This film features a Commemoration for the members of the police force who lost their lives fighting in World War Two.
This film is a record of a Home Guard procession through Ewden Valley, South Yorkshire. The film includes extensive footage of the procession route and participants beginning from the initial assembly through to the inspection at Ewden.
Within this film is a mixture of both black and white and colour footage of the Cameron family taken during World War II. Featured in this film are family walks in the country, playing in the family garden, a toddler putting on a gas mask, day trips to the zoo and beach, and images of the two sons growing up.
From filmmaker John Horsfall W. Benson, this film documents a few events including horse jumping in Ripponden, winter time snow play, summer fun in the community swimming pool, a wedding, and children playing at tea time in the back garden.
This film documents a Second World War 'Wings for Victory Week' in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. These events were held throughout Britain to help raise money for the War Effort. This event specifically was to help buy aircraft for the RAF. This film is unusual as it has a long sequence where people dressed in Victorian costume perform a waltz to a large crowd.
This documentary uses archive film footage from the Imperial War Museum intercut with interviews with Commonwealth Troops Second World War Veterans who fought for the Allies during World War II. The men are members of the Sangat Centre in Ilkley, and this film was a visual document of a reminiscence project that was held there. Each man is given a chance to express his view. Some of the men have an interpreter to help them tell their story.
This film was made by Sheffield-based filmmaker K.G. Tofield and looks at the changes that occur in nature during autumn. It was given a commendation by the Board of Amateur Cine World.
Made by Debenham & Co., Beverley, this film documents a War Weapons Week held in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. The celebrations were held in order to raise funds during the Second World War and include footage of the town celebrating as they reached their funding goal followed by a boxing match.
This is a film that documents the training of new recruits to the Green Howards. The training took place over several months in 1940 at the Richmond Barracks in North Yorkshire.
This is the second part film that documents the training of new recruits to the Green Howards. The training took place over several months in 1940 at the Richmond Barracks in North Yorkshire. The film was made by Col. Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet. He was also a cricketer who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1928 and 1929 and captured cricket events on film as well as life and events in and around Hovingham village.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this is a film of his family's trip to Jersey and visit to the German Underground Hospital, subsequently turned into a museum.
Topical Budget newsreel 167-1 (4/11/1914)
Original film held by British Film Institute
Extract from the tenth issue of "Worker and Warfront", a series of Ministry of Information 'news magazine' compilations issued for screening in factory canteens etc.
Two newsreel stories from 24/6/1918 edition of War office Topical Budget.
Extract from War Pictorial News No. 55 (18/5/1942)
Extract from The GEN no. 5: the Voice of the Service.
Extract from The GEN No. 5: the Voice of the Service
Pathe Gazette newsreel item.
Issue No. 40/101
This film contains footage of some trials that a Jowett car is put through by the army to test if it could double as a gun tank.
Jennings' most celebrated film represents the pinnacle of his associative non-narrative methods of construction, using little commentary and only natural sounds to evoke a day in the life of Britain during the Blitz.
This film shows the ingenuity of a man, Mr Clamp from Askern, Doncaster, who makes a greenhouse using reclaimed jam jars. The film takes place during the Second World War and is accompanied by a witty commentary.
Hull-born KAY MANDER has been a film maker all her life. She has worked on many well-known feature films, such as "Tommy", "Where Eagles Dare", "From Russia with Love" and "Fahrenheit 451", but she began as a director of documentary films during the last war. It is this formative period of her career which is the focus of this revealing programme which pays tribute to the achievements and aspirations of the wartime documentary film makers, whose prolific output was seen by millions.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this documentary features Labour politician Roy Hattersley as he revisits his native home of Sheffield. Hattersley takes us on a journey of the city, recounting aspects of his life there as a child, working at Daniel Doncaster and Sons, supporting Sheffield Wednesday, watching cricket at Brammal Lane, and as a councillor, with particular reference to Parkhill flats.
This film documents a holiday in Llandudno and Blackpool in the summer of 1942 during the Second World War.
A Film Record of the visits made by a deputation from the Scottish Housing Advisory Committee to English Housing Estates in March 1943.