Donald Campbell Smashes Water Speed Record (1955)

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    Ullswater, Lake District. STV. Campbell's Bluebird being towed towards camera. LV. Crowds on bank watching. SV. Bluebird being towed along water with Donald Campbell in cockpit. SV. Campbell's wife seated in dinghy with Lady Campbell (Campbell's mother). LV. Bluebird being towed. SV. Bluebird being towed with Campbell standing up in cockpit smiling. LV. Crowds watching. STV. Campbell seated in cockpit making last minute adjustments and putting on helmet. SV. Lady Campbell standing up in boat watching. CU. Campbell's wife's Bluebird earrings. STV. Campbell's wife watching Bluebird on first run. GV. Towards and pan to back view, Bluebird at speed on first run across measured Kilometre. CU. Timekeeper's stopwatches. GV. From right to left, Bluebird making second run along measured Kilometre. STV. Campbell sitting in Bluebird while boat is towed in. LV. Crowds on bank watching. SV. Campbell stepping out of boat very gingerly. It can be seen he is suffering from a back pain. SV. Boat being towed up as Campbell walks towards camera, smoking. LV. Bluebird being towed up on to ramp. SV. Campbell being pulled up on crane to relieve back pain. LV. People around Campbell congratulating him for breaking water speed record. SV. Campbell being congratulated by wife, Leo Villa his mechanic, and Lady Campbell, his mother. (Lav.) (Orig "G") FILM ID:537.07 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT
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    British Pathé
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