This is a film of the Calder & Hebble Canal during the winter of 1947. There is footage of the canal frozen as well as extreme flooding which occurred after the thaw. Barges, some horse-drawn, are try to make their way along the frozen canal using various means, such as men breaking the ice with poles from the edge of a barge and by rocking a barge from side to side. The canal has flood-damaged banks and locks, and a factory area is flooded.
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.
This film contains footage of agricultural practice in the 1930s followed by footage of a garden.
This film comprehensively documents the production of Rowntree's Fruit Gums, predominantly focusing on the cultivation of its main ingredient - Gum Arabic. Gum Arabic is mainly produced in Sudan (where the Acacia Senegal tree grows), and the filmmaker follows a Sudanese family embarking on a new business venture that eventually will lead to them to producing Gum Arabic for Rowntree's factory in York.
This is the third of a series of films made by Derrick Walton of his son, Adrian, from birth through childhood. This film covers Adrian’s 2nd birthday, a flight over Blackpool, Christmas at home, and at Scarborough in the summer of 1958.
This film is in three parts: the first shows the retirement presentation of Mr Fell, the second a day at Pontefract races, and the third of places in Wales and Cheddar Gorge.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne which documents Wentworth outcrop coal mine near Sheffield whose coal would have been utilised by many of the different industries in the local area.
This is a film which dramatises the history of the textile industry and its effects on the city of Halifax complete with narration, music, and commentary.
Filmed at Arras Farm, Market Weighton, this film is mainly about farming and everyday farming life involving: sheep, pigs, cows, harvesting, green houses, hedge cutting and bulldozing. Also included is brief footage of air show and many aerial views from a plane.
This film provides glimpses of farm life at Arras Farm, Market Weighton. Livestock featured includes cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens. There is a particular focus on rabbits and the process of rabbit farming, and horses seen very briefly at the end of the film.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton and includes cattle, pigs, and horses. There is a brief show jumping scene and fancy dress competition. During harvest time on the farm, there are many examples of machinery. Finally included is brief footage of a small archaeological dig.
This film includes various shots of farming including harvesting and animals and a few brief shots of Kiplingcote Races. The film was taken at Arras Farm in Market Weighton.
This film documents many examples of farm machinery and processes at Arras Farm in Market Weighton. Also included are a few shots of Kiplingcote Races, sheep, lambs, and hand sheering.
This film is part of the Cameron collection and shows the snowy countryside and a bricklayer.
This is a film that shows the process of making Wenslydale cheese at a dairy in Hawes, North Yorkshire. It was made by a student at Sheffield Poly and has since then been used in adverts to help promote traditional cheese making.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
This film contains footage of a tour around Linthwaite and shows many of the residents and the activities they get up to. The film was made by local schoolteacher and filmmaker Lucy Fairbank.
This film documents some of the activities involved in looking after Arras Farm in Market Weighton. Included is footage of the tractors and combine harvesters used as well as aeroplanes used for crop dusting.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton. Included are competitions for the best livestock as well as various types of farming equipment which is on sale.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton. Included are competitions for the best livestock as well as a gymkhana and sheep herding competition.
This film captures the animals in the wintery conditions of the farm at Market Weighton as well as horseracing. Sheep, pigs and cows graze in the snow covered fields and farm land.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton as well as working the land at Arras Farm.
This film documents an agricultural show at Market Weighton. Included is footage of livestock competitions as well as different sporting events which have been organized for the families in attendance.
This is a family film taken of the owners of Arras Farm in Market Weighton. Included is footage of the family walking around the land and some of the livestock at the farm.
This film shows many of the different pieces of farming equipment being used to gather crops on Arras Farm in Market Weighton.