Made by Cawood Filmmakers in 1972, this film records the last of the Bradford Trolley Busses. The commentary was added in 1978, and the sound is a mixture of oral histories of the Trolley Buses and recordings from Speeches made at the time.
Part of the Garratt Collection, this is a film chronicling the trip between Leeds Central to Bradford Exchange railway stations in spring, 1967.
This film documents the South Yorkshire Traction Engine Club Rally in 1969. Made by the Doncaster Cine Club, this film captures some racing events, while paying close attention to mechanical makeup of the steam powered tractors. The final sequence also shows an amusement fair that was also part of the event.
A short film produced by a Sheffield filmmaker, this film documents the 1954 Gliding World Championships.
This is a Doncaster Cine Club film that documents a day of a Gliding Club, possibly on the outskirts of Doncaster, and an Agricultural Show at Newark.
Made by the Doncaster Movie Makers Club, this a comedy fiction film set on a residential street. It tells the story of a cheeky young lad who tampers with a man's car.
A day at the Gliding Club is chronicled here by the Doncaster Movie Makers Club. The film contains shots of the gliders taking off and some excellent aerial views.
This is a short film of the Sprotbrough village, located outside Doncaster, South Yorkshire, and opening of the canal.
This brief film is part of a collection that records a family from York's trips to the coast and countryside around North Yorkshire. The films were all shot by the Lord Mayor of York's son and are a child's view of these days before World War Two.
A well shot amateur film by a gentleman from Cawthorne near Barnsley in South that captures life around the village and surrounding area. This film captures the different planes performing at the Finningley Air Show.
Made by Yorkshire filmmaker C.H. Wood, this safety film shows how a seat belt can save your life and challenges the perception at the time that, in a crash, you would be better off without one.
This safety film, made in association with the East Riding police, features a man going around Yorkshire and recording notes on the dangers of the roads. It emphasizes how adults and children alike should be more safety conscious. The film is a well shot piece in which the editing and voiceover help make clear: danger is always present, and it is up to all pedestrians to be safe.
A road safety film for children intended for the 7-9 year old age group made by the West Riding Accident Prevention Federation that, through short scenes, follows a boy on a trip to a shop where he must cross roads using the Kerb Drill.
A well shot film of a reconstructed robbery using many classic narrative film techniques such as linear editing to show the progression of the robbery investigation from initial report to capture of the criminals. This is coupled with a narrator who explains the different police procedures and how they combine to solve crimes. The methodical recording of information is highlighted as one of the main elements of the detective work which enables the police to work as a whole unit - from the police on the beat to the CID - to solve all crimes. It is well shot and has good examples of police-wear as the CID still where smart hats, good lighting and cinematography and logical editing work in harmony to get the films message across.
This film features York during the summer from 11 June - 6 July, 1963. Many key sites and attractions are featured in the film including the area around York Minster.
This film features a parade near the Castle Museum in York.
This film features different buildings around the York Minster area as well as the River Ouse.
At the Hazelbush Travel Bureau, many groups of tourists and families enjoy mealtime in the midst of their travels.
This film is a collection of title cards for a film titled, "The Yellow Balloon."
This film was made by York photographer and filmmaker May Webb. It features many different key sites around the city of York as well as part of the Mystery Plays and other theatrical events.
This film features different scenes around York in the aftermath of a flooding of the River Ouse.
A film of a go-kart race in Yorkshire.
A short film of a few sites in and around York.
An Aqua Photo Film presentation, this film features many of the key attractions around the city centre of York.
This short film features different buildings and sites on Bootham Road in York.