• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell breaks another world water speed record.

  • Description

    Lake Coniston, Cumbria.

    CU. Donald Campbell drinking cup of tea. GV. Crowd gathered on jetty at Coniston Lake with Campbell's speedboat Bluebird tied up alongside. SCU. Campbell stepping off jetty and onto Bluebird. GV. Campbell in Bluebird putting on helmet. CU. Campbell adjusts his oxygen mask. GV. Bluebird leaving jetty and going onto the lake. SV. Time keepers on edge of Coniston Lake. LV. Bluebird travelling fast on first run and going into back view. SCU. Time keeper. LV. Pan, Bluebird coming in alongside jetty. SCU. Campbell raising himself out of cockpit. SV. Crowd on jetty. SCU. Donald Campbell on jetty with his arms round his team of technicians, his chief technician Leo Villa on right of picture. Campbell's new water speed record is 239 mph.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1505.07
    Media URN:
    49046
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:43:00 / 01:28:00:00
    Canister:
    57/91

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