When I first saw the movie “IT”, yes with Rocky Horror as the clown, it freaked me out. One of the main points of creepiness was that the clown offered the kid a balloon to get him into the storm drain. It still bothers me today.
Canon Powershot G12, F/2.8, 1/20 s, ISO-1000, 6.1mm
Photomanipulation/composite, layered in PS Elements, HDR look added with Topaz Adjust 5 and finished in PS Lightroom.