• Short Summary

    John Cobb beats the land speed record in Utah in the United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "UTAH"

    C/U of the racing motorist John Cobb in his car on Salt Lake beach in the United States of America. Various shots of Cobb moving across Salt Lake at 369 mile per hour. beating Eyston's world record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1021.34
    Media URN:
    20422
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:01:00 / 01:35:18:00
    Canister:
    39/68

Comments (1)

  1. Vitesse says

    This clip actually shows George Eyston in his car "Speed of the Wind" and dates from 1936. It appears to be from the same sequence as the unused footage in canister UN 103 F and in Review of the Year 1936 in canister 36/104. It was presumably used because no film of Cobb's run - which took place in late August 1939 - had been received from the United States.

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