This is a film which documents a family's holiday in the North of England.
This film is part of the Charles Chislett Collection. It is a promotional trailer to encourage people to donate money for a children's party to be organised by Rotherham Round Table for the following year.
This promotional film documents the manufacturing process of light bulbs at the CEAG factory in Barnsley. The film shows how the light bulbs manufactured played a major role in the mining industry.
This is a training film for the St John Ambulance Service, made at Fox House, Sheffield.
Made by Des Monks, this is a film about the making of a new silver lamp for Skipton Parish Church. It includes a commentary by Peter Byrnes.
This film features several weddings and some family outings.
This is a film made by Norman Wigley about trains on the Sheffield to Manchester electric line at Wadsley Bridge Station. The film was taken on 3rd March, 1981, three months before the line closed. Though filmed in rainy conditions, the film provides good footage of the overhead electrical equipment.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
This film shows the first few years of a new concept in British agriculture – co-operative farming. Three farmers from the Rotherham area have integrated their farms into the Thrybergh Farming Company. The film includes footage of those three farms as well as the various livestock they look after and the many crops which they plant and harvest.
Made by Debenham & Co. of York, this film is a recording of the Manvers May Day Parade in 1919. Manvers Main Colliery was situated between Wath-upon-Dearne and Mexborough, South Yorkshire. The film includes footage of the May Day festivities as well as footage of the miners and of the pit.
A promotional film made by Sheffield Photo Finishers for Sheffield City Council Libraries Committee, this film focuses on the library services in Sheffield. It includes footage of the Central Library on Surry Street as well as the Children’s Library.
This film is a record of the scheme to provide water from the River Derwent to Sheffield and other Yorkshire cities. This is possibly a promotional film for the project.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, A to B explores Doncaster's relationship with the bus in 2000. It follows a traveller taking an extended journey across the borough from Stainforth to Conisbrough.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, this film asks four young people about their experiences, hopes and problems of living through childcare.
Part of the Yorkshire Media Consortium project, Roots follows two allotment holders in Doncaster over the course of a year, watching how they work and finding out why they do it.
This film contains footage of the military leaving Sheffield on 3rd November, 1914 shortly before their deployment to France in April, 1915.
This is a film of a Battalion of the York & Lancaster Regiment returning to Sheffield and marching through the city to where they are stationed.
This reel is made up of two films. The first film shows a Battalion of the York & Lancaster Regiment marching through streets, possibly Sheffield, and up to where they are stationed. The second part shows the York & Lancaster Regiment handing over control of an area in Suez to a Danish UN peace keeping force in 1956. This is possibly outtakes from a BBC news broadcast with Robin Day, running at 24 fps and with combined optical sound.
This is a film of a ceremonial event in Sheffield of a Battalion of the York & Lancaster Regiment – possibly either the 4th Hallamshire or the 12th Sheffield. The Battalion parade through Sheffield, attend a service at St John’s Church, Ranmoor, and hold a ceremony where they are stationed. It has been divided into three parts.
This is a short film of a school visit to Conisborough Castle, Doncaster.
This is a brief film of a family together at Christmas.
This is a film that shows children using a newly opened children's library in Athersley, Barnsley.
This film documents a wedding in the late 1920s as well as additional family scenes with members of the Arnett family.
This film documents family scenes and a wedding in the Arnett family in the late 1920s. It is followed by two commercial films featuring Charlie Chaplin and Mickey Mouse; however, these films will not be catalogued here.
This is a film from the Environmental Agency film showing the dredging of the Rivers Don and Derwent at various stages of development through the 1930s. Intertitles throughout explain the work being done.