• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell prepares for a record breaking run in his boat Bluebird II.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lake Coniston".

    Lake Coniston, Cumbria. Bluebird II to attempt speed record.

    LV Across water- 'Blue bird' lying alongside jetty (For super sub.)

    MV 'Bluebird' lying alongside jetty.

    SV Mrs Daphne Campbell tending radio in launch.

    MV Donald Campbell sitting in boat talking to mechanic.

    SV Side view Campbell sitting in boat talking to mechanic.

    LV Angle shot 'Bluebird' lying alongside jetty.

    SV Angle shot 'Bluebird' lying alongside jetty.

    MV People in boat looking on.

    SV Campbell and Mrs. Campbell lighting cigarette on jetty.

    MV Boat being hauled into boat house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1421.04
    Media URN:
    46289
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:03:00 / 01:03:32:00
    Canister:
    49/64

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