Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of the first building for the University Of Bradford by the first Chancellor, the Rt.Hon. Harold Wilson on 11th June, 1965. The film is accompanied by a narration by Richard Baker.
This is a film which features many of the famous historical sites of the City of York including views of the city from the top of the Minster tower.
A film made about Sheffield, by Richmond Films, for the city council to show the contrasting aspects of Sheffield.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a trip of the Junior Chamber of Commerce to New York. The film includes scenes of New York City as well as international members of Chamber of Commerce.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film is a mixture of family scenes including a brief sequence at Bolton Abbey.
Part of the Ibberson collection, the following film documents a trip Mr. Ibberson made with his father to Germany in 1932. The film contains scenic footage of pre-war Germany as well as campaign signs for the Nazi and Communist parties.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film shows the restoration of the Abbeydale Works in Sheffield. The restoration took place over a number of years, and the film includes footage of the rundown mill as well as the completed project.
A film from the Ibberson family collection documenting the export trade and sale of Sheffield steel goods, from their family business.
This film contains footage of Filey and Scarborough beaches and the recreational activities offered by both seaside destinations. Also included are brief scenes of York and its famous city walls.
This short film is of Giggleswick church located near Settle, North Yorkshire.
This short film documents a trip to the Humber Bridge, Hull soon after its opening.
The film is a record of the Wrenthorpe area (Wakefield) in the 1970s.
This film contains footage of the towns of Wetherby and Helmsley, showing many of their buildings and roads surrounding the town centres. The second part of the film is a record of a holiday taken in Ireland, 1980.
This film takes a look at the town of Bingley. It was made by Mary Hall, wife of Eric Hall, a well-known local amateur filmmaker from West Yorkshire.
This film is a compilation of people, places and events in 1936 and 1942. It covers the choir at York Minster School, repair work taking place at York Minster, Worksop College, erecting electricity pylons in Stillington, and National Prayer day in Stillington in 1942.
This is a film made by Laurie Chambers that documents various events in Halifax including the Mayor's Charity procession, the demolition of the Palace Theatre, Billy Smart’s Circus, and sledging and skiing on the snow in Shibden Park.
This film is a promotional film for Yorkshire Plumbing Products, a major manufacturer of plumbing products which was based in Rothwell. The film documents in detail the types of pipes and joins required for various plumbing needs highlighting the reliability of Yorkshire products. It is a well-made technical film with some humour.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This film captures the historic city of York in 1936.
The Police Staff College, Bramshill, is the principal police staff training establishment in the United Kingdom. The need for a training college for the police was pushed heavily by Sir Frank Newsam. The college was established in 1948 as the National Police College and originally located in Warwickshire; however, Newsam was able to secure its permanent base at Bramshill in 1960. This film, made by members of the West Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary, is a record of the visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to the College in 1961.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne, mainly in colour, of the grounds, flora and fauna at Wortley Hall near Sheffield. The film was taken over the different seasons and includes some shots of the young Lord Carlton.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of the glasshouses at Wentworth Woodhouse, a rarely seen stately home near Sheffield that has, at 606 feet, the longest facade of any house in England. The glasshouses themselves were used to cultivate and grow many exotic flowers and fruits.
This is a film of a day at Belle Vue Zoological Centre in Manchester. It shows many of the animals that are housed there along with all the visitors that the zoo attracts. The second sequence is of Fountains Abbey and has many shots concentrating on the architecture of the building as well as the visitors to the attraction on the sunny afternoon.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
Made by a local school teacher, this film captures an annual sports day at High Green Secondary School, located near Sheffield, as well as a trip to the south of England for many of the students.