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  • Short Summary

    Captain Malcolm Campbell breaks world record in 'Bluebird' racing car at Pendine Sands.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Pendine - "If at first you don't succeed...." Capt. Campbell breaks all World's records in his Napier "Bluebird" covering a mile in 20.66 secs - over 174 miles an hour.'

    Wales.

    M/S of Captain Malcolm Campbell sitting in his 'Bluebird' racing car on Pendine beach, surrounded by people. Some of his crew push the car into position. M/Ss of the car racing along the beach. Nice M/S of Campbell sitting in the stationary car with helmet and googols on his head; he smiles at the camera. People mill about in the background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2408.07
    Media URN:
    76467
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:05:00 / 01:12:51:00
    Canister:
    ON 321 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    There's more footage of this event in clips 668.26 and 2408.05.

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