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  • Short Summary

    Bad weather thwarts Donald Campbell and Bluebird

  • Description

    Location: Cumbria, England / United Britain

    Story about bad weather thwarting Donald Campbell's attempt to break the world water speed record.

    VS. Scenes around Lake Coniston waters while adverse weather holds up an attempt by Donald Campbell to break the water speed record. Very good scenic shots of Lake Coniston and the Cumbria landscape.

    VS of Campbell and Leo Villa, they have a look at Bluebird. Photographers and observers with their timing equipment are also waiting patiently.

    Campbell does take Bluebird out for a number of slow runs but soon brings her in again. VS of the Bluebird on the water. VS of Bluebird being brought ashore.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3168.20
    Media URN:
    89024
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:44:00 / 01:56:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 4222 B

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