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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story 'John Cobb Dies' - 52/80.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'John Cobb Dies' - 52/80.

    Material for Newsreel Story - some extra shots.

    Loch Ness, Scotland. John Cobb and boat prior to his death attempting the Water Speed Record.

    New engine being lowered into John Cobb's jet boat 'Crusader'. Cobb looks over his boat. Time keepers row to their measuring point. The 'Crusader' is lowered into the water and Cobb climbs in. He cleans the windscreen. CU the starter batteries, the boat moves out into the water. The timekeepers look on. 'Crusader' floats back to wards the dock. Cobb is prepared with his lifejacket for an attempt. The boat moves out onto the Loch once more. More shots of Cobb and the boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    30.48
    Media URN:
    27522
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:24:00 / 01:52:06:00
    Canister:
    52/80 I (Selected Originals)

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