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  • Short Summary

    Captain Malcolm Campbell's 'Bluebird' is wheeled onto Daytona Beach before he makes the world record for speed.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Like "a comet on wheels" - is how America aptly described Capt. Campbell and his Napier-Bluebird... as he made World record for speed... 206.9 miles per hour."

    Daytona Beach in Florida, United States of America.

    L/S and M/S of Malcolm Campbell's motorcar being wheeled onto Daytona Beach by several men; a crowd of people look on. Campbell (?) is seen in the driver's seat.

    Note: this item does not show the car being driven or breaking the world speed record!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.27
    Media URN:
    33742
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:20:00 / 01:34:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1482

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "motorcar being wheeled onto Daytona Beach by several men" - the man on the right in the white boiler suit is chief mechanic Leo Villa.

    "Campbell (?) is seen in the driver's seat" - yes, that's Malcolm Campbell.

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