from a plane.
This film provides glimpses of farm life at Arras Farm, Market Weighton. Livestock featured includes cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens. There is a particular focus on rabbits and the process of rabbit farming, and horses seen very briefly at the end of the film.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton and includes cattle, pigs, and horses. There is a brief show jumping scene and fancy dress competition. During harvest time on the farm, there are many examples of machinery. Finally included is brief footage of a small archaeological dig.