Introducing The New "Bluebird" Aka Blue… 1932

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    Full title reads: "Brooklands. Introducing the new 'Bluebird' - and Sir Malcolm Campbell will tell you all about it."

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    The new version of Bluebird is wheel out by her crew. The body panels have been removed. Views of the car chassis and engine without the body panels.

    Sir Malcolm Campbell stands behind the car and answers the interviewers questions about the changes to the car. It has a new power unit. (Cut away to car to show Rolls Royce engine).

    C/U of various parts of the engine.

    Shot of interview, Campbell and Bluebird.

    Campbell says they will be ready for another record attempt next year. He praises the work. (Cut away to shot of car). He discusses the siting of the petrol tanks - one of them is under the driver's seat! He says the car is 'a credit to British engineering'. He discusses the system for accelerating through the gears. (C/U of the gears and crank shaft).

    Campbell climbs into the cockpit of the car shell. He discusses the car with his mechanic.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    5199
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    685.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:56:00 / 01:37:27:00
    Canister:
    32/95
    Sort Number:
    32/095
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Science & Technology Trade & Industry
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