The Happiest Place On Earth

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Disneyland, California opened this week in 1955, but it would take decades for the park’s ‘imagineers’ to hone the trademark cute character cosplay from the nightmare-level costumes of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

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5 thoughts on “The Happiest Place On Earth

    1. Kieran NYC

      The look like they’ve just had Roman Polanski at their noses a la ‘Chinatown’.

  1. DaveM

    they are some scary arsed costumes.They remind me of those feckin’ nightmare bears outside the point depot.sinister lookin’yokes,they freak me out every time i see them.

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