• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell breaks World Water Speed Record in Bluebird.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lake Coniston. Campbell Triumphs Again".

    Coniston Water, Cumbria.

    LV Donald Campbell sitting on speedboat Bluebird after world water speed record breaking run with members of engineering staff including Leo Villa. CU Donald Campbell smiling and holding teddy bear mascot.

    SV Donald Campbell sitting in Bluebird putting on helmet. GV Donald Campbell making first run from 1.to r. at speed of 243.41 mph.

    Angle shot, timekeeper looking through telescope.

    LV Pan, Donald Campbell making 2nd run from r. to 1. at speed of 253.84 mph.

    CU Donald Campbell sitting in cockpit of Blue Bird with his helmet on, he gives thumbs up signal.

    LV Press photographers on quayside taking pictures.

    CU Donald Campbell smiling with his arms round his chief mechanic Leo Villa and his friend Dory Swann.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1557.08
    Media URN:
    50006
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:56:00 / 01:19:03:00
    Canister:
    58/91

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