• Short Summary

    Video Roll Title: Captain Malcolm Campbell arrives in England after breaking speed record, aboard the 'Mauretania': and Charlie Chaplin on same boat (also GR 17119)
    Good shots of land speed record breaker Malcolm Campbell and film star Charlie Chaplin (Charlot / Charles Chaplin).

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Tumultuous reception to Capt Malcolm Campbell - home again after enhancing Britain's world land-speed record in the Napier 'Bluebird'

    EXT
    Ship 'Mauretania' along in waters

    INTERTITLE: Aboard the Mauretania with Steve Donoghue and Charlie Chaplin also homeward bound

    Charlie Chaplin (comedian and film star), wearing overcoat and carrying cane linked arms with Steve Donoghue (riding humourist who won the Derby six times) and Captain Malcolm Campbell posing for photographs aboard the Mauretania / Good shot of Charlie Chaplin lifting his hat in characteristic salute, shrugging his shoulders

    INTERTITLE: To avoid detracting from Campbell's reception at Southampton, Charlie disembarks at Plymouth

    Charlie Chaplin disembarking from the Mauretania, again making characteristic gestures with hat, carrying cane

    INTERTITLE: SOUTHAMPTON - where Mayor and populace accord a befitting welcome to hero of Daytona

    (NIGHT SHOTS)
    Malcolm Campbell along past photographers to platform / Campbell talking to welcome crowd using microphone / Campbell and his wife Dorothy Evelyn away

    INTERTITLE: On to LONDON - and the cheers of eager throngs

    Train pulling into station with sign on front reading 'Welcome Campbell the bluebird special' / Campbell greeting family, holding and embracing child ( Jean Campbell) Campbell and Dorothy Campbell his wife climbing into back seat of car

    INTERTITLE: At WESTMINSTER HALL the Government honours Sir Henry Segrave's gallant successor

    Car carrying Malcolm Campbell and wife Dorothy pulling alongside pavement, horse guard in background / Eager crowd wating / Campbell and wife having disembarked from car being greeted by mayoral dignitaries / More of excited crowd / Campbell and Dorothy go inside city hall

    INT
    Campbell and Dorothy (his wife) inside hall on platform with dignitaries / Bouquets handed to wife and Jean his daughter / Malcolm Campbell speaking to audience
    Background: Video Roll Title: Captain Malcolm Campbell arrives in England after breaking speed record, aboard the 'Mauretania': and Charlie Chaplin on same boat (also GR 17119)
    Good shots of land speed record breaker Malcolm Campbell and film star Charlie Chaplin (Charlot / Charles Chaplin). Also includes Steve Donoghue, racing humorist and multiple Derby winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8AZOR2G0SRO7MGF7GRMBZNBTS
    Media URN:
    VLVA8AZOR2G0SRO7MGF7GRMBZNBTS
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:20:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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