This film captures life on the docks of Grimsby during the 1970s. It includes footage of fishermen unloading their catch of the day, Bobbers and their swinging baskets, and an auction later on in the day to sell the fresh catch.
Made by Reverend Underwood, this film documents some of the changes which took place in the small North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven during 1969.
Filmed by Herbert Johnson, this film captures events and social gatherings of the Whitby Yacht Club. The club members take part in many activities such as a hunting meet, a gymkhana, a parade, and fishermen at Whitby by docks, swimming and boat races in Whitby harbour and rough waters at Whitby.
This film documents the process whereby fresh milk is made into pasteurised milk, and packaged by Nestle to create their globally popular 'Milkmaid' product.
My World My Work was included as part of an exhibition at Bradford Industrial Museum exploring Bradford's work wear past and present. The exhibition was a partnership project using items from the Museum's costume collection and contemporary film commissioned by the Yorkshire Film Archive. The following film includes interviews with eight people during which they discuss their occupations and the clothing which they have to wear while at work. Interviewees include a police woman, a mechanic, a veterinary nurse, stone mason and brick layer, someone who works with Scottish-breed pulling horses, a lunch lady, a fireman, and an employee of Bulmer & Lumb Group Ltd.
This film shows the various stages of the restoration of Ripon Cathedral.
This is a film which shows the workers in the Rowntree’s factory in York. The film highlights different stages of the production line, and the women at the packing stations sing Yorkshire rhymes.
This is a film of machinery in the Mackintosh factory and the women who work on the production line sorting sweets for packaging.
This film shows a group of men working on a production line at the Halifax Mackintosh factory at high speed.
This film includes footage of machinery at the Rowntree's factory which makes up the production line which creates its famous sweets.
Film of machinery in the Rowntree's factory and production line of making sweets.
This is a film made by W G Gregory for the Education Committee of the City of Sheffield to help young adults choose a career by providing information on all the courses that are available. The film covers a huge range of skilled occupations taught at technical colleges and provides a wealth of examples of the activities on offer in classes for those leaving school as well as adults. Throughout the film intertitles provide information, prompt the viewer with questions, and give advice.
This is a promotional film made by Hornsea Pottery Company which takes the form of a business visit to the company from one of its buyers, demonstrating some of the processes involved in the manufacture of its products.
This film shows the visit of Princess Margaret to the Hornsea Pottery Company. The film includes footage of children in the play area and a tour of the factory with the Princess during which she observes many of the production processes at work.
This is a film produced by the British Government, through the Central Office of Information (COI), as part of a monthly cine-magazine produced specifically for cinema distribution in South and South East Asia. It includes a Medical Missionary Centre in South West Laos, Thai students learning English in Britain, Hornsea Pottery, a telephone factory, a toy company, and Concorde flying over the Queen's Birthday Parade.
This film shows employees at work and at play in a chemical factory near Sheffield. Also included is footage of a retirement party for one of the employees.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a documentary film about people with disabilities who do various jobs at a workshop during a typical working day. The workshop is located at 57 Pellon Lane, Halifax, and the film is accompanied by a commentary.
This footage is from 1936 and shows Scarborough at different times of the year as well as the fishermen at work on the docks. There are shots of a Scarborough landscape covered in snow and also of Scarborough in the warmer months with crowds of people on the beaches.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a film that shows the process of replacing a shoe on a pony, first taking the old one off, making a new shoe, and finally fitting on the pony.
This footage was shot between 1929 and 1937 and shows the process of acquiring wood from around the globe and transforming it into material to make a Waddington's piano. The Waddington's Piano Factory was located on Seamer Road, in Scarborough and operated until the late 1930s. This footage was probably taken in the early 1930s and is likely to have been a "promotional" film. This film also includes a mixture of short scenes from badminton matches, men at work in the fields, and very rough, high seas.
This is a film made by Halifax Cine and Video Club showing a baker at work making bread and many types of cakes.
This film contains footage of a printing press printing newspapers and is possibly footage from R.W. Crabtree and Sons of Leeds.
This film shows Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to print machinery manufacturers R.W. Crabtree & Sons factory in South Leeds on October 17th 1958. This film was narrated by the Yorkshire Film Company in a newsreel style for the firm.
This film contains a documentary about the Lindley Engineering company. It shows potential customers the different types of manufacturing that they do. It is narrated by Tony Lindley. This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection which spans the period from 1920 until 2009. The collection includes films with many different topics including industrial documentaries, local events, educational and amateur titles and some of the Wood family home movies. The majority of the films were made by Harold Wood and his son David Wood who were both involved in the running of the film and photography company C.H. Wood.
This is one of a set of three films commissioned by the YFA from students from York St John University. They feature interviews with an ex-fishermen and ex-seaman, a fish merchant's son, and fishing historian Robb Robinson. The films cover the history of fishing in Hull with footage from films held by the YFA of fishing at sea and of St Andrew's Docks.