• Short Summary

    Major Henry Segrave breaks land speed record at Daytona Beach. Lee Bible dies in car?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Major H.O.D. Segrave beats all existing land-speed records by achieving 231 m.p.h. in his all-British 'Golden Arrow' at Daytona.

    USA: Florida: Daytona Beach Road Course:
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    'Golden Arrow' land speed record car
    Major Henry Segrave in driver's seat

    SLATE INFORMATION: The actual lightning-like dash

    'Golden Arrow' (driven by Segrave) along at high speed breaking land speed record
    Mid shot of Segrave

    SLATE INFORMATION: Two days later, Mr Lee Bible loses his life in an attempt to lower Segrave's record.

    Lee Bible (Driver) in 'White Triplex' car
    Race car (driven by Bible) along at high speed
    People standing near car wreckage (Lee Bible died in crash)
    'White Triplex' car wreckage

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mr Lee Bible (America) meets his appalling death in attempting to beat his rival.

    Lee Bible in driver's seat
    Car along at high speed

    SLATE INFORMATION: On the scene of the crash, a cinematographer was killed by the hurtling car.

    Pieces of 'White Triplex' car wreckage
    Background: Major Henry Segrave breaks land speed record at Daytona Beach. Lee Bible dies in car crash trying to break the record two days later.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7GONTK7OK6KMYS24A14Q7ZYFR
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GONTK7OK6KMYS24A14Q7ZYFR
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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