This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of family trips to Flamborough, Wentworth Woodhouse, and London.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday during the Second World War.
Made in October, 1950, this film features the Bird Observatory at Spurn Point. Members of the working party examine and ring many of the birds as well as record their observations.
This is an Eastman Teaching Film [formed by Kodak] featuring the life and history of the green frog showing the hatching of the eggs, and the growth of the tadpoles. This is followed by the life history and structure of the toad. The last part of the film deals with the salamander.
This is an Eastman Teaching Film [formed by Kodak] featuring several birds of prey, including the marsh hawk, owls, black vultures and bald eagles, showing their habitat, breeding and feeding habits and their physiognomy.
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 is a public information film informing householders about the new Clean Air Act which came into force in 1956. The film puts forward the case for the need to cut down on smoke pollution. It explains the requirements and entitlements of the Act, as well as the benefits of using electricity, with examples from the home of a model family.
This is a film by Charles Chislett in two parts: the first is of a trip with his wife Grace to the Brussels World's Fair, Expo '58; the second part is of a wedding, with their grown up daughter, Rachel, as a bridesmaid.
This film was made by Charles Chislett as a commission from the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It aims to promote the work of the CPAS by focusing on the relevance of Christianity in the modern world.
Narrated by Richard Baker, this film documents the building and work which took place at Parkgate Iron and Steel Co. in Rotherham. Opened in 1964, the new additions include a continuous narrow strip mill, billet mill and primary mill.
This film was made as a promotional film for Leeds University and highlights the wide range of subject areas potential students can choose to study, the facilities the university provides, and aspects of student's social life including student halls and the University Union. The film also includes interviews with many of the University's current students.
Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
This is a humorous, animated film about a mean-spirited industrial tycoon who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for his lost youth. It is a version of the Faust legend set in Batley, Yorkshire. The film was made by Tony Hall and others at Leeds University and was also based on a story by William Beaumont, a local writer now deceased.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham. With the use of intertitles, it shows the whole process of steelmaking at the Rotherham works, from the excavation of iron ore to the distribution of steel coil.
This is a film made by Charles Chislett film commissioned by the Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham. With the use of intertitles, it shows the process of steelmaking at the Rotherham works. The film is in two parts.
This film documents the building of the Humber Bridge from its beginnings and through various stages of construction. The film includes the opening ceremonies and the disaster that befell construction in March, 1980.
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 documents construction work at Bridlington Town Hall. The work involved laying sewer piping across the garden, which involves a large amount of excavation work. Aside from the construction, the film opens with shots of a coastline and beach.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of family related events which took place during 1958 including footage of the Ibberson boys at school, a trip to Scotland, and the Brussels World Fair in June
Made by members of the Leeds Camera Club Cine Circle, this film documents the Festival of Hobbies which was held at the Corn Exchange in Leeds. Many different tables and stalls have been set up for display in celebration of hobbies including model railways, weaving, pottery, stamp collecting, and filmmaking.
Part of the Kathleen Lockwood collection, this film shows some reservoirs in Yorkshire as well as mentioning a drought caused by the long hot summer of 1975.
This film includes views of the Thruscross reservoir taken on the ground and from the air.
This film was commissioned by the City of York to document the restoration of Fairfax House after it had been acquired by York Civic Trust. It shows in detail the state of the building prior to restoration, the work of restoration, and how it looked on completion when it was opened to the public.
This film features the artwork of acclaimed sculptor Austin Wright and gives a fascinating insight into the methods and inspiration behind some of his most recognizable pieces. The film highlights the evolution of Wright's style as well as his use of different raw materials to produce sculptures which act as analogies to elements in nature and even anatomy that have inspired him and his work. The film also features rare images of the sculptor at work in his back shed creating and arranging various pieces for display.