Director John Carpenter originally intended to call his movie The Babysitter Murders, but producer Irwin Yablans suggested that the story may be more significant if it were based around a specific holiday, so the title was changed to Halloween. Carpenter and co-screenwriter Debra Hill wrote the original script in just 10 days.
Find more Halloween trivia at 15 Terrifying Facts About John Carpenter’s Halloween.
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More vintage Halloween costumes at Oh, by the way.
What better time than the weekend before Halloween to decorate your front lawn for trick-or-treaters or to freak out your neighbors? Head over to the Prudent Penny Pincher blog for 50 Cheap and Easy Outdoor Halloween Decor DIY Ideas.
She Blogged By Night has a great post about the history of the Mike Myers mask from Halloween, A Very Brief History of a Very Famous Mask. I like these pics, in particular. Happy Halloween!