'Today' was a chocolate box selection made up from milk and plain chocolates that contained various different fillings. Today was made by Rowntree during the 1960s and had a very brief stint on the market before being decommissioned. The slogans the feature in these advertisements includes, 'Buy some today', and, 'Which chocolates can you afford to enjoy everyday...Rowntree's today'.
This film chronicles the building of the 'J' factory, which is a satellite factory of a ready functioning mass production plant owned by Rowntree Mackintosh. Building commenced in 1977 and the development was finally completed in 1980.
This film documents the process whereby fresh milk is made into pasteurised milk, and packaged by Nestle to create their globally popular 'Milkmaid' product.
This reel features a series of miscellaneous adverts featuring discontinued products such Cherries in the Dark and Cabana bars. All products were made by Rowntree's.
Black Magic was launched in 1933 by Rowntree's as a more affordable indulgence than the other chocolates that were available at the time. Product sales were very high during the post-war years, and the gift of a box of Black Magic became inextricably linked with the rituals of courtship. The following is a series of adverts for Black Magic which were produced between 1963-1980.
This film shows the various stages of the restoration of Ripon Cathedral.
This is a promotional film made by Hornsea Pottery Company which takes the form of a business visit to the company from one of its buyers, demonstrating some of the processes involved in the manufacture of its products.
Founded in 1949 by brothers Colin and Desmond Rawson, Hornsea Pottery originally produced affordable souvenirs for Hornsea's growing tourist market. The company eventually expanded, making stylish tableware items, and became the biggest employer in the area in the 1960s. This reel of film is comprised of a number of short advertisements for the pottery and the onsite company attractions.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine club, this is a film of Calderdale talking newspaper, a free service of cassette tapes recording articles from local newspapers for those with hearing impairment. The film explains how the newspaper was started and how it is run, calling for contributions.
This film is a road safety film and shows young boys and girls being taught the rules of the road.
This film documents the recording of a scene from Alan Sidi's film, 'The Devil God'. Alan Sidi, a member of the Leeds cine group called Mercury Movie Makers, produced this film with funding from the Yorkshire Arts Association. This funding enabled him to create a spectacular pyrotechnic display with expert assistance from specialist effects company 'Action Incorporated', and this film is a voice over lead documentary chronicling the production process of the explosive stunt.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film captures the beginning of a typical day in the city of Leeds. It begins at daybreak and the start of the BBC Radio Leeds Breakfast Show with John Henry and continues on capture the hustle and bustle of the city centre just before 9 o'clock.
This short piece of film is part of the Bradford College Collection and takes place in what appears to be telephone exchange rooms.
This is a film of an unknown printing press in Sheffield, showing the printing process from start to finish.
This film shows different public appeals launched to help catch the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe. The first initiative featured shows a piece being printed in the Wakefield Express, asking the public they can help catch The Ripper. There are then scenes from a police station canteen, which possibly shows detectives listening to the hoax tapes made by Wearside Jack. The final sequence shows the "Help Flush Out The Ripper" exhibition in a busy shopping arcade, where members of the public were invited into a police caravan to hear the hoax tape.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains three similar films about a group of young men and women who ride Yamaha mopeds. There are shots of them avoiding traffic jams on their mopeds, travelling to the beach, and riding through a forest.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions, based in Rotherham. This film is promotional film made by media students produced for a holiday resort in Costa Brava.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions, based in Rotherham. This film is part of NASA's digital learning network and features a live video conference between pupils at Newman School and NASA experts.
This is an episode from the long running BBC Light radio programme, 'Have a Go', hosted by Wilfred Pickles and his wife Mabel. The episode was recorded in Holmfirth.
This is a sequence of six silent short cinema advertisements from the 1920s: one from Edinburgh, two from Knaresborough, and three of unknown location. They were produced by Youngers Shoppers’ Gazette and use intertitles and animation throughout. The films were part of the supporting programme at a local cinema in Yeadon.
The following is a cinema advertisement for C&C Orange Squash which includes product shots and musical accompaniment.
The following is a series of early cinema advertisements for local Bradford area shops. The adverts are all animations which publicise the following companies: The Holme Top Laundry, W.I. Rhodes Family Butcher, and Mark Fletcher & Sons Coal Merchants.
The following is a series of early cinema advertisements for local Bradford area shops. The adverts are all animations which publicise the following companies: The Ward Manufacturing Co., Thorn Bank College, and R.C Horne Dairy.
The following is a series of early cinema advertisements for local Bradford area shops. The adverts are all animations which publicise the following companies: F. Hill High Class Draper & Millner, Falkingham’s Cycle Shop, Oxley’s Builders, Clark & Son Bakers, J.R. Lloyd Opticians, Horton Direct Family Supply Ltd. Mineral Water Manufactures, G.T. Megginson Limited, F. & I. Stead, Ltd., and J.W. North Ltd. Coaches.
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.