Phil's Vintage 8mm, Super-8 and 16mm Films and Projectors

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Updated February 28, 2015

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Universal Horror and Science Fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Sports and Historic films released by Castle Films.
All Castle Films are black & white 200' (approx. 9 minutes) professionally edited excerpts in Super 8mm magnetic sound, in the original boxes and in Near Mint condition unless noted.  The number in brackets ( ) after a title indicates if I have more than one print of that title.

Click HERE for a brief history of Castle Films by Mark Clark.
  • GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN - A 400' reel with the two Castle Films 200' extracts, "Trial Of Frankenstein" and "Frankenstein's New Brain" compiled together to make one 400' extract. Like New - $49
  • HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN - A 400' reel with the two Castle Films 200' extracts, "Doom Of Dracula" and "House Of Frankenstein" compiled together to make one 400' extract. Like New - $49
  • THE MUMMY, MUMMY'S TOMB, MUMMY'S GHOST - All 3 Castle Films Mummy series 200' extracts on a full 600' Bonum reel in a case. All in Near Mint condition - $99

  • HAVE BADGE WILL CHASE - Highlights from "Abbott and Costello Meet The Keystone Kops". Like New in the OB - $29
  • HOLLYWOOD AND BUST - Another excerpt from "Abbott and Costello Meet The Keystone Kops". Like New in the OB - $29
  • ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET THE MUMMY - Abbott and Costello in their last, and one of their best films at Universal. Mint in U-8 OB - $39
  • THE MUMMY'S GHOST - Starring Lon Chaney and John Carradine. Like New in the OB - $49
  • FOREIGN LEGION - Abbott and Costello fight dehydration in the desert. Like New in the OB - $39
  • DOUBLE CROSS AT CRISS CROSS - Abbott and Costello with Marjorie Main in the old west. Near Mint in the OB - $39
  • DR. PAINLESS - Bob Hope and Jane Russell. Another excerpt from "Paleface". Mint in shrinkwrap - $39
  • CIRCUS THRILLS - Like New in the OB - $29
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  • RIDE 'EM COWBOY - Abbott and Costello wreak havoc on a dude ranch. Like New in the OB - $39
  • WHO'S ON FIRST (2) - Abbott and Costello classic comedy from "Naughty Nineties". The complete classic routine, about 7 minutes. Mint in Universal-8 box - $39
    Also an abridged 100' 4 minute version in the OB - $24
  • A WEAK-END DRIVER - Classic comedy with Larry Seamon. Near Mint in OB - $39

  • THE INVISIBLE MAN - 1931 classic with Claud Rains. Near Mint in OB - $49
  • GAY 90'S LIVE AGAIN - Another classic Castle release of 1890's rare footage. shows Easter parade in New York, Sarah Bernhardt, Alexander Graham Bell, Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Bathing Beauties, old San Francisco, much more. Mint in shrinkwrap - $39
    Excellent+ used in OB - $29

  • CLASH AND CARRY - Chilly Willy cartoon. Mint in shrinkwrap - $39
  • GERONIMO - 1939 Paramount action western with Preston Foster and Andy Devine. Mint in the OB - $39
  • OVERTURE TO WILLIAM TELL - Walter Lantz Musical Miniature cartoon. Mint in OB - $39
  • THIS IS WAR (2) - The Marx Brothers comedy. Excerpt from DUCK SOUP. Mint in excellent condition OB - $29
  • PIGSKIN CAPER - The Marx Brothers comedy. Excerpt from MONKEY BUSINESS. Mint in excellent condition OB - $29
  • FAMOUS FIGHTS - Highlights from the Gavilan vs. Cartier, Pep vs. Perez, Demarco vs. Basilio, and Robinson vs. Olson fights. Mint in OB - $29
  • GAY 90'S LIVE AGAIN & YESTERDAY LIVES AGAIN - Both together on a 400' reel in a white box. Like New condition - $59
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  • NEWS PARADE OF THE YEAR - Castle Films released one of these every year from 1937 to 1972. These are very hard to find in super-8 sound. All Near Mint to Mint, some in shrinkwrap: 1938 (2), 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1964, 1969, MOVIES GREATEST HEADLINES - $39 each
  • THE WHITE HOUSE - Camera tour of the White House in the 1960's. Mint in shrinkwrap - $39

All 200' in original boxes (OB) unless noted.


Castle Films changed into Universal-8 Films in the early 70's. They finally responded to collectors demands by releasing films in these longer 400' digest versions. All are Black and White unless noted as Color.

  • MONKEY BUSINESS - 1931 Marx Brothers classic. 400', Like New in the OB - $59
  • FRANKENSTEIN - 1931 classic with Boris Karloff with a Spanish soundtrack. 400', Near Mint in the OB - $49
  • THE ISLAND - 2x400' Color Digest Print. Mint mylar print with very good color mounted on 600' reels in case - $59

All Films On This Page Are Super 8mm ( Super 8 ) Magnetic Sound And In Original Boxes Unless Noted !

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