This film is a record of a Home Guard procession through Ewden Valley, South Yorkshire. The film includes extensive footage of the procession route and participants beginning from the initial assembly through to the inspection at Ewden.
This is a film which documents events in the Halifax area including winter scenes and Heroes on Parade after Dunkirk at the Gleddings (now a Prep school.)
This film is from the Cameron collection contains a very short sequence of a military march in the centre of a town.
Made by a member of the Humberside Police, this film documents a peaceful protest of the National Front by members of the Bradford community. It includes footage of different groups present on the day such as the Anti Nazi League as well as the political meeting at a local school.
Experimentally shot fiction film that exposes the artificiality of one couple's 'traditional' marriage and simultaneously attacks modern man's self-perpetuating complacent conformity and the government and media institutions that reinforce this homogeneous society by protecting those who respond to its conditioning and brutalizing those who do not.
Fiction short about a man who is arrested for an unknown crime but ultimately finds his ensuing confinement no worse than the monotonous life he led with his wife and job and family.
Brothers and Sisters is a 96 minute fiction feature. A mystery with a decidedly feminist angle, it implicates not just one man but a wider masculine mentality in the murder of a prostitute as it examines the interconnected lives of she and her sister and a liberal man and his conservative brother.
This film documents a variety of events at Hovingham, North Yorkshire including a cross country race at Harewood House. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
This film documents a Royal visit to Hovingham, a family trip to the coast, and various cricket matches in the village. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
This is a film that documents the training of new recruits to the Green Howards. The training took place over several months in 1940 at the Richmond Barracks in North Yorkshire.
This is the second part film that documents the training of new recruits to the Green Howards. The training took place over several months in 1940 at the Richmond Barracks in North Yorkshire. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this is a film of the changing of the guards in London followed by a children's fancy dress parade in Castleford.
This film contains footage of some trials that a Jowett car is put through by the army to test if it could double as a gun tank.
The following is made up of three films including:
Halifax Crematorium Progress (1954-1956)
The Deputy Chief Constable Receives the Police Medal (c. 1957)
Halifax Cine Club Newsreel (1961-1962)
This reel consists of a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering between 1980 and 1982 with a commentary by Snowden. Each segment is preceded by an intertitle.
The Green Howards have returned from duty in Northern Ireland to their home in North Yorkshire. This programme looks at the past and present of the regiment through the eyes of the soldiers and their families.
This is a fictional film made by a Huddersfield based filmmaker Ernest Taylor. It is based on the career of a petty thief who operated in the Huddersfield area during the 1940s. The actors include friends and family who helped in the production.
This is a feature made by the ITV programme, Calendar, and presented by Richard Whiteley. The programme was aired on the day the Miners' Strike came to an end on 3rd March, 1985. It is a retrospective on the yearlong strike, specifically focusing on the economic consequences for local businesses and jobs.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this programme features the hunt for Britain's biggest mass murderer, the serial arsonist Bruce Peter Lee (Bruce Lee), who was convicted for the manslaughter of 26 people.
This film documents salute the soldier week in Keighley, May 1944. The film features various community activities such as military parades, speeches, sports events, Scottish dancing, an open air service, school gymnastics, and a formal dance all in the aid of raising money for the armed forces.
Made during the First World War, this film documents the inspection of the 5th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment by General Lawson. It also includes footage of the soldiers marching across Lendal Bridge in York on their way to fight in France.
Sons of the Sea was the first and only British feature film shot using Dufaycolor, a single-strop colour process. Previously this process had only been used in sequences of Radio Parade of 1935.
This film is from the Cyril Higginson collection and contains scenes from a fundraising week that was held in Keighley, in West Yorkshire, in 1942 in order to raise funds to acquire a ship which has been adopted by Keighley. There are shots of the Mayor, Mayoress and other dignitaries making speeches, military and children's parades, people marking money raised, appeal for national savings certificates, and good footage of people watching newsreels and cartoons on mobile cinema screens.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film is the second part of a film made by the PAIGC of a Rowntree delegation to Guinea- Bissau during the war of independence. Richard and Joyce Wainwright are in attendance. The film includes African dancing and armed soldiers in the jungle.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film is the first part of a film made by the PAIGC (African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde) of a Rowntree delegation to Guinea- Bissau during the war of independence, Richard and Joyce Wainwright are in attendance.