Release : 1984-01-01
Genre : Documentary
Runtime : 25 minutes
Company : MacGillivray Freeman Films
Cast : James Burke, Monty Cox, Shane McCamey, Linda Hoy, Omri Katz, Andy Muxlow
Language : en
A documentary on the history on mankind’s attempts to reach high speeds. Starting with the invention of the bicycle, going on to sports cars, cars with jet engines, rocket-powered cars, attempts to break the sound barrier, and rocket-engine airplanes. Each achievement is documented by title card indicating the speed reached in miles per hour.