At first glance at this photo, it might seem that this is photoshop, but this statement will be fundamentally wrong. Photoshop in those days were not yet, and little signaled his appearance in soon. Pictured Martin Laurello more known as the owl man. Martin Joe Laurello – Unique a person who could turn his head 180 degrees. Martin Born in Nuremberg in May 1885. He was born with a twisted the spine, which allowed him to turn his head 180 degrees. Martin began performing in Europe at the age of 20, and in 1921 moved to America. In the USA he played in various performances and show. In addition to his crown trick with turning his head, he was known ventriloquist and doing tricks with dogs. Photos from open sources
A photo from open sources
Interestingly, when Laurello turned his head he could not breathe, but could drink. His last appearance was recorded on the show. “You asked for it” on March 24, 1952. Martin died of heart attack and was cremated in 1955, at the age of 70 years.