This is a film made by West Yorkshire Police of anti-National Front demonstrations and National Front marches in Huddersfield in 1974 and Bradford in 1975. It repeats footage from films 4519 and 4520.
This film, made by the West Yorkshire Metropolitan police, captures haunting images of aftermaths from IRA bomb blasts in Strensall, Ripon and the M.62.
This film, made by West Yorkshire Metropolitan police, documents their operations during a May-Day demonstration in 1976. As a chronicle of the event, the filmmaker follows the fairly small demonstration through the centre of Bradford.
This is a film made by West Yorkshire Police of an Anti-National Front sit down and demonstration and National Front march in Manningham Lane and Forster Square, Bradford in May and June 1976. There also appears to be an environmental protest. The first part of the film is also on film 4519.
This film documents police operations during a T.U.C march in Bradford, 1981. The film follows the protectors as they march through Bradford city centre.
This film captures a review of the Special Constabulary in Wakefield, 1981, marking the 150th anniversary. Attended by the Mayor of Wakefield, the ceremony features a brass band, a march past, and presentation of medals to distinguished individuals.
This film, made by West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police, documents their operations during a May-Day demonstration in 1978. As a chronicle of the event, the filmmaker follows the fairly small demonstration from Woodhouse Moor to Leeds Town Hall.
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 Ibberson Collection, this film documents some of the downtime during the International Chambers Committee Congress which took place in Switzerland in 1947. The film includes extensive footage of the scenic landscape in and around Montreux and Geneva.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and is an educational/promotional film for Sheffield City Council. The film explains exactly where the Council money is spent in the city, and how the services benefit the locals.
This film, by amateur filmmaker Fred Brackenbury, is part of the Nowell collection and contains footage from a political visit by Jacob Malik to the Valley Gardens, a visit by Princess Alexandra to some Municipal Offices and some shots of Knaresborough.
This is a film commissioned by Sheffield City Council to promote Sheffield as a place for companies to relocate to, providing an account of the advantages that can be gained by doing so.
Made by the Central Office of Information, this film documents the events in July, 1978, for the Mayor (Councillor Deadman) to take on his trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The film mainly consist of shots of the Mayor, wearing his chains, seated in the Mayor’s Parlour, and giving running commentary about the general life of Calderdale and how it has developed over the last one hundred years. That is inter-cut with external shots of a bird’s eye view of Halifax Town Centre, the Piece Hall, Town Centre Streets, the Halifax Building Society H.Q. Block, inside shots of Rowntree Mackintosh and of Crossley Carpets.
This is a sound recording of the opening ceremony of Featherstone High School. The music is rather distorted, but speeches are quite good.
This reel features different events which took place in Hull in the early 1930s as well as a royal visit during Hull’s Civic Day celebrations, possibly in 1945.
Made by Keith Overend, this documentary features aspects of the history of Keighley. The film uses archive photographs and newspaper cuttings to illustrate Keighley’s history as well as readings from historic documents. The film was made with the help of the Yorkshire Arts Association.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films and the Stocksbridge Cine Club, this is the first of three films featuring a collection of events in Stocksbridge and the local area, with several openings, including the opening of Stocksbridge College in Hole House Lane by the then Prime Minister Harold Wilson in 1966.
This is film of the Meltham Brickworks Christmas party, of family and friends at Christmas, and of the building of an extension to a house and a fallout shelter in the garden during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.
This is a film of a presentation being made by the Chairman of the Beverley section of the RSPCA to members of the LNER Railway Company for Safe Driving on 28th October, 1943.
This is a film showing a hand drawing an animation of Kaiser Wilhelm II. It’s thought to be a political cartoon produced during the First World War.
This is a compilation consisting of various Topical Budget and Gaumont Graphic newsreals from the First World War. The first item includes footage of the bomb damage in Scarborough following the 1914 attack, and other news items feature events during the war in Europe.
This is a film commissioned by Rotherham Corporation to explain and promote the work of Rotherham Town Council. The commentary provides an outline of council work with the film providing illustrations from many of its departments: education, health, home help, housing, refuse collection, entertainment and so on.
This is a film of women selling flowers to raise money for the Alexandra Rose Day charitable fund which had recently been set up in 1912. The flowers are sold in various places in Sheffield, including to convalescing soldiers, possibly of the 3rd West Riding Company.
This film was made by Halifax Cine Club to commemorate the town by providing an overview of its history, industry, landmarks, local services and sporting and cultural life. Among that which is highlighted are Crossley carpets, the Mackintosh factory, Shibden Park, schools, the library, and recent immigrants. The film originally premiered on 31st May, 1972 at the Halifax Civic Theatre. It was later shown to audiences at the former Alexandra Hall.
This is a students' demonstration in Sheffield on 21st February,1973 protesting against aspects of student grants under the Heath Government, including cuts in the level of grants, the means test and unequal provision between men and women.