Maybe Halloween was more eerie then, maybe the past inspires some sort of uncanny nostalgia within, or maybe black-and-white photos just make Halloween costumes super-sinister. Whatever it is, these photos contain the creepiest Halloween images we've ever seen—and they were all taken between 1890 and 1940. Readers beware!!!
Aardvarks? Rats? Foxes? Other?
I think my future would look pretty bleak if I were to step into a fortune-telling booth with these
I'm not sure whether this is a child playing mother or a mother playing child. Either way, it's creepy.
Maybe our ancestors didn't get dressed up as anything specific. And to be honest, they might be onto something—simply putting a hessian bag over ones head is scary enough!
Back to the hesium bag thing, it's a common horror-film motif for a reason!
The only thing that would make this image any weirder would be a massive grin spread across his face.
Neither! Just go away! Please!
I've never liked clowns....
It was too early for Ghostbusters. My second guess is the Michelin Man. Maybe we'll never know.
Your guess is as good as mine...
Something's gone seriously wrong at the Mickey Mouse Club
For more weird vintage costumes, watch this video
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