This film documents activities that students from Bootham School, York, took part in over the academic year. The activities range from metal work to Archaeology, and all thoroughly well captured by the filmmaker.
This film documents a garden party in Ampleforth near York. Although in the midst of an outbreak of Scarlett Fever, the event still features guests having a meal, dressing up and generally having a jolly time.
This film documents a selection of activities at Bootham School, York, during the Autumn term of 1939. The film predominately includes footage of sports: cross country running, football and an interesting scene the features a roller hockey match. However there are also snippets that show the pupils repairing and painting school facilities.
Made by the Todmorden Youth Club Film Unit, this film documents a Thanksgiving Pageant which was performed in September, 1945.
This film documents Salute the Soldier events in Todmorden as well as the Youth Organisation of Todmorden presentation of a pageant of English History during the visit of Lady Mountbatten in May, 1944.
Filmed in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, this film features a Home Guard Rally and gymkhana which took place at Central Vale Park during the Second World War. The events include a performance featuring historical battles from different time periods as well as athletic races.
In November, 1944, the Youth Drama Festival took place in Todmorden. This film documents some of the events of the festival, and intertitles throughout the film provide additional information for the events and performances.
This film features wartime footage of Sheffield including brief shots of the Feathers Hotel and Railway station.
Part of the Beck Collection, this film features footage of Sheffield during the Second World War including a fair.
This film is part of the Beck Collection and features Sheffield during the Second World War. The film also includes brief footage of Churchill’s visit to Sheffield.
Part of the Beck Collection, this film features footage of Sheffield during the Second World War including footage of a local pub and boys sledding down a snow-covered street.
This film, made by Debenham & Co., documents a military race at the Beverley Racecourse on Saturday, 29th April, 1916. The cross-country race was organized by the Northern Command Cross-Country Association and included 435 starters. Upwards of 250 men finished the 6.5 mile race including winner Lance Corporal Chapell.
This is part of the collection of films made by Sheffield teacher William Gordon Gregory. The film shows steel being cast and women munitions workers in an engineering factory making, among other things, vices.
Made by C.H. Wood, this is a film commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Hepworth and Grandage of Bradford, manufacturers of the Hepolite piston. The film shows a wartime visit to the St John factory by Winston Churchill and other ministers, the building of a new office block at the factory and its opening by Stirling Moss in the mid-1950s, and finally an employee trip to Blackpool.
This is part of the collection of films made by Sheffield teacher William Gordon Gregory. This is a graphic road safety film made by and for school children, commissioned by Sheffield Education Committee and Sheffield Watch Committee.
This is a Ministry of Information Film held as part of the collection of films of Sheffield teacher William Gordon Gregory. The film was made to encourage schoolboys to take up apprenticeships in building trades towards the close of the Second World War.
This is four Royal Navy films made during the Second World War and put together onto one film, presumably for educational or promotional purposes. The film is part of the collection of films held by Sheffield teacher William Gordon Gregory. The films consist of exercises held at sea with informational intertitles followed by film of the appropriate action.
This film features a visit of King George V and Queen Mary to John Barran & Sons in Leeds. John Barran was a pioneer in the manufacture of ready-to-wear clothing, and by 1904, the company employed 3000 people. The film includes footage of the King and Queen as they tour the facilities and meet some of the workers.
This is a film of a family at home and taking day trips during the Second World War. The film is accompanied by playful intertitles, many of which provide location information.
This is the first part of a two part film of the Territorial Army in Beverley. This part shows them arriving in Beverley, marching to the Westwood where they are have set up camp and are cooking.
This is the second part of a two part film of the Territorial Army in Beverley. This part shows them camped in the Westwood, cooking and eating.
This film documents a visit of members of the Canadian Army to Halifax, West Yorkshire during the Second World War. In addition to seeing the town itself, the tour includes Beacon Hill, Ogden Reservoir, and a football match at the Shay.
This is a film of the RAF in Beverley, with a march through Beverley – made alongside another film, ‘Inspection of the ATC 399 (Beverley)', YFA number 5158.
This is a film of Beverley Air Training Corp on parade through the Market Square – made alongside another film, ‘RAF Beverley Scenes’, YFA number 5157.
This is a film of a presentation being made by the Chairman of the Beverley section of the RSPCA to members of the LNER Railway Company for Safe Driving on 28th October, 1943.