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45 Creepy Old Movie Publicity Images 

We dug through the Voice's archives of publicity stills, looking for horror, sci-fi or otherwise weird publicity images from films gone by. Just in time for the Halloween (and horror movie) season, here are our favorites. Some are now strangely funny, while others still maintain some of the original, unsettling quality intended by the filmmaker.
Vampyres, 1974
Halloween III: Season of the Witch, 1982
Friday the 13th, Part 3, 1982
Day of the Dead, 1985

"Howard Sherman plays 'Bub', a zombie plagued by confusing memories of life before death."
Street Trash, 1987
Cat's Eye, 1985

"A deadly troll who 'steals the breath' of sleeping children is the malevolent force that invades the home of a little girl."
The Howling, 1981
Videodrome, 1983
Re-Animator, 1985
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone, 1983
Fire Power, 1979
The Hills Have Eyes, 1977
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, 1985
Halloween II, 1981
Witchboard, 1986

"'Malfeitor,' a supernatural entity unleashed from a ouija board, causes havoc in a small California town in Witchboard.
The Fog, 1980
Bride of the Gorilla, 1951
Day of the Dead, 1985

"Hordes of the living dead search hungrily for human flesh."
Friday the 13th, 1980
King Kong Lives, 1986
Halloween III: Season of the Witch, 1982
Child's Play, 1991
Dracula, 1931
Day of the Dead, 1985

"Miguel, Sarah's lover, falls prey to ravenous zombies in the abandoned missile silo that is the setting for Day of the Dead."
Exorcist II: The Heretic, 1977

"Linda Blair and Richard Burton, who star in John Broorman's film of Exorcist II: The Heretic, are bombarded by an army of demon locusts."
Halloween, 1981
Day of the Dead, 1985

"George A. Romero, writer/director, stands amid a sea of his zombie horror creations."
Eraserhead, 1977
Exorcist II: The Heretic, 1977

"Richard Burton, as Father Lamont, confronts the mysterious rites of an Ethiopian Coptic Church."
Halloween II, 1981
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, 1985
The Hills Have Eyes, 1977
Friday the 13th, 1980
The Thing, 1982
King Kong Lives, 1986
Species, 1995
Warlords of Atlantis, 1978.
The Amityville Horror, 1979
Street Trash, 1987
Species, 1995
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1992
Child's Play, 1998

"Chucky, a doll whose body has been inhabited with the soul of a psychotic mass murderer, practices voodoo on six-year old Andy Barclay."
The Conquest of the Pole, 1912
The Exorcist, 1973
Street Trash, 1987
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Vampyres, 1974
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