Speed racers Sir Malcolm Campbell and Gar Wood break records in the United States.
United States USA Date:1933 Duration:56 sec Sound:Yes
New land and sea speed records are set in the United States. People gather in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sir Malcolm Campbell seated in his race car 'Blue Bird'. He drives the car on Daytona beach and sets a new record driving at the speed of 272 miles per hour. People cheer. Close view of him smoking a cigarette in the car after his speed run. Speedboat racer Garfield Arthur Wood seated aboard his speedboat 'Miss America' on the St Clair River near Detroit Michigan. He races the 5000 horsepower mahogany speedboat and wins the Harmsworth Trophy. Close up view of Gar Wood smiling after his race. From a November 10, 1958 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
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