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


Feature Condensations, Castle Films, Trailers, Comedy Films, Classic TV, Westerns & much more.

Updated May 14, 2019

Like New to Near Mint condition, black & white, on 400' reel unless noted. OB indicates the film is in it's original box. A number in brackets ( ) after a title indicates if I have more than one copy of that title. Lots of images here so give it time to feed in.
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All on 400" reels unless noted

  • HOTEL ANCHOVY - 1934 Ritz Brothers comedy. Miss Whitney's bankrupt hotel is for sale. She hires the Ritz Brothers to keep guests in for appearance's sake. They do so and manipulate rival bidders in slapstick fashion. Wild, funny comedy and an Excellent quality Like New print, 400' - $59

  • HELPMATES - 1933 Laurel & Hardy comedy. Mint Walton Films print with all Film Classics titles. 400' in the OB - $39

  • THE MUSIC BOX - 1932 Laurel & Hardy comedy. Mint Walton Films print with all Film Classics titles. Abridged 400' version in the OB - $29

  • HONEYMOON BRIDGE (2) - 1935 Leon Errol Columbia comedy. His wife's obsession with playing bridge is starting to drive Leon crazy. 400', Near Mint in OB - $29
    Also one Like New print in a white box - $24

  • COLLEGE KIDDO - 1920's comedy with a music track. Starring Eddie Quillan and Madeline Hurlock. A Thunderbird print, 400' - $24

  • KID'N' AFRICA - 1933 "Baby Burlesk" comedy series. An excellent quality Niles print with all original titles. 200', Near Mint in the OB - $29

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  • IT ALWAYS HAPPENS - 1935 Columbia comedy starring Andy Clyde. While on a business trip, Andy accidentially gets into a compromising position with the wife of a client. 400', Mint in the OB - $49

  •  IN THE DOG HOUSE - 1934 Columbia comedy starring Andy Clyde. Andy remarries, but his new wife has no use for either his son or his dog. 400', Mint in the OB - $39

  • THE GOLF SPECIALIST - 1930. W.C. Fields in his first sound comedy. At a Florida hotel, J. Effingham Bellweather goes slapstick golfing with the house detective's flirtatious wife and an incompetent caddy. Near Mint Niles print, 400' in the OB - $29
    One print in Excellent used condition - $25

  • THE FATAL GLASS OF BEER - 1933 W. C. Fields comedy produced by Mack Sennett. The prodigal son of a Yukon prospector comes home on a night that "ain't fit for man nor beast." Near Mint Niles print, 400' in the OB - $29
    One print in Excellent used condition - $25


  • Bing Crosby Musical Comedies - Classic Mack Sennett comedies from the 1930's that gave Bing Crosby his start in the movies. Mint Niles Films prints, 400' in the OB: BLUE OF THE NIGHT, I SURRENDER DEAR (2), BILLBOARD GIRL - $29 each

  •  RATTLING ROMEO - Columbia 1939 Charley Chase comedy. Charley buys a wreck of an automobile that's been made to appear new by a disreputable used car dealer, but he soon realizes it's literally falling apart. He stops payment, and then must dodge repossesors as well.400', Mint in the OB - $49

  • LAUREL & HARDY'S MUSICAL MOMENTS - A Walton Films compilation of the songs done in many of their short and feature comedies. Excellent on a 200' reel in a white box - $25



  • BANGER BOYS - British demolition derby. Decorating old cars to be destroyed and smashed to a standstill. Mint 1960's Walton Films beautifulFuji Color print in the OB, about 250' on a 400' reel - $49

  • PEARL & DEAN PRESENTS - THE CINEMA STEPS OUT - Derann Films releases. Pearl & Dean advertisements and the 10 minute short Cinema Steps Out on a full 400' reel. Eastman color is reddish - $39

  • DOLBY DIGITAL FANFARE LOGOS - Set of two different style Stereo LPP Color fanfare logos from the 1990's. About 100' on a 200' reel - $39

  • FANTASTIC FOOTBALL FUNNIES - Columbia Pictures 400' Digest of hilarious goofs and foul-ups by the football pros. Near Mint EastmanColor, in the OB - $39

  • DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL - Fox, 1951. Earliest science fiction classic to set the standard. An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. Near Mint in the OB - $49

  • BROKEN ARROW - Theatrical "Coming Soon" trailer for the 1996 feature starring John Travolta. Like New AGFA Color Cinemascope (Anamorphic) print - $29

  • THE VIGILANTE - 1947 Columbia serial starring Ralph Byrd, well known for his central role in the Dick Tracy serials. This was was the 33rd serial released by Columbia Pictures. It was based on the comic book cowboy, who first appeared in Action Comics better known as DC comics. The Vigilante, a masked government agent, is assigned to investigate the case of the "100 Tears of Blood", a cursed string of rare blood red pearls sought by a gang led by the unknown X-1 that may have been smuggled into the country. Each chapter a full 400'. Not in boxes. The following chapters are avialable: 2,3,4,7,8,9,12,13 - All in Near Mint condition - $29 for each chapter


  • BLACK & WHITE TRAILERS #2 - Hopalong Cassidy in THE SHOWDOWN, THE FRONTIERSMAN and LAW OF THE PAMPAS; CHINA CLIPPER with Humphrey Bogart and DESIRE with Gary Cooper and Marlene Dietrich. All Like New on a full 200' reel - $39

  • CASABLANCA & NOW VOYAGER Trailers - Two trailers on one reel are dupe quality but still very good. About 100' on a 200' reel. Excellent+ condition - $25

  • ALL STAR BOND RALLY - Twentieth Century Fox, 1945. Inspirational documentary short film featuring Hollywood stars promoting the sales of War Bonds through songs and skits. Starring Bob Hope, Vivian Blaine, Jeanne Crain, Bing Crosby, Betty Grable, Harry James, Frank Sinatra, Harpo Marx and many more. Mint Niles Films print on a full 400' reel in the OB - $49

  • BUFFALO BILL - Fox, 1944. 400' extract from the feature starring Joel McCrae and Maureen O'Hara. Like New in the OB - $39

  • DUEL OF THE WIZARDS - Extract from the Disney cartoon feature "Sword In The Stone". 200' Mint in shrinkwrap with Spanish soundtrack - $29

  • SOUVENIR TRAVEL FILMS FROM GERMANY - ROTHENBERG / O.T. - With an English soundtrack. Near Mint with Eastman Color reddish. 400' in the OB - $39

  • THE JAZZ SINGER - Original release trailer from the 1927 classic with Al Jolson. Extra long, at least 5 minutes, and very unusual. On a 200' reel - $39

  • Columbia Classics Digest Prints - All Near Mint condition 400' in the OB:
    MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN - Gary Cooper, HOLIDAY - Kathryn Hepburn and Cary Grant - $39 each

  • GOLD DIGGERS OF 1935 - Dick Powell and Gloria Stuart. Condensed version, approximately 40 minutes long, of the feature film. On New Bonum 800' reel in case, but can be put on 2x400' reels if required. Derann digest in Near Mint condition - $119

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  • BATMAN - 1941 Columbia Pictures serial. Chapter 15, DOOM OF THE RISING SUN. 400', Mint in the OB - $39
  • ONE WAY OUT - 1955 TV episode of Four Star Playhouse starring Ida Lupino. Diana finally leaves her playboy husband and moves to an apartment in New York. Soon after arriving at her new place, she finds herself locked in with no electricity and very little food. Gradually Diana becomes unhinged which is the goal of the husband and his girlfriend who booby-trapped the place to send her over the edge. Full 400', Mint condition - $39
  • Columbia Pictures, Warner, FOX, MGM, Disney Color Digests - Excellent to Like New prints, 400' in the worn OB with fair to faded Eastman color :
  • EVEL KNIEVEL - Stars George Hamilton as the daredevil. Ken Films 400' digest version. Color film is reddish, but the film and original box are in Mint condition - $59
  • Columbia, Mountain Films, Ken & MGM Color Feature Digests - All 400', Mint condition. Color may be reddish: THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT, FORTY GUNS TO APACHE PASS with Audie Murphy, COWBOY with Glenn Ford, SANTA FE with Randolph Scott, THE JOLSON STORY, EASTER PARADE, LAST TRAIN FROM GUN HILL, PARADISE HAWAIIAN STYLE with Elvis Presley, THE BLUE MAX, HOW THE WEST WAS WON, JESSIE JAMES (2), ANCHORS AWEIGH, BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, TRUE GRIT with John Wayne  - $29 each
  • MGM Color Feature Digests - All 200' Color (probably faded color), Mint in shrinkwrap: MOGAMBO, QUO VADIS - $15 each
  • STAR WARS - Very good print with some wear and faded Eastman Color in the Excellent OB, 200' - $24
  • Thrilling Westerns of Hopalong Cassidy - British company Fletcher Films releases. Like New print, 200' in the decorative plastic OB: THE LOST MINE - $29
  • Ken Maynard Westerns - Walton Films 400' digest prints of Ken Maynard westerns. Near Mint in the OB's: DEATH RIDES THE RANGE, THE PHANTOM RIDES THE TRAIL, SECRET ASSIGNMENT, FLAMING LEAD (in square can) - $39 each
  • SHAW'S PYGMALION - 1938. Excerpt from the feature "Pygmailon" by George Bernard Shaw. Stars Leslie Howard and Wendy Hiller. The snobbish & intellectual Professor of languages, Henry Higgins makes a bet with his friend that he can take a London flower seller, Eliza Doolittle, from the gutters and pass her off as a society lady. However he discovers that this involves dealing with a human being with ideas of her own. Excellent+ condition, 400' - $39
  • STAGECOACH - 1951. Starring John Wayne and Claire Trevor. A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. Excellent condition Walton Films abridgement on a 400' reel - $39

  • BAR 20 - Walton Films condensed print of the Hopalong cassidy feature "Bar 20 Rides Again". Mint on 2x400' reels in the OB - $59

  • Ken Maynard Westerns - Walton Films 400' digest prints of Ken Maynard westerns. Near Mint in the OB's: DEATH RIDES THE RANGE, THE PHANTOM RIDES THE TRAIL, SECRET ASSIGNMENT, FLAMING LEAD (in square can) - $39 each

  • I NEVER FORGET A FACE - Warnmer Brothers,1956. Excellent Robert Youngson documentary features short snippets about well known people. It includes presidential candidate Warren Harding and his front porch campaign in his home town of Marion, Ohio where Al Jolson sang to the crowd; his successor, Calvin Coolidge; William Jennings Bryan at the 1920 Democratic convention where FDR was selected as the Vice Presidential candidate; the visit of the Prince of Wales; the so-called monkey trial that pitted Clarence Darrow against Bryan; Richard Bird as he trained for his flight over the North Pole; and finally George Bernard Shaw on a visit to America. Near Mint on a full 200' reel - $29

  • SOS COAST GUARD - Chapter 1, "Disaster At Sea", of this 1937 Republic Pictures serial. Mint Thunderbird Films print, 400' in the OB - $39


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All 200' in original boxes (OB) unless noted.
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Universal Horror and Science Fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Sports and Historic films released by Castle Films

All Castle Films are black and white 200' (approx. 9 minutes long) professionally edited excerpts in Super-8 Magnetic Sound in the OB and Near Mint condition unless noted.

  • 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
  • HELLFIGHTERS - Starring John Wayne. Highlights from the feature film about oil well firefighters. Near Mint in the Universal8 OB - $29
  • 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 - $39 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

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.

  • MISSION GALACTICA: THE CYLON ATTACK - Science fiction digest of the 1979 TV movie on 2x400' reels in the OB. Eastman Color extract, Mint condition with fair color, in the OB - $59

  • 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' digesy in the OB - $79

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


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

  • 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 fiancĂ©, 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




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