Made in October, 1950, this film features the Bird Observatory at Spurn Point. Members of the working party examine and ring many of the birds as well as record their observations.
Made by amateur filmmaker Charles Chislett, this film documents the process of steel production at the Parkgate Iron and Steel Works in Rotherham. The film was made for the Church Pastoral Aid Society and uses intertitles throughout to explain the production process.
Set in and around the grounds of Wentworth Hall, South Yorkshire, this film captures soldiers’ wartime training to become motorcycle riders. The film includes footage of the riders on the extensive training course.
In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of his recently born son, David – a continuation of film YFA 83.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of his son's (Peter) school, St Anselm's, Bakewell. It features Michaelmas Term 1938, with sporting events including athletics, boxing, and cricket.
On 15th October, 1926, Edward, Prince of Wales, visited Halifax for the ceremonial opening of Shibden Park. Included is footage of a military inspection, opening of the park, tour past the Piece Hall, and breaking ground to plant a tree in honour of the special occasion.
In May, 1923, HRH Prince of Wales visited Rotherham. This film captures the day’s events which include: the opening of a Power Station, a visit to Clifton Park, meeting wounded soldiers, and a visit to the Works of the United Steel Co., Ltd..
This is a film which tells how the monetary system developed from the earliest times of barter to the complexities of modern banking. It explains the origin and development of coins, cheques, and banking houses and the part they play in the world today.
This film is comprised of many different events including cricket and football matches, family leisure scenes, the modern new estate of Sunnymede, and a children’s sports day all set in Scissett. Scissett is a village in West Yorkshire which was built around the wool and coal industries.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
Made over a number of years, this is a film compilation of films documenting Mayoral Parades and Armistice Day processions in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Made by the Empire Marketing Board for Wormald and Walker Blanket Mills, this film documents the entire process of making woollen blankets at a mill in Dewsbury.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Malaysia in 1967.
This film is comprised of a number of different films, amateur footage and newsreels, documenting the World Speed Record Attempts in Great Britain from 1930-1955.
This film documents the history of weaving, specifically velvet, by Lister Co. at Manningham Mill in Bradford. It shows the industrial processes connected with design, weaving and finishing of furnishing fabrics. It includes many scenes of the workers at the mill as well as some domestic interiors and suites (which may be of social interest.)
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This film contains footage of the everyday life of the workers at the mill. It includes the mundane tasks like scraping the dirt out of boilers and carrying things to and from the various buildings and well as the exciting arrival of a new boiler.
This is an Eastman Teaching Film [formed by Kodak] featuring the life and history of the green frog showing the hatching of the eggs, and the growth of the tadpoles. This is followed by the life history and structure of the toad. The last part of the film deals with the salamander.
This is an Eastman Teaching Film [formed by Kodak] featuring several birds of prey, including the marsh hawk, owls, black vultures and bald eagles, showing their habitat, breeding and feeding habits and their physiognomy.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Blackpool, the Lake District, Derwent Valley and Skegness, some filmed from an airplane.
This film documents the wedding of Miss Mary Margaret Newsholme of Oakworth to Mr. Roland Oswald Inman of Heaton at Keighley Parish Church, July 8th, 1939. The film includes footage of the guests and the bridal party arriving at the church as well as footage of the reception at The Withens following the ceremony.
This is two films, the first of Noel Beardsell in his garden with his son and pet dog, the second a short portrait of the fishing villages of Barnmouth and Eyemouth, Scotland.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of his family at home and at Alnwick Castle and Eyemouth, Scotland.
This film documents the visit of Princess Mary to Malton in 1928, an event for which most of the town has turned out to greet her. Her visit includes the inspection of the Red Cross and Ambulance Brigade as well as the opening of the British Legion Club.