SYNOPSIS:Silent film depicting the land speed record-breaking triumph of Major Henry Seagrave on Daytona Beach, USA
BP ASSET ID:803427
ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE NOTES:None
SHOTLIST:Silent film depicting Henry Seagrave (later Sir Henry Seagrave) driving the Golden Arrow at Dayton Beach, Florida, USA on 11 March 1929. Breaking the existing land speed record (Wakefield Trophy) with a speed of 231.45 mph. Includes very brief footage of 1920s crowds. Also, Lee Bible, the American challenger, crashes and is taken off to hospital at the end.