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Halloween Footage

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0090
Run Time
0h 3m 20s
Format
16mm
Color
color
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
circa 1952
Abstract
Footage of costumed children participating in various Halloween games such as bobbing for apples and a paper-bag pinata. This footage was used for a Margaret Conneely unedited short titled “Halloween Fun” starring Jim & John Conneely and their friends.
Log
00:03 - Children parade past the camera in their costumes against a Halloween backdrop. Some costumes are clowns, knights, a devil and a pirate. 00:23 - Children in MS bobbing for apples at a table by the same backdrop. Var. takes as children get apples and display them to the camera. 01:21 - A woman distributes paper bags to children followed by the excited group gathered closely around a paper-bag pinata as they take turns trying to break it in MS. 02:14-03:16 - Var. children in MS posing with their heads and hands through a white sheet. The sheet is decorated with a witch hat and dress. The children goof off for the camera, grinning and making faces.
Main Credits
Conneely, Margaret (is filmmaker)
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)