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Old Time Radio Children's Shows

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Adventures of Champion

Gene Autry's horse Champion had his own Radio Show! Was Trigger jealous? Did Champion did his own stunts on radio?
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of Sea Hound

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.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Air Adventures Jimmie Allen

This old time radio adventure series included the boy wonder and pilot, Jimmie Allen, his best teenage buddy, Speed Robertson, and mechanic, Flash Lewis. Update: additional episodes and improved sound quality
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Add To Cart: $10.00

Air Castle

a fun children's old time radio program featuring the Story Man, Clickety-Clack, Happy Duck and your imagination.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Anne Airlanes

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.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Big John and Sparky

(update) over 60 additional episodes: many adults will be charmed by this gently humorous children's radio show.
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Add To Cart: $10.00

Blue Beetle

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.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Bobby Benson and the B-Bar-B Riders

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?
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Buck Rogers

Buck Rogers radio serial not only engendered a passion for space exploration, it taught lessons about trustworthiness, the triumph of good versus evil, and the virtue of the American Way.
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Captain Midnight

This flying adventure with mysterious Captain Midnight and his pals Chuck Ramsey and Patsy Donovan was sponsored by Skelly Oil and took an exciting and melodramatic view of aviation adventure.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Challenge of the Yukon (Sgt Preston)

A noble Canadian Mountie on the side of law and order along with his wise and loyal dog, Yukon King. This show comes from the creators of The Lone Ranger and shares the same values of fairness and protecting the weak from the strong.
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Add To Cart: $15.00

Children Shows

Mom cried over the Soaps during the day and Dad would tune is some serious programming when he got home from work. But in the magic time between the end of the school day and supper-time, kids ruled the radio dial.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas on the Moon

There can be no Christmas without Santa Claus, so when our hero finds out that he has been kidnapped and taken to the moon there is no time to spare! Like any Christmas serial, Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon is best enjoyed with your kids, one day at a time between Thanksgiving and the Most Special Day Of The Year.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Recordings

Hundreds of hours full of holiday cheer! Update: New disk #8!
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Add To Cart: $40.00

Cinnamon Bear

Christmas holiday fantasy adventure serial is for children of all ages. Just before Christmas, Something has taken twins Judy and Jimmy "Silver Star" for their Christmas tree and the adventure begins...
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Cisco Kid

Join the 'Mexican Robin Hood" Cisco Kid and his sidekick Pancho (Mel Blanc) on their adventures in the wild frontier. Update: 100+ new episodes
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Add To Cart: $35.00

Clyde Beatty

The World's greatest wild animal trainer, Clyde Beatty, with an exciting adventure from his brilliant career.The circus means thrills, excitement, and gnarling jungle beasts.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Coast to Coast on a Bus

The White Rabbit Bus hit America's highways every Sunday morning, with its conductor (that's what they called him) Milton Cross.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Comic Parade

When the newspaper truck drivers went on strike in 1945, Mayor La Guardia had the comics read to the children of the city including The Adventures of Superman, Little Orphan Annie, Archie Andrews, Gasoline Alley and Red Ryder.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Comic Weekly Man

Based on what is published in the weekly paper, The Comic Weekly Man entertains us with a dramatized reading of the Sunday comics, complete with sound effects and music. Young and old alike would follow along with the print copy in hand. Update: 100+ additional episodes of slide whistles and Sunday Comics!
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Add To Cart: $15.00

Cruise Poll Parrot

Follow stowaways on a whaling voyage on The Cruise of the Poll Parrot. This syndicated serial was originally designed to pitch kids shoes.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy came from the comic strips to the radio in this great serial. He still fights bizarre villains and the 15 minute shows are filled with cliff-hangers. Tune In!
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Dogs in OTR

A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.
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Falstaffs Fables

Allen Reed from Fred Allen's Alley and Allen Reed Jr telling great fables and selling candy bars with lots of humor.
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Fire Fighters

Cops seem to get all the glory in radio drama, but there is another class of public servant who put their lives on the line every time they go to work: Fire Fighters presents the true life adventures of these unsung heroes and adds some serious safety lessons along the way.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon first appeared on the comic pages in 1934, following the success of Buck Rogers. Flash soon made the move to radio before the classic film serial starring Buster Crabbe.
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Hop Harrigan

(update) with 85 additional episodes: based on the popular All-American comics star, Hop Harrigan. Harrigan is "America's Ace of the Airwaves," and he gets a lot of flying time fighting evil, and as the war developed, Hop in his radio adventures was in the thick of the real battles that were raging overseas.
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Add To Cart: $10.00

Howdy Doody Time

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

Indiana School of the Sky

Distance learning was around in the 1940s and 1950s with the science programs presented by the Indiana School of the Sky.
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Jack Armstrong

Jack Armstrong, The All American Boy not only held the interest of millions of kids after school during two decades, the show helped to prove the value of targeted radio advertising to General Mills and Wheaties.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Jerry at Fair Oaks

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Jerry of the Circus

Jerry of the Circus is a delightful serial which follows the orphaned Jerry and his dog, Rags, as they join the circus and eventually find Jerry’s long lost uncle, the animal trainer.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Jump Jump and the Ice Queen

Enjoy this Christmas Serial done in the Spirit of The Cinnamon Bear and Jonathon Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon.
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Jungle Jim

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. Update: 180+ new episodes on volume 4 and 5
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Add To Cart: $25.00

Junior G-Men

Hosted and produced by famed former FBI agent turned Hollywood player Melvin Purvis, The True Adventures of Junior G-Men features true crime stories from the files of the FBI.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Land of the Lost

The Land of the Lost is a children's deep-sea adventure program about two children who travel "in that wonderful kingdom at the bottom of the sea."Lead by Red Lantern, the "wisest fish in the sea", Billy and Isabel discover lost objects on the ocean floor.
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Lassie

From rescuing Timmy from a well to untying kidnapped victims, Lassie does it all.
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Lets Pretend

It was simple concept, but it made for a revolutionary format in children’s radio. If the stories were for children, kids should be reading them. That was the concept for Nila Mack’s Let’s Pretend, and the show aired for two decades.
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Little Orphan Annie

From the comic strips to the airwaves, kids could not get enough of the crime fighting, bullet dodging, Nazi submarine destroying, Ghost-chasing tyke, Little Orphan Annie.
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Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is one of the iconic characters in American folklore, and he got his start on Mutual, airing from 1933 through 1954.
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Add To Cart: $75.00

Magic Island

How long would a mother search for her missing child? She would never stop, just like Mrs. Gregory who eventually finds her daughter under the spell of an evil mastermind on a Magic Island.
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Mark Trail

When Mark Trail made his way to the radio from the Sunday Funnies, he picked up a greater sense of adventure, but he still had time to teach kids about life in the Great Outdoors.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Minnesota School of the Air

Minnesota School of the Air was part of the trend in the 1940s and 1950s of using the radio airwaves to educate. This show was in the same genre as NBC University of the Air, Indiana School of the Air, and many other states with the same idea.
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Add To Cart: $10.00

Planet Man

This kiddie Science Fiction serial Planet Man teaches us you can't go into outer space without a strong sense of right and wrong and your trusty ray gun!
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Renfrew Mounted

Exciting Adventure show about the Royal Mounted Police
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Sky King

Sky King was a hybrid of a cowboy and an aviation adventure show aimed at the kids. The show was one of the last of the aviation-based juvenile shows on radio, since after WWII the miracle of flight became common.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Smilin Eds Buster Brown Gang

Smilin’ Ed’s Buster Brown Gang was a fun Saturday morning kids shoe with fanciful characters who reminded kids to remind their parents to buy Buster Brown Shoes.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Smilin Jack

From the skylanes to the comic strips to the radio, Smilin’ Jack’s aviation adventures were just the thing to keep kids’ heads in the clouds.
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Sonny and Buddy

Best Teenie Bopper Friends Tackle a Variety of Adventures
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Space Patrol

The storylines and characters were the same, and even more amazing, the same performers played both the radio and TV roles! Update
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Add To Cart: $15.00

Speed Gibson

Matching wits with supervillains and flying the latest and fastest airplanes are the dreams of many young boys, but it is all in a day’s work for Speed Gibson.
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Straight Arrow

Hurry home from school and get your homework done, it is almost time for Straight Arrow, a Comanche boy raised by ranchers who becomes a great warrior to do good and right wrongs.
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Superman

From pre-jet flight in 1939 right up into the atomic 1950s, Superman was on call in Metropolis. He fought the good fight through WWII, facing Nazi spies and Japan-based spies and saboteurs, he uncovered run-of-the-lab evil-genius types with their latest beta-tests, he faced beings from other planets both humanoid and robotic as well as the common criminal and the Klu Klux Klan. All in a days work for Superman! Update: additional episodes & sound upgrades
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Add To Cart: $60.00

Tailspin Tommy

previously created as a movie serial and comic book, Tailspin Tommy saves lives and fights for goodness and humanity around the world in this old time radio adventure series.
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Tall Tales

Features a narrator, a folk singer, a "yarn spinner", and actors to present stories from the history of Tennessee.
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Tarzan

Novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs helped to bring his creation, Tarzan, to the airwaves in the 1930’s. In the 1950’s, Tarzan was seen through the perspective of Americans who had served overseas. Update: additional broadcasts
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Add To Cart: $15.00

Tennessee Jed

Tennessee Jed wandered the Western Plains with his trusty squirrel gun and horse, Smoky, setting things right and standing up for American virtue. He even became an agent working directly for the President on the Frontier.
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Terry and the Pirates

Action package juvenile adventure series follows Terry and his friends as he explores the Asian jungles in search of his father. Update: 100+ new recordings
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Add To Cart: $10.00

Tom Corbett

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet helped to show young people the sort of drive and dedication it would take to be a leader in Outer Space. It did not hurt that each episode was filled with action and adventure at every turn.
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Tom Mix

Tom Mix was one of the great American popular cowboys, and he was one who was a real cowboy, too! Upgrade: 16 new episodes
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Western Rarities

This collection contains many rare episodes of western-theme old time radio shows, many of which are the only known existing episodes to have survived.
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Wizard of Oz

Old Time Radio drama and supporting broadcasts of Dorothy Gale, the rural Kansan, who in a freak storm is whisked away to a magical rainbow world populated by colorful munchkin-like people.
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Wormwood Forest

is a charming, simple and gentle children's show that is a joy for people of all ages.
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Add To Cart: $5.00

Your Story Parade (Texas School of the Air)

Children's Stories from the Texas School of the Air are delightful for young and old alike!
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Add To Cart: $5.00