This uses much of the same material as The Road to Fashion, however, it is specifically made to advertise Jackson the Tailor. There are a few scenes and sequences which are different and will be noted. For other specifics, please see entry for The Road To Fashion.
This film is a dramatization of what happens with a customer, Mr. Smith, walks into Burton Tailoring to purchase a suit and overcoat. It documents the process from ordering, through some production, to the delivery of the final product.
This is an educational film that uses diagrams to explain how colour and black and white TV is filmed, transmitted, received, and displayed on a television.
This film is a collection of about forty short advertisements for the Yorkshire Evening Post, from 1973 and 1974, using features and serialisations to promote the newspaper. Most of the adverts end with a broad Yorkshire accent declaring: "Read your Evening Post flower, there's nowt like it at night".
This is a promotional film for the launch of the Sailors' Families' Society and to ask for continued support of the organisation.
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film is a short television spot advertising the Mercury Movie Makers.
Fiction feature that exposes the manipulative nature of traditional filmmaking and examines class and gender relations through the interactions of a working class and an upper middle class couple.
Experimental short criticizing the captivating and manipulative mass media culture spawned and supported by the television set.
Experimental fiction overtly philosophising about the repressiveness of political, social and media orders and the human condition in the modern, urban world.
The long-running soap opera, Emmerdale, is filmed on location in the village of Esholt, near Bradford. This film documents how Esholt is changed into the fictional village of Beckindale for the television programme. It also examines the effect the series has on the village and its people.
Sound only - Comedic sound exercise in which historical guests St. Francis, Cleopatra, Boadicea and Hitler visit a David Frost Show segment, 'If I Had My Life Again.'
This film covers the Yorkshire Post's move to the Wellington Street office. Produced by the Yorkshire Post Publicity Department, the film shows the different activities and range of stories across Yorkshire. It also examines the history of the Yorkshire Post and associated newspapers - Intelligencer and Mercury. The new office is under construction, and the viewer is given a tour of the new building including spaces, presses, automatic loadings, and van delivery.
This is an instructional film which demonstrates how to load film though a sound Bell and Howell Projector.
A special edition of Calendar, ITV Yorkshire's regional news programme, Richard Whiteley celebrates the programme's twentieth birthday. The programme also includes studio interviews with ex-presenters and guests in the audience.
Interview with Peter and Kate Holroyd
Transcription compiled 24/04/2008
This is a brief film taken outside the Picture House Cinema in Doncaster, 1931.
Entertainer Wilfred Pickles with the old people.
Made by Eric Smith, this film diary follows his family, especially his children through 1963. The film features the family at home, on holiday, and on days out.
This film is from the Cyril Higginson collection and contains scenes from a fundraising week that was held in Keighley, in West Yorkshire, in 1942 in order to raise funds to acquire a ship which has been adopted by Keighley. There are shots of the Mayor, Mayoress and other dignitaries making speeches, military and children's parades, people marking money raised, appeal for national savings certificates, and good footage of people watching newsreels and cartoons on mobile cinema screens.
The following film is a newsreel made up of Movietone footage of the Royal Tour to South Africa in 1947.
Rights for Geva films from the 50s are divided between two institutes, the Israeli Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque and Herzelia Studios who produced the newsmagazine from the mid 50s until the beginning of the 70s. Production was stopped due to the entrance of the TV to houses in Israel.
Produced by F.P. Waddington, this film captures all the daily practices and working methods of Waddington printers, which produce the Todmorden News & Advertiser. Providing the viewer with a tremendous amount of depth into the newspaper industry, the filmmaker covers reporters researching and writing articles, editors proofing material, the printing process, and even some insight into the distribution of the Todmorden News & Advertiser.
This is an informative film about the new Cecil Theatre which was opened on 28th November, 1955. The theatre was built to take the place of the old Cecil which was destroyed by enemy action during the Second World War in May, 1941. The film is told from the perspective on an audience member. It also includes footage of the projectionist at the Cecil theatre showing how films are loaded onto the projectors as well as the “change over” during the interval. May 1941.
This is an informative film about the procedures carried out with the Kingston upon Hull City Libraries. The film includes information about the different selections of books available, demonstrations on how destroyed books are repaired, and how the general public, prison libraries, and retirement home services benefit from the sources of the library. Titles of books are used as chapter headings to indicate the different topics in the film.
This is a short film which captures the celebrations of the opening of Cecil Cinema in Hull, 1955.