The 1978 version of Halloween is a classic in every sense of the word. Michael Myers is the perfect horror character as portrayed by Carpenter.
He is not well known and he is driven by pure evil. HALLOWEEN was shot in 21 days in the spring of 1978, mostly in South Pasadena California. Check out the Location Pictures page and Location Directions page for information about the film sites. Pumpkins in March were a problem, as were the palm trees of sunny California.
Oct 08, 2015 As the movie was actually shot in early spring in southern California (as opposed to Illinois in late October), the crew had to buy paper leaves from a decorator and paint them in the desired In the documentary short, 'Halloween' Unmasked 2000 (1999), it was revealed that the crew had chosen two masks for Michael Myers to decide on.
The first was a Don Post Emmett Kelly smiling clown mask that they put frizzy red hair on. This was an homage to how he killed his sister, Judith, in a clown costume. They tested it out and it appeared Oct 27, 1978 Watch video Halloween is an absolute terrific movie that breaks boundaries and makes you lock the doors, bolt your windows, and turn off the lights!
" They're gonna get you! They're gonna get you! ". Sep 08, 2011 John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN premiered on October 25th, 1978, not in Los Angeles with a big event at Mann's Chinese Theater, instead Halloween is a 1978 American slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, cowritten with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut.
The film tells the story of Michael Myers, who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his older sister Judith Myers. Fifteen years 15 Terrifying Facts About John Carpenters The 20day shoot commenced in the spring of 1978 and the film was released in October of the same year.
Carpenter filmed additional scenes A 1978 independent horror film directed by John Carpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with producer Debra Hill), Halloween serves as the Trope Codifier for the Slasher Movie formula. Halloween night, 1963: In Haddonfield, Illinois, sixyearold Michael Myers kills his teenage sister Judith with a kitchen knife without explanation.