This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage of Alderman Stringer receiving the Freedom of Bradford. It starts with him and his family and includes shots from inside Bradford Town Hall.
This film is part of the Sharp collection and contains footage from a trip that the club made to Paris travelling by train and ferry.
Part of the Shapre collection, this film documents a family holiday to Germany in summer, 1954. It includes footage of the family leaving the train station, the ship journey to Germany, and their time spent abroad.
This film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and consists of footage taken at the Royal Air Force base in Elvington where four members of the Holmfirth and Meltham Rotoract Club are about to take their first parachute jump.
This film outlines York's history and its monuments. It includes scenes of York railway station as well as images of York taken from around the city walls.
This film is a demonstration by West Riding police, at Belle Vue Barracks, of good and bad road manners for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. The film was made by C.H. Wood.
This film includes views of the Thruscross reservoir taken on the ground and from the air.
The following is a series of combat films which chronicle different World War II air battles in which the West Riding of Yorkshire's 609 Squadron take part. Each sequence, film by the pilots from the planes film other members of the squadron flying, is preceded by an intertitle. Many of the clips are very brief and shaky given that the gun camera only operated when a plane’s guns were firing. One sequence shows an attack on a bomber formation, another apparent attack on a German parachutist.
On 31st August, Odsal Stadium, Bradford hosted the 1985 World Speedway Final to a crowd of 37,000 who saw the regaining world champion, Erik Gundersen from Denmark, retain his title. This film includes footage of the day's events as well as scenes of the crowd who turned out for the event. Erik Gundersen (born 8 October 1959, in Esbjerg, Denmark) was a speedway rider in the late 1970s and 1980s. Gundersen was the Speedway World Championship on three occasions including this race in 1985.
This is a film taken by H. W. Lyon of Market Weighton Railway Station and sidings just before they closed. The second half is filmed by Tom Greenwood as they were being demolished.
This film records the work of a local grocery store in Market Weighton. The film was made by the owner of the store.
As part of the C.H. Wood collection, this film is one of many road safety films that was made by this filmmaker. It shows footage of a safety exhibition that was set up in Bradford by the police department.
This is the first half of a two-part film showing various modes of transport, some contemporary to the mid-1970s, others historic.
This is the second half of a two-part film showing various modes of transport, some contemporary to the mid-1970s, others historic.
This is a short film featuring a parade of custom built cars, possibly in Hillsborough Park Sheffield in the late 1970s.
This is a film which shows the last journey by passenger train along the now closed route from Sheffield Victoria Station to Manchester.
This is a film of the Calder & Hebble Canal during the winter of 1947. There is footage of the canal frozen as well as extreme flooding which occurred after the thaw. Barges, some horse-drawn, are try to make their way along the frozen canal using various means, such as men breaking the ice with poles from the edge of a barge and by rocking a barge from side to side. The canal has flood-damaged banks and locks, and a factory area is flooded.
This is an amateur film of a family car tour of Nidderdale, showing some of the villages on the journey.
Shortly after returning from her famous flight to Australia, Amy Johnson visited Hedon on 11th August, 1930. This film documents her visit and includes footage of her plane and her meeting with the Mayor and Mayoress.
Made by members of the Wakefield Cine Club, this film includes news items taken throughout the year from summer 1967-1968. Included is footage from the Enthronement of Eric Treacy, 8th Bishop of Wakefield and opening of a section of the M1 motorway.
This film documents the travels of a Sheffield-based family including countryside locations and departure from Manchester airport.
A film showing Wakefield city centre and Gala in 1925.
Made by John Cave, this film features a variety of famous sites and recreational activities Scarborough has to offer.
UK tuna fishing began in 1929, and much of the early fishing occurred off the coast of Scarborough, Whitby, and Flamborough. It attracted many sport and commercial fishermen catching record numbers of fish. This film documents a sport fishing expedition and the catch of the day.
This film includes footage of the Middleton Colliery Railway taken by W. Pearson.