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.
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.
This film documents the 17th annual World Coal Carrying Contest at Gawthorpe. During this race which takes place every Easter Monday, contestants are required to run nearly a mile while carrying large sacks of coal.
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.
This is a film of the Leeds Movie Makers barbeque at Norman and Jean's on July 18th, 1981.
This is a film made by Leeds Movie Makers of a car rally in the grounds of Harewood House.
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.
This film shows various short passages from the families exploits, and the sequences vary greatly in content.
This film documents a cricket test match in 1952 between the England and India teams. The film is taken from the field level and gets quite close to the action.
This is a promotional film made by Parkers Mill, a textile company based in Pudsey, which specialized in the manufacture or rayon, or artificial silk. The film includes a re-enactment which dramatizes the history of the company and its beginnings in Bingley in 1890 as well as the modernization of the factory and a typical working day in 1948. The film shows the making of their products, including extensive footage of the machinery involved, as well as marketing and sale of the products. It also shows the employees’ annual outing, sports day and garden party.
This film consists of two other films made by Charles Chislett. The first section is the last five minutes of 'New Lives for Old' (822), whilst the rest is the complete 'They Discover the Hills' on the CPSA boys camp (see catalogue entry 315).
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 film contains very early images of the fairground entertainment on Shipley Glen in 1912. Included are scenes of a wooden roller coaster and a broken down Helter Skelter.
This is a film by Derrick Walton showing a pigeon fancier looking after his pigeons, taking them to a pigeon race, and watching them return home.
This is a film made by made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in Yorkshire in 1952. It includes car and motorcycle races and trials, in Lothersdale, Cononley, Skipton, Easby, Esholt Park, Gargrave, Scarborough and the Isle of Man. There is also a hydroplanes event at Yeadon Tarn.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1952. It includes Silverstone, the Stump Cross Car Trial, Holcombe Moor Sunbeam Talbot Rally and the Yeadon Air Display.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes the Skipton Car Club run to Ripon and back and motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Isle of Man.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes the Silsden social run, YSCC Trials at Ilkley, Ilkley Grand National motor cycle races, the Stump Cross Trial, 4/44 trial, a car mystery run around the Skipton area, and a visit by rally champion Ian Alppleyard.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1953. It includes motorcycle races at Craven and Brough, car test driving in Ripon and a Craven Treasure Hunt.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire: the Greenwood Cup in Scarborough, speedway at Odsal Stadium, and various car rallies.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of various motoring events in 1951 and 1954. It includes stock-car racing at Odsall Stadium, a Yeadon Air Display, TT Races, Silsden Motor Club Rally and Carlton Road motor cycle races.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire and Morecombe: including a Driving Test Rally at Morecombe, a Yeadon Air Display, motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Craven Motor Car Club treasure hunt.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of a family outing around the Yorkshire Dales, showing Skipton, Airedale, Wharfedale, Bedale and Richmond.
This film made by Derrick Walton is in three parts: planes at London Heathrow airport; a children’s walk for Christian Aid in Skipton; and the Skipton Gala.