This is a documentary by members of the 1812 Youth Theatre Group, made with the help of Yorvid Productions as part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project. It features lots of interviews with farmers and others in the area of Rufforth village and Helmsley, north of York, about the BSE outbreak of the time, and about the farming industry in general.
This film contains footage of agricultural practice in the 1930s followed by footage of a garden.
This film is part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. It shows experiments on a model boat subjected to waves in a large water tank.
This film is a promotional film for the White Fish Authority, part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. The film shows the many different aspects of the work of the Authority in Britain and across the World, but focusing on the Industrial Development Unit in Hull.
This is a documentary film exploring the new types of boats and ships that have recently emerged. The film discusses the new methods and materials used in the construction of ships, and new designs, such as the hovercraft. It features the ferry the Spiro.
This is a film by the Ship Division National Physical Laboratory, part of the Hull Maritime Museum Collection. It shows experiments on a model boat in a large water tank subjected to waves.
This is a comical film about a man who tries to stop the relentless noise he encounters in his everyday life. The sound is very muted throughout and may be the result of a poor quality soundtrack.
This is a film documenting work being done in Leeds to clean up the rivers, waterways, and restore old buildings. The film was made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this is an instructional film showing various techniques about how to incorporate still images and slides onto 16mm cine film. The film is accompanied by music and commentary.
This is a comical story about a man who takes up filmmaking as a hobby. During his exploration with the world of cine, he eventually makes a name for himself before being accidently killed whilst shooting an action sequence for his latest film. The story is told by the narrator in a humorous way with the use of rhyme.
Made by members of the Leeds Movie Makers, this award-winning film is a witty animation using Lego Pieces. The characters are animated to the David Bowie's 1969 song, Space Oddity.
This is a film about Bradford and its energy conservation.
Part of the BBC Planning For People Series, this film focuses on the redevelopment of Bradford. This film is about the application for an extension to the Leeds Bradford Airport runway. The airport has been losing passengers and wants to expand to include some flights to Western Europe to improve the situation. Local people who live on housing estates at the Leeds end of the airport are objecting to this on the grounds of air pollution.
This is two separate films. The first film is a comedy skit based on the film ‘Lawrence of Arabia.’ It features an exhausted man struggling across a ‘desert’, and is accompanied by the theme music of that film. The second documents the demolition of the two cooling towers of Kirkstall Power Station.
Made in the style of a thriller, but without any dialogue, this is a short film about an attempted murder that may, or may not, have gone disastrously wrong.
This is comical film passing comment on the work of film processing companies.
This is a film showing some of the construction of the new NCB colliery being built at Wistow around 1982.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this is a film about their course in electrical engineering. It provides a detailed breakdown of the course, integrating study at the college with placements in industry.
A film made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film concentrates on their scientific research facilities, specifically regarding animal research and testing anaesthetics.
Made by Bradford Institute of Technology, this film shows the demolition of Carlton Street School and houses to make way for the construction of the new Main Building for the Institute.
This is a promotional film made for the Bradford Institute of Technology which highlights the facilities of the Institute.
This narrative film explains the process of brewing beer and includes methods of bottling as well as putting the finished product into casks. It was filmed in the Melbourne Brewery in Leeds.
This film is an instructional film which explains the basic workings of a car as illustrated by a woman who is learning to drive. The film was sponsored by Jack Clare Driving School in Sheffield.
Commissioned by Sheffield Water Undertaking, this film tells the story of how water is supplied to Sheffield and warns of the importance not to waste water. It shows some of the local reservoirs, pumping stations and treatment works, as well as the Sheffield Water Undertaking sports ground at Crookes.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.