The Marvelous Melton Movie Viewer from Castle Films!

Show Castle 8mm Headline films ANYWHERE without a projector!
Show Castle 8mm Headline films ANYWHERE without a projector!

 

Here we have what must rank as the great, great grandaddy of the iPod, or the 1st portable media player ever: the Melton Movie Viewer! Just imagine the unparalleled thrill of watching your favorite Castle Films 8mm Headline movie "ANYWHERE, without a projector!" Such modern, jet-age convenience even came at the then not unreasonable price of just $4.95! We imagine you would be the undisputed life of the party if you were to arrive with your Melton Movie Viewer threaded up with such exotic Castle Films fare as: Wing, Claw and Fang ("a kitten, a raven, a penguin and a lion are the astonishing stars"),the "riot of fun" that was The Chimp's Vacation, or --dare we even mention it? --those "exotic beauties of Samoa" or the "enchantresses of Tahiti" who afforded 50-foot glimpses of the "wondrous rhythmic dances, odd customs and strange sights" of Belles of the South Seas!...

Castle Films Headline Editions packed 50 Feet of Fun for Only $1.75!
Castle Films Headline Editions packed 50 Feet of Fun for Only $1.75!
So simple a child can load and operate it!
So simple a child can load and operate it!

There can be no doubt that the marvelous Melton Movie Viewer was the coveted geek gadget of 1951! And be sure to check out our other 8mm Memories on display at our updated Castle & Ken Films Tribute page!

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    Jason Cole Thecolefamily5@yahoo.com (Monday, 11 September 2017 21:00)

    I have recently come across a Melton Viewer in a box that was my grandparents. I have a library of films but I don't have any instructions on how to thread it. Could you help me with this please?

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