The Many Pale Faces of Halloween’s Michael Myers

When Dr. Sam Loomis first met a six-year-old Michael Myers, he was struck by the boy’s blank, pale, emotionless face, and… the blackest eyes – the Devil’s eyes. And that was before he even put on the mask.

The disturbing appearance of Michael in the original Halloween remains undiminished, despite its simplicity. He wears a dark-blue boiler suit and a modest Halloween mask, which in the fiction of the movie, he steals from a hardware store.

And it really was a Halloween mask, but one depicting William Shatner as Star Trek’s Captain Kirk.

The original Captain Kirk mask that was used as the basis for The Shape's mask. The original Captain Kirk mask that was used as the basis for The Shape’s mask.

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