• Short Summary

    John Cobb tests his Jet Boat "Crusader" - he plans to attempt the World Water Speed Record.

  • Description

    Loch Ness, Scotland. John Cobb is testing the boat he hopes will break the World Water Speed Record.

    SV. John Cobb's jet boat "Crusader" being towed out into the Lake. SV. John Cobb talking to his wife. SV. Crusader alongside drifter 'Astrid'. SV. John Cobb putting on his helmet, watched by Captain George Eyston. SV. children watching. SV. John Cobb stepping into cockpit of "Crusader". CU. Mrs. Cobb watching. SV. Cobb seated in cockpit adjusting helmet and pulling down goggles over his eyes. STV. Batteries on "Astrid" for extra power in starting up jet engine on "Crusader". CU. Rear end of "Crusader" showing jet exhaust. LV. "Crusader" moving away from side of "Astrid". SV. Mrs. Cobb and friend watching. LV. "Crusader" moving out into Loch away from camera, showing jet exhaust blowing spray towards camera. GV. "Crusader" racing along Loch at speed. SV. Pan, Cobb's racing along at speed.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    28.04
    Media URN:
    27438
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:32:00 / 01:03:38:00
    Canister:
    52/73

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