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  • Short Summary

    Captain George Eyston attempts speed records in his sports car.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    United States of America.

    Captain George Eyston drives his racing car / sports car out from under cover. Several shots of the car speeding across salt flats. He appears to be trying to break a land speed record. The car comes back into the pits. Shot of Eyston and other person sitting on car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    558.19
    Media URN:
    58523
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:38:00 / 01:39:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 103 F

Comments (1)

  1. Vitesse says

    This clip actually shows George Eyston in his car "Speed of the Wind" and dates from 1936. Other footage from the same set of record attempts can be seen in "Review of the Year 1936", canister 36/104. See also similar footage in canister 39/68 which is incorrectly stated to be John Cobb.

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