• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell fails to break his father's record at Coniston Water.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Coniston Water. Unlucky Campbell Just Misses Speed Title".

    Lake Coniston, Cumbria.

    LV Coniston water.

    MV 'Bluebird' powerboat leaving side. SV Mrs Daphne Campbell listening to radio.

    SV Mr Leach, mechanic, listening to radio at other end of course.

    LV Pan Donald Campbell making first run.

    MV Timekeeper, Mr Mayne, checking first run.

    LV Campbell starting second run. CU Pan Campbell at speed.

    MV Mrs Campbell on boat.

    CU Mrs Campbell anxiously awaiting result.

    MV Timekeeper gives 'thumbs down' sign.

    SV Mr Leach hears result at other end of course.

    SV Donald and Mrs Campbell in 'Blue bird'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1421.21
    Media URN:
    46306
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:54:00 / 01:30:47:00
    Canister:
    49/67

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