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Halloween Fun

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0090
Run Time
0h 3m 20s
Date Produced
circa 1952
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.
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)