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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 1:36pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I'll bet that was a hot seller.
 
Here's the larger Shorpy version of the 1958 photo... I'm sure that's supposed to be an indian brave. Can't explain the rest of it tho.

 
That's a good find.  I should have known that picture was from Shorpy.  I assumed that photo was taken in some relatively urban area in the north, but I was thinking the Northeast, not Michigan.  Yeah, that costume must be some sort of clown or gypsy, or something like that, and then they improvised that mask.

Ummm....
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 1:20pm

I wonder if it's homemade...
 
 
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 1:05pm

 meower wrote:


what is Yellow Pants dressed up as?

 

Is it Sinbad, from Popeye?
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 12:57pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I'll bet that was a hot seller.
 
Here's the larger Shorpy version of the 1958 photo... I'm sure that's supposed to be an indian brave. Can't explain the rest of it tho.

 

it was a cold day.  and Jerz is right, he has two heads.
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 12:50pm

I was that age when the photo was taken.
In fact, I had the same costume as the red hooded girl has.

Whoops. TMI.
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 12:47pm

 Proclivities wrote:
While trying to figure out the origins of that "yellow pants" costume I stumbled across this other interesting Halloween costume from the '70s:
baretta
baretta 

 
I'll bet that was a hot seller.
 
Here's the larger Shorpy version of the 1958 photo... I'm sure that's supposed to be an indian brave. Can't explain the rest of it tho.
Proclivities

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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 12:36pm

While trying to figure out the origins of that "yellow pants" costume I stumbled across this other interesting Halloween costume from the '70s:
baretta
baretta 


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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 12:12pm

 meower wrote:


what is Yellow Pants dressed up as?

 
The mask looks like some Injun brave. The outfit looks like a clown or cowboy. Weird stuff.
 
The kid's wearing a jacket under the short-sleeve top, I think. That makes it more like some sort of Genie outfit... 
 
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 11:56am

 meower wrote:


what is Yellow Pants dressed up as?

 
it has two heads
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 11:50am

 meower wrote:


what is Yellow Pants dressed up as?

 
I've been trying to figure that out.  Parts of it must be from those old Ben Cooper costumes.  More research is required.


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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 10:59am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

SeS 2nd from right...

 
OMG, that is the stuff of nightmares.
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 10:56am

 meower wrote:


 
SeS 2nd from right...
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 10:54am


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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 10:50am

 Proclivities wrote:

{#Yes}  It sure looks like it.  There are such interesting details in that photo: the costumes, the cars, a couple of kids wearing saddle shoes...Popeye is hanging out in the back too.

 

what is Yellow Pants dressed up as?
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 10:17am

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:

I think they took the picture just as he was taking off.
 

 
Wow did I ever read that wrong. {#Confused}
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 10:03am

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:

I think they took the picture just as he was taking off.
 

 
{#Yes}  It sure looks like it.  There are such interesting details in that photo: the costumes, the cars, a couple of kids wearing saddle shoes...Popeye is hanging out in the back too.
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 9:55am

 miamizsun wrote:

dude, is that superman up against the fence?
 
I think they took the picture just as he was taking off.
 
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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 9:37am

 Proclivities wrote:
ca. 1959, location unknown:  Click image for larger version
halloween

 
dude, is that superman up against the fence?

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Posted: Oct 2, 2013 - 9:11am

ca. 1959, location unknown:  Click image for larger version
halloween
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Posted: Jul 30, 2013 - 2:12pm

 BlueHeronDruid wrote:

Some people don't backscroll.

 
Yeah, okay, we'll go with that.{#Hug}
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