This film documents some of the daily activities which took place at the Handsworth School located in Sheffield during the 1940s. The film consists of two reels, part one filmed in 1942 and part two filmed in 1948. The footage includes images of the children playing outside on the playground as well as different lessons.
This film was put together by Bradford Grammar School Film Society and the Wyke Amateur Lifesaving and Swimming Club. The film gives demonstrations and reconstructions about how to save a person from drowning. The footage is taken in both slow motion and at real speed. Information in this film includes techniques on how to secure a grip around a person in the water, towing the person safely to shore, and procedures on how to carry out artificial respiration in and out of the water.
Made by the Impossible Theatre group, this film tells the story of two superheroes who uncover a dangerous mob, lead by the Hollywood film industry, who plot to steal the creativity from the Bamforth films. The film was made by a group of local teenagers working to develop the filmmaking ideas pioneered by Bamforth of Holmfirth. The movie has many features in common with the early silent films which were their inspiration including humour, physical comedy, simple camera tricks, cross-dressing, and local talent.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a short film which illustrates a lesson in mathematics.
Part of the Freeman Collection, this film includes footage taken during a school outing to the seaside and lessons at the local school.
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 silent newsreel based on a true story of Dr A D Holmes who helped improve housing standards in Goole in the early 1900s, inspired by a 1920s Pathe newsreel held at the Yorkshire Film Archive. Co-ordinated by Goole Town Council, the project involved a group of young people between the ages of 13 and 20 who researched, wrote, directed, filmed, animated, acted in and edited the film. The film uses intertitles and visual techniques from the Silent Era of moviemaking in its modern production. The original footage was shot on super 8mm film, and the final film was edited using contemporary post production techniques.
The Lost Princess is a fictional film based on the Russian Princess Anastasia and the circumstances surrounding her disappearance and death. In the film she has escaped from Russia to Goole where she is subsequently murdered. Co-ordinated by Goole Town Council, the project involved a group of young people between the ages of 13 and 20 who researched, wrote, directed, filmed, animated, acted in and edited and performed an original score for the film. The film uses animation, intertitles, and visual techniques from the Silent Era of moviemaking in its modern production. The original footage was shot on super 8mm film, and the final film was edited using contemporary post production techniques.
This film shows footage of the Junior Boxing Championships at Leeds Town Hall which features boxer Joe Bugner. The young boxers that win their matches are brought on a training week to Norway to improve their skills, and this film shows their training regime and the places that they visit with Joe Bugner. The film was sponsored by Ford Film Productions.
This is one of several films made by students from Newman School in Rotherham, a school which presents educational opportunities for children with special needs, from nursery to post-16. The films were made as part of the English GCSE course as an aid in discussing narrative and character development in English Literature. In this film the students voice puppet characters allowing them to share their views on life's highs and lows.
This film was made by students from Newman School in Rotherham, a school which presents educational opportunities for children with special needs, from nursery to post-16. Using stop-animation, the film tells an updated version of Theseus and the Minotaur. The characters are all voiced by students from the school, and the film was made under the direction of their teacher.
This film is a road safety film and shows young boys and girls being taught the rules of the road.
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 film documents the Moor Grange School programme of events for the exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Air Force. It also includes footage of the students performing a mock horse race.
This short film shows a young man processing film negative in a laboratory in Bradford College.
This short piece contains footage of a robe presentation ceremony at Bradford College.
This film contains footage from the visit of HRH The Duchess of Kent to Bradford College in May 1971. It also gives a good indication of the various courses and facilities available at the College.
Part of the Bradford College Collection, this footage consists of students doing a variety of dancing performances on stage as well as a section in mime and some gymnastics moves.
This short film contains footage of several young boys and girls carrying out various activities in Bradford College.
This film contains footage of a nursery school; the children play and have their dinner.
Part of the Bradford College collection, This film contains footage of a woman dancing against a psychedelic background.
This is footage of the construction of phase C of Bradford Technical College.
This film contains footage from a visit to Bradford Technical College by Margaret Thatcher in the 1970s.
Part of the Bradford College Collection, this film documents some of the building works which took place at the college.
Part of the Bradford College Collection, this film shows some of the classes in which students could enroll including a needlework and automotive class.