This film contains footage of a Hunslet Boys Club camp and shows the camp being set up, the young campers arriving, the activities that they take part in, and the day trips that they go on including the fun fair and drives along the coast. The club was established in 1940 by Dr. J. Wyllie as a way of offering young people the chance to improve their skills in areas such as sports, crafts, karate, and IT. It was an opportunity for recreation and friendship and the motto was "Fitness for Life".
Made by Ken Leckenby of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film captures a journey along the River Ouse on a sunny summer's day in 1975. The Cine Club members have joined the crew of the Moonraker, a boat which is docked in the marina near Bishopthorpe, just outside York.
This film documents some of the activities of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Scarborough, June 1953. The film includes footage of the Scarborough coast, dinner at the Grand Hotel, and a fashion show.
This is a film of the 5th High Peak Sporting Trial held in 1950. The film shows the preparations for the trials and the various stages of the trials over muddy country paths.
This is a film of the 4th High Peak Sporting Trial held in 1949. The film shows the preparations for the trials and the various stages of the trials over muddy country paths.
This film documents the 24 Hour Road Race in Le Mans, 1951. The film includes footage of the race itself and is accompanied by intertitles throughout the film giving an explanation as to the progression of the race.
Made by Edward Winpenny, this film documents a car driving challenge where the drivers of the Triumph cars have to drive to Snowden, Scafell and Ben Nevis in less than 20 hours. There is a lot of footage of the men at petrol stations and the moutnain scenery.
This is one of several films made by Sheffield Transport Department to promote their bus service. It gives a tour of parks and gardens in and around Sheffield.
This film was produced by Sheffield Transport Department to advertise and promote the use of buses in and around Sheffield, providing a commentary on the places visited. The film shows a Sheffield family having a day out to Fox House, just near the border with Derbyshire.
This film was produced by Sheffield Transport Department to advertise and promote the use of buses in and around Sheffield, providing a commentary on the places visited. The film presents a bus tour from Sheffield around the reservoirs in the Loxley Valley and Bradfield Valley.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this is a film of a steam engine rally in a field on Skelton Lane, Beighton. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film features the Wilkinson family visiting a Steam Rally at Wilsic Hall near Doncaster as well as the Flamborough Life-Boat Day and Bridlington. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this is film of several air shows in Yorkshire during the 1960s including Church Fenton, Finningly and Netherthorpe. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
This film contains footage of motorbike races which took place in 1947 at Odsal Stadium, Bradford. This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection which spans the period from 1920 until 2009. The collection includes films with many different topics including industrial documentaries, local events, educational and amateur titles and some of the Wood family home movies. The majority of the films were made by Harold Wood and his son David Wood who were both involved in the running of the film and photography company C.H. Wood.
Taken during a family holiday to Great Yarmouth and the Norfolk Broads, this film includes footage of the family during their leisure time and the different activities available in a seaside town as well as boat ride on the Broads.
Made by members of the Harrogate Cine Club, this film documents a family trip to Scotland and includes descriptive intertitles which identify the various places along the journey.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film contains footage of motor bike racing events from 1955 including the Ilkley Grand National, the Yorkshire Sports Car Club `4/44 Trophy Trial', and Scarborough Road Races.
This film, made by the West Riding Constabulary film unit, documents a courtesy rally in Dewsbury, 1953. The film initially captures the road rally, which involves a checkpoint time trial through Dewsbury. The final segment then shows vehicle and drivers tests, which include braking tests, manoeuvrability tests, and parking tests.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage of a trip by his family and a group of friends to Ramsgill, passing through the village of Coxwold and finishing up at Byland Abbey.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and shows a motocross event that took place in Yorkshire. There are shots of the riders, the bikes, the spectators and the tough terrain on which they compete. The collection contains a large amount of films about motocross trials and motorbike racing.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and is one of many films about motocross trials that took place in Yorkshire. This film shows the competitors getting ready before the race, the course itself, and the spectators helping the riders when they get stuck along the track.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and contains footage from a Lambretta race in Scotland and a gathering of Lambretta Club members from around the U.K. There are shots from along the race route as well as from the event in Woburn Park.
This film documents part of the 11th Annual Convention of the United Stated Junior Chamber of Commerce at which three members from Sheffield were in attendance, including W. G. Ibberson. The film includes scenes of New York in 1930 as well as SS Adriatic and Sikorsky Amphibian. Some of the footage is also included in "New York From The River," another film in the Ibberson Collection.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and chronicles the journey of a newly built Valiant car from the factory in Australia, across Europe, and finishing in Land's End in Cornwall.
This film is from the C.H. Wood collection and chronicles several car events including an antique car rally, attended by Queen Elizabeth, and a sporting events organised by Yorkshire Sports Car Club. There is footage of many old car makes as well as the manufacture of Bond Mini Cars.