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    Material relating to newsreel story "Bluebird At Speed" - 58/79.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Bluebird At Speed" 58/79.

    Mute material for newsreel story - extra shots.

    Coniston Water / Lake Coniston, Cumbria.

    SV Donald Campbell and chief mechanic, Leo Villa looking out over Coniston water, pan to show Coniston. CU Mechanics fitting parachute which will act as extra break. SV Mechanics fitting chute, climbing down and one mechanic presses button on side of Bluebird and out pops the parachute. GV Blue bird being wheeled out of the boathouse into the water. CU Lady Campbell's secretary taking photograph. SV Donald Campbell putting on life jacket. GV Campbell climbing into Bluebird. CU Campbell standing in Bluebird holding helmet. SV Men with speed calculating machines. CU Man looking through telescopes. CU Still photographers. LV Campbell starting run in Bluebird, pan into BV. SV Man in rowing boat with marker buoys in b.g. GV Waves lapping on shores of Lake Coniston. SV Seat with waves lapping around it. CU Waves coming towards camera. GV Choppy water. LV Bluebird going along, pan to show it gradually gathers speed until it goes into BV. GV Bluebird coming from other side. GV Ditto, pan into BV. LV Bluebird coming from other side. LV Bluebird coming from other side. LV Bluebird going away from camera.

    (Orig. Neg. & Lav.)

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:03:00 / 01:24:33:00
    58/79 I (Selected Originals)

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