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


Updated July 18, 2020
All films on this page are Super-8 Magnetic Sound, unless noted as being silent prints or optical sound. All are
black & white in Like New to Near Mint condition unless otherwise noted. Scroll down to see the list of titles.

All Black and White unless noted.

  • THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE - 1946 mystery starring Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Kent Smith and Ethel Barrymore. In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions". Beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for elderly, ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two adult sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety when a rash of murders involving 'women with afflictions' hits the neighborhood. She implores her physician, Dr. Parry, to take Helen away for her own safety. When another murder occurs inside the Warren mansion, it becomes obvious that Helen is in danger. Near Mint condition, beautiful ABC super-8 release on 4x400' very full reels in the OB - $189
  • THE LAVENDER HILL MOB - British, 1951. OPTICAL SOUND. Starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Hollaway and Audrey Hepburn. A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers. This was made in black and white. This print is Like New on mylar Eastman Color film stock with reddish tint. This is an Optical Sound print. Complete on 2x1200' steel Goldberg reels - $89

  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER - ABC Pictures, Selznick International Pictures, 1938. Stars Tommy Kelly, May Robson and Walter Brennan. Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder. Near Mint Eastman Color Estar print with some fading. Abridged version on 2x800' reels - $89
  • SONG OF NORWAY - ABC Pictures, 1970. Stars Toralv Maurstad, Florence Henderson, Robert Morley and Edward G. Robinson. Based on the life of Norway's greatest composer Edvard Grieg, and filmed in Norway where he lived. The soundtrack is all Edvard Grieg's music with added lyrics. Mint Eastman Color Estar print with some fading. Abridged version on 5x400' reels - $69
  • THE PEARL OF DEATH - Universal, 1944 Sherlock Holmes mystery starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce with Rondo Hatton as the Crepper. When a pearl with a sinister reputation for causing misfortune to its owners is stolen from a museum by a master criminal because of Sherlock Holmes' show-boating, he is naturally obliged to find it. Soon, he learns of a series of brutal murders that seemed to have been commited by a malevolent man mountain known only as the Creeper. Now, Holmes must deal with the seemingly overwhelming menace of this man and his boss in order to retrieve the pearl. Mint Niles Films print on 2x800' reels - $169
  • SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SECRET WEAPON - Universal, 1942 Sherlock Holmes mystery starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Lionel Atwill. Working for the British government, Sherlock Holmes manages to spirit Dr. Franz Tobel out of Switzerland and into England before the GESTAPO are able to get to him. Tobel has devised an immensely accurate bomb site and while he is willing to make it available to the Allies, he insists on manufacturing it himself. Soon however, he vanishes and it is left to Homes, assisted by the bumbling Dr. Watson, to decipher a coded message he left behind. Holmes soon realizes that he is up against his old nemesis, Professor Moriarty. Near Mint Niles Films print on 4x400' reels - $119

  • GULLIVER'S TRAVELS - Paramount Pictures, 1939. A Max Fleischer cartoon feature. Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally minuscule rival, Blefuscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby. Mint Eastman Color Estar Red Fox print with faded color on 4x400' reels - $79
  • MR. BUG (HOPPITY) GOES TO TOWN - Paramount Pictures, 1941. In a vacant corner lot off Broadway is a place called the Lowlands by the tiny community that lives there. Bugs and insects are neighbors and hang out at the Honey Shop of old Mr. Bumble the bee and his daughter Honey. Hoppity the grasshopper arrives to be with Honey, his sweetie. Mint Eastman Color Estar Red Fox print with faded color on 2x800' reels - $79
  • THE 39 STEPS (2) - 1935 mystery thriller starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Alfred Hitchcock directed this film in 1935. It's one of his greatest successes. A man in London tries to help a counter-espionage Agent. But when the Agent is killed, and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to save himself and stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information. Near Mint Niles Films print on 2x800' reels - $139
  • DON'T FENCE ME IN - Republic Pictures, 1945. Starring Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Gabby Hayes. Wildcat Kelly has been dead and buried for years. Or has he? Dale is a reporter for an Eastern magazine who comes West to find out the true story of Kelly, of whom Gabby seems to have mysterious knowledge. This film is definitely a classic of the Saturday Matinee Singing Cowboy Western. Dale plays an undercover reporter out to do a story on a lost fortune and a dead bank robber. She travels to a Dude Ranch run by Roy and Gabby and the Sons of the Pioneers. Roy takes her for a ride in one hilarious scene with a Stagecoach. Gabby plays dead, coffin and all, in one of the funniest scenes he's ever done. Enjoy the ride. Mint on 2x800' reels - $119
  • THE RANGER AND THE LADY - Republic Pictures, 1940. Stars Roy Rogers, Gabby Hayes, Julie Bishop and Henry Brandon. In the days of the Texas Republic, Rangers Roy Rogers and Gabby Hayes are sent by a renegade General to collect a toll from travelers just outside Texas' border. In order to prevent bloodshed, the reluctant duo try to collect the money from a female wagon master, using more tactful methods than their replacements would have, causing even more problems. Mint on 3x400' reels - $89
  • BLOCK-HEADS (3) - 1938 Laurel and Hardy comedy with James Finlayson, Billy Gilbert and Ben Turpin. It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator. Oliver sees his old chum's picture in the paper and goes to visit Stan at the Soldier's Home. Near Mint on 2x600' reels in Bonham cases, 3x400' reels in cans or on 1x1200' reel - $99
  • MARCH OF THE WOODEN SOLDIERS (BABES IN TOYLAND) - 1934 Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy fairy tale classic also stars Charlotte Henry and Henry Brandon. Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep's shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum instead of Bo Peep. Enraged, Barnaby unleashes the bogeymen from their caverns to destroy Toyland. Mint Niles print on 2x800' reels - $169
  • SONS OF THE DESERT (2) - 1934 Laurel and Hardy comedy with Charley Chase and Mae Busch. So that he and Stan can sneak away to Chicago and attend the annual "Sons of the Desert" lodge convention, Ollie pretends to be sick, and gets a doctor (who turns out to be a veterinarian) to prescribe a long ocean voyage to Hawaii. Considered to be their best feature. Mint Blackhawk print on 2x800' reels or one on 4x400' reels in the OB - $169
  • SWISS MISS - 1938 Laurel and Hardy comedy. Stanley and Oliver are mousetrap salesmen hoping to strike it rich in Switzerland, but get swindled out of all their money by a cheesemaker. While working off their hotel debt, Oliver falls in love with a chambermaid, Anna, who in reality is a famous opera singer spying on her composer husband, Victor, while he works on his new opera. The boys are assigned to move Victor's piano to a secluded tree house, but become trapped on a rickety rope bridge high above an Alpine gorge when they're met halfway across by a gorilla. Mint Blackhawk print on 4x400' reels in the OB - $169
  • UTOPIA (ATOLL K) - 1951 Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy comedy. Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her fiancé, they set up their own government on the atoll. In their final movie together, Laurel and Hardy land on an island and try to establish their own society, but things don't quite go as planned after uranium is discovered and world powers begin fighting over ownership of the island. Mint Niles Films print on 4x400' full reels in Baia cases - $169
  • RIDE RANGER RIDE - Republic, 1937. Starring Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette. Gene is a Texas Ranger working under cover to protect an Army wagon train full of ammunition and supplies. The Army doesn't believe him at first, until the Commanches arrive. Mint Red Fox print on 3x400' reels - $69
  • GIT ALONG LITTLE DOGIES - Starring Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette. When war breaks out between oilmen and cattle ranchers, Gene Autry sides with the ranchers until he learns that oil will bring a railraod to town. Like New Thunderbird print on 3x400' reels - $59
  • THE BLUE ANGEL - Germany, 1930. Starring Emil Jannings and Marlene Dietrich. Middle aged Dr. Immanuel Rath is a literature professor at a boys college. Most of his students don't much like him, often calling him "unrath" - German for garbage. Dr. Rath learns that many of his boys often frequent a cabaret called Der blaue Engel - the Blue Angel - which he believes is corrupting their impressionable young minds. He heads to the Blue Angel himself to catch the boys in the act and shame them into not going again. Over several visits, Rath is able to catch the boys, but in the process he also understands what attracts the boys, namely the headlining performer Lola Lola. Rath falls under Lola's spell, he who falls in love with her - and she seemingly with him - so much so that he wants to marry her and give up his teaching career to be with her on her travels from cabaret to cabaret. German soundtrack with English subtitles. Near Mint Niles Films print on 2x1200' reels - $219
  • TOM BROWNS SCHOOLDAYS - 1951 British drama starring Robert Newton and John Howard Davies. New boy Tom enters Victorian Rugby and faces headmaster Dr. Arnold and the bully Flashman. Near Mint print on 3x800' new Bonum reels in cases - $149
  • BULLDOG COURAGE - Puritan Pictures, 1935 Tim McCoy western. A miner who was swindled out of his mine by a banker turns to robbing stagecoaches. Mint condition Hollywood Film Exchange print on 4x400' reels in the OB - $79
  • A LAWMAN IS BORN - 1937 Johnny Mack Brown western. The wanted outlaw Tom Mitchell has put away his guns and now works in Root's store. When Sheriff Lance is killed, Martha Lance gets Tom to take the job. He straps the guns on again but Brownlee arrives and reveals him to be a wanted man. Excellent Red Fox print on 3x400' reels - $69

  • $50,000 REWARD - 1924 Ken Maynard western. Tex Sherwood has just come into possession of a valuable piece of land that will be irrigated by a new dam. Banker Holman knowing the deed must be registered the next day, offers a $50,000 reward for Tex's capture. Blackhawk print on a 1200' reel full to the brim - $89
  • THE OLD CORRAL - Republic, 1936 Gene Autry western with Smiley Burnette. As the sheriff of a small western town, Autry sings his way into a relationship with Eleanor, a singer from a Chicago nightclub who earlier witnessed a murder. Like New print on 3x400' reels in Movie Mart boxes - $59
  • DAWN ON THE GREAT DIVIDE (2) - 1942 Buck Jones western. Buck Roberts is leading a wagon train of railroad supplies and Jim Corkle and his henchman Loder are out to stop them by using white men dressed as Indians for the attacks. Like New print on 4x400' reels in cans. Pre-print had some scratches and wear - $59
  • CLASH BY NIGHT - RKO, 1952. Robert Ryan, Barbara Stanwyck, Marilyn Monroe and Paul Douglas. Tough girl Barbara Stanwyck returns to her hometown after ten years of being the mistress of a married man. She meets and marries simple, goodhearted fisherman Paul Douglas, but is bored by ordinary married life and soon succumbs to her attraction to cynical, boozy movie projectionist Robert Ryan. Marilyn Monroe is the naive young girl who hopes to marry Stanwyck's hunky brother, played by Keith Andes. Excellent+ to Like New abridged version on 2x800' reels in cases - $99
  • THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HENRY VIII - London Films, 1933. Stars Charles Laughton and Robert Donat. Rollicking historical bio-pic of the notorious love-life of Britain's most married monarch in this early talkie directed by the celebrated Alexander Korda and featuring a bravura performance by the young Charles Laughton. Near Mint Blackhawk Films print, top quality but on the light side. On 1200' and 800' reels - $99
  • FLASH GORDON CONQUERS THE UNIVERSE - 1940 feature version of the Universal Pictures serial starring Buster Crabbne and Charles Middleton. A mysterious plague, the Purple Death, ravages the earth. Dr. Zarkov, investigating in his spaceship, finds a ship from planet Mongo seeding the atmosphere with dust. Sure enough, Ming the Merciless is up to his old tricks. Mint Niles Films print on 4x400' reels in the OB - $119


  • THE LAST OUTLAW - RKO, 1936 western. Starring Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson, Tom Tyler. After serving 25 years in prison for robbery, Dean Payton returns to his home town to see his daughter, Sally, who is unaware he is her father. Like New condition Hollywood Film Exchange print on 4x400' reels in the OB - $79
  • HOMESTEADERS OF PARADISE VALLEY - 1947 western. Red Ryder convinces homesteaders to settle in Paradise Valley. Business men in nearby Central City want control of the valley and water supply and propose to build a dam for half interest in the land. Fair quality in very good condition on 3x400' reels - $49
  • RODEO KING AND THE SENIORITA - Republic, 1951 western starring Rex Allen, Buddy Ebsen, Mary Ellen Kay and Roy Barcroft.It has a Roman horse jump, a chariot race, a stage coach race, a horse race, a rodeo and not one but three fights between Allen and perennial heavy Roy Barcroft all crammed into its 67 minute running time. Of course Rex gets to sing a couple of songs too. Even at this late stage in the "B" western genre, Republic was still turning out a better product than any of the other studios. "Rodeo King and the Senorita" clearly demonstrated this. Excellent+ to Near Mint Nostalgia Merchant print on 800' and 600' reels - $99
  • VALLEY OF TERROR - 1937 Kermit Maynard western. A cowboy finds himself in jail for rustling cattle. His buddy gets the idea to form a lynch mob in the hopes of arranging his escape once the mob takes him out of jail. Supurb quality, Like New Blackhawk print on 3x400' reels - $79




With Magnetic Sound Tracks of Music and Effects, however they can still be run on Super-8 silent projectors.

  • THE BIRTH OF A NATION - Epoch, 1915. D. W. Griffith landmark epic story of the civil war starring Lillian Gish. A controversial, explicitly racist, but landmark American film masterpiece. The domestic melodrama/epic originally premiered with the title The Clansman in February, 1915 in Los Angeles, California, but three months later was retitled with the present title at its world premiere in New York, to emphasize the birthing process of the US. Film scholars agree, however, that it is the single most important and key film of all time in American movie history. A Blackhawk Films print with a custom added soundtrack of music and effects. Near Mint condition on 2x1600' Extend-A-Reels in cans - $199
  • THE GOLD RUSH - 1925 Charlie Chaplin classic. The Gold Rush is one of Chaplin's best films, as well as one of his most famous. It has been said that it is the film that he most wanted to be remembered by, and it's not hard to see why. Chaplin plays the part of the lone prospector, a young miner during the gold rush. After getting caught in a storm, he hurries to the only shelter that he can find, a wood cabin in the middle of the storm. This is Chaplin's original release edit with the original ending that Chaplin cut out in his later re-release. Has an excellent music track added. Fair quality Like New print on 2x800' reels - $99
  • NANOOK OF THE NORTH - 1922 Les Feres Revillon, Pathe Exchange. Documents one year in the life of Nanook, an Eskimo (Inuit), and his family. Describes the trading, hunting, fishing and migrations of a group barely touched by industrial technology. Nanook of the North was widely shown and praised as the first full-length, anthropological documentary in cinematographic history. From a historical standpoint, this film really established the role of the documentary. While most of the scenes were set up and what-not, this is still an interesting tales to ponder. The whole idea of this film was to display the world of the Inuit, in all of its harshness. The cinematography was excellent, and the shot at the end is both haunting and breathless. Near Mint Blackhawk print with an excellent music track on 2x800' full reels - $169
  • SHE - 1925 fantasy adventure starring Betty Blythe and Carlyle Blackwell. In Africa an explorer is the reincarnated lover of the 2,000 year-old White Queen. This version of "She" is the most faithful adaptation of the book. Like New Blackhawk print with an added music sound track on 800' and 600' reels in Bonham cases - $129
  • FOOLISH WIVES - Universal, 1922. Directed by and starring Eric von Stroheim. Also with Mae Bush. "Count" Karanzim, a Don Juan is with his cousins in Monte Carlo, living from faked money and the money he gets from rich ladies, who are attracted by his charmes and his title or his militaristic and aristocratic behaviour. He tries to have success with Mrs Hughes, the wife of the new US ambassador. This is a Near Mint Blackhawk print with an excellent music track added by the collector that originally owned this print. On 3x800' and 1x600' new Bonum reels in cases - $189
  • TOL-ABLE DAVID - First National Pictures, 1921. Starring Richard Barthelmess. When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance. A superb piece of Americana, a great film that reproduces a long-lost time in America as well as long-last attitudes. Directed by Henry King. Near Mint Blackhawk print with music track added by collector. On 2x600' and 1x800' Bonum reels - $169


  • THE CAT AND THE CANARY - 1927 mystery thriller starring Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale and Lucien Littlefield. Rich old Cyrus West's relatives are waiting for him to die so they can inherit his fortune. But he stipulates that his will be read 20 years after his death. On the appointed day his expectant heirs arrive at his brooding mansion. The will is read and it turns out that Annabelle West, the only heir with his name left, inherits, if she is deemed sane. If she isn't, the money and some diamonds go to someone else, whose name is in a sealed envelope. Before he can reveal the identity of her successor to Annabelle, Mr. Crosby, the lawyer, disappears. The first in a series of mysterious events, some of which point to Annabelle in fact being unstable. Glenn Photo Supply print from the 1970's in Excellent+ to Like New condition with an excellent music track that really accents the mood. On 800' & 1200' reels - $219
  • INTOLERANCE - D.W. Griffith, 1916.Everything about this movie is fascinating. The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history. It is as ambitious a movie as has ever been made, and if you adjust for the era, it might also be the most lavish, expensive, and painstaking. Even today the scope and detail stand out, despite the many technical limitations in its era. Likewise, the enormous cast list contains many names that silent film fans will recognize at once, with well-known performers even in some of the minor roles. The definitive print to have of this classic. Supurb quality Blackhawk Films print with an impressive synchronized music score. Mint Blackhawk print on 1x800' reels and 2x1200' reels - $229

    Another Blackhawk print with added music track, not Blackhawks sound track. On 1200' and 1600' extend-a-reels - $149
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  • OLIVER TWIST - 1922 silent classic stars Lon Chaney and Jackie Coogan. An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master. With an excellent music and sound effects track. Near Mint Blackhawk print on 4x400' reels in the worn OB - $149
  • ORPHANS OF THE STORM - Paul Killiams 50 minute compilation; with music, sound effects and narration; of the 1921 silent feature starring Lillian and Dorothy Gish. Henriette and Louise, a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever. Near Mint on a 600' and a 400' reel - $89
  • $50.000 REWARD - 1924 Ken Maynard western. Tex Sherwood has just come into possession of a valuable piece of land that will be irrigated by a new dam. Banker Holman knowing the deed must be registered the next day, offers a $50,000 reward for Tex's capture. Near Mint Blackhawk print with special music score added. On a 600' and a 400' reel - $89


Silent prints with no added sound track.

  • COLLEGE (2) - 1927 Buster Keaton feature.  Buster Keaton plays Ronald, a bumbling nerd who spends all of his time studying. After his high school graduation, he goes on to college, where he falls for Mary Haines (Ann Cornwall), a pretty coed who has her eye on Jeff Brown (Harold Goodwin), the college superjock. So Ronald sets out to make himself an athlete, and win the girl. Mint Blackhawk print on 4x400' reels in the OB - $99
  • THE LAW AND THE OUTLAW - 1913 Tom Mix western. Dakota Joe (Mix) is on the run for crime attributed to him but actually committed by his brother. Mint Blackhawk print on 2x400' reels in the OB - $69
  • THE VIRGINIAN - 1923, with Kenneth Harlan and Florence Vidor. Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, takes a shine to her, and vows that he will make her love him. The Virginian's best friend, Steve, falls in with bad guys led by Trampas. Mint on 4x400' reels in the OB - $99
  • FEET FIRST - 1930 classic stars Harold Lloyd. Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and later on a ship. Trying to deliver a letter, he later finds himself dangling high above the street on a building's scaffolding. This is a silent print of the complete sound feature on 5x400' reels. Near Mint - $89
  • NIGHT PATROL - 1926. Starring Richard Talmadge. A Los Angeles cop goes undercover to catch a gang of murderous thieves. Near Mint Blackhawk print on 3x400' reels - $69
  • BLUE BLAZES RAWDEN - 1918 William S. Hart western. Rawden, a lumberjack in the North woods, fights with crooked dance hall owner 'Ladyfingers' Hilgard over the affections of Babette DuFresne. Mint Blackhawk print on 3x400' reels - $79







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