• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell sets a new World Land Speed Record at 403.1 mph at Lake Eyre in Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lake Eyre. Campbell Triumphs".

    Lake Eyre, Australia. Donald Campbell sets a new World Land Speed Record at 403.1 mph.

    SV of Donald Campbell's record breaking Bluebird car on the salt flats. Various Shots of mechanics looking over the car.

    Various shots of surface of of salt flats being flattened out.

    CU of Donald Campbell and his wife Tonia. She hands over him a mascot, a small teddy bear called 'Whoppit' to Donald who puts it in the cockpit.

    Various shots of the 'Blue Bird' making fast jet powered runs across the Salt Flats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1765.15
    Media URN:
    54577
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:09:00 / 01:49:31:00
    Canister:
    64/59

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