This Charles Chislett film consists of three parts, all featuring employees of William Deacon's Bank, Rotherham, where Chislett was manager. The first two are earlier, in black and white; the third part was made in about 1955 in colour. The first is of a works sports day, the second is a Sexton Blake inspired fictional thriller filmed partly at the bank, and the third is a staff day at Chislett's home.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1957 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school and university.
This film from the Newfield School, located outside of Sheffield, documents some of the school year events, including a boat launch, fashions made by the students, camping in Wales, and a Walkabout on the school grounds.
This film captures the sites of the Summer Fayre at the Newfield School grounds located outside of Sheffield. Many people have turned out for the event on this sunny and warm summer day. This film is also a very good example of typical summer fashions of the time period.
This film features a variety of sports and races as well as camping and sailing. The final section of the film, made two years previously, is a dramatized comical of a devil and an angel in competition to see if the boy they follow will listen to one of them or the other. A score is kept throughout the film with good triumphing in the end. This film was made after September, 1969 because this was the time Newfield School went comprehensive. The newly named red building can be seen in the background of the golfing scenes.
On 31st August, Odsal Stadium, Bradford hosted the 1985 World Speedway Final to a crowd of 37,000 who saw the regaining world champion, Erik Gundersen from Denmark, retain his title. This film includes footage of the day's events as well as scenes of the crowd who turned out for the event. Erik Gundersen (born 8 October 1959, in Esbjerg, Denmark) was a speedway rider in the late 1970s and 1980s. Gundersen was the Speedway World Championship on three occasions including this race in 1985.
This film documents two of the annual garden parties at St. Lawrence Parish Church, York. The event was held each year in June. The film features members of the parish church as well as children from the attached school and was made by Miss Dorothy Langshaw, Head Teacher of the Infant Department.
Made by the University of Bradford, this promotional film highlights the benefits of being a student studying at their university. The film features the University’s facilities and various academic programmes as well as provides a good example of 1970s student life in Britain.
This is a collection of various short films from the Ibberson collection and includes footage of a holiday in Scotland as well as brief scenes of a football match at Hillsborough Stadium, 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.
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 one of several films made by John Turner, a young filmmaker who captured life in Hull after the Second World War during a time of great social change. The film includes footage of the terraced housing of Hull which was badly damaged by the wartime bombing, and many times children can be seen playing on these derelict sites. The film also includes scenes of a church procession, a hunting party in Driffield, teenagers in Pearson Park, and people shopping in Hull city centre.
'Random Recordings' is the first title of this film made by Eric Hall, a keen amateur cinematographer from West Yorkshire. This film consists of a variety of brief scenes and images which he took beginning in 1929 and mostly includes footage of his family and friends during their leisure and travel time. Also included in this film is footage from the York Mystery Plays which were performed at the Museum Gardens in 1951.
This Topical Budget (522-2) newsreel captures Lord Derby's win at the York Races in 1921. The film includes footage of the race as well as of the spectators gathered for the event.
In 1959, the Vespa Club of Britain’s National Rally was held in Leeds. This film documents some of the events from that day and includes very well shot scenes of Vespa scooters as well as good examples women’s fashions.
This is a documentary film produced by the film unit of the Television Service of the University of Leeds to promote the University. The film is mainly the same as another entitled 'Time to Do' (2485), but with an added section specifically on the science departments; covering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Zoology.
This is a film of a country family, with their two children, showing life in the village of Masham and the surrounding area. It shows the changing seasons, with the heavy snowfall in 1953 and skating on the ice. The film includes a wedding, a cricket match, sledging and tennis; made over a period of seven years.
This is a film of a country family, with their dogs and horses, made over several years. It shows scenes of rural life in the village of Masham in Yorkshire, as well as the surrounding area. Focusing on the countryside and its people through the changing seasons, the film includes a wedding, show jumping, a football and cricket match, sledging, go-carting, the Masham Fair, a livestock auction, and the storm and severe winter of 1962.
This brief film is part of a collection that records a family from York's trips to the coast and countryside around North Yorkshire. The films were all shot by the Lord Mayor of York's son and are a child's view of these days before World War Two.
This film is from the Hamilton Collection and captures a New Year's Eve party and a Christmas Eve party in 1972 and 1973. There is also footage of a charity match between Denby and Cadby mine workers and their wives, in 1973. The film provides a good example of entertainment and leisure activities as well as fashions of the time.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this film documents a weekend trip to Paris with friends seeing the sights and going to a race meeting.
This is one of several films entitled ‘Out and About’ made by Ken Leckenby. It features several events in Leeds area during 1974 including the Lord Mayor's Parade, the celebration of the bi-centenary of Bingley Locks, Leeds Caribbean Carnival, the Model Boat World Championship, an air display and Morecombe Illuminations.
This amateur film shows one of the calendar highlights for York's River Ouse- the summer rally that is attended by boat owners and spectators alike.
This compilation features a set of films that show climbing around Britain and skiing at as resort in the Austrian mountains.
This film documents a couple, who along with their friends, go on a skiing holiday in the Austrian Alps.