This is a film made by Derrick Walton of car and motorcycle events in Yorkshire and Morecombe: including a Driving Test Rally at Morecombe, a Yeadon Air Display, motorcycle racing at Scarborough and the Craven Motor Car Club treasure hunt.
This is a long film on two separate reels made by Derrick Walton. It includes various events involving motor vehicles over several years. The film features vintage cars, Scarborough motorcycle racing, motor boats, air displays, the Morecambe Driving Test Rally, the Aintree 200 international car racing meeting and off road motorcycle and car races. It also includes a football match.
This is a film made by Derrick Walton of Yeadon Air Display, a Land Rover trial, gliders out on Sutton Bank, model boats at Fleetwood, Skipton Gala and motorcycle trials on Keighley Tarn.
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 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.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
Made by Eric Hall, this film is a compilation of events which took place between 1930 and 1952. The film includes footage of the Bingley Church Choir trip, the Bradford and District Motor Club hill climb, West Yorkshire football matches, and a bowls match at the Bingley Club.
In 1959, the Vespa Club of Britain’s National Rally was held in Leeds. This film documents some of the events from that day and includes very well shot scenes of Vespa scooters as well as good examples women’s fashions.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
This amateur film by a Wakefield-based businessman of a trip to Austria which includes shots of the snow covered mountain tops and green hills lower down the valley.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film chronicles a trip to the Sheffield Speedway and an outing to the coast.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film features footage of a cricket match and sporting event.
From the Jowett Car Club collection, this film chronicles the track race known as the Harewood Hill Climb near Leeds involving Jowett Automobiles as well as other cars makes such as the Mini. Jowett cars were first built in 1906 by a small engineering firm based in Bradford owned by brothers William and Benjamin Jowett, in 1954 production stopped but these classic cars have not disappeared as they have been entered in both national and international car rallies and events.
This film contains footage of the Jowett 1952 prototype of Model CD on a driving trial in the Swiss Alps. Filmed in Switzerland, this is a record of a proving test run of the prototype CD model built by Jowett Cars Ltd at Idle in Bradford, 1952. For this trip over the Alpine mountains, the CD was converted to left-hand drive.
A film from the Jowett Car Club collection that chronicles the club's annual rally of Jowett Automobiles including famous models such as 'Jupiter' and 'Spirit'. The cars were first built in 1906 by a small engineering firm based in Bradford owned by brothers William and Benjamin Jowett. In 1954 production stopped, but these classic cars have not disappeared, as they have been entered in both national and international car rallies such as this Dutch Tulip Rally.
A short film produced by a Sheffield filmmaker, this film documents the 1954 Gliding World Championships.
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 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.
The film shows some of the sections of a motor trial taking place in the Peak District of Derbyshire, possibly the High Peak Trial organised each year by the Sheffield and Hallamshire Motor Club from 1946.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
This film contains footage of a trip to Brompton by Betty and Cyril Ramsden and a couple of their friends. They wander through valleys, beside rivers and have a picnic beside their car. Betty and Cyril Ramsden were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This film contains footage of a few short films including shots from Odsal Stadium, the Coxwold Horse and Pony Gymkhana, and a film about a man who goes into a room at the top of a house. The film was made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden. The couple were semi-professional filmmakers filming both for pleasure and taking on commissions from companies such as the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Made by Leeds-based filmmakers Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film features the Coxwold Gymkhana and Fair in 1951. The film also includes footage of a motorcycle race and cricket match as well as footage of one of the filmmakers, Betty Ramsden.