5 Weirdly Scary Vintage Halloween Costumes

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Written by emilyc

People think that the olden days were so wholesome, what with the quaint family dinners, absence of the internet, and complete lack of technologically advanced horror films. Au contraire! Vintage Halloween costumes are extra scarring and profoundly terrifying. You’re not going to find the following getups in the Walgreen’s Halloween isle. Scroll down to get a feel for what early costumes were like, just make sure you’re with a friend in a well-lit room.

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Trick or treat! What sweet little children.

vintage halloween

This family did not have a cohesive vision about what to be this year…

Vintage Halloween costumes

If this child trick-or-treated up to my door, I’d shut off all lights and pretend like no one was home.

Vintage Halloween costumes

Well, I won’t be sleeping for days.

Vintage Halloween costumes

Batman and Mickey Mouse take a frightening turn with these two.

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Emily is a New Yorker trapped in a Floridian's body and loves every minute of her big city life. With a major in international business and years of being surrounded by ill-fitting suits and all the wrong shoes, she learned that the importance of fashion needs to be communicated to the world. To her, fashion is on the same level as charity work and feeding hungry children. Emily can be found frolicking the streets of her gayborhood enjoying the off-color humor of the gays.

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