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Red Scare in Old Time Radio

Red Scare in Old Time Radio

302 Episodes
154 Volume
After the Second World War, American culture was shaped and driven largely by fears of Communist infiltration corrupting American institutions and values.
302 154
Add To Cart: $770.00
Gordon MacRae

Gordon MacRae

292 Episodes
153 Volume
This epic collection follows the man blessed with a golden voice, Gordon MacRae including The Railroad Hour, Texaco Star, Gulf Spray and his guest appearances on various shows.
292 153
Add To Cart: $765.00
Ronald Colman

Ronald Colman

270 Episodes
150 Volume
From a running gag on Jack Benny to numerous appearances on Arch Oboler's Plays, Ronald Colman appeared on many other old time radio shows
270 150
Add To Cart: $750.00
Ships and Boats

Ships and Boats

368 Episodes
147 Volume
This collection is not only wading, but we're diving deep into the waters of old time radio seafaring and ocean adventures.
368 147
Add To Cart: $735.00
Amos and Andy

Amos and Andy

343 Episodes
147 Volume
One of most popular shows in 20th century, Amos and Andy were played by white actors. In its prime, entire towns listened to the show; Stores would close and even movie theatres would stop the film while the Amos and Andy show was played over the air.
343 147
Add To Cart: $735.00
Red Skelton Show

Red Skelton Show

266 Episodes
146 Volume
In every generation, there are singularly outrageous comedians, and for the middle of the 20th century, Red Skelton was probably the "top banana" of all.
266 146
Add To Cart: $730.00
Environment in America

Environment in America

411 Episodes
145 Volume
Hear the history of environmental policy from political speeches from 1963 through today.
411 145
Add To Cart: $725.00
Willard Waterman

Willard Waterman

273 Episodes
144 Volume
A veritable jack of all trades on the radio, Willard Waterman starred in The Whistler, The Lux Radio Theater, and Amos And Andy, later he starred as the leading role The Great Gildersleeve after Harold Peary left the program.
273 144
Add To Cart: $720.00
William Bendix

William Bendix

283 Episodes
144 Volume
The craggy and blustery William Bendix is best known for his role as the lovable lug Chester A. Riley in The Life of Riley
283 144
Add To Cart: $720.00
Marx Brothers

Marx Brothers

311 Episodes
142 Volume
Possibly the funniest brothers to ever tread the Vaudeville stage, the Marx Brothers are American Icons. Even Harpo gets laughs on the Radio!
311 142
Add To Cart: $710.00
Legal Dramas

Legal Dramas

279 Episodes
140 Volume
This original collection includes old time radio shows about law enforcers, law breakers, lawyers, and a "lawt" of good legal drama.
279 140
Add To Cart: $700.00
Bill Goodwin

Bill Goodwin

285 Episodes
140 Volume
Long-time announcer Bill Goodwin was one of the first to be awarded a Star for Radio on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
285 140
Add To Cart: $700.00
Robert Young

Robert Young

265 Episodes
140 Volume
Best known for portraying the ideal father, Robert Young battled his own demons of depression and alcoholism in reaction to unfair casting practices in Hollywood's studio system.
265 140
Add To Cart: $700.00
Railroad Hour

Railroad Hour

247 Episodes
138 Volume
Everybody aboard the Broadway and Hollywood musical series featuring Gordon MacRae and other major singing talents.
247 138
Add To Cart: $690.00
Barton Yarborough

Barton Yarborough

278 Episodes
137 Volume
When living in Los Angeles, Barton Yarborough became a steady player among the community of "Radio Row" actors and soon landed the role as Ben Romero on Dragnet.
278 137
Add To Cart: $685.00
Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall

230 Episodes
137 Volume
This knock out music show is hosted by Al Jolson, and Bing Crosby.
230 137
Add To Cart: $685.00
Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx

287 Episodes
135 Volume
Part of the Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx was best known for his greasepaint mustache, cigar, and quick wit. He later branched out to host quiz old time radio show "You Bet Your Life."
287 135
Add To Cart: $675.00
One Night Stand

One Night Stand

259 Episodes
132 Volume
With such greats as Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, One Night Stand was a popular musical program that lasted for over two decades on the radio.
259 132
Add To Cart: $660.00
Heroes and Superheroes

Heroes and Superheroes

329 Episodes
132 Volume
OTRCAT.com original collection of Heroes, Superheroes, and people who think that theyre heros.
329 132
Add To Cart: $660.00
Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler

222 Episodes
130 Volume
The original grey-haired hunky heartthrob, Jeff Chandler performed on a wide variety of radio roles from detective Michael Shayne to bashful Professor Boynton on Our Miss Brooks.
222 130
Add To Cart: $650.00
Leslie Woods

Leslie Woods

266 Episodes
130 Volume
A respected Radio Row player in both New York and Hollywood, Lesley Woods was always able to find work in any genre, but she was best known for Soap Operas. She was on the radio version of Guiding Light and moved into daytime TV in other roles.
266 130
Add To Cart: $650.00
Hans Conried

Hans Conried

249 Episodes
130 Volume
The well-known voice actor successfully made the leap from radio to television. His voice range and ability allowed him to work on comedy, detective, and drama radio shows. A bit on a ham, he tended to steal the show in every performance.
249 130
Add To Cart: $650.00
Phil Harris and Alice Faye

Phil Harris and Alice Faye

280 Episodes
144 Volume
Laughs abound in this old time radio variety show feature jive-talking hipster bandleader, Phil Harris, and his glamorous and talented movie star wife, Alice Faye.
280 144
Add To Cart: $720.00
$648.00
Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok

267 Episodes
129 Volume
How could Wild Bill Hickok hope to compete with the likes of Roy Rogers or The Cisco Kid as kids’ after-school favorite? By having Jingles, played by Andy Devine by his side, of course!
267 129
Add To Cart: $645.00
Presidential Election 2016

Presidential Election 2016

267 Episodes
129 Volume
Like 2000, the 2016 Presidential Election will be studied by contemporaries and historians alike.
267 129
Add To Cart: $645.00
Life of Riley

Life of Riley

260 Episodes
128 Volume
Laugh along with William Bendix in his sit-com role as the lovable mug in "The Life of Riley."
260 128
Add To Cart: $640.00
Lon Clark

Lon Clark

265 Episodes
128 Volume
Best remembered for starring in Nick Carter Master Detective, Lon Clark also acted in several productions for Norman Corwin.
265 128
Add To Cart: $640.00
Violence in America

Violence in America

398 Episodes
127 Volume
This collection is a reminder to the about the violence in America. Hopefully learning from history someone can piece together an idea to reduce violence in America.
398 127
Add To Cart: $635.00
Minstrel Shows

Minstrel Shows

473 Episodes
127 Volume
Minstrelsy is considered the first truly American form of entertainment, and as such provides the forms and traditions which would eventually form vaudeville and ultimately the Hollywood movies and TV shows which shape and inform the rest of the world's opinion of American culture.
473 127
Add To Cart: $635.00
Circus

Circus

335 Episodes
126 Volume
The drama of life under the Big Top has always made for great radio stories from all genres.
335 126
Add To Cart: $630.00
Richard Crenna

Richard Crenna

269 Episodes
126 Volume
With more than 60 years in show business, Richard Crenna co-starred in various roles in film, radio, and television.
269 126
Add To Cart: $630.00
Betty Lou Gerson

Betty Lou Gerson

241 Episodes
126 Volume
A skilled professional, Betty Lou Gerson was much sought over in old time radio shows from Lux Radio Theatre, The Whistler, Mr. President, and Escape.
241 126
Add To Cart: $630.00
Western Law and DISorder

Western Law and DISorder

260 Episodes
125 Volume
chock full of episodes of the best old radio series on the Wallopin' West: Cisco Kid, Bobby Benson, Fort Laramie, Gunsmoke, and more!
260 125
Add To Cart: $625.00
John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy

645 Episodes
124 Volume
Extensive collection of presidential speeches, recordings, and assassination coverage + transcripts, images and documents!
645 124
Add To Cart: $620.00
Let George Do It

Let George Do It

245 Episodes
123 Volume
Follow George Valentine (Bob Bailey) as a detective handy man, who got his jobs from responses to a newspaper ad. This old time radio show is complete with toughs, mysterious rendezvous, and people who aren't who they claim.
245 123
Add To Cart: $615.00
Fred Allen

Fred Allen

190 Episodes
123 Volume
Fred Allen moved from Vaudeville to radio and perfected his character over a number of years for several sponsors. One of his career highlights was a supposed feud with his good friend, Jack Benny.
190 123
Add To Cart: $615.00
Escape

Escape

244 Episodes
122 Volume
A sister show to the classic Suspense, Escape drew upon great tales from literature to take listeners away from the everyday world. Upgrade: few additional episodes, sound quality upgrades
244 122
Add To Cart: $610.00
Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR Fireside Chats)

Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR Fireside Chats)

337 Episodes
122 Volume
With his Fireside Chats, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used the power of radio to speak directly and intimately to the American people through some of the darkest periods of the Nation's history.
337 122
Add To Cart: $610.00
David Rose

David Rose

239 Episodes
120 Volume
Composer David Rose had his own show called California Melodies and his song "The Stripper" reached the top of Billboard's top 100.
239 120
Add To Cart: $600.00
Drama Collection

Drama Collection

219 Episodes
119 Volume
A sensational sampling of OTRCAT's drama radio shows with classic stars and unforgettable productions--An OTRCAT exclusive collection.
219 119
Add To Cart: $595.00
Guest Star Radio

Guest Star Radio

492 Episodes
119 Volume
Produced by the U.S. Treasury Department in the 1940-50s as a public service program, Guest Star Radio features a different top-name "guest star" (singer, actor, comedian) each week to promote the sales of savings bonds.
492 119
Add To Cart: $595.00
Presidency and Military

Presidency and Military

346 Episodes
119 Volume
This collection celebrates, for better or for worst the relationship between the presidency and the military.
346 119
Add To Cart: $595.00
Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman

509 Episodes
118 Volume
Listen to historic speeches from the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman.
509 118
Add To Cart: $590.00
Airchecks of the 1970s

Airchecks of the 1970s

247 Episodes
116 Volume
As the decade wore on and 1960s started to fade into the 1970s by the resignation of President Richard Nixon due to Watergate, radio started to get much crazier.
247 116
Add To Cart: $580.00
Howard Duff

Howard Duff

229 Episodes
116 Volume
Best known for his role as "Sam Spade, Detective", Howard Duff had a long career in radio and film.
229 116
Add To Cart: $580.00
Gerald Mohr

Gerald Mohr

233 Episodes
115 Volume
An anthology to Gerald Mohr, this extensive collection contains almost 300 radio appearances on various detective shows, horror-dramas, and radio comedies.
233 115
Add To Cart: $575.00
Frank Lovejoy

Frank Lovejoy

231 Episodes
115 Volume
Lovejoy was the no nonsense, square-jawed actor best known for his tough guy performances in detective radio dramas.
231 115
Add To Cart: $575.00
Arch Oboler

Arch Oboler

229 Episodes
113 Volume
Enjoy the great radio plays in this anthology of the eccentric horror fiction writer, Arch Oboler, who is best known for pushing the medium of radio in sound production, writing, and programming.
229 113
Add To Cart: $565.00
Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim

495 Episodes
109 Volume
Jungle Jim was a long-running jungle adventure show, feet planted firmly in the footsteps of Tarzan, but with the hardware and politics of the modern great white hunter.
495 109
Add To Cart: $545.00
NBC University Theater

NBC University Theater

115 Episodes
108 Volume
NBC University Theater is an unusual series that focused on reenacting novels by great authors for college classes.
115 108
Add To Cart: $540.00
Hearts in Harmony

Hearts in Harmony

456 Episodes
108 Volume
was a popular daytime soap opera in the 1940s and 50s sponsored by Kroger's grocery chain.
456 108
Add To Cart: $540.00
Apocalypse Bundle

Apocalypse Bundle

348 Episodes
108 Volume
Survive in style the end of the world. It includes five of our favorite world's end collections!
348 108
Add To Cart: $540.00
Marriages in Disaster

Marriages in Disaster

209 Episodes
108 Volume
Featuring shows from all genres, this collections of marriage and weddings in old time radio will give new meaning to "To death do us part"
209 108
Add To Cart: $540.00
One Mans Family

One Mans Family

397 Episodes
108 Volume
A sweeping saga of One Man’s Family, this serial from the creator of I Love a Mystery, Carlton E. Morse, ran for 27 years, and follows the Barbour family patriarch from San Francisco stock broker to grandfather and beyond.
397 108
Add To Cart: $540.00
Front Page Drama

Front Page Drama

450 Episodes
107 Volume
Stories of the Weird and Wonderful made it to Front Page Drama to help sell Hearst Newspapers. The series drew its long running collection of interesting stories from the pages of The American Weekly magazine.
450 107
Add To Cart: $535.00
Eve Arden

Eve Arden

216 Episodes
107 Volume
Before she was everyone's favorite English teacher at Madison High School, she was tickling listeners' funny bones as a guest star.
216 107
Add To Cart: $535.00
Richard Denning

Richard Denning

223 Episodes
107 Volume
The hardworking and handsome film star landed his first radio starring role as Lucille Balls other half in "My Favorite Husband." He later appeared in roles in "Mr. and Mrs. North" and "Its a Crime Mr. Collins."
223 107
Add To Cart: $535.00
Birthday Collection

Birthday Collection

210 Episodes
106 Volume
Everyone. and just about everything has a birthday, and nearly every day is the important anniversary of something or someone important in your life. These fun birthday celebrations of famous celebrities, historical figures, and even Gracie Allen's grandpa.
210 106
Add To Cart: $530.00
Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars

299 Episodes
150 Volume
This classic police drama is one of the earliest of the genres. A precursor to the popular police drama Dragnet, Calling All Cars portrayed the true crime stories of the Los Angeles Police Department.
299 150
Add To Cart: $750.00
$525.00
Dick Powell

Dick Powell

196 Episodes
104 Volume
Dick Powell stars in Richard Diamond, Rogue's Gallery, and special appearances in various old time radio shows including Lux Radio Theater, Command Performance, Cavalcade of America, UN Radio, Screen Guild Theater, Suspense, This I Believe, and many rare recordings!
196 104
Add To Cart: $520.00
Anniversaries in Old Time Radio

Anniversaries in Old Time Radio

184 Episodes
104 Volume
Anniversaries, milestones, and more in this one-of-a-kind, genre-wide collection of Anniversaries in Old Time Radio.
184 104
Add To Cart: $520.00
Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

269 Episodes
104 Volume
Sinatra was known for his colorful character, sometimes tough, but always loved.
269 104
Add To Cart: $520.00
Theater of Romance

Theater of Romance

207 Episodes
103 Volume
Hit yourself on the head with Theater of Romance and become star struck--Gregory Peck, Ida Lupino, Edward G. Robinson, Errol Flynn, Humphrey Bogart and more!
207 103
Add To Cart: $515.00
Ed Begley Sr

Ed Begley Sr

187 Episodes
101 Volume
After running away from home at the age of 11, Ed Begley found his way to Broadway and Radio, eventually winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
187 101
Add To Cart: $505.00
Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

202 Episodes
101 Volume
Boston Blackie is too good natured to be hard boiled. Often accused by bungling cops, Boston Blackie is obligated to solve the case!
202 101
Add To Cart: $505.00
Presidential Election 1996

Presidential Election 1996

190 Episodes
100 Volume
President Clinton won a decisive victory over Bob Dole, becoming the first Democrat to win two consecutive presidential elections since Franklin D. Roosevelt.
190 100
Add To Cart: $500.00
Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

370 Episodes
100 Volume
This collection celebrates the first woman Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.
370 100
Add To Cart: $500.00
Presidential Party Nominating Conventions

Presidential Party Nominating Conventions

365 Episodes
99 Volume
The Nominating Conventions are an important part of the path to the White House and are a vibrant example of Representative Democracy in action.
365 99
Add To Cart: $495.00
Arnold Moss

Arnold Moss

140 Episodes
99 Volume
He performed in on stage, movies, TV or radio often as a villain, a role he seemed to relish as a way to burn himself into the audience’s memory.
140 99
Add To Cart: $495.00
Mercedes McCambridge

Mercedes McCambridge

191 Episodes
99 Volume
Best known for her macabre performances including the infamous demon voice on the Exorcist, Orson Welles called Mercedes McCambridge "the greatest old time radio actress."
191 99
Add To Cart: $495.00
Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour

143 Episodes
98 Volume
Known for the sarong dress in The Jungle Princess and her exotic good looks, Dorothy Lamour made over 60 motion pictures and helped sell US Treasury Bonds
143 98
Add To Cart: $490.00
Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney

275 Episodes
98 Volume
Singer and actress, she got the attention of Americans with the song "Come On-a My House" and won their hearts with Bing Crosby in White Christmas.
275 98
Add To Cart: $490.00
Staats Cotsworth

Staats Cotsworth

179 Episodes
97 Volume
In addition to appearing in radio detective programs and TV soap operas, Staats Cosworth was an accomplished landscape artist whose work commands high bids on the auction circuit.
179 97
Add To Cart: $485.00
California

California

203 Episodes
97 Volume
California and Californians have had a major impact in creating the America the world knows today.
203 97
Add To Cart: $485.00
Poisoning

Poisoning

224 Episodes
97 Volume
This collection includes poison in a variety of episodes in mystery and police dramas.
224 97
Add To Cart: $485.00
Theater Guild on the Air (US Steel Hour)

Theater Guild on the Air (US Steel Hour)

99 Episodes
95 Volume
Sponsored by US Steel, this old time radio series produced classic and contemporary plays live and was one of the most popular Broadway drama shows of all time.
99 95
Add To Cart: $475.00
Horses In Old Time Radio

Horses In Old Time Radio

219 Episodes
94 Volume
Hold your horses! Plenty of one horse towns, wild horses, charley horses, play the ponies, and more straight from the horse's mouth at the microphone.
219 94
Add To Cart: $470.00
You Bet Your Life

You Bet Your Life

195 Episodes
94 Volume
Enjoy this hilarious American quiz old time radio show host by famed funny man Groucho Marx schmoozing with regular folks and announcer, straightman George Fenneman.
195 94
Add To Cart: $470.00
Defective Detectives and Bungling Burglars

Defective Detectives and Bungling Burglars

180 Episodes
94 Volume
spoofs and skits of detective radio shows and bungled burglaries by some of the funniest old time radio comedians.
180 94
Add To Cart: $470.00
Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

194 Episodes
94 Volume
The original creaking door horror anthology with jocular and sarcastic host, Raymond. "Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?"
194 94
Add To Cart: $470.00
Wendell Niles

Wendell Niles

189 Episodes
94 Volume
Wendell Niles and his brother Ken were pioneering West Coast Radio Announcers who worked both together and separately for some of the biggest names in Hollywood.
189 94
Add To Cart: $470.00
Hallmark Playhouse

Hallmark Playhouse

184 Episodes
93 Volume
Featured well done literary adaptations hosted by celebrated author James Hilton.
184 93
Add To Cart: $465.00
Doctor Christian

Doctor Christian

183 Episodes
92 Volume
Jean Hersholt is an actor who specialized in gentle, intelligent roles that called for warmth and feeling in Dr Christian. This series is that kind of show and can be enjoyed as drama, as nostalgia, and as just plain old radio entertainment.
183 92
Add To Cart: $460.00
Christmas Comedy

Christmas Comedy

180 Episodes
92 Volume
This collection will have you giggling jingle bells and spiting your egg nog laughing hohoho!
180 92
Add To Cart: $460.00
Old Fashioned Revival Hour

Old Fashioned Revival Hour

91 Episodes
91 Volume
Classic old time radio Christian evangelicalism.The show was lead by Pastor Charles E Fuller who was one of the first radio ministers.He dedicated his life to the ministry and often traveled around the country and aired live revivals.
91 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Presidential Candidate Announcements

Presidential Candidate Announcements

183 Episodes
91 Volume
While only 44 men have served as President and 48 men have served as Vice President, so many Americans have stepped up to answer the call to run for these two top spots. Listen as we hear from some of these Americans as they make their plans known, give their victory, and even their concession.
183 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Presidential Before They Were Nominees

Presidential Before They Were Nominees

303 Episodes
91 Volume
Every four years, the United States holds a Presidential Election to elect a President and a Vice President to lead the nation.  For the most part, Americans like to elect leaders with a proven record for which they can run on.
303 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Music Rarities

Music Rarities

232 Episodes
91 Volume
Collection of the best music rarities from the golden age of radio.
232 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Scientists and Inventors

Scientists and Inventors

221 Episodes
91 Volume
Commercial radio was just one result of the efforts of scientist over the years. Radio also explored the contributions of scientists and inventors whether they were trying to create a better world or destroy the one we have. This compilation contains a wide variety of radio shows dealing with science and understanding the world we live in.
221 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Claudia

Claudia

389 Episodes
91 Volume
CLAUDIA is a lighthearted soap about the ups and downs of being a newlywed. Topics include dealing with in-laws, burning dinner, losing socks, buying really big dogs, and all the little moments that make up a life together.
389 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

189 Episodes
91 Volume
Eve Arden played the fun-loving but sometimes frazzled English teacher at Madison High School, Our Miss Brooks. The most famous teacher ever on radio, Connie Brooks was a wonderful combination of sincere and smart, and Eve Arden played her perfectly.
189 91
Add To Cart: $455.00
Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

176 Episodes
88 Volume
This extensive compilation includes a sampling and many rare and popular broadcasts of "Radio Espionage" from all different genres.
176 88
Add To Cart: $440.00
Oscar Levant

Oscar Levant

175 Episodes
88 Volume
Enjoy these appearances by Oscar Levant, the sharp-witted brilliant music composer, concert pianist, movie star, author, and radio quiz show panelist.
175 88
Add To Cart: $440.00
Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball

185 Episodes
88 Volume
Before she became TV’s favorite redhead, Lucille Ball was a rising starlet who turned to radio work as a way to make ends meet.
185 88
Add To Cart: $440.00
Jubilee

Jubilee

184 Episodes
87 Volume
AFRS Presents Great Jazz and Entertainment for the Troops during WWII.
184 87
Add To Cart: $435.00
Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

288 Episodes
86 Volume
Aloha! This collection includes old time radio shows from all genres from ting-ting steel guitar music to epic Hawaiian Adventure and detective stories to supernatural Tiki tales.
288 86
Add To Cart: $430.00
Life with Luigi

Life with Luigi

171 Episodes
86 Volume
Laugh while Luigi learns about life in his adopted country, while avoiding the plotting of a potential Father-in-law! Starring J. Carroll Naish, Hans Conried. and Alan Reed.
171 86
Add To Cart: $430.00
Biography in Sound

Biography in Sound

86 Episodes
86 Volume
Produced by Joseph O. Meyers, this old time radio series fascinated radio audiences with the biographies of Churchill, Babe Ruth, Fred Allen, WC Fields, and more.
86 86
Add To Cart: $430.00
Whistling

Whistling

171 Episodes
86 Volume
Whistling and whistlers are featured in this diverse collection of Old Time Radio favorites.
171 86
Add To Cart: $430.00
Theater Five

Theater Five

256 Episodes
86 Volume
256 86
Add To Cart: $430.00
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