UDHCMH

Like a trip to the antique store. Images, artifacts, and stories of life in the University District in Columbus, Ohio from the past 150 years and much, much more.

Spookshow poster, c. 1950.
Spookshows were popular live features at theaters in the 1930-55 period in which a magician presented a horror-themed stage show culminating in a blackout during which ghosts and ghouls roamed the audience, accompanied by all sorts of weird special effects.
This poster is in the Castle Halloween Museum in Wheeling WV. (You really ought to go!)
  • 25 June 2012
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