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Can you help me list vintage Halloween costumes?

Asked by Dog (25061points) August 14th, 2010 from iPhone

As an artist I have a tradition of painting vintage trick-or-treaters every year.

Nothing commercial like Star Wars or modern. I am seeking vintage generic like cowboys and Indians (done last year)

Can you all help me with ideas?
The more ideas the better!

Some of the many I have done:
Angel
Devil
Pirate
Ballerina
Princess

Please give me a hand here.
:)

THANKS!

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17 Answers

chyna's avatar

Bum, belly dancer or gypsy, ghost.

Aethelwine's avatar

Firefighter, nurse, polliceman

jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities's avatar

Vampire (Of the Dracula variety, not what passes for one nowadays).

janedelila's avatar

vampire, farmer, doctor

gypsywench's avatar

Nothing would be more vintage than a ghost or a witch. What about a banshee?

DrasticDreamer's avatar

Nun, nurse (candy striper, or whatever they were called?), ballerina.

janedelila's avatar

frankenstein. baby. your mama

Frenchfry's avatar

werewolf, mummy, french maid, vampire, bunny,

shego's avatar

How about a soda jerk?

Dog's avatar

You guys are brilliant! Thank you!

Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

A few that haven’t been mentioned: cowboy/girl, black cat, ballerina, gypsy, angel, pirate (ahoy matie!)

Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

@jonsblond That is priceless! Thx for sharing.

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