Sir Malcolm Campbell attempts World land speed record in South Africa.
Full titles read: "A GALLANT FAILURE - Whilst failing to beat MAJOR SEGRAVE'S World record Captain Campbell in his "BLUE BIRD".... beat US record by 11 mph."
L/S of crowds of people gathering in the desert like location to watch the record bid. L/S of the "Blue Bird". L/S of men pushing the futuristic looking motor car backwards. M/S of Sir Malcolm Campbell putting goggles on. M/S of man smoking cigarette placing straps on Campbell's wrists.
L/S's and high angle shots of the car attempting the record bid, a cloud of dust follows behind. Several shots of mechanics checking the car after the attempt. Nice shot of Campbell offering a small monkey a peanut however the monkey seems content to keep hold of its bottle of wine !