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CastleLogo4.jpg (18350 bytes) CASTLE FILMS - UNIVERSAL-8 FILMS
Updated January 14, 2016
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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.

  • 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'S GHOST - Starring Lon Chaney and John Carradine. Like New in the U8 OB - $49
  • GAY 90'S LIVE AGAIN & YESTERDAY LIVES AGAIN - Both together on a 400' reel in a white box. Like New condition - $59
  • FIREMAN, SAVE MY CHILD - Wild comedy with Buddy Hackett and Spike Jones. Near Mint in the OB - $39
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • A WEAK-END DRIVER - Classic comedy with Larry Seamon. Near Mint in OB - $39
  • HURRY HURRY - Great W.C. Fields comedy excerpt from "Never Give A Sucker An Even Break". Excellent in the OB - $29
  • 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
  • THE INVISIBLE MAN - 1931 horror classic with Claude Rains, Like New 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
  • 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
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 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 - $39
  • THE ISLAND - 2x400' Color Digest Print. Mint mylar print with very good color mounted on 600' reels in case - $49

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

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