The following film is a comedic short film about a man who looses his spare wheel and the journey he takes through the Lancashire countryside to find it. The film was made by Jack Eley and other cine club members of the West Riding. The members taking part in the cine club outing were split up into teams and tasked to make a film for a competition. Musician friends also wrote the score and played the cello for the soundtrack.
This is a film showing the old Castleford’s Wholesale Fruit and Veg Market in Sheffield. The market is busy at work prior to its closure. The film also contains footage of it being demolished before showing its new replacement at Parkway.
This is short comedy film about a couple who make a trip to a summer fair in their new car, only to find that they are too late.
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.
Made by Alan H Pickard, this amateur film uses animation as well as other filmmaking techniques to depict a motor racing Grand Prix. The film uses a number of intertitles to narrate the story.
This is a film which features many of the famous historical sites of the City of York including views of the city from the top of the Minster tower.
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.
This film shows the changed methods of waste disposal by British Belting & Asbestos Ltd. at their Cleckheaton works. Cleckheaton is at the centre of the Spen Valley and was the major town in the former borough of Spenborough, West Yorkshire. The film provides an interesting perspective on industry showing that improvements are measured in terms of time saved and efficiency, rather than any reduction in pollution health and safety for their employees.
This film contains a selection of scenes taken by the Bruce family in the 1930s. Many scenes feature their young baby girl at their home in Huddersfield, enjoying the local area and being taken on picnics and farm yard outings. The reel also contains a brief snippet of a wedding, and trips including a sea voyage and an excursion to Blackpool.
From the Ibberson family collection, this film documents the visit of a Westland helicopter to Sheffield, the installation of the Master Cutler, and a visit to see HMS Sheffield in Portsmouth.
Part of the Ibberson collection, the following film documents a trip Mr. Ibberson made with his father to Germany in 1932. The film contains scenic footage of pre-war Germany as well as campaign signs for the Nazi and Communist parties.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film features a trip of the Sheffield Junior Chamber of Commerce to Canada in 1930 including the journey back to the UK on the SS Duchess of York.
A film from the Ibberson family collection. This film shows family scenes at home and around Sheffield and includes the last horse drawn tram in Sheffield city centre (the extract shown here).
A film from the Ibberson family collection documenting the export trade and sale of Sheffield steel goods, from their family business.
This film documents a few trips which were taken by the White Rose of York Conclave. The White Rose of York Conclave is a Masonic group based in Sheffield. The film includes footage of some of the scenic places which they visited including Dovedale and Haworth.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents events which took place in 1955 including the launch of the S.S. 'Stanvac Australia' at Clydebank as well as the Whit Monday celebrations in Sheffield.
This is a compilation of films made by David Harrison, a Hull fish merchant, featuring St Andrew’s Fish Docks, his family, and some local Hull scenes. The film gives a unique look at the fishing industry in Hull during this time period and the sense of camaraderie among the workers.
This film is from the Hainsworth collections and contains footage of family holidays to Switzerland as well as family events and weddings in the 1960s and 1970s. There are many good examples of fashion from the time.
This short film documents a trip to the Humber Bridge, Hull soon after its opening.
This film was made as a tourist guide to Yorkshire for a friend, as a record of their visit.
This film documents a trip from Wakefield to Leeds. The footage has been filmed from the passenger seat of a car and records the journey.
This film contains footage of the towns of Wetherby and Helmsley, showing many of their buildings and roads surrounding the town centres. The second part of the film is a record of a holiday taken in Ireland, 1980.
This film is a good example of 1960s car types in concourse condition as they arrive at a large house. The guests then gather in the back garden, near a swimming pool, on a summer's day.
This film documents a trip to Whitby.
This film is a record of the Whitby Regatta.