• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell's Bluebird is taken by air to USA for the new world water speed record bid.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    Donald Campbell and his speedboat "Bluebird" travel to USA to challenge the world water speed record. CU. Pan, "Bluebird's" engine on crane. CU. Mrs Campbell with Mr Donald Campbell. CU. "Bluebird's" engine is lifted up towards plane. CU. Chief mechanic. SCU. Engine going inside plane. SCU. Body of "Bluebird". CU. Lady Campbell, Donald's mother and Mrs Campbell, Donald's wife. CU. Body of "Bluebird" being hoisted. CU. Crane driver. SCU. Body near the top of crane. CU. Opening of plane and man pulling the body towards plane. SV. Body going into plane. SCU. Campbell giving the V sign, pan over to boat.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "I")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    545.25
    Media URN:
    31128
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:37:00 / 01:31:23:00
    Canister:
    55/80

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