Barbara Britton, Ella Neal, Eva Gabor and Katherine Booth relax after a hard Halloween season.
So, this is a goblin with a bat on his crotch, a witch and her pal the Holy Ghost fighting off sentient vegetables, and a disembodied floating pumpkin. Sure, makes sense.
Published by John Winsch, I believe this was the work of Samuel L. Schmucker. It’s a cut-and-paste job of a card, with bits of other cards turned into a new design. You can see the pumpkin head in this postcard, which I got from the link above:
The witch and the veggies are from this card:
And the goblin comes from this fantasy Halloween-themed card:
The individual cards make a heck of a lot more sense than the amalgam card above. Yet, they don’t make that much sense on their own, truth be told.
Vintage Halloween ad, also from Breakroom of the Glorious Worker’s Paradise.
Too adorable not to post: President Barack Obama and his mother Ann Dunham on Halloween, circa 1965, courtesy sunsetgun on Tumblr. For other presidential Halloween pictures, check out this terrific site with pics of White House Halloweens going back to the Eisenhower administration. Note the scariest damn pumpkin ever at Amy Carter’s party.
This is always a favorite: Joan Crawford on the cover of the Halloween edition of Rexall Magazine, 1933. This is from Breakroom of the Glorious Worker’s Paradise, which has an enormous spread of great vintage Halloween pictures. You should visit their site; you will not be disappointed.