Synopsis:A silent, black and white 'newsreel' following Donald Campbell in the Bluebird attempt to break the land speed record, both at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah in 1960, where he crashed, and then in 1964 at Lake Eyre, Australia. Muloorinia BP
Shotlist:00:00:44 Preparing for the first run, and footage of the Bluebird speeding along against the salt flats. 00:01:24 The car returns, and is checked over, then more footage of the Bluebird in action. 00:02:07 The skid marks of a crash, then camera pulls up to the car. Close ups of damage to Bluebird, then the car is lifted onto a truck and taken away. 00:02:43 Preparations for the next attempt and the overhaul of the Bluebird, including a small wind tunnel and the new tail fin. 00:03:29 Wide angle footage of the salt flats, preparation of the track, and driving the new car through town. The final overhaul. 00:04:39 Final preparation and dragging of the track, hoisting the BP flag and getting fuel barrels in place. 00:05:09 The new Bluebird arrives, Campbell gets in (with teddy), fuels up (with BP), and the run begins. 00:06:41 The Bluebird gets re-tuned after the first run, re-fuels and drives back. Good long shots of return - includes 10 seconds of through the rear of the car in action (please see copyright notes). ENDS.