This film is a BBC interview between Lord Kagan and Cliff Michelmore. Joseph Kagan was a Lithuanian-British industrialist and the founder of Kagan Textiles, of Elland, which made raincoats from the waterproof Gannex fabric he had invented.
Experimental short criticizing the captivating and manipulative mass media culture spawned and supported by the television set.
Experimental fiction overtly philosophising about the repressiveness of political, social and media orders and the human condition in the modern, urban world.
Produced by F.P. Waddington, this film captures all the daily practices and working methods of Waddington printers, which produce the Todmorden News & Advertiser. Providing the viewer with a tremendous amount of depth into the newspaper industry, the filmmaker covers reporters researching and writing articles, editors proofing material, the printing process, and even some insight into the distribution of the Todmorden News & Advertiser.
This is a compilation consisting of various Topical Budget and Gaumont Graphic newsreals from the First World War. The first item includes footage of the bomb damage in Scarborough following the 1914 attack, and other news items feature events during the war in Europe.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
The film depicts several highlights of the filmmaker’s holidays in 1934. The majority of the film was made in Torquay, but it also features shots recorded in a number of areas near the south coast in Britain.
ICI Billingham Film Unit cine magazine with three short films: a feature on the national fuel shortage and its effect on the ICI chemical plant at Billingham; a short feature on distribution of the new ICI magazine; and the progress of the Safety Committe in promoting safety at work and cutting down the number of "lost time accidents."