• Short Summary

    Donald Campbell receives trophy from RAC + exhibition of mechanised sculptures.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News in Flashes".


    Land speed record holder Donald Campbell receives Seagrave Trophy, presented by Earl Howe on behalf of the Royal Automobile Club (RAC). Various C/Us of the Segrave Trophy. M/S of Donald Campbell stepping forward to receive the trophy from Earl Howe, guests applaud as he steps forward. C/U of Earl Howe handing the trophy to Donald and shaking hands. M/S of Mrs. Campbell seated next to the Duke of Argyll. Various shots of Donald Campbell posing with his crew. M/S of press photographers. M/S of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell standing beside the trophy.

    Intertitle reads: "London".

    Panning shot exhibition of mechanical art at Kaplan Gallery, people looking at the various exhibits. Various C/Us of artist Jean Tinguely demonstrating the exhibits. C/U of the exhibits working: various shapes connected with wires spin around. Various C/Us of Mr. T. showing another exhibit to a young woman. She presses a button and the mechanical sculpture leaps into action, she laughs with surprise. The machine draws squiggles on a sheet of paper.

    Note: see separate record for "News in Flashes" story about Princess Grace in France (film id 1701.04).

    Note: newspaper article and brochure about Jean Tinguely on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:30:00 / 01:03:42:00

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