Speed King - The Donald Campbell Story

  |  Buy to Own: 01/10/1994
  |  60 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Speed King - The Donald Campbell Story Film Poster


Donald Campbell's relentless pursuit of the world water speed record sent him through the 200mph barrier in his hydroplane, 'Bluebird'. This video chronicles his struggle to be the fastest man on land and water. Featuring footage from Britain, America and Australia, 'Speed King' follows the triumph and tragedy until his fatal crash on Lake Coniston in January 1967. It also includes an interview with Richard Noble, Campbell's successor as world land speed record holder.