• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell returns home and talks about his escape from death on the Salt Flats.

  • Description

    London airport.

    SV. Donald Campbell and his wife Tonia coming down steps from aircraft on his return from his unsuccessful attempt to break the land speed record. SV. & SCU. Cameramen. Various shots of Donald Campbell and wife seated with reporter during an interview - natural sound. Campbell talking abut the accident in great detail. Also hopes to return to Salt Flats and break the record next year.

    As he talks a sequence of Bluebird car speeding across Salt Flats is seen. Also, several shots of the Bluebird including close up shot of safety belt which is reputed to have saved Donald's life.

    CU. Donald Campbell talking. Angle shot, Tonia holding her toy bear. Various shots of Donald Campbell being interviewed.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1698.06
    Media URN:
    52809
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:07:00 / 01:12:17:00
    Canister:
    60/93

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