Holidays & Seasonal

Hallowe'en Costumes - Yesterday & Today

Some of our favourite Hallowe'en costumes from today and movies from yesteryear...

hallowe'en, halloween costumes, seniors, baby boomers, to kill a mockingbird, scout, trick or treatingSeniors and baby boomers will remember Jem & Scout (in costume) in the woods on Hallowe'en night, in To Kill A Mockingbird (1962). Harper Lee's classic story is set in the deep South in the depression years, beginning in 1933. Photo:   

hallowe'en, halloween costumes, dogs in halloween costumes, fast food halloween costumes for dogsModern-day Hallowe'en dogs in fast-food costumes. Photo:  

hallowe'en, halloween costumes, seniors, baby boomers, meet me in st louis, margaret o'brien, joan carroll, trick or treating"Tootie" (Margaret O'Brien), and Agnes (Joan Carroll) dressed up for Hallowe'en and trick-or-treating in Meet Me In St. Louis (1944). The movie is set at the time of the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. Photo:

hallowe'en, halloween costumes, seniors, trick or treating, kids dressed as seniors, senior citizensToday's youth dressed as senior citizens for Hallowe'en. Photo: source unknown

hallowe'en, halloween costumes, seniors, baby boomers, jamie lee curtis, mike myers, horror movieBaby boomers loved the 1978 horror film Halloween starring Jamie Lee Curtis (in her movie debut) as Laurie Strode, and Mike Myers (in costume behind her). Photo:  

hallowe'en, halloween costumes, cat in halloween costume, cat in scuba costumeA modern scuba cat ready for Hallowe'en. Photo: Technology Tell

Happy Hallowe'en!

Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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