SUPER-8 SOUND BLACKHAWK FILMS SHORT SUBJECTS
Laurel and Hardy - Charley Chase
Little Rascals - Charlie Chaplin
And Many More Super 8mm Magnetic Sound Films
Updated November 16, 2020
The following Blackhawk
generally Excellent+ to Near Mint condition and in the original boxes (OB) unless noted. A
number in brackets ( ) indicates the number of prints I have of that title.
LAUREL & HARDY COMEDIES
- THE STOLEN JOOLS
(2) - 1931.
Star-packed, including Laurel & Hardy, promotional short subject intended to raise
funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanatorium, produced in association
with Chesterfield cigarettes. Plot involves the investigation of the reported theft of
Norma Shearer's jewelry. Made by the National Vaudeville Artists (NVA) as part of a
charity campaign and distributed free to theatres in 1931. After the showing a live
speaker would come out and request donations. The film was rediscovered in 1972 in
Britain, where it had been released in 1932 as "The Slippery Pearls," one of the
Masquers Club comedy series for RKO. Subsequently a U.S. print was discovered and the
film's true title, origin and purpose were at last known. Mint in the OB - $39
- Laurel and Hardy "2-Reel"
Comedies - (1929-1935) Classic Hal Roach sound shorts from the greatest comedy team.
Too many titles to list descriptions of each one. Call me or email if you need to ask
anything about a title. Price reflects the general quality of print and condition: Very
Good condition being $20; Excellent to Excellent+ being $29; Like New to
Near Mint being $39. Blackhawk prints, 400' in the OB or plastic
BUSY BODIES - $39
(2) - $39
TOWED IN A
HOLE - $39
MIDNIGHT PATROL (light
print) - $20
GO BOOM (2) - $39
LIVE GHOST (2) - $39
THE LIVE GHOST (light
print) - $20
BELOW ZERO - $39
DIRTY WORK - $29
WORK (some wear) - $20
FOR TAT - $39
MEN 'O WAR - $29
- HASTY MARRIAGE
(2) - 1934 Charley
Chase comedy with James Finlayson, Eddie Dunn and Billy Gilbert. Unemployed Charlie Chase
is in love with a streetcar conductor's daughter, but her mother prefers a security
officer with the streetcar line for son-in-law material. Hilarious goings-on on the
streetcar follow and the couple commit a `Hasty Marriage' when Charlie finds out that the
job he is applying for is only open to married men. Near Mint in the OB - $39
- SOUTHERN EXPOSURE - 1935 Charley
Chase comedy also starring Constance Bergen. Connie Chase receives a letter from
Chaseville in Chase County, Kentucky, informing her that her lawyer husband, Jimmie, is a
descendant of the Blue Grass State Chases. Mint in a case - $39
RASCALS (OUR GANG) COMEDIES
Little Rascals (Our Gang)
400' Two-Reel Comedies
Classic Hal Roach "2-reel" comedies
(unless noted) from 1929 to 1936. All Excellent+ to Mint condition prints. On
400' reels in the OB.
400' are $39 each:
(1933) - Franklin Pangborn
has trouble taking a portrait photo of Spanky.
Spanky gets to sock Pangborn frequently and
hilariously. Look for a quick cameo by Laurel
PIRATE (1934) - Against his
mother's wishes, Spanky takes Stymie & the Gang
treasure hunting in a dark cave where they find
a giant. Lots of fun & adventure in this little
MOAN AND GROAN INC.
(1929) - The gang ignores the warning of a local
cop and goes exploring in a haunted house.
CHOO CHOO (2) (1932)
- This one is one of the best. The rascals
are trading places with some orphans on a train.
Mr.Henderson is hilarious trying to handle the
boys. The scene where he smiles at the women on
the train with his hair piece standing up is
The following 400' are
(1934) - Rich boy Waldo gets his clothes dirty
playing football with the gang just before he
has to go to his mother's society party. The
gang tries to help him clean up.
(1931) - The kids' adopted grandma decides to
sell her store, but can't decide whom to sell it
to. The kids try to help her out.
PUPS IS PUPS
(1930) - Farina sees a newspaper ad
offering of jobs at a
fancy pet show. Wheezer, Chubby, Jackie and the
rest of the gang imagines their pet winning a
The following are 200' to 250'
one-reel Rascals, Near Mint - $39 each:
THREE MEN IN A TUB (1938) -
When Darla shows up with a new beau,
Alfalfa is bereft. Unable to compete
with Waldo's wealth, he decides to
compete with skill. Waldo has a
miniature speedboat. Alfalfa and the
gang build their own "speedboat,"
powered by ducks, and challenge Waldo to
a race for the hand of Darla.
HIDE AND SHRIEK (2) (1938) -
Detective Alfalfa and his assistants
Buckwheat and Porky try to solve a
missing-candy case but find themselves
in an amusement park haunted house.
AND FEMALE (1937) - The Gang's
male members, headed by Spanky, decided
to create the "He-Man Woman Haters Club"
in reaction to not being invited to one
of the girl's parties.
TAPS (1937) - Butch, the
new kid, is eager to beat up the
toughest boy in school. For some strange
reason, that turns out to be Alfalfa.
Even with Spanky's help, our hero is
PIGSKIN PALOOKA (1937) -
While Alfalfa was away at military
school, his letters to his friends back
home bragged about how he was a star
football player. Now that he's back
home, he has to prove it.
REUNION IN RHYTHM (1937) -
At the Adams school, students and alumni
gather for a musical talent show.
Buckwheat wants badly to be an actor and
keeps breaking into a recitation of
"Little Jack Horner" when he's supposed
to be announcing the acts. Spanky is at
his wit's end trying to keep the show
moving without Buckwheat's
interpolations. In a white box.