A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This film was made for the Ripon Palladium Cinema where it was shown in May 1916. It captures a sports day for the people of Ripon and the regiments based at the Army Camp at Ripon during World War I. Shortly after this film was made, many of the regiments competing in this sports day were sent to the battlefields of the Somme.
This is a film documenting the opening of St. Margaret's Hall in 1954 at the Ripon Training College for Girls.
This film documents the laying of the foundation stone of St. Margaret's Hall at Ripon Training College. The stone was laid by the Princess Royal in 1950.
This Pathe newsreel contains events as described by the following titles:
This film demonstrates how young children learn through discovery. It is illustrated by shots from the classroom filmed in a school 6 miles from Ripon. The voice is descriptive and positive in its style.
This film was taken at Ripon Training College, a women’s teaching college, in the mid 1950s. The film includes footage of pupils as well as staff and documents some of the activities that take place during a typical school day including art and physical education classes.
Made for the RAF, this is a training film designed to help pilots become familiar with all aspects of the Italian medium bomber.
Made for the RAF, this is a training film designed to help pilots become familiar with all aspects of the Vought 156 Chesapeake Bomber.
This film documents some of the sights around York on a sunny, winter day. The film mainly concentrates on the York Minster, but also includes scenes of Micklegate, High Petergate, and St. William's College.
A film featuring Kathleen Cole as a small child, and a family christening, made by Kathleen's father.
This film features large hunts and goes onto show clips from various horse races including a short sequence at Beechers Brook at the Grand National. More hunt gatherings follow, and the camera follows one horse practising jumping.
Filmed during the early stages of cinema, this film captures Leeds Bridge and city centre near the turn of the 20th century.
This film features a wedding in Doncaster and also includes scenes of parks and people at play.
A short film made by the Riley Brothers, this film contains rare footage of Queen Victoria during her visit to Sheffield on 21 May, 1897 to open the Town Hall. This is one of the earliest films in the YFA collection.
Made by Debenham & Co, Beverley, this film records the City of Hull’s Victory in Europe Celebrations, May 1945. Included is extensive footage of all servicemen and women who participated in the victory processions and salute at Victoria Square well as the Mayor and Mayoress who visit the children’s ward at the City Hospital. The film is accompanied by a commentary.
This film features the R100 airship's maiden flight from Howden to Cardington on 16th December, 1929. Also featured in the film are Sir C Burney, who built the ship, and Major Scott, the captain.
This film was shot by Mr Frank Mottershaw of the Sheffield Photo Co. Ltd. The copy presently held appears to have been reworked with the title "Now a Surprise for the Prince" in 1933. Footage includes the arrival of the Royal Train in Sheffield, the progress of the Royal carriage through Sheffield city centre, an address by the King at the University, including views of the Firth Court quadrangle, and the presentation of new colours to the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in Weston Park.
This film is of The Royal visit to Sheffield of George V and Queen Mary.
This film features a horse race in Doncaster.
This film documents a visit to Halifax by Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1925. The film includes footage of the Royal couple at the Town Hall as well as Princess Mary's visit to the Royal Halifax Hospital children's ward.
Part of the Worsley collection, this film contains footage from a variety of events which took place in Hovingham, North Yorkshire. The events include the installation of electricity in the village, the opening of Hovingham Village Hall, a village fete, and the Hovingham cricket team playing matches and practicing.
This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
This film was donated by Mr H.G. Sanders of Harrogate who was in the removal business in the 1930s. He was a driver in one of the decorative vehicles in this film which documents the Coronation celebrations in Harrogate, 1937.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Information and scripted by Dylan Thomas, this film addressed the need for town planning in Sheffield in the post-war world. It features two men who discuss pre-war slum clearance and town planning.