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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the Bluebird car, (the Napier-Arrol-Aster), in which Malcolm Campbell will attempt new world speed record. Dumfries, Scotland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Bluebird. The Napier-Arrol-Aster, modified at the Arrol-Aster works. Captain Malcolm Campbell will attempt new world speed record at Vernak Pan near Capetown shortly in this car. Dumfries, Scotland.

    L/S's of the Bluebird without its main body on, three men stand around and tinker with it. M/S as the camera pans across it. M/S as body is lowered into place. M/S as they stand around and work on it. Various shots as they use spanners to tighten nuts and bolts. M/S as it is wheeled along. Various shots of the car ready to go.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    774.26
    Media URN:
    35546
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:31:00 / 01:36:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1573

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