A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film documents the wedding of Elizabeth Wood and W. Robert Ibberson in July, 1962. The film contains footage before the wedding and at the reception and good examples of 1960s fashions.
Part of the Ibberson family collection, this film shows a series of events which took place in 1955 including various civic ceremonies. The film is made up of a combination of black and white and colour footage.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film features family outings to the seaside in the early 1930s as well as leisure time at home.
This film was made to show the commissioning day of the new furnaces for Swift Levick, steel producers in Sheffield.
This film was made to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Myers Grove Comprehensive School in Sheffield. At that time, the school was home to 1800 pupils, and this film highlights the different lessons and activities in which they are involved including a student fashion show.
Taken at the country dance festival in Grenoside, this film contains footage of Morris Dancers and country dancers performing on the streets.
This film records a family Christmas Day as well as a country dancing festival in Grenoside, near Sheffield.
This film chronicles the life of the Horton family of Rotherham, from 1938 until 1950. The film highlights domestic and family life in Rotherham and the surrounding area during this time period.
The film was produced in order to show part of the huge organisation that is the Barnsley British Co-operative Society. In addition to footage of the society, the film includes good examples of 1950s fashions and contemporary banking methods.
This is a film made by Brook Motors of Huddersfield to demonstrate the advantages of new production methods at their Barnsley works, contrasted with those at the Huddersfield works, and the standards used in producing and testing their electric motors. The film shows in detail the production process, focusing on the winding of an electric motor, mainly carried out by female workers, with an explanatory commentary.
A film by a local amateur filmmaker, Kenneth Raynor, this film features some aspects of village life in Swallownest, South Yorkshire, as autumn arrives.
This film by Kenneth Raynor captures the village of Swallownest during periods of heavy snow. This film demonstrates how a small Yorkshire community coped with (and enjoyed) the extreme weather conditions.
This film, by local filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, captures various activities taking place in a small rural village. The reel contains family weddings at Swallownest Methodist chapel and Aston church. The film also documents country walks down Church Lane (Aston), a working water wheel and other village scenes around Laughton (South Yorks.)
This film made by Kenneth Raynor shows a September Harvest in 1946. The filmmaker comprehensively documents the harvesting and threshing processes in colour, paying particular attention to the machinery and working practices that were common place during this era. Some of the opening shots were reportedly shot around Ulley and Aston; however, most of the film was shot at Park Hill farm, Swallownest near Sheffield.
Made by amateur filmmaker Kenneth Raynor, this film includes colour footage of Wartime Christmas celebrations in his family home in Swallownest, South Yorkshire.
A film by a local film maker, Kenneth Raynor, that documents the countryside around Swallownest village and beyond from Winter into Spring and Summer.
Made by Kenneth Raynor, this is a film which features the people and places in the South Yorkshire village of Swallownest. It includes scenes of the surrounding countryside as well as provides a good example of wartime Christmas celebrations.
Made by the Sheffield Photo Company, this film documents the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Sheffield in May, 1919. Included is footage of the military processions held on the day as well as scenes of the city centre and crowds which gathered in the streets for the special event.
This film is a fast-paced crime thriller that was the first of many chase films with which the Sheffield Photo Company established an international reputation.
Produced by the Sheffield Photo Company, Mixed Babies is a comedic film involving a newsboy who decides to play a joke on two unsuspecting shoppers, changing their babies who have been left in bassinettes. The film is incomplete with only 140 feet of the original 300 feet noted in the original production.
A film made by the Sheffield Photo Company, this is an example of a trick film involving two robbers who are being pursued by policemen. The original nitrate is conserved in specialist conditions at the BFI.
A drama made by the Sheffield Photo Company, this film tells the story of a young girl who is lost in the snow, but who is eventually rescued by a search party led by the family dog.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne documenting two separate Whit Parades at Chapeltown near Sheffield in 1940 and 1941 involving the local congregation.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne showing Home Guard exercises in Chapeltown, on the outskirts of Sheffield. This film comprehensively depicts the training undertaken by the Home Guard as they carry out strategic operations and perform combat exercises. There are also glimpses of the social realities of life within the home guard, including a scene which show recruits at meal time.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of a War Weapons Week event held in Ecclesfield, near Sheffield, which highlights a parade that takes place in the village. It was made by a local dentist who filmed other such activities in the village throughout World War Two.