Halloween, 1977: Homemade Chewbacca Costume

Halloween Chewie 1977

Ass-kicker and name-taker Chip Guesman sent in this classic a few months ago. He says:

This was in Rices Landing PA (about 60 miles south of Pittsburgh). My mother made the costume by sewing individual strips of heavy plastic trash bags to a jumpsuit… I remember her staying up all night sewing it by hand for the Halloween parade at school (back when you were allowed to have such a thing!)…

The mask is from the 1976 Ben Cooper King Kong costume. Don’t forget to read the sign.

Thanks, Chip!

4 Responses to “Halloween, 1977: Homemade Chewbacca Costume”


  1. 1 Spencer Cross October 16, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Fun. FWIW, my wife is a first grade teacher and they still have a Halloween parade. The world has not become as glum as people seem to think.


  1. 1 Halloween, 1977: DIY Jawa and Stormtrooper | 2 Warps to Neptune Trackback on October 31, 2015 at 10:58 pm

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