SIR CAMPBELL & BLUEBIRD ARRIVE IN DAYTONA - 1932 English race car driver Sir Malcolm Campbell and his record breaking Bluebird car arrive in Daytona Beach, Florida for the latest event. The car is unpacked, taken for a test drive and gone over by mechanics before the big event.
SIR CAMPBELL & BLUEBIRD BREAK SPEED RECORD English racing motorist Sir Malcolm Campbell sets a new speed record of 272 m.p.h. at Daytona Beach, Florida. Crowds watch as Sir Malcolm and his car Bluebird whip past them on the sands.
BLUEBIRD ARRIVES IN FLORIDA FOR SPEED RECORD A curious crowd gathers for the unpacking of Sir Malcolm Campbell's famous race car Bluebird. Eager children chase after the speed breaking vehicle as it is towed to a garage for a tune-up prior to another attempt at breaking the speed record in Daytona Beach, Florida.
SIR MALCOLM CAMPBELL SETS NEW SPEED RECORD Sir Malcolm Campbell sets a new speed record of 301 m.p.h. driving his Bluebird race car across Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats. Observer POV from a platform or low-flying plane as Sir Malcolm and his Bluebird thunder past then cut to the smoking flat tire that nearly jinxed the whole deal.
MONSIEUR STAPP & HIS BULLET CAR - 1932 Monsieur Stapp drives his new "Bullet" car through the streets of Paris, France. He hopes to soon beat the speed record held by Sir Malcolm Campbell and his car "Bluebird."
LAND SPEED RECORD 1931 Malcolm Campbell hits a new world record with 246 mile an hour clip in Daytona Beach, Florida. Driving his thundering bluebird over bumpy sands, British speed demon fails to touch his unofficial mark of 265 mph, but exceeds 231 hung up by the late Sir Henry Segrave two years ago.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:06:00, No Audio
DONALD CAMPBELL SETS NEW SPEED RECORD - 1955 On Lake Mead, Nevada Donald Campbell continues his quest for speed as he pilots his jet boat "Bluebird II" to a new record of 216.2 m.p.h becoming the only man to exceed 200 m.p.h. on water, and live.
Date: November 17, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:03:00, With Audio
"BLUEBIRD" SPEEDBOAT SINKS - 1955 Lake Mead, Nevada is the scene of a setback to Donald Campbell whose jet-engined speedboat "Bluebird" sinks at the dock after test runs dashing his hopes of attempting to beat the world's speed mark on the water.
Date: October 16, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:00:00, With Audio
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