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  • Short Summary

    Car racing at Brooklands - Malcolm Campbell takes Bluebird for a spin around the track.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brooklands. Record Holiday Crowds see racing packed with thrills and Sir Malcolm Campbell with his marvellous record breaking 'Blue Bird'!"

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    Racing cars speed away from start on Brooklands famous race track. Shots of the large crowd watching. More shots of motorcar racing on the banked track.

    Sir Malcolm Campbell in his record breaking Bluebird car is wheeled out onto the track. Various shots of Bluebird driving around the race track.

    N.B. This story and the following one - 'Kempton's New Wonder Grand Stand' may originally have been one item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    703.34
    Media URN:
    6122
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:33:00 / 01:49:09:00
    Canister:
    33/32

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage of Bluebird at Brooklands was shot on Easter Monday, 17 April 1933.

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