This film deals with the issue of race relations and the immigrant community in Huddersfield, specifically in terms of education. It was filmed shortly after the famous "Rivers of Blood" speech given by Enoch Powell which addressed the rise in immigration during this time period.
This is a film made by Albert Thornton, Kathy Cole's father, of Remembrance Day 1946 and Whitsuntide 1946 and 1947, interspersed with film of his family.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family on holiday in Spain.
This film is from the John Murray collection and contains unedited footage that was taken at a clothes shop in Dewsbury. The shop also had a work room where clothes were made and the film contains interview with the designer, Alison Cawkwell (11 the Drive, Manston Park, Carlinghow Lane, Batley) and the shop's financial backer is also interviewed. The clothes were sold in Leeds and London.
This film was made as a promotional film for Leeds University and highlights the wide range of subject areas potential students can choose to study, the facilities the university provides, and aspects of student's social life including student halls and the University Union. The film also includes interviews with many of the University's current students.
Made by the University of Leeds, this is a promotional film that explores both campus and the city, specifically to aid sixth formers make a decision about university.
Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
This is a humorous, animated film about a mean-spirited industrial tycoon who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for his lost youth. It is a version of the Faust legend set in Batley, Yorkshire. The film was made by Tony Hall and others at Leeds University and was also based on a story by William Beaumont, a local writer now deceased.
Made by Charles Chislett, this is a film of a family holiday in the Lake District. The film includes many scenic views of the Lake District which are accompanied with descriptive intertitles.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family holiday touring Ireland, featuring his children Rachel and John. They visit many historic sites, including the Puck Fair at Killorglin.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family holiday to the Austrian and Italian Alps; possibly a continuation of the holiday to Switzerland (326), with his daughter, Rachel, son-in-law and two grandchildren.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Switzerland. It forms a companion to Switzerland - Mountain Pathways, a film of the same 1935 holiday.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace made of Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. Intertitles and the use of maps throughout the film indicate the geographical position and historical events. The film is in two parts.
This is an amateur film, part of the Charles Chislett Collection, marking the first voyage of the cruise ship the Queen Mary, showing the cargo being loaded and passengers embarking before it sets off. The film shows, the interior of the ship, the journey across and the arrival, with views of New York as it sails up the River Hudson.
This film is part of the Charles Chislett Collection, although he is not credited on the film. Commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, the film aims to win recruits into the clergy. It traces the path of a new recruit from college through to his ordination and after.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett on behalf of the C.P.A.S. documenting the charitable work of St George's Church Crypt in Leeds. It shows the work of providing food and shelter for the homeless and gifts for poor children at Christmas.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace took of Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Aden and the Suez Canal.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a tour he and his wife Grace took with a party of holiday makers visiting the ancient sites Egypt, including Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and visiting a nearby farm where they observe typical farm life. The film features Chislett's daughter Rachel and other small children playing in the garden and at Christmas.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family holiday in Holland, with his wife, Grace, and two children, Rachel and John. They visit, among other places, Amersfoot, Amsterdam and Rotterdam; filming the local buildings, flower fields and people in traditional Dutch dress.
This is a Charles Chislett film of a family holiday on the Isle of Elba, with their daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Roy, with their two small children.
This is from the Ray Illingworth Collection of family holiday films. This shows the family at home and film of a Yorkshire County cricket match at Scarborough, with Fred Trueman and Brian Close.
This film documents family life including entertainment and leisure time in the garden as well as a holiday trip to Whitby and a wedding.
This film is a Pathescope film which documents winter sports in Norway as described by the following titles:
This film is a Pathescope news film documenting the funeral of King George V.