A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
Made for the RAF, this is a training film designed to help pilots become familiar with all aspects of the Italian medium bomber.
Made for the RAF, this is a training film designed to help pilots become familiar with all aspects of the Vought 156 Chesapeake Bomber.
Filmed during the early stages of cinema, this film captures Leeds Bridge and city centre near the turn of the 20th century.
This film features the R100 airship's maiden flight from Howden to Cardington on 16th December, 1929. Also featured in the film are Sir C Burney, who built the ship, and Major Scott, the captain.
This is an excellent documentary on the North York Moors Railway with full and informed voice over, "bringing you news and events from the line side." Newsreel number 5. The film was made by local filmmaker Ken Clough.
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 film documents the Opening of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the Duchess of Kent on May 1st, 1973. It includes the town's preparation for the arrival of the Duchess as well as a journey along the newly opened rail line.
This film documents a carnival as it processes through the streets of Eccleshill, Bradford and provides a good example of the types of carnivals that were common during the 1920s. The procession includes many decorated floats as well as participants in fancy dress.
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.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about family outings by car.
This is a whimsical film from the Noel Beardsell Collection, creating an imagined land by interspersing a model railway with the real thing.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of York.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection about his family, including a whimsical film from the point of view of their pet dog. Lastly there is a film from three years later of a motor cycle race at Wooley Edge.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home and on holiday.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of the family at home, playing tennis, and at Christmas.
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.
Made by the Empire Marketing Board for Wormald and Walker Blanket Mills, this film documents the entire process of making woollen blankets at a mill in Dewsbury.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Malaysia in 1967.
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This is a film of Horse Gathering featuring people with horse and carriages riding back and forth past the camera as well as people inspecting carriages in grass enclosure. It also includes footage of boat rides out to sea.
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 a family motor trip to the Pyrenees; from Bordeaux via Lourdes and Andorra to Biarritz.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with family and friends walking around Pontresina and Saas-Fee in Switzerland.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a family motor trip through Norway. The film has detailed intertitles throughout. The filmmaker's wife (Grace) and two children (Rachel and John) are featured in the film.