• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell (car and motorboat racer) races speedboat Bluebird II on Coniston Water preparing for an attack on his father's record

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Cumbria: Coniston Water:
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    BLUEBIRD Donald Campbell - son of Sir Malcolm making trial run of 130 miles an hour in the Bluebird II in preparation for attack on father's record


    DONALD CAMPBELL - SON OF SIR MALCOLM & Wife. Making trial run of Conniston water. Boat seen travellin across the lake at good speed - named Bluebird II. Reached 120 miles an hour


    CONISTON WATER Donald Campbell making trial run in Bluebird II at 130 miles an hour in preparation for attack on record.


    CONNISTON WATER Donald Campbell making trial run on boat seen travelling across lake at good speed-named "BLUEBIRD 11...reaches 120 m.p.h.


    Personalities - Records; Ships and Boats; Donald Campbell

    speedboat, racing, race, record breaking, break record, watercraft, dare devil, Donald Malcolm Campbell, Sir Malcolm Campbell
    Background: Donald Campbell (car and motorboat racer) races speedboat Bluebird II on Coniston Water preparing for an attack on his father's record

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADFJ8GKBV2HOSUGZO6ZWTVI1K6
    Media URN:
    VLVADFJ8GKBV2HOSUGZO6ZWTVI1K6
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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