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  • Short Summary

    Captain Malcolm Campbell's 'Bluebird' leaves Acton for Florida, to defend Britain's speed record.

  • Description

    Full titles read: '"Good luck go with you - and your sporting owner!" Capt. Malcolm Campbell's Napier-Campbell 900 h.p. "Bluebird", leaves for Daytona Sands, Florida, to defend Britain's speed record.'

    Acton, London.

    M/S of Malcolm Campbell's motorcar, 'Bluebird' being wheeled out of a garage by several men while a small crowd of people mill about. The man in the driving seat is probably Malcolm Campbell (not seen very clearly). The car is carefully towed off by a van as the onlookers gawp.

    For search purposes: Sir Malcolm Campbell.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    714.17
    Media URN:
    33661
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:36:00 / 01:22:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1471

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "wheeled out of a garage by several men" - amongst those men is chief mechanic Leo Villa.

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