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The 1928 Armistice Day is celebrated on the streets of Leeds in this short newsreel item
Non-Fiction 1928 1 mins Silent
The 1928 Armistice Day is celebrated on the streets of Leeds in this short newsreel item.
Men of Iron
Amateur film 1960 19 mins Location: Leeds
The ancient art of sand casting using an iron mould is the focal point of this industrial film made at Steander foundry in Leeds.
The Visit of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to John Barran’s Factory
Sponsored film 1939 4 mins Silent Location: Leeds
In this fascinating film, made just over 6 months before the start of World War 2, George VI inspects a military uniform factory in Leeds.
Factual TV 1988 8 mins Location: Leeds
A Yorkshire bus factory gets a new lease of life and goes on to inspire innovation in the industry in this pleasing short film.
Half a Lifetime
Amateur film 1978 9 mins Location: Leeds
Leeds Council’s elaborate plan to redevelop sports facilities in the city receives close scrutiny from this film’s local commentator.
West Indian Carnival
News 1980 6 mins Location: Leeds
In this celebratory short film, Leeds is transformed with colour and spectacle during the annual West Indian Carnival.
Women and Leisure
Current affairs 1988 11 mins Location: Leeds
This film sees Sheffield Council reform and modernise their approach to female leisure activities for their diverse and busy community.
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Silent Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Silent Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Silent Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.