This film is from a collection by Bradford Technical College and contains footage of a large fire in a building in Bradford City. There are many shots of the firemen at work and the methods that they use to put out the fire.
This film shows a wedding and holiday in Wales, a day out in Whitby and the Sheffield University Students' Rag Parade.
This is a film made by South Yorkshire's Transport. Accompanied by a running commentary, the film shows a bus tour of the newly built housing developments to the west of Sheffield and out to the nearby North Derbyshire Peak District. It begins with the Norfolk Park Estate, on to Hathersage and returning via Ringinglow, the Rivelin Valley, Malin Bridge and Burngreave.
This film shows different places and events in the city of York. Many of York's historic landmarks are included as well as scenes of the Mystery Plays, the Regatta, and unique footage of the open-air market.
This footage comes from a set of five films which were shot by pupils of Ellerby Lane Primary School in Leeds between 1951- 1953. This particular piece of film shows people walking around the grounds of Fountains Abbey in what is most likely 1952.
This footage comes from a set of five films which were shot by pupils of Ellerby Lane primary school in Leeds between 1951-1953. This particular piece of film shows a drawing of Fountains Abbey, located near Ripon, where in 1952, according to Mary Milner, a former Ellerby student and writer on these set of films, the pupils visited.
This is a film of the Rowntree Dunollie Rest House in Scarborough and includes footage of the Official Opening in 1947 and the activities of the Home and residents. Those who worked for Rowntrees were also part of a community within which the welfare and interest of employees are cared for in many ways both at work and after. The company was behind the creation of local schools, sports clubs, libraries and art houses, and in 1947, a new departure a holiday home in Scarborough to provide a sanctuary for those suffering with stress and ill health.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this is a promotional film for Arndale shopping centres and includes the official opening of the Shipley site by Bruce Forsyth.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film gives the viewer a guided tour to the town of Harrogate, particularly showing it as a beautiful and exciting place to visit.
This film shows people working on the creation of a screening room for the Harrogate Amateur Cine Society.
This film shows people enjoying the land around Fountains abbey and shows some of the architecture of the abbey itself.
This film illustrates the change between winter and spring in Yorkshire, with a family enjoying a day in York.
The film starts with brief footage of some sort of diagram, with text underneath reading: "camera distance 28 2/4" and beneath "18 ?". It shows the holiday of a family in North Wales, 1952, and also has a sequence concerning Chester.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film captures some of the well-known landmarks in York as well as the annual cycle rally on the Knavesmire.
This is a short film made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club which includes footage of different hotels as well as scenic garden landscapes.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film shows footage of a flower show and scenes from Harrogate, and also features locations in Knaresborough and York. The film includes intertitles which identify the different locations and events including the crowning of Harrogate's Floral Queen.
This is a film showing the demolition of the Empire Theatre in Wombwell, near Barnsley, and the streets and shops of Wombwell in the mid-1960s.
On 16th December, 1914, the Imperial German Navy carried out an attack on the British ports of Scarborough, Hartlepool, and Whitby. The attack resulted in 592 casualties many of them civilians of which 137 were fatal. The film includes footage of Scarborough following the aftermath of the bombing as well as the funeral of Coast Guard Frederick Randel in Whitby, 1914.
A film by George Wood of a holiday with friends in Italy in the 1930s, visiting Rome and Pompeii.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a trip by his family and a group of friends to Ramsgill, passing through the village of Coxwold and finishing up at Byland Abbey.
This film, from the C.H. Wood collection, is one of several films about the Arndale construction company. This film contains footage from the opening event at a new shopping precinct in Drumchapel near Glasgow.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and consists of footage from a brick making factory and follows the process from start to finish.
This film documents part of the 11th Annual Convention of the United Stated Junior Chamber of Commerce at which three members from Sheffield were in attendance, including W. G. Ibberson. The film includes scenes of New York in 1930 as well as SS Adriatic and Sikorsky Amphibian. Some of the footage is also included in "New York From The River," another film in the Ibberson Collection.
Part of the Jackson Collection, this film was taken during a trip to London and includes footage of some of its famous sites.
This film is from the West Yorkshire Archive Service collection and was made by Jewish tailor and amateur filmmaker, Alec Baron. The film contains footage of a girl's ninth birthday party including shots of her friends sitting around a table eating and the birthday girl blowing out candles.