The camera does lie

The start of the 1967 Ulster Grand Prix. But all is not, perhaps, as it seems

The camera does lie
Every picture tells a story, right?

So, here we have the start of a race and Giacomo Agostini, on the MV, right, is streaking away into an unassailable lead, probably on his way to a comfortable, record-breaking victory in another world championship year.

Well, it was a championship year for Agostini – but apart from that, in this case, the camera does lie.

This is the start of the 39th Classic International Ulster Grand Prix, at the Dundrod circuit.

Read more in August’s edition of TCM

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