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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 July

Donald Campbell Sets World Water Speed Record at Lake Ullswater, England

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
07/27/55
Run Time
1 min., 19 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Spectators line a dock at Lake Ullswater in the Lake District of England as Donald Campbell attempts to set a new world water speed record in his speedboat, Bluebird. After completing the course in record time, Campbell emerges victorious and is congratulated by a crowd of people, including his wife and mother.
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