• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell gets Bluebird ready at Ullswater for world record speed attempt.

  • Description

    Ullswater, Lake District.

    SV. Mrs Campbell lifting bottle to christen Bluebird, a boat which will attempt to break the world speed record. SCU. Mrs Campbell christening boat. LV. Bluebird going down into water. SV. Mr Leo Villa, chief mechanic, watching. SCU. Bluebird. SCU. Campbell's sister. SV. Donald Campbell at wheel of boat. CU. Campbell putting helmet on. CU. Jet motor starting. GV. Jet motor starting. GV. Ullswater. LV. Bluebird on water throwing out smoke. LV. Bluebird on water throwing out smoke. Boat under way. CU. Campbell's wife (on left) and sister. LV. Boat going slowly through water. SV. Pan Boat going slowly through water.

    (Lav.) (Orig "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    505.02
    Media URN:
    30456
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:18:00 / 01:03:09:00
    Canister:
    55/13

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