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  • Short Summary

    Malcolm Campbell's record breaking 'Bluebird' car on show.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Better Luck Next Time ! Capt. Campbell, after attaining 135 miles an hour in first try out of his Napier-Campbell 450 h.p. 'Bluebird' has to abandon attempt owing to defect in gear box."

    Pendine Sands, Glamorgan, South Wales

    Crowds have gathered outside the garage where the record breaking 'Bluebird' is housed. A group of men push the car outside. Malcolm Campbell is at the wheel. A man in white overalls - an engineer, runs up to give an extra push. The crowds stand back and admire, but no action today.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    664.27
    Media URN:
    26634
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:51:00 / 01:40:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1361

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