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Airplanes and Pilots in Old Time Radio

174 Episodes
4 Volume
Adults and children alike marveled at the new found reality of air adventures popularized after WWI and air travel was a huge part of America's consciousness between the two World Wars. This compilation contains episodes from all different series and genres of old time radio focused the listening audience's fascination with airplanes and pilots.

174 4
Add To Cart: $20.00
$16.00

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

Alan Young Show

48 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."

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Aldrich Family (Henry Aldrich)

115 Episodes
2 Volume
"Hen-reeee! Henry Aldrich!" Laugh along with Ezra Stone in this 1940's sitcom. Update: 20+ additional recordings and many sound upgrades

115 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Aldrich Family Christmas

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Yuletide greetings from the home of Henry "Henreeee" Aldrich as his family celebrates Christmas.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

America Salutes The Presidents Birthday

3 Episodes
1 Volume
in support of the March of Dimes, an all star cast with James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, and more celebrate Franklin Delano Roosevelt's birthday

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amos and Andy

268 Episodes
3 Volume
One of the most popular shows in 20th century entertainment, 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.

268 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Amos and Andy Music Hall

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Using the premise that the Kingfish had set up a radio station in the Lodge Hall of the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Amos & Andy playing records between comic sketches and were often joined by a guest celebrity.

6 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 thePhil Harris-Alice Faye Show.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

April Fools Pranks, Jokes, Gags and Hoaxes

50 Episodes
1 Volume
Get out your whoopee cushion and check your shoelaces, because there is a new OTRCAT original collection of April Fool's Day Shows.

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Archie Andrews

32 Episodes
1 Volume
A direct spin-off of the popular teenage comic strip created by Bob Montana, Archive Andrews was one of the first wanting to win a teenage audience by doing a situation comedy show completely for them, and with them in the audience at the broadcasts.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Arthur Godfrey

75 Episodes
2 Volume
Godfrey's conversational style made his show seem like a friend talking to listeners directly. Update: 50 new recordings

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Atlantic Spotlight

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare chats between American journalists and their British colleagues in London.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Avalon Hour

58 Episodes
2 Volume
Red Skeleton will tickle your funny bone in his first regular comedy program from 1939. Update: additional episodes

58 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Bakers Theater of Stars

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The Bakers of America produced some quality drama, comedy, and suspense with big stars and original scripts.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Barbara Stanwyck

31 Episodes
1 Volume
The Most Versatile Actress Who Never Won an Oscar!

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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

Bela Lugosi

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Performances with the Original Count Dracula!

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

252 Episodes
6 Volume
The collection now contains the comedic duo's various guest appearances on shows such as Command Performance, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Rudy Vallee and more! Update: new 6-MP3 CD set adds 50+ new old time radio shows

252 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Bette Davis

60 Episodes
1 Volume
Bette Davis was one of the top Hollywood actresses of all time. During her career she received 10 nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won twice. This collection includes all known guest appearances.

60 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beulah

23 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.

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bill Kemp Show

12 Episodes
1 Volume
part of the 'Live and Lively' line-up on ABC radio, 1958.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Billie Burke

27 Episodes
1 Volume
Heard on Saturday mornings, she played a flaky lady with the distinct high voice and an abundance of generosity and good will towards individuals in her community. Update: additional broadcast

27 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

Bing Crosby

365 Episodes
3 Volume
Der Bingle was arguably the King of Radio. Other vaudeville stars made the transition to the airwaves as accomplished funnymen while Bing remained primarily a songman. He was also a crooner with a keen sense of comic timing and an uncanny ability to connect with audiences across the airwaves. He had plenty of success with his own programs like Kraft Music Hall, The Chesterfield Show, and Philco Radio Time, but he also made regular appearances on his friends' programs.

365 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Birdbrains Behind the Wheel

46 Episodes
1 Volume
silly drivers from a variety of old time radio shows crash into fruit stands, buying lemons, and smashed judge's new cars.

46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Birds Eye Open House (Dinah Shore)

55 Episodes
2 Volume
comic sketch with everyone's best friend Dinah Shore and many guest stars including Burns and Allen as well as Groucho Marx.

55 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Birds on the Radio

128 Episodes
2 Volume
Hear from our feathered friends about birds who tell us secrets, Birds which scare us, and birds that are good to eat!

128 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
$8.00

Birthday Collection

148 Episodes
3 Volume
Fun birthday celebrations of famous celebrities, historical figures, and even Gracie Allen's grandpa.

148 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Blind Tales in Old Time Radio

108 Episodes
3 Volume
Old Time Radio episodes featuring blindness as a plot device or characters who have visual impairment. Update: additional recording

108 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Blondie

41 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

41 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 Ribbon Town

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Groucho Marx and sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, this old time radio variety show featured big name guests like Jack Benny, Barbara Stanwyck, and Gene Tierney. Update: additional broadcasts

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob and Ray

580 Episodes
8 Volume
Comedy duo, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, star in their own show as radio's favorite zany lampooners. Update: 200+ additional episodes

580 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Bob Burns Show

12 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.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob Hope

392 Episodes
10 Volume
Bob Hope is one of the best loved entertainers of all time. He was in the business for a very long time, but Bob never forgot that he was there for the audience, not the other way around, especially when it came to the G.I.s who adopted Bob as one of their own. Update: over 200 additional broadcasts

392 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Bob Hope Christmas

15 Episodes
1 Volume
Bob Hope lived to be 100 years old and he celebrated 100 Christmases; many of those Christmases were celebrated with US troops.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob Hope Pepsodent Auditions

20 Episodes
1 Volume
Bob Hope was known for his machine gun style of firing off jokes and did so with a talented team of writers as well as his own ad libs. These rehearsals allow an intimate look behind the scenes of this comic genius.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boogeymen in Comedy (Screamstars Playing for Laughs)

43 Episodes
1 Volume
An OTRCAT original compilation: Shudder and Laugh! Our favorite screen scream stars (Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Bela Lugosi, and Vincent Price) having fun with our favorite radio comedians.

43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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

Burl Ives

37 Episodes
1 Volume
With his trademark beard and guitar, Burl Ives seemed to always be able to sing the songs that people wanted to hear. Update: additional appearances

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Burns and Allen

274 Episodes
5 Volume
George Burns and Gracie Allen show starring radio's favorite couple is now updated with 100 additional recordings (with an additional 46+ hours) and sound upgrades!

274 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Cal Stewart (Uncle Josh)

195 Episodes
1 Volume
Cal Stewart, celebrated performer, vaudevillian, and humorist, began recording monologues as "Uncle Josh" for Edison in 1897.He quickly became one of America's first widely successful recording artists and made recordings for all the major labels of the era.

195 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Candid Microphone

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Who Knows What People Will Say Hilarious Hidden Microphone Show! Update: 7 additional recordings

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cecil and Sally

275 Episodes
2 Volume
Cecil & Sally was one of the earliest old time radio shows to be syndicated nationally via electrical transcriptions. By 1930 this short format radio show had over 15 million fans and ran until 1933.

275 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Charles Dickens

35 Episodes
1 Volume
a diverse assortment of adapted Charles Dickens stories from series including Burns and Allen, Escape, Suspense, Lux Radio Theater, Richard Diamond and many others.

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charlotte Greenwood Show

67 Episodes
1 Volume
Charlotte Greenwood plays the slapstick spinster aunt raising three children. Update: additional guest appearances added

67 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Chase and Sanborn Hour 1931-1934

8 Episodes
1 Volume
A special brand of comedy to the Chase and Sanborn Hour every Sunday night with funny skits and silly banter.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Chase and Sanborn Hour 1937-1939

24 Episodes
1 Volume
Chase and Sanborn tried an opera format for a while when ventriloquist named Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy took over the show. Update: additional episode and sound upgrades

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Chico Marx

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The oldest of the Marx Brothers, Chico Marx used his con artist gag and his smart hustler skills to bring the brothers to stardom.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas At War

49 Episodes
1 Volume
Take a magical sleigh ride back into World War II Christmas celebrations with this incredible collection of radio shows from every genre.

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Comedy

180 Episodes
4 Volume
This collection will have you giggling jingle bells and spiting your egg nog laughing hohoho!

180 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Christmas on the Blue Network

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This very special Christmas old time radio show includes skits, music, and the voices of real WWII servicemen from the battle front

4 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 Variety Shows

54 Episodes
2 Volume
Big song numbers and plenty of knee slapping comedy to bring old time radio Christmas cheer home.

54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Circus

305 Episodes
5 Volume
The drama of life under the Big Top has always made for great radio stories from all genres. Update: 2 additional broadcasts

305 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Clowns in OTR

44 Episodes
1 Volume
This multi-genre collection includes clowns that make you laugh, clowns that make you cry, and clowns that make you scream.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Club Car Special

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Club Car Special was presented by the Hearst News Paper Syndicate is a teaser of the upcoming Sunday's Newspaper. The old time radio show opens with a sketch dramatizing a cartoon, then a short review of some of the humorous articles.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Comedians in Suspense (Scared Silly Jokesters)

65 Episodes
2 Volume
An OTRCAT original compilation: Hear your favorite comedians including Lucille Ball, Desi Arnez, Ozzie & Harriet, Jack Benny, Bob Hope and more in ways that you would never expect!

65 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
$8.00

Comedy Collection

113 Episodes
2 Volume
Chuckle Along with a Crazy Compilation Comedy Shows--An OTRCAT exclusive!

113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Comedy Couples

44 Episodes
1 Volume
Married couple comedy was a mainstay of old time radio programming. This original OTRCAT.com compilation features all your favorite couples to laugh at and with including Burns and Allen, Ozzie and Harriet, Phil Harris and Alice Faye and many more funny duos.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Comic Weekly Man

120 Episodes
3 Volume
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!

120 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Continental Celebrity Club

9 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring John Charles Daly, this is a true variety show with drama shorts, orchestra music, celebrity guests, and comedy. Update: additional broadcast

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Corns A Poppin with Spike Jones and His City Slickers

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Spike's brand of musical mayhem, he would "tour" the musical history of great American cities

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cousin Willie

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Ever had one of"those" cousins? The type that come for a visit and stay and stay... One of "those" cousins showed up on the door step of the Sample family in this 1953 summer sit-com.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Crazy Mamas

47 Episodes
1 Volume
OTRCAT.com original collection features hand-picked episodes with a variety of crazy mama and insane mother-in-laws.

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Date with Judy

18 Episodes
1 Volume
A Date with Judy evolves around the life of Judy, a teenager who spends her day on the telephone, arranging, discussing, and lamenting the lack of dates. Update: 4 additional broadcasts

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

December Bride

3 Episodes
1 Volume
An unlikely old time radio sit com about a guy who likes his Mother-in-law!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Defective Detectives and Bungling Burglars

180 Episodes
3 Volume
spoofs and skits of detective radio shows and bungled burglaries by some of the funniest old time radio comedians.

180 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Dennis Day Show

67 Episodes
2 Volume
A Day in the Life of Dennis Day was a popular sitcom featuring the original soda jerk from the Jack Benny Show. Update: additional episodes

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Detectives Black and Blue

6 Episodes
1 Volume
An early comedy detective show featuring two unlikely heroes, Detectives Black and Blue aren't too clever but they seem to solve crime in spite of themselves.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dick York

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Best known as Darrin Stephens Bewitched, Dick York began his long career in acting at age 15 with the CBS Radio Program, "That Brewster Boy."

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Doctor at Large

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Sequel to Doctor in the House--Humorous Doctor Escapade-say AHH!

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Doctor in the House

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Uproarious Sit Com Staged in a Teaching Hospital!

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dogs in OTR

53 Episodes
1 Volume
A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Don Ameche

97 Episodes
3 Volume
Known for his work on film, television, and radio, Don Ameche is a household name.

97 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Down Allens Alley (Fred Allen)

75 Episodes
1 Volume
was the popular comedy sketch lampooning small town America. The skit was included in the Fred Allen Show and also The Bergen McCarthy Show and The Jack Benny Show.

75 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Down Our Way

26 Episodes
1 Volume
Experience the joys and trials of small town life in America. Pull up a cracker barrel to sit next to the stove in Eli's grocery store Down Our Way.

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Drug Store

24 Episodes
1 Volume
From Peavey's Pharmacy on The Great Gildersleeve to the mysterious ingredients used by The Green Hornet, the local drug store was a place to meet, greet, grab a chocolate malt, and maybe solve a mystery or two.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Duffys Tavern

145 Episodes
3 Volume
"Elite meet to eat, Duffy ain't here, Archie the Manager speakin'..." this classic sitcom now with additional recordings. Update: additional episodes

145 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Easter

29 Episodes
1 Volume
Before you bite the ears off your chocolate bunny, tune in and hear how your favorite old time radio stars celebrate Easter.

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Easy Aces

303 Episodes
3 Volume
(update) with 90+ additional recordings: The Easy Aces is held in high regard as one of the shows that made serial radio funny. It was the singular couple, Jane and what was his name? Fans of the show know that he somehow never got called by his first name. That's because Goodman Ace, the creator and writer, kept it just "Ace" for the run of the show.

303 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Eb and Zeb

10 Episodes
1 Volume
"Zeb tall and angular and Eb short and fat" who run a general store in Corn Center. Much of the show's humor is derived from Eb and Zeb's slow minds and silly business ideas.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ed Wynn Firechief

37 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) the rare early 1930s comedy-musical shows starring Ed Wynn as one of his most memorable characters, "The Firechief." Best known as a fantastic character actor and vaudevillian style clown, Ed Wynn's babbling voice and trademark giggle are unforgettable.

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Eddie Albert

8 Episodes
1 Volume
After the stock market crash of 1929, Eddie Albert entertainment career took off touring in the circus and he later landed roles in radio, theater, film, and television (and perhaps best known for his role in Green Acres).

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Eddie Bracken

35 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) star of stage, screen, and radio. He made significant contributions to all three beginning at nine-years-old in vaudeville, eventually moving on to Broadway.

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Educating Archie

13 Episodes
1 Volume
a charming decidedly British ventriloquism old time radio show with Peter Brough, his dummy, Archie Andrews, and a little rising star 14 year old Julie Andrews.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Election Collection

85 Episodes
2 Volume
old time radio shows take on elections, voting and ballots taken from all genres including comedy, drama, western, news programs, and more.

85 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Ernie Kovacs

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Comedian and avid cigar smoker, Ernie Kovacs ad-libbed and uninhibited style changed the face of comedy. Update: 3 additional recordings

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

176 Episodes
4 Volume
this extensive compilation includes a sampling and many rare and popular broadcasts of "Radio Espionage" from all different genres.

176 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Eve Arden

208 Episodes
6 Volume
Before she was everyone's favorite English teacher at Madison High School, she was tickling listeners' funny bones as a guest star.

208 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Fabulous Mr Tweedy

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Starring Frank Morgan, this show is light heartedly funny and is strikingly similar in tone to the beloved show, Our Miss Brooks.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fatal Females

56 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring the meanest ladies of old time radio. From murderesses to poisoneresses from wicked queens to wicked witches, this collection is sure to prove that the fairest sex can be pretty scary, too.

56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Father Dear Father

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced by Springbok Radio of South Africa, Father, Dear Father was an entertaining domestic sitcom featuring a divorced father who was perpetually confused trying to raise two teenage daughters.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Father Knows Best

116 Episodes
2 Volume
Starring Robert Young, Father Knows Best is one of the first and best-loved All-American sweet-hearted family situation comedies. Update: 20+ additional shows

116 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Fathers Day

64 Episodes
1 Volume
Dad says, "Forget the tie; I want the Father's Day Collection from OTRCAT.com!" Well kids, Father does know best.

64 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fibber Christmas

48 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with 8 additional episodes: Join the resident at 79 Wistful Vista for this jolly collection of Fibber McGee and Molly Christmas shows.

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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