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

Updated January 15, 2020
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All 200' in original boxes (OB) unless noted.

Universal Horror and Science Fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Sports and Historic films released by Castle Films And Universal-8

All Castle Films and Universal-8 releases listed here are black and white 200' (approx. 9 minutes long) professionally edited excerpts from the features in Super-8 Magnetic Sound in the OB and Like New to Mint condition unless noted.

  • HIGH FLYERS - From the 1941 Abbott and Costello feature "Keep 'Em Flying". Mint in the OB - $39
  • RIOT ON ICE - From the 1943 Abbott and Costello feature "Hit The Ice". Mint in the OB - $39
  • RIDE 'EM COWBOY - From the 1942 Abbott and Costello feature. Mint in the Universal-8 OB - $39
  • NO BULLS PLEASE - From the 1948 Abbott and Costello feature. Near Mint in the Universal-8 plastic (no lable) OB - $29
  • ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE - MEET THE MUMMY - Two Castle Films 200' comedy horror feature excerpts starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello and Boris Karloff. Both Like New condition on a 400' reel in a plastic case - $89
  • CREATURE FROM THE LAGOON - 1954 Universal science fiction classic comedy starring Richard Carlson and Julie Adams. A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. Mint Castle print in the Universal-8 OB - $69
  • FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLFMAN - 1947 horror comedy classic. After being awakened, Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's Monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures battle each other. Print image is light at times. Mint Castle print in the Universal-8 OB - $39
  • THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN - 1935 horror classic starring Boris Karloff and Elsa Lancaster. Mint Castle print in the Universal-8 OB - $69
  • THE MUMMY'S GHOST - Starring Lon Chaney Jr., Excellent to Like New in the Castle Films OB - $39
  • DR. CYCLOPS - 1939 fantasy horror film start Albert Dekker. Near Mint in the Castle Films OB - $39
    Also a Universal-8 print, Mint in shrinkwrap - $49
  • CIRCUS THRILLS - From Universal Education Division. Lots of exciting circus acts. Mint in the Universal-8 OB - $35
  • THE WOLFMAN - Starring Lon Chaney Jr. Mint in the Castle Films OB - $49
  • WESTERN FILMS HIGHLIGHTS - Highlights from western classics released by Universal8 in the OB. Excellent+ to Near Mint condition: BADMEN OF ARIZONA with Richard Dix, THE COWBOY AND THE GIRL with John Wayne, FLAMING GUNS with Rory Calhoun, GERONIMO with Preston Foster, FRONTIER FURY with James Stewart - $25 each
  • CAMERA THRILLS IN WILDEST AFRICA & AFRICAN ANIMAL HUNT - Two Castle Films travel adventure films on one 400' reel. Near Mint in Eastman Color with some color fading, 400' reel in a white box - $39
  • W.C. FIELDS Comedies - Castle Films excerpts from his classic Paramount and Universal features. All in Near Mint condition in the OB: IF I HAD A MILLION, THE GREAT CHASE, MUCH ADO ABOUT GOLF (Universal-8) - $35 each
  • FIREMAN, SAVE MY CHILD - Wild comedy with Buddy Hackett and Spike Jones. Near Mint in the OB - $39
  • THIS IS WAR - 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
  • CIRCUS THRILLS - Like New in the OB - $29
  • PIRATE'S HAVEN - 1967. Adventure excerpt from "King's Pirate" starring Doug McClure and Jill St. John. Near Mint in the OB - $39
  • 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. Excellent to Near Mint condition: 1938, 1941, 1969 - $39 each

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.



  • THIS ISLAND EARTH - 1955 science fiction classic stars Rex reason and Faith Domergue. 400' Eastman Color extract, with fair color, in the OB - $49

  • MONKEY BUSINESS - 1931 Marx Brothers classic. 400', Near Mint in the OB - $59

  • SWASHBUCKLER - 1976. Stars Robert Shaw. 400' Eastman Color extract, with fair color, in the OB - $29

  • ROOSTER COGBURN AND THE LADY - John Wayne and Katherine Hepburn. Mint 400' faded Eastman Color extract in the OB - $29

  • FLOWER DRUM SONG - Universal, 1961. Chinese stowaway Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong (Jack Soo), in an arranged marriage, but the groom has his eye on his star singer Linda Low (Nancy Kwan). Mint 400' faded Eastman Color extract in the OB - $29

All films on this page are Super-8 Magnetic Sound only.
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