Silent film star Ben Turpin is often credited with being the first celebrity to insure a body part, in his case his crossed eyes. This may be apocryphal though, and it could have been a story put about for publicity.
Original B&W photo.
This entry was posted on October 17, 2013 by DaveD. It was filed under Entertainment and was tagged with Ben Turpin, colorized, colourised.
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