• Short Summary

    Item about the speed car 'Bluebird' up for sale at car dealer in Wembley, London.

  • Description

    'Bluebird' for sale at Wembley, London.

    C/U Bonnet of Bluebird, pan up to show length of car. L/S car in yard. L/S from rear of car. C/S empty cockpit. C/U Steering wheel. C/U cockpit pan down to empty seat. M/S Sir Malcolm Campbell (library footage) assisted into cockpit. C/U Crowds. C/U Sir Malcolm in cockpit. L/S flag down for start, car moves out of picture.

    L/S Car travelling at terrific speed. Aerial shot car travelling along beach. Dissolve to. C/U dials. C/U front wheel M/S Men at tyre. C/U Tyres, pan pulling off tread. Man at front of car. C/U two flags painted on car. L/S men walk from front to side of car. ML/S. Men at side of car, open bonnet to reveal engine. C/U engine. L/S along car. L/S Car standing in yard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1279.23
    Media URN:
    34482
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:38:00 / 01:38:12:00
    Canister:
    NP 307

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Aerial shot car travelling along beach" - it's Daytona Beach.

    "Men at tyre" - the first of them is car dealer John Simpson.

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