This film features a wedding in Doncaster and also includes scenes of parks and people at play.
A short film made by the Riley Brothers, this film contains rare footage of Queen Victoria during her visit to Sheffield on 21 May, 1897 to open the Town Hall. This is one of the earliest films in the YFA collection.
This film was shot by Mr Frank Mottershaw of the Sheffield Photo Co. Ltd. The copy presently held appears to have been reworked with the title "Now a Surprise for the Prince" in 1933. Footage includes the arrival of the Royal Train in Sheffield, the progress of the Royal carriage through Sheffield city centre, an address by the King at the University, including views of the Firth Court quadrangle, and the presentation of new colours to the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in Weston Park.
This film is of The Royal visit to Sheffield of George V and Queen Mary.
This film features a horse race in Doncaster.
This film is a compilation of Christmas footage taken from two different collections: The Meredith Collection and The Chislett Collection. The film provides a good example Christmas celebrations at home as well as documents how families spent their leisure time during the winter holiday.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Information and scripted by Dylan Thomas, this film addressed the need for town planning in Sheffield in the post-war world. It features two men who discuss pre-war slum clearance and town planning.
This film captures men flying from Doncaster to different airports, both in Britain and Europe, just before the outbreak of World War Two. The film includes aerial footage as well as scenes from the ground during takeoff and is a combination of black and white and colour film stocks.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his son, Peter, following him as he visits various places and events with his family. These include trips Blackpool, Cawthorne Park, an airfield, motor sports, and seaside in Yorkshire.
Made by amateur filmmaker Charles Chislett, this film documents the process of steel production at the Parkgate Iron and Steel Works in Rotherham. The film was made for the Church Pastoral Aid Society and uses intertitles throughout to explain the production process.
Set in and around the grounds of Wentworth Hall, South Yorkshire, this film captures soldiers’ wartime training to become motorcycle riders. The film includes footage of the riders on the extensive training course.
In May, 1923, HRH Prince of Wales visited Rotherham. This film captures the day’s events which include: the opening of a Power Station, a visit to Clifton Park, meeting wounded soldiers, and a visit to the Works of the United Steel Co., Ltd..
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Blackpool, the Lake District, Derwent Valley and Skegness, some filmed from an airplane.
This film contains footage from a May Day event that was held in Tickhill, near Doncaster. There is footage of the May Queen procession and the many games and sports in which the local children take part.
This film contains footage from a May Day festival celebrations that were held in Tickhill. There are many shots of the floats that were highly decorated as well as the May Queen that was carried along on one of them.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Switzerland based in Zermatt, and using intertitles to identify the mountains and other attractions.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of events at a sports day at his son's school in Broughton.
This film by Charles Chislett records the events of an open day at his daughter's school, Harrogate College.
This is a Charles Chislett film of a family holiday at Tenby, at home and a visit to Bristol Zoo.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a Whit Procession in Rotherham and probably a charity fund raising event, possibly at the Chislett house. The procession incorporates many elements of Empire Day.
This is the second part of a documentary film of the London University College of Divinity at Ford Manor, Lingfield. It was made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It shows the life, work and ethos of the College.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family holiday to Switzerland and the birthday of Maureen.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his family at home and on holiday on different occasions spanning 13 years.
Made by Charles Chislett, this is a film of a party held for staff members of William Deacon's Bank in Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The party is held in the garden of his house. It shows the staff and children playing many outdoor games.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of his extended family, including baby Rachel, at home at Christmas, and having a picnic with friends.