This is one of a collection of promotional films made by the large crane manufacturers, Priestman Brothers of Hull. This film focuses on the Lion range of products, with narration by Richard Baker.
This is one of a collection of promotional films made by the large crane manufacturers, Priestman Brothers of Hull. This film focuses on the versatile Tiger V.
This is one of a collection of promotional films made by the large crane manufacturers, Priestman Brothers of Hull. This is the first part of a film focusing on different kinds of grabs in different uses, with intertitles.
This is one of a collection of promotional films made by the large crane manufacturers, Priestman Brothers of Hull. This is the second part of a film focusing on different kinds of grabs in different uses, with intertitles.
This is one of a collection of promotional films made by the large crane manufacturers, Priestman Brothers of Hull. This film is an overview of all the Priestman products.
This is a film from the Alan Neal collection of films of Scarborough, which show many of its most popular places from the late 1960s, as well as providing a glimpse into everyday life and visitors enjoying the attractions. It includes fish being unloaded and auctioned in the fish market, a wrestling match, and Peasholm Park.
This is a film showing the transfer to electric arc furnaces, the SPEAR project (Steel Peech Electric Arc Reorganisation) at Steel, Peech and Tozer, at Templeborough, in the district of Rotherham. The film shows the demolition of parts of the old plant, including the chimneys, and the new furnace in operation.
This is film of repairs being made to Holmbridge Church, Hall Sunday School Whitsuntide Parade, a bonfire and fireworks at Colin Tinker’s house, work at Meltham Silica Firebrick Company, and of the Tinker family, including a daytrip to Blackpool.
This is a demonstration film made by Edgar Allen & Co., Ltd. in Sheffield, most probably at their the rail track site on Shepcote Lane. The film shows the various stages in the production of double shear steel as well as other kinds of steel. Extensive intertitles are used throughout the film providing information about the production process.
This is a promotional film made by Air Products PLC demonstrating the advantages of their liquid nitrogen food-freezing Cryoquick system. Among their customers shown using the system are William Wright and Sons Ltd. at their factory at Skelton, and the meat manufacturers Stocksbridge Game.
Part of the Cass Collection, this compilation features footage from Selby including a fire at the Ideal Flour Mill, the removal of the Market Cross and the launch of a ship, as well as three weddings and two local cricket matches.
This is the first film, ‘Test Film’, made by Roy Cass of Selby. The film shows the Rank Flour Mill before it was burnt down, Cochrane’s Shipyard and the fitting out of the stern freezer trawler, the Ross Valiant on the River Ouse.
This is a film of the Cass Family, in Selby, including the family at home and on holiday in Scarborough, various motoring events, and the launching of ships from Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders.
This is a film with three parts: the presentation of the Freedom of Halifax to the Mayor of Nova Scotia, A look at some industries in Halifax, and an exhibition of British products in a new shopping centre which is opened by the Mayor.
This is a promotional film made by Brooke Motors on the production of their range of new small motors, named Gryphons. These motors are used in industrial, commercial, and domestic appliances, such as washing machines. The film was made at their Huddersfield factory.
This is a three part film tracing the path of wheat from field, through the process of milling and baking, and finally to the shop. The film was commissioned by Harry Burgess, the owner of Thornton Mill in Thornton le Dale. It also shows the Derwent hunt, a point to point race meet at Charm Park and Pickering Carnival. The second part shows the grain arriving at Hull docks and being taken to the mill where it is ground, and is used as animal feed for chickens at Spinks Farm in Easingwold. The third part shows the hatching of chicks, and animal feed being used for pigs and cattle. It also shows flour being delivered to shops around Middlesbrough, and baking, including at the Jacobs biscuit factory. Footage was shot between 1947-1953.
This is a film made by Harry Burgess, the owner of Thornton Mill in Thornton le Dale. It shows scenes around Middlesbrough, baking and a York City football match at Bootham Crescent.
This is a promotional film made by Brook Motors of Huddersfield to promote their large electric motors, aimed at the US market. It takes the form of a representative from a US company touring the Brook Motors factory and commenting on the quality of the manufacturing process.
Made by Debenham’s & Co., this film shows the whole process of tanning, the different types of leather produced and finished goods at the large tannery of Richard Hodgson and Son in Beverley, with a commentary explaining each stage.
This is a short film of a family observing workers carrying out maintenance on boats in a dry dock.
This is a promotional film commissioned by the British Steel Industry which highlights new developments in the manufacturing of steel, improving efficiency and cutting costs. The film runs through the entire steel producing process in a Sheffield works, incorporating many of the sounds of the steelworks.
This is a promotional film which shows men and women workers operating the entire process of making blankets, from raw materials to the finished products being packed into boxes.
Made by Ernest Hardy of Halifax Cine and Video Club, this film documents the process of making hand-made boiled sweets at the factory of Joseph Dobson & Sons in Elland.
This is a film made by the UTF (United Tanners Federation?), to promote the sale of leather goods. It highlights the desirability of leather and its many uses as well as documents each stage of the process a leather hide goes through in a tannery before it is ready to be made into goods.
This is a compilation of four films spanning several years, made by Halifax Cine Club member Ted Warburton. It includes Hollingworth Lake, a trip along the Knottingley and Goole Canal and the Aire and Calder Navigation from Goole to Salterhebble, the Warburton family having a picnic at Semer Water, and a whimsical short film starring Peter Warburton on which came first, the chicken or the egg.