Campbell cancels his attempt for new water speed record when his speedboat engine collapses.
Lake Coniston, Cumbria.
LV. Donald Campbell watching mechanics at work on his speedboat Bluebird. SV. Mechanics at work, & LV. SV. Campbell's chief mechanic Leo Villa working on Bluebird. SV. Campbell with Leo Villa. SV. The cockpit, & CU. LV. Bluebird being fuelled up. SV. Mechanics adjusting chain. GV. Bluebird under cover as engine is started. LV. Pan, spray being blown up by the exhaust, CU. SV. Bluebird with engine running. LV. Press and mechanic covering ears. CU. Tonia Campbell holding her ears. GV. The spray being blown across the lake. SV. Campbell and mechanic looking at engine. SV. Mechanic looking at the rotor blade. CU. The rotor blade. SV. Campbell walks away looking dejected.