Phil's Vintage 8mm, Super-8 and 16mm Films and Projectors
||CASTLE FILMS & UNIVERSAL-8
SUPER-8 SOUND FILMS
Updated September 10, 2019
All 200' in original boxes (OB) unless
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 - $99
- 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
- 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
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, CALIFORNIA
BOUND, 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
- SON OF FRANKENSTEIN
- 1939. Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Basil Rathbone. This is the
2nd Castle edit highlighting the Bela Lugosi role. Like New in a
white box - $39
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. All Near Mint to Mint:
1938, 1969 - $39 each
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.
NEVER GIVE A SUCKER AN EVEN
BREAK - Classic W.C. Fields 1941 Universal comedy. Fields wants
to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets
insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a
waitress. Without doubt, this is Fields at his absolute best. The
"plotline" is so completely beyond belief that it provides the
nearly perfect vehicle for Fields' unique and irreverent style with
its constant stream of sight gags and one-liners. Mint 400' digest
in the OB - $79
- 1931 Marx Brothers classic. 400', Near Mint in the OB - $59
SWASHBUCKLER - 1976.
Stars Robert Shaw. 400'
extract, with fair color,
in the OB - $29
ROOSTER COGBURN AND THE LADY
- John Wayne and Katherine Hepburn. Mint 400' faded
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 fiancÃ©, 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
extract in the OB - $29
All films on this page are Super-8 Magnetic Sound only.
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as I'll always be adding more titles !