This film is an amateur documentation that captures a Yorkshire family over a period of two years during World War Two. The film shows family outings, home life and other significant events during the war, and also perfectly demonstrates how normal life could be. One of the main events shown in this film is the Pudsey carnival.
Made by a Sheffield filmmaker, this is a short film about Ryedale's Rievaulx Abbey, Bolton Priory, and Wharfedale's surrounding countryside.
This is a short amateur film made by K.G. Tofield which follows a group of people who go for a trek up some mountains in the Peak District in the heavy snow.
A short amateur film produced by a Sheffield film maker, showing Bolton and Kirkham Abbey.
A short amateur film produced by Sheffield filmmaker, K.G. Tofield, `Monuments of the Past' shows the ruins of Bolton Abbey and Fountains Abbey and the picturesque landscape around them.
This E.F. Symmons film documents the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Kingston-upon- Hull in August 1941. All in black and white, it contains some superb footage of the damage to Hull’s buildings caused by the Luftwaffe, many close-up shots of the visiting Royals, and depicts the amazing resilience of the people of Hull even in the face of the destruction of their homes and communities.
A documentary film taken in Sheffield during the Second World War, this film includes footage of the severe bomb damage suffered by Sheffield during the Blitz as King George VI and Queen Elizabeth tour of the damaged areas. It also shows a military parade civil defence exercises, including using gas masks, a barrage balloon, the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), the ARP, and the Home Guard. Additionally there is footage of the Women’s Land Army as they work in the countryside.
This is a film of Remembrance Day 1947 in the small village of Clayton, near Bradford. It shows the laying of wreaths at the cenotaph and a parade through the village.
An amateur film set in Clayton, West Yorkshire that shows Whit Monday events and parades, (possibly more than one) that take place around the village, a Children's Gala in the summer and a boy being fitted for a gas mask aaround the time of the Munich crisis in September 1938.
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 brief film shows three girls on a wall, one sitting and two standing, in front of some terraced houses displaying Union Jacks in Clayton, near Bradford, around the time of the VE Day celebrations in 1945.
This film documents the farewell ceremonies of the Civil Defence in Halifax in 1945 at the end of WWII filmed by the Halifax Cine Club.
This film documents the victory day parades in Halifax city centre as well as the Thanksgiving Sunday victory procession.
This is a film taken in December, 1944 by the Halifax Cine Club of the Stand Down of the local Home Guard towards the end of the Second World War.
This amateur film records events in and around the Hickling family home in Wombwell, near Barnsley, during the early years of the Second World War. The film also includes unique footage of children with their gas masks as well as air-raid shelters in Wombwell in addition to holiday trips to Blackpool.
Made by the owner of a local business school in Wombwell, near Barnsley, this film captures both village events and the family at home and on holiday during the early years of the war.
A film made by Mr Hickling the owner of a local business school in Wombwell, near Barnsley. This film captures the family on holiday in Scarborough and Blackpool.
A film made by Mr Hickling, the owner of a local business school in Wombwell, near Barnsley. This film contains footage of the parades and activities that take place during a Whit Parade.
This is a film made by the Friends Relief Society, a Quaker organization, which examines the state in which Germany and its people were left at the end of World War II.
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film contains footage from a trip to Drigg on the west Cumbrian coast, the Muncaster Horticultural Show, a miniature train ride in Eskdale, Cumbria, and footage of men blowing up unexploded shells from World War Two. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film captures a presentation of colours ceremony for the soldiers of the No. 297 Otley and District Squadron Air Training Corps and the parade that takes place afterwards.
This film documents parades and memorial days in the Sheffield area over a two year period after the victory of the Allies in the Second World War. The film uses intertitles to explain events.
Made for the Sheffield and District Workers Film Society by Brian Pickersgill, this film documents anti-war protest marches through the streets of Sheffield to Endcliffe Park in 1936. The film concentrates on the Women’s, Youth, and May Day demonstrations held that week.
This is a film made by the Halifax Cine Club which follows the aspirations of a boy named Tom to become a priest after his return from the war. While funding for school and church organizations is scarce, the community comes together, and with their help, Tom is able to realize his dream.