• Short Summary

    Malcolm Campbell breaks land speed record again in 'Blue Bird' at Salt Lake, Utah.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Land speed record. Sir Malcolm Campbell's remarkable achievement at Bourneville, Utah".

    Utah, United States of America (USA).

    Various L/Ss of aeroplanes in flight and an ocean liner at sea ("Queen Mary"?) representing speed at which these pictures were brought to British audiences.

    Various shots of streamlined car, 'Blue Bird' being towed across Salt Lake (looks like desert). Various C/Us of car. Various shots of 'Blue Bird' driving very fast across salt lake in record breaking speed attempt. M/S of driver, Malcolm Campbell, getting out of car. M/S of group people clapping. C/U of Campbell talking to camera - he explains that although cars' body is covered with salt from the lake, none got into driving seat. M/S of convoy of ordinary cars crossing salt lake.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    839.48
    Media URN:
    12337
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:42:00 / 01:51:05:00
    Canister:
    35/73

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The Land Speed Record shown here was achieved on 3 September 1935.

    The record speed reached was 301.13mph.

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