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

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Updated May 7, 2019

All films on this page are for standard / regular 8mm, or dual-8 movie projectors only.

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All films are black & white, Excellent to Mint condition and Complete Editions, 200' in length, unless otherwise noted. The original boxes for these films have become very much in demand and represent some excellent artwork. OB indicates the film comes in the original box, otherwise they will be in Miniature Movie Classics boxes or cans. The boxes will generally be in excellent to like new condition unless noted otherwise. If I have more than one of any title, the quantity will be noted in brackets ( ) next to that title.


  • THE FRAIDY CAT - 1924 Hal Roach Pathe comedy stars Charley Chase. Jimmy Jump is a coward. Everyone and everything makes him afraid. He cowers from the neighborhood children, even though he's old enough to be their father. He is terrified of Lem Tucker, who is his rival for the heart of Dorothy. Only when he mistakenly believes he is about to die does Jimmy find courage. But will it last? Rare Mint Regent Films print, 200' in the good condition OB - $29
  • HOT SPARKS - 1928 Paramount Christie comedy with Bobby Vernon. Near Mint 1945 Kodak print in a can, 200' - $39
  • FOR SADIE'S SAKE - 1926 Jimmie Adams Christie comedy. 1945 Kodak print by Hollywood Films in the OB. Excellent condition print but picture is very light. Full 200' - $12
  • MEMORY LINGERS ON #1 - Fireside Films compilation of historical newsreel and Hollywood footage 1920 and earlier. Excellent+ vintage Kodak print, 400' in a can - $29
  • FAST AND FURIOUS - 1924 Educational Pictures comedy stars Linge Conley. Wild, fast moving comedy. Great quality from scratched 35mm original pre-print in second reel. Like New Regent Films print on 2x200' reels in the OB - $39

  • WHISPERING WISKERS - 1926 Billy Bevan and Andy Clyde comedy. Billy and Andy go after a stolen ruby of the Rajah Koola Kasha. They have no luck, but there is lots of Mack Sennett action that builds to a speeding climax on a railroad train. Mint Regent Films print, 400' in a can - $59
  • MOTORBOAT MAMAS - 1928 Mack Sennett comedy stars Billy Bevan, Alma Bennett and Vernon Dent. Mint Entertainment Films print, 400' in a can - $49
  • PARDON ME - 1922 Eddie Lyons comedy.In the 1910s and 20s, Hollywood made a bazillion comedy shorts where the humor tended to be extremely broad--with folks getting shot in the butt, kicked and with lots of pratfalls. Fortunately, "Pardon Me" is a more sophisticated film and emphasizes plot more than cheap laughs. Mint Thunderbird Films print, 400' in a can - $39
  • DOLLARS AND SENSE - 1916 Keystone comedy with the Keystone Kops. A country girl and a foppish Englishman inherit an estate, and the terms say that it can't be divided. The terms also state that the two must get married, and if one refuses, then the other gets the entire estate. The girl schemes with her twin brother to trick the Englishman out of his part of the inheritance. Mint Niles Films print, 400' - $49
  • ORANGES AND LEMONS - 1925 Hal Roach Pathe comedy stars Stan Laurel. After getting into a scuffle with his boss and some co-workers, an orange packer tries to help another co-worker, only to wind up in a conflict with him as well. Trying to elude his boss, he heads inside the packing house, and visits with the women who are packing fruit into cases. Then he heads to a storage area, and tries to use the machinery to escape his pursuers. Rare Mint Regent Films print, 200' - $29
  • TAXI SPOOKS - 1929 Mack Sennett comedy with Jack Cooper, Thelma Hill and Andy Clyde. Annie (Thelma Hill), her mother, and a taxi driver set out to find Grandpa's fortune but some shady men might get to it first. Mint Regent Films print, 400' in a can - $49
  • CAUGHT IN A CABARET - 1914 Charlie Chaplin comedy with Marie Dressler. Charlie is a clumsy waiter in a cheap cabaret, suffering the strict orders from his boss. He'll meet a pretty girl in the park, pretending to be a fancy ambassador, despite the jealousy of her fiancee. Excellent+ vintage Hollywood Films print. 200' in the OB - $39
  • A $5000 Elopement - Selig Polyscope 1916 western starring Tom Mix. Near Mint print in a white box - $20
  • TWO GUN OF THE TUMBLEWEED - 1927 Leo Maloney western. Mint, 200' in a box - $20
  • THE INDIANS ARE COMING - 1930, Tim McCoy western serial, last chapter on a 300' reel in a can. Like New Entertainmant print - $25
  • THE POLKA DOT BANDIT - Bob Custer western. On 100' cardboard reel. Early 1940's Agfa Safety print in excellent condition - $15

Many more classic silent era films listed on the Blackhawk Films page.

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  • MERRY CHRISTMAS - Childrens Christmas story from the 1930's. Live action with some cartoon animation. Santa in his workshop preparing the toys for delivery. Like New print in the Santa Claus box - $29
  • A CHRISTMAS DREAM - Combines live action with puppet animation.Seeing a doll and a few other toys come to life is the charm of this short especially when the live action girl reacts most enthusiastically. Like New print in the Santa Claus box - $29

Christmas Blackhawk Films

  • A SAVIOR IS BORN - 1938, Foundation Films. The story of the birth of Jesus Christ. Mint on 2x200' reels in the OB - $39
  • NAZARETH, THE TOWN WHERE JESUS LIVED - A tour of the Holy Land. Mint, 200' in the OB - $20

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Castle Films were manufactured and sold to the home market from 1937 to the middle 1970's. Feature titles are 9 minute excerpts from the full feature. They set the standard for professional editing and high quality in home movies. The prints here are mostly from the 1940's to 1960's. Films not in original boxes will be in cans or Miniature Movie Classics boxes. All are 200' films on a 5" reel. A number in brackets ( ) next to a title indicates that I have more than one print of that title. OswaldCastleSmall.jpg (38900 bytes)

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  • Classic Ub Iewrks CineColor Cartoons - Classic fairy tale cartoons from 1934 to 1936. All in genuine no-fadeCineColor: LITTLE BLACK SAMBO, THE PINCUSHION MAN
    All are Like New to Near Mint condition prints in fair to very good condition Fun Cartoons boxes - $39 each

**Read more about the CineColor cartoons sold by Castle in the 1940's. Click the button at the left to see the Fun Cartoons In Color page in the 1942 Castle catalog**

Click HERE for a brief history of Castle Films by Mark Clark.

  • THE RAILROAD STOWAWAYS - Mack Sennett silent comedy starring Billy Bevan and Andy Clyde. Like New in the OB - $20
  • PERILS IN WILDEST AFRICA - Excerpt from the feature "Perils Of Pauline" starring Pamela Austin. Mint in the OB - $18
  • ATTILA THE BARBARIAN - From "Sign of the Pagan" with Jack Palance and Jeff Chandler. Like New in excellent OB - $20

  • SIMPLE SIMON, BOY MEETS DOG, PUSS IN BOOTS - All 3 classic Castle Films 1930's cartoons on a full 400' reel in a can. Vintage prints in Excellent condition - $59
  • Woody Woodpecker Cartoons - Near Mint in the OB: CALLING ALL CUCKOOS, MISGUIDED MISSLE - $20 each
  • SOUTH POLE OR BUST - 1934 Paul Terry-Toons cartoon. Excellent+ in the OB - $20
  • ADVENTURE & ANIMAL MOVIES - Classic 1930's Universal short subjects in Excellent+ to New condition 1950's style OB's: FLAMING JUNGLE, WHO'S NEW AT THE ZOO, CHEYENNE COWBOY, SIMBA KILLER LION, TIGER HUNT, PEIRLS OF THE WILD (2, CROCODILE THRILLS (worn OB), CLYDE BEATTY'S ANIMAL THRILLS (worn OB) - $15 each
  • ZULU HULU - 1930's. Life of the natives in darkest Africa. Adults only. Like New in the OB - $29
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  • DESTRY - Audie Murphy action western. Like New in OB - $20
  • GUNS OF THE WEST - Action western with James Stewart. Excerpt from "Winchester 73" Like New in a worn OB - $24
  • THE LAWLESS BREED - Western starring Rock Hudson. Mint print in a worn OB - $20
  • CANADIAN PACIFIC - Randolph Scott western. Mint in the OB - $24
  • LADY GODIVA - Startling story of the worlds most famous ride. Near Mint in the OB - $24
  • Action and Sports - Excellent to Mint condition films in OB, can, or white box: TREETOP DAREDEVILS, WINDJAMMER THRILLS (2), SKI HI -SKI LOW (snow), FOOTBALL PARADE 1950, FOOTBALL PARADE  OF 1955, RIDE 'EM COWBOY, FOOTBALL PARADE OF 1946 (in a can), FOOTBALL PARADE OF 1947, FIGHTING FISH - $12 each
  • Story Adventures - All excellent condition in OB's: WILD HORSE AND THE LITTLE BRAVE, CINDERELLA AND THE SILVER SKATES - $15 each

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  • WRONG WAY WILLIE (4) - Classic old time silent comedy starring Lupino Lane. Mint condition in the OB - $15
  • LITTLE EGYPT - Excerpt from Universal Rhonda Fleming feature. Mint in OB - $20
  • PERFECT CONTROL - Excepert from an early short film starring baseball great Babe Ruth, the King of Swat. 50' Headline Edition, Mint in the OB - $25
  • BONGO PUNCH (2) - Walter Lantz Fairy Fable cartoon - $15
  • CORONATION OF POPE JOHN XXIII - Mint in good condition OB - $15
  • CANADA - Very rare vintage Castle release from the 1937 and 1938 catalog. Mint prints in the OB - $39
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  • Three Little Bruins Adventures - These three baby bears get into all sorts of trouble in different situations. All Like New in OB: THREE LITTLE BRUINS ON A SPREE, BRUINS MAKE FRIENDS, BRUINS GREAT ADVENTURE, BRUINS MAKE MISCHIEF, BRUINS IN THE WOODS (2) - $12 each
  • Ub Iwerks Fairy Tale Cartoons - Films are Near Mint: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (white box) - $24 each
    And in excellent+ condition: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, SIMPLE SIMON - $20
  • SMOKED HAMS - Classic Woody Woodpecker cartoon. Excellent in a worn OB - $15
  • DOC'S LAST STAND - Dynamo Doc cartoon by Walter Lantz. Mint in the OB - $20
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  • LITTLE BLACK SAMBO - 1935 Ub Iwerks cartoon. Mammy gives Little Black Sambo a quick scrub on the washboard, then pats him down with baby powder, black baby powder, before sending him off to play. She warns him about the tiger. Near Mint in OB - $29
    See above for this title in CineColor.
  • NEWS PARADE OF THE YEAR - All Near Mint prints with scripts in Like New OB: 1948, 1950, 1959, 1961 (2), 1966 - $20 each
  • NEWS OF WORLD WAR II - Vintage Kodak or Dupont prints in Excellent to Mint condition, some tinted yellow or blue, most in OB:
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  • Old Time Movies - Historic films from 1895 to the early 1900's. Vintage prints from the early 1940's, some in OB: THE GAY 90'S LIVE AGAIN (2), YESTERDAY LIVES AGAIN (2) - $15
  • MOVIES GREATEST HEADLINES - This "Castle Quiz Game" covers the biggest news events from the early part of the century to the 1940's. Mint in the OB with script - $29
  • THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER - Shows the words to our national anthem. 50' in the OB - $6
  • World Travel & Adventures In Travel - The World Parade, Excellent to Like New prints in OB's or metal cans: JOURNEY THROUGH MEXICO, BANFF AND LAKE LOUISE, DENMARK, THE ROAD TO ROME, AFRICA UNTAMED, AFRICA'S VIVID VELDT, BERMUDA, CAMERA THRILLS IN WILDEST AFRICA (2, one in a can), MONTREAL - $15 each
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  • THE FABULOUS HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS - Ambassadors of basketball. Near Mint in the OB - $20
  • FAMOUS FIGHTS, GREAT LIGHTWEIGHT BOUTS - Gavilan vs. Cartier, Pep vs. Perez, Demarco vs. Basilio, Robinson vs. Olson. Like New in the OB - $20
  • BATTLES FOR THE CROWN - Willard vs.Moran, Carnera vs. Sharkey, Baer vs. Schmeling. Like New in the OB - $2

All Films On This Page Are Standard 8mm Silent 200' Complete Editions, 7 To 12 Minutes In Length (unless noted).



  • KODACHROME HOME MOVIES COLLECTION - Like New condition beautiful Kodachrome Color home movies. Includes 5 full 200' reels from 1950 and 51 of a family with children during different holidays and events. Includes Christmas, Halloween, kids on amusement rides, etc; and 9 full 400' reels in cans taken from 1959 to 1970 of different events and trips to Washington, California, New England, Yellowstone and much more; and comes in a beautiful carrying case - $129
  • CYPRESS GARDENS IN FLORIDA - Souvenir film sold at Cypress gardens around 1950. Beautiful Kodachrome Color scenes of the park, the girls and the flowers. Includes a script with historical information about the gardens, including Hollywood movies filmed at the park. About 3 minutes, Mint on a 50' reel - $29

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All films below are the longer 200' (5" reel) versions as originally released on the home movie market (unless noted). OB indicates the film is in the original box.

  • Cubby Bear Cartoons - RKO, Van Beuren Cartoons. Classic animation from the early 1930's. All are complete on 200' reels in the OB. Vintage Mint 1955 Kodak prints: CUBBY'S WORLD FLIGHT, FIDDLIN' FUN, BUBBLES AND TROUBLES, THE LAST MAIL - $29 each
  • A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME - 1934 Van Beuren cartoon. A live-action little boy is caught in the horrible crime of stealing jam! When he asks his big sister how she knew he had done it, she answers "A little bird told me." This launches an animated segment about a newspaper run by birds and how they got the scoop on the little boy's crime. Mint condition Official Films print, full 200', in a worn OB - $39
  • ROADRUNNER BATTLES RATTLESNAKE - A roadrunner saves a little boy as he is about to be attacked by a rattlesnake - $20
  • LOS ANGELES LIVE STEAMERS - Beautiful Kodachrome Color home movies. 125' on a 200' reel in Interurban Films box - $29

  •  BOSKO'S PHOTO FINISH - Another Hugh Harmon Bosko cartoon but in a generic Hollywood Films 3"x3" OB. 50' - $12

  • Official Films Travel & Sportbeams - 1930's Sports and Travel adventures. Mint in OB: WINTER SPORTS, BOWS AND ARROWS, ON THE TRAIL, THE GOLDEN WEST - $12 each
  • Pictoreels, Sterling Films Sports & Travel Series - Mint print in excellent OB: THE STOWAWAYS - $10
  • MAN OF STONE - Sterling Films. Story of a tyrannical king from 500 years ago. Near Mint in OB - $15
  • FRONTIER OUTLAWS - Pictoreels print. western with Buster Crabbe and Al St. John. Mint in the OB - $15
  • ENEMY OF THE LAW and BRAND OF THE DEVIL - Tex Ritter and Dave O'Brien Westerns. Two Official Films condensed 200' films on one 400' reel in a white box. Near Mint  - $39
  • DODGE CITY TERROR with Tex Ritter & INDIAN ATTACK with Buck Jones - 2x200' western feature excerpts on a 400' reel in a white box. Mint - $39
  • NYOKA IN THE CAVES OF DEATH - Republic. From the 1942 serial "Perils Of Nyoka". Dangerous search for a missing explorer in Arabia. Mint, 400' in the OB - $29

  • Encyclopedia Britannica Films - Mint print in OB: TASCO THE NAVAJO  - $15
  • MISTAKEN IDENTITY - Hollywood Films extract from the Laurel & Hardy comedy "Our Relations". Like New print in a worn OB, image is dark - $12
  • AFRICAN SAFARI - 1950's. World in Color Productions. Beautiful KodachromeColor. Excellent condition, 50' in the OB - $15
  • CALLING ALL TARS - 1935 Bob Hope comedy from Warner Brothers. Like New in the OB - $29
  • GENGHIS KAHN - Columbis Pictures feature souvenir. 200', Mint in shrinkwrap - $20
  • Warner Brothers Classics - UA8 (AAP) home movies excerpts in the OB's: DESTINATION TOKYO with Cary Grant, GUNGA DIN - $15 each
  • KEYSTONE HOTEL - 1937 comedy brings back Ben Turpin and other Sennett favorites. In a.a.p. worn box or UA mint OB - $15
  • ROY ROGERS TV SHOW HIGHLIGHTS - Highlights from the 1950's "Roy Rogers Show". 4 - Hollywood Films 100' extracts on one 400' reel; "The Long Chance", "Silver Fox Hunt", The Knockout" and "Ride In The Death Wagon" All on one 400' reel in a white box in Excellent+ condition - $39
  • THE KNOCKOUT - Taken from the 1950's Roy Rogers television series with Dale Evans and Pat Brady. Distributed by Hollywood Films, Like New in OB (Generic Hollywood Films box) - $29
  • Andy Clyde Comedies - Classic Columbia comedies. Good used print in OB: STUCK IN THE STICKS, CAUGHT IN THE ACT - $15
  • HOTSY FOOTSY - Columbia Mr. Magoo cartoon. Like New in the OB - $20
  • HOLLYWOOD AND THE STARS - Television series from 1960. In United Artists OB: THE UNSINKABLE BETTE DAVIS - $18
  • RAMBLING IN VIENNA - Fireside Films release, 1940's. Travel scenes in Austria. Near Mint is a white box - $24
  • Terry Toon Cartoons - Excellent in OB: FOOLISH DUCKLING with Dinky Duck (2), THE HAUNTED CAT with Little Roquefort - $15 each
  • TOYLAND ADVENTURE - 1930 Van Beuren Jungle Jonks cartoon. Excellent+ to Like New - $15
  • ALIAS ST. NICK - 1935 Harman-Ising MGM Christmas cartoon. Mother mouse reads "A Visit from St. Nicholas" to a bunch of little mice kids. Among them is Little Cheeser, but he is cynical and doesn't believe in Santa. Pictoreels home movie print in a Star Photo OB - $15

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A silent four chapter serial made in 1969 in the flavor of the classic Republic serials of the 1940's. The complete uncut negative of Eric von Stroheim's "Greed" is discovered. The Master Duper, the supreme film pirate, is out to swipe it and sell copies to film collectors. Captain Celluloid, guardian of rare movie treasures, is committed to thwarting this crime.

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This is a wonderful homage to those classic cliff-hangers and is actually better than the latter day Republic offerings. Produced by cinematographer Lou MacMahon. Stars Robert Clayton and film historians William K. Everson and Alan G. Barbour. I have extra prints of chapters 1 and 4, so those are avaliable individually. Chapter 3 is available in the complete set of 4 chapters in sound only, however sound prints are the same as the silent prints and can be run on silent projectors.

The magnetic sound version has effects and an action music track that will be recognizable to many serial fans. I have no silent Chapter 3's left.

  • Chapter 1 only on a 400' reel in a plain box (8) - $29
  • Chapter 2 only on a 400' reel in the OB (1) - $39
  • Chapter 4 only on a 200' reel in the OB (3) - $20
  • Chapters 1,2,3 & 4 in Magnetic Sound (2) - Excellent+ to Like New condition with a music track on 3x400' reels - $119









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