8mm

This 8mm film, taken by my father, is of Sir Donald Campbell's Bluebird car and jet boat as they travelled up Glen Osmond Road in Adelaide, South Australia 1963. They stopped by the side of the road for a break on their way through the city, and he managed to capture these images there. This was the first year of the campaign to break the land and water speed records, and would have been around the March time frame. Sir Donald took the Bluebird north up to Lake Eyre, one of the worlds largest (usually dry) salt lakes, to make his attempt at the world land speed record at the time.

You can read more on Wikipedia here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluebird-Proteus_CN7

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Technical:
Filmed on 8mm silent movie film by John Willis - 1963 in Adelaide, South Australia
Digital Transfer via a Tobin Cinema Systems TVT-D8-PHD projector/scanner
Post Production Editing - Adobe Premiere CS6 + Magic Bullet Looks + Mercalli image stabilisation
Music by Kevin MacLeod - "Plucky Daisy" (Licensed under Creative Commons by attribution license)

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