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New Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
America's Best novels presented by famed actress and producer Eva Le Gallienne
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

OTRCAT MOUSEPAD

0 Episodes
- Volume
This top-quality, comfortable mouse pad will delight your mouse in the lovely homespun scene of yesteryear -- made in the USA!
0 -
Add To Cart: $3.00

Orson Welles Christmas

7 Episodes
1 Volume
A man of many hats, Orson Welles was a gifted and venerated actor, writer, director who used his talents to bring more magic to Christmas Radio Dramas.
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

General Motors On Safari

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Dramatized Fact, Fiction, and South African True Documentary!
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Howdy Doody Time

7 Episodes
1 Volume
What time is it, kids? Take your seat in the Peanut Gallery, It's Howdy Doody Time!
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

John Steele

49 Episodes
1 Volume
John Steele aired as a weekly program full of "suspense and hard, fast action." Update: additional recordings
49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Man Behind the Gun

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Sensationalized Documentary on the Soldiers of WWII. Update: 2 additional recordings
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Men at Sea

12 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) The "Beans, Bullets, and Oil" that won the War, and the Brave Merchant Sailors when moved them across the Oceans
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pat ODaniel and his Hillbilly Boys

40 Episodes
1 Volume
Home-baked goodness, politics and hillbilly music all come together on Texas radio in Pat O'Daniel and His Hillbilly Boys.
40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Point Sublime

12 Episodes
1 Volume
A soap opera for the whole family, Point Sublime is set on the rugged California coast along historic US Route 1, the Pacific Coast Highway.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jack Benny Christmas

48 Episodes
1 Volume
the 'original old blue eyes' highlighted the best comedy and music for the holidays.
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Carol

24 Episodes
1 Volume
Charles Dickens' classic The Christmas Carol is alive and well from all various old time radio shows.
24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dame Detectives - Rare Female Crimefighters

39 Episodes
1 Volume
An OTRCAT Original collection including some never before released detective dramas featuring women crime fighters.
39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lauritz Melchior

18 Episodes
1 Volume
This Danish-American opera tenor was best known for his performances of Wagner's works, but he also had a great sense of humor appearing with Fred Allen and Eddie Cantor old time radio shows.
18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventure Ahead

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Join the pirates, help the FBI, or train a runt puppy because there' Adventure Ahead in this old time adventure radio show.
11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Elgin Holiday Shows (Christmas and Thanksgiving)

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the holidays 1940s style with the stars of the period when you listen to the Elgin Watch holiday specials. Update: additional recording
5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Seals Recordings

10 Episodes
1 Volume
brought in top stars like Fibber McGee and Molly and Frank Sinatra to be sure that every card and package sent during Christmas included a Christmas Seal.
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas with George Burns and Gracie Allen

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Everyone's favorite old time radio comedy duo know how to bring all the laughs for their annual Christmas Special.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Detectives

50 Episodes
1 Volume
Crime doesn't stop for Christmas, luckily the gumshoes are here with holiday gumdrops.
50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 12

46 Episodes
1 Volume
Randomer and Rarer than before, enjoy these old time radio rarities from the lost vaults of time.
46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Our Land Be Bright

12 Episodes
1 Volume
In 1947-48, the VFW began syndicating Our Land Be Bright to help publicize the issues and VFW programs which benefit both vets and their communities.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wendell Corey

13 Episodes
1 Volume
A staple of the radio airwaves, Wendell Corey's memorable textured voice on such great old time radio shows as Cavalcade of America, Lux Radio Theater, and Inner Sanctum
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Columbus Day

15 Episodes
1 Volume
This horizon-busting collection contains great shows about when Columbus sailed the ocean blue with old time radios shows from genres such as comedy, historical, and suspense. Update: additional broadcasts
15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Medical File

43 Episodes
1 Volume
South African original programming, featuring od and amazing stories inspired from true medical files.
43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Leap Year

35 Episodes
1 Volume
The Gregorian Calendar adds a day February 29th to the year every four years; this collection adds entertainment from every genre of radio programs.
35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charles Lindbergh

9 Episodes
1 Volume
By becoming the first aviator to fly non-stop from New York to Paris, Charles Lindbergh became a driving force in the practical acceptance of aviation.
9 1
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ABC Mystery Time

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy this series of mystifying tales starring Sir Laurence Olivier with these organ ripping episodes. Update: additional recording
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

News Recordings 1947

55 Episodes
1 Volume
The biggest news of the year: Chuck Yeager fly faster than the speed of sound, Princess Elizabeth spoke to the world on her 21st Birthday, the US Army Air Force found a flying disk in Roswell, the UN votes to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab sectors, and early Cold War propaganda hit the airwaves.
55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Abies Irish Rose

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This likable old time radio comedy show is about the marriage between a Jewish man and an Irish Catholic lass.
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Academy Awards Shows

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the nostalgia of Academy Awards Ceremonies of yesteryear!
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ada Jones

109 Episodes
1 Volume
She was known for her impersonations and ability to mimic different accents and voices at the turn of the century. These rare recordings, many from early Edison wax cylinders, display the versatility of this little songbird and comedienne, from ballads, to "coon" songs, to ragtime, to Irish comic melodies.
109 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Address Unknown

31 Episodes
1 Volume
Address Unknown is a well-performed show about missing persons from South Africa. Each show dramatizes a real case of a missing person taken from the Missing Persons Bureau files in London.
31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of the Abbotts

18 Episodes
1 Volume
The Adventures of the Abbotts stars Claudia Morgan and Les Damon as the husband and wife detective team, Jean and Pat Abbott. In each episode, Jean helps her husband, a well-renowned San Franciscan private eye, to solve yet another mystery.
18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of Ellery Queen

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Ellery Queen was an author who solved mysteries in his spare time and then wrote about his harrowing adventures; his sidekick was his own father, Richard Queen.
19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of Sea Hound

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Sea Hound Ahoy! With Captain Silver and Jerry seahounding around, discovering spys and slicing up peg legs like they were sea cucumbers, this delightful adventure is sure to pound the sea hound in your heart.
11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Afloat with Henry Morgan

52 Episodes
1 Volume
This serial was set in the Caribbean and included plots about petty pirates, stolen Aztec necklaces, storms and swamps.
52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

AFVN Recordings (Armed Forces Vietnam)

148 Episodes
1 Volume
Morale-Boosting Military Radio Station for Servicemen and Women in Vietnam
148 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Al Pearce Show

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Al Pearce and his Gang, is a comedy show that changed much through its run due to an unstable relationship with networks and sponsors. Al Pearce got his start in show business when he was working as a real door-to-door salesman.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Box 13

52 Episodes
1 Volume
Dan Holiday, retired newspaper man turned fiction writer and adventurer extraordinaire. To gain ideas for his books, he places an ad in the paper "Adventure wanted – will go anywhere, do anything – Box 13." Update: sound upgrades
52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alan Young Show

49 Episodes
1 Volume
Best known for his role in "Mr Ed", Alan Young's summer radio show replacement was "routine situation comedy" laced with "rapid-fire gags." Update: additional recording
49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alka Seltzer Time

19 Episodes
1 Volume
A 15 minute program, the Alka Seltzer Show (also known as Alka Seltzer Time) has an array of popular tunes sprinkled with upbeat Alka Seltzer jingles, "Alka Seltzer Time, morning noon and night, it's Alka Seltzer time! Martha Tilton and Curt Massey star and sing in the program.
19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

All Star Western Theater

105 Episodes
1 Volume
Riding out of the sunny back lots of Hollywood, All Star Western Theatre delivered Republic Western-style entertainment with chuck wagon sized doses of fine music, broad humor and guest appearances by the best of the West.
105 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Almanac (Orson Welles)

20 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the greatest anthology series in radio history, Almanac concentrated on classic literature such as " Treasure Island," "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "Dracula.
20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amazing Mr Malone

17 Episodes
1 Volume
Whis old time radio griping crime drama stars Frank Lovejoy as a Chicago Crime-Fighting Lawyer! Update: additional recording
17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

American Adventure

23 Episodes
1 Volume
Join us on the Adventure of Our Nation
23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

American in England

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Norman Corwin's visits to England during WWII. It documented war-time conditions in England from the perspective of the citizens of England, instead of those in power or of handouts from the war department.
6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

American Trail

13 Episodes
1 Volume
The American Trail tells the story of these brave men and women: from Louis and Clark to the great ol' California Gold Rush.
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

American Weekly

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio Dramas adapted from everyone's favorite Sunday Magazine!
8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Anderson Family

24 Episodes
1 Volume
The Anderson Family is a fairly typical Family Situation Comedy, featuring a noble but semi-inept father, a loving and sometimes acid wife, and a precocious scamp who seems to have more on the ball than his parents. In this case, the program is a showcase for one of radio's longest lasting scamps, Walter Tetley, also known for playing nephew Leroy on The Great Gildersleeve and the delivery boy Julius who had a crush on Alice Faye on the Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show.
24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Anne Airlanes

28 Episodes
1 Volume
Ann of the Airlines was created because of the popularity and successes of Amelia Earhart. Though, Ann is not a pilot, but a young girl, there is undoubtedly residue interest of female pilots from Earhart's fame. Update: additional broadcasts
28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nonsense and Melody

21 Episodes
1 Volume
A fun variety program that was decidedly nautical bent, with the action taking place aboard the mythical SS Hysteria.
21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vampires in Old Time Radio

41 Episodes
1 Volume
Get your garlic and crucifix, this collection includes a wide variety of vampire-themed old time radio shows.
41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Artie Shaw

26 Episodes
1 Volume
Clarinet Tooter and Musician Master: Artie rivaled swing bandleaders Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller in the 1930s and 40s. Update: additional episodes
26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Authors Collection

53 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring the Best Classic Literature on OTR!
53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Authors Playhouse

38 Episodes
1 Volume
An expertly written series of high quality tales, Author's Playhouse was created by Wynn Wright. This old time radio show utilized the writings of famous short story authors and playwrights.
38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Avengers - SA

110 Episodes
1 Volume
Part James Bond, part Wonder Woman, The Avengers epitomized Sixties British Cool on the small screen. The infrastructure for TV broadcasting was slow to be adopted in South Africa, but they had this terrific version of The Avengers from Springbok Radio.
110 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Babe Ruth

9 Episodes
1 Volume
The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field.
9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Barrel of Fun

7 Episodes
1 Volume
This music and comedy show stars Charlie Ruggles, the versatile comedian who quips such smart smacks.
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Baseball in Old Time Radio

41 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection is full of fun and varied shows from all different series with a baseball themed episodes. Update: additional rare recording
41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Battle Stations

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Created by the United States Navy during WWII, this old time radio program was created to "report to people of the United States on the progress of its navy in the war being fought in five oceans."
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beat the Band

29 Episodes
1 Volume
This fun, original music quiz show was a war-time radio musical-quiz program. The first season of Beat the Band was sponsored by that ready-to-eat corn cereal, Kix.
29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Behind the Scenes

21 Episodes
1 Volume
Audiences have always loved learning the little known facts about famous people they think they know. Behind The Scenes explores the lives of famous personalities and adds a few facts that never made it into the history books. Update: additional broadcast
21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bela Lugosi

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Performances with the Original Count Dracula!
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ben Bernie

18 Episodes
1 Volume
The old Maestro" was known for his entertaining patter more than his violin playing and a "feud" with his good friend Walter Winchell. A musical genius from a very young age, he was the youngest violinist the play Carnegie Hall at age of thirteen. Update: 19 additional recordings
18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Benny Goodman

72 Episodes
1 Volume
During the Big Band Era, Benny Goodman was the undisputed "King of Swing". The Goodman Band is credited with launching the Swing Era with a series of performances and broadcasts from California in 1935.
72 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Little Jack Little

8 Episodes
1 Volume
He was a piano playing musician, but also a vaudevillian, a bandleader, a USO entertainer.
8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Best of Dragnet

53 Episodes
1 Volume
Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Dragnet Episodes!
53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Best of Inner Sanctum

30 Episodes
1 Volume
Best Inner Sanctum shows with host Raymond."Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?"
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beulah

28 Episodes
1 Volume
A spin-off of the Fibber McGee & Molly series, Beulah was a novelty character, created and sustained by the startling concept of a white man doing a black woman's voice. Update: 5 additional recordings
28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beyond Midnight

48 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with double the number of episodes: journey "into the land that lies beyond midnight, into a world of ghost hunters, men going mad, and DEATH DEATH DEATH!"
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beyond Tomorrow

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The art of Science Fiction goes back to the time when a young person stepped away from the campfire, looked towards the stars and wondered "What's out there?" The Sci Fi genre gained respectability as it moved from the pages of pulp magazines to network radio programs, Beyond Tomorrow features stories from the masters of Sci Fi, including Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov.
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hildegardes Radio Room

51 Episodes
1 Volume
The blonde siren songbird is best known for her signature tune, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup." Hildegarde's Radio Room included co-conspirators as Phil Regan, Burgess Meredith, Clifton Webb, Patsy Kelly, and Xavier Cugat. Update: 50+ additional recordings
51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Big Show

30 Episodes
1 Volume
By the early 1950's, sponsors were beginning to abandon radio for television, but nothing on the small screen had the class and sophistication of NBC's The Big Show. Although Mistress of Ceremonies, Tallulah Bankhead and her guests from the world of entertainment were definitely "upper crust", Miss Bankhead's friendly and accessible manner meant that the program was as entertaining in the parlor as it was in the garage.
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Big Sister

35 Episodes
1 Volume
Sponsored by Rinso, Big Sister stars Alice Frost as Ruth Evans. In this soap, Ruth is a modern day heroine, giving up her life and love to take care of her orphaned siblings
35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Big Story

39 Episodes
1 Volume
Newspaper reporters from around the country entered their true, heroic stories of reporting the news to win a chance on the airwaves and $500 from the sponsor of the show, Pall Mall. Update
39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Carmen Miranda

33 Episodes
1 Volume
Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, “the Brazilian Bombshell” Carmen Miranda helped to popularize Latin music and dance with enormous fruit-laden hats in big budget musicals.
33 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Biggest Heart

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Weekly Contest by the Colorado Heart Association to Find the Biggest Pumping Heart in the World (figuratively)!
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Billy Jones and Ernie Hare

16 Episodes
1 Volume
The Music and Comedy Duo starred in this Early Radio Show Sensation
16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Breakfast with Binnie and Mike

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Eat breakfast with the stars in this half hour daily morning show that invites you to share a chat in the Beverly Hills home of glamorous movie star Binnie Barnes and her husband, the movie producer and sports announcer, Mike Frankovitch.
6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Book (The Man in Black)

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Paul Frees, this talent filled old time radio show features the stories of almost perfect crimes asking audiences to listen for the criminal's mistake.
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Castle and Black Chapel

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare and Scary Horror Recordings
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Crows (Two Black Crows)

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Black-face comedy was a standard of vaudeville and early radio. Although their blatant stereotyping would be considered offensive in racially sensitive times, the characters were genuinely funny if taken at face value. The Two Black Crows was one of the better programs from the minstrel tradition, although it never achieved the popularity of Amos 'n' Andy.
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Mass

30 Episodes
1 Volume
dark tales featuring adaptions by Virginia Woolf, Edgar Allen Poe, HP Lovecraft, and Gogol.
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Museum

51 Episodes
1 Volume
Orson Welles stars in "The Black Museum. A Repository of Death. Here in the grim stone structure on the Thames which houses Scotland Yard is a warehouse of homicide, where every day objects ... all touched by murder."
51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Blackstone Magic Detective

55 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow Blackstone, Rhoda, and John's tales of adventure and how magic saved the day. Update: (update) 19 additional episodes
55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Blondie

40 Episodes
1 Volume
Blondie is based on Chic Young's popular comic strip. After becoming a successful movie, Blondie continued to be a hit in its old time radio show form. Update: 34 additional episodes
40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bloopers

365 Episodes
1 Volume
Old Time Radio is that most of it was broadcast live and anything could happen across a live microphone, and very often it did! Here are more than 12 hours of mistakes and bloopers from the Golden Age of Radio.
365 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Blue Beetle

24 Episodes
1 Volume
The Blue Beetle was an early comic book hero that tugged on the cape of Superman. Created by Charles Nicholas for the comic book Mystery Men, it first appeared in 1939.
24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob Burns Show

13 Episodes
1 Volume
This comedy show debuted in September 1941 as The Arkansas Traveler. Featuring the music of Spike Jones, the show featured Bob Burns playing his "Bazooka," a homemade instrument that he made from a whiskey funnel and two gas pipes. Update: additional rare recording
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bobby Benson and the B-Bar-B Riders

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Bobby Benson and the B Bar B Riders were a Western version of Jack Armstrong, The All American Boy. What better place to grow up and learn to be a better man than a working cattle ranch?
19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Humphrey Bogart

53 Episodes
1 Volume
Bogie is an actor who continues to rank near the top on everybody's list. He made many appearances on radio after he moved his act from Broadway to Hollywood.
53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boris Karloff

71 Episodes
1 Volume
(updated) with a few additional rare recordings! Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny."
71 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ray Bradbury

32 Episodes
1 Volume
A Collection of Vintage Bradbury Stories adapted for radio!
32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Break the Bank

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Highest Paying Quiz Show in Radio's Golden Age!
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Breakfast Club (Don McNeil)

38 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Don McNeill, the Breakfast Club was plugged as "a get-together time for all of us who smile before breakfast and then can't break the habit all day long – a place to come to when a feller needs a friend." Update: additional episodes
38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lone Indian

15 Episodes
1 Volume
Robert E. Callahan produced a number of syndicated radio programs during the Thirties which celebrated the Indian way of life, their contributions to the American West, and the beauty of Indian Culture.
15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Breakfast in Hollywood

32 Episodes
1 Volume
Breakfast in Hollywood was morning radios show with host the amicable Tom Breneman and performed in Breneman Restaurant on Vine and Sunset.
32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bright Star

31 Episodes
1 Volume
The series was also called the Irene Dunne and Fred MacMurray Show and used big film stars to add to the appeal of the show and gain listeners.
31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brighter Day

5 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the Longest Running Radio Soap Operas!
5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brownstone Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Plays from the Theater made for Radio Listening Fans!
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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