CAPTAIN EYSTON REGAINS SPEED RECORD CROWN British speed racer Captain Eyston recaptures his crown by beating John Cobb's land speed record of 357 m.p.h. with a new record of 357 m.p.h. The revamped Thunderbolt seems to soar over the sand seen partially by pilot POV from the air.
CAPTAIN EYSTON UNPACKS "THUNDERBOLT" CAR British speed king Captain George Eyston unpacks his 3600 horsepower "Thunderbolt" in preparation of beating his earlier speed record of 312 m.p.h. Observer POV of the dashboard reveals numerous dials and controls that will be used to track its speed.
EYSTON SETS 345 M.P.H. LAND SPEED RECORD British racing ace Captain George Eyston prepares for a new world speed mark as his car "Thunderbolt" is painted black and the track prepared on the Bonneville, Utah salt flats. Driver POV of the sand blurring by as Eyston breaks his last speed record with a new one for 345 m.p.h.
CAPT. GEORGE EYSTON & THUNDERBOLT CAR Captain George Eyston prepares his race car "Thunderbolt" for the upcoming challenge of besting his current world land record of 312 miles per hour. Thunderbolt resembles a rocket ship from the future and boasts a 3600 horsepower engine.
BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS RAVAGED BY TWISTER A twister roars through the town of Belleville, Illinois leaving enormous destruction in its wake. Houses are smashed to pieces, spikes driven through a vehicle tire, trees uprooted and more.
MAYOR TAKES ACTION AGAINST NYC TRUCK STRIKE Pan down from the skyscrapers of New York City to hundreds of parked trucks after 15,000 drivers go on strike. Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia declares a public emergency and turns out hundreds of old Sanitation Department vehicles at the City Hall to begin moving supplies.
NEW CARS & FEATURES ON DISPLAY AT AUTO SHOW Gleaming new automobiles and features like roomier trunks,motor and gear innovations and even a new push-button automated hood for a convertible are on display at a 1938 car show. Pretty models show off the gleaming cars and some pretty strange headgear too.
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