Inexpensive plastic masks and vinyl smocks were an iconic American symbol of Halloween
Ben Cooper Halloween Costumes From Yesteryear
During the 1940’s and 1950’s, Halloween costumes weren’t as advanced as ours today. Ben Cooper Inc. primarily manufactured Halloween costumes from the late 1930’s to the late 1980’s, remaining one of the three largest Halloween costume manufacturers ever in the U.S. Inexpensive plastic masks and vinyl smocks were an iconic American symbol of Halloween from the 1950’s to the 1970’s, turning Cooper known as the “Halston of Halloween”and the “High Priest” of Halloween. Take a look at these iconic Ben Cooper Halloween costumes from yesteryear
By Ken Warren, 2018
Special Publishing Note
This article was originally written by Pop Expresso co-founder, Ken Warren for Halloween 2018. Ken had a love for Halloween all his life. The article remained unpublished, but completed and ready to be shared with Pop Expresso visitors and followers in 2019. Today, we are sharing some of that love and passion. Happy Halloween Ken we miss you. Thank you,
David and Donna
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