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Mama Blooms Brood
Mama Blooms Brood
76 Episodes
1 Volume
Combining a road trip across America in the 30s and a Jewish family situation comedy, Mama Bloom's Brood was one of the nationally broadcast shows which helped to influence the image of American Jews.

76 1
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Honest Harold
Honest Harold
38 Episodes
1 Volume
When Harold Peary left The Great Gildersleeve in 1950, everyone seemed satisfied with the way Willard Waterman filled the role. Everyone but Peary, that is, so he recreated Gildy on a new network as Honest Harold.

38 1
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Smiths of Hollywood
Smiths of Hollywood
28 Episodes
1 Volume
The Smiths of Hollywood is a family situation comedy, but since it is set in Hollywood, you never know which Star might drop by.

28 1
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Kate Smith
Kate Smith
36 Episodes
1 Volume
Larger than Life Contralto Presents Singing and Variety

36 1
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Grand Marquee
Grand Marquee
32 Episodes
1 Volume
It's like Valentines every week with Jim Ameche and Beryl Vaughn. Each episode brings us a new Romantic Comedy with a new situation and characters.

32 1
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Date with Judy
Date with Judy
53 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.

53 1
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Fun With Revuers
Fun With Revuers
7 Episodes
1 Volume
The show is fast moving and highly entertaining, moving from ensemble numbers to monologues to duets to sketches to solos and back to the ensemble.

7 1
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Bright Star
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
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Bob Burns Show
Bob Burns Show
16 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.

16 1
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Beulah
Beulah
34 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.

34 1
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Hollywood Spotlight
Hollywood Spotlight
36 Episodes
1 Volume
Syndicated musical variety program with comedy skits and famous guest appearances.

36 1
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Hollywood is On the Air
Hollywood is On the Air
41 Episodes
1 Volume
All Star Variety, Comedy, and Music Program!

41 1
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Blue Ribbon Town
Blue Ribbon Town
9 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.

9 1
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Victor Borge
Victor Borge
46 Episodes
1 Volume
Presenting some of the Best Performances by the "Clown Prince of Denmark."

46 1
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Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan)
Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan)
25 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy comedy legend, Jimmy Durante, with his straight man, Garry Moore, on the The Camel Comedy Caravan and The Rexall Hour.

25 1
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Si and Elmer
Si and Elmer
39 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the adventures of a pair of “hayseed Sherlocks” after they get their mail order degree from the Snoop and Sneak Detective School in The Misadventures of Si and Elmer.

39 1
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Wonder Show (Jack Haley)
Wonder Show (Jack Haley)
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Comedy and Variety Sponsored by Wonder Bread

13 1
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Alan Young Show
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."

49 1
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Sealtest Village Store
Sealtest Village Store
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Sealtest Icecream tried to attract patrons to the fountain at The Sealtest Village Store.

23 1
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Eddie Bracken
Eddie Bracken
40 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

40 1
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Halloween Variety and Specials
Halloween Variety and Specials
36 Episodes
1 Volume
This Halloween remember the gh'oul times with Henry Aldrich, Jack Benny, and all your comedic friends on their Halloween radio specials.

36 1
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Railroad Recordings
Railroad Recordings
122 Episodes
1 Volume
Choo-choo-choose this Collection of Truly Train Inspired Entertainment--An OTRCAT exclusive!

122 1
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April Fools Pranks, Jokes, Gags and Hoaxes
April Fools Pranks, Jokes, Gags and Hoaxes
53 Episodes
1 Volume
Is that a spot of ketchup on your shirt? April Fools' traditions go back a long time. Get out your whoopee cushion and check your shoelaces and enjoy this OTRCAT original collection of April Fool's Day Shows.

53 1
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Jack Kirkwood
Jack Kirkwood
71 Episodes
1 Volume
was well known for his repeated role on The Bob Hope Show. Some call Jack Kirkwood Bob Hope's second banana, but in actuality Hope often played the straight man to Kirkwood's hijinks. This extensive compilation contains The Jack Kirkwood Show, many of his guest appearances, and a rare recording of At Home with The Kirkwoods.

71 1
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Jack Paar Show
Jack Paar Show
16 Episodes
1 Volume
A Summer Replacement Funny Man for Jack Benny in 1947!

16 1
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Jimmy Durante
Jimmy Durante
47 Episodes
1 Volume
By the late 1940s, Jimmy "Schnozzola" Durante was such a showbiz institution that guest stars would line up to appear on his broadcast.

47 1
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Burl Ives
Burl Ives
43 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.

43 1
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Blondie
Blondie
54 Episodes
1 Volume
Blondie and Dagwood charmed the world as a typical married couple on the screen radio, and especially the funny-pages.

54 1
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Comedy Stars of Broadway
Comedy Stars of Broadway
79 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear this a fun, vaudeville-inspired comedy-variety series.

79 1
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Fun At Breakfast
Fun At Breakfast
16 Episodes
1 Volume
Sponsored by Mennen toiletries company, duo Tom Howard and George Shelton from It Pays To Be Ignorant host this zany morning program.

16 1
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Halloween Comedy Capers
Halloween Comedy Capers
33 Episodes
1 Volume
Halloween had a resurgence in popularity in the early 20th century America and after the sugar rations of WWII, Trick-or-treating came back into favor in America and in media including radio shows.

33 1
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Request Performance
Request Performance
9 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the laughs and gags of the "Civilian Version" of Command Performance.

9 1
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Mel Blanc
Mel Blanc
43 Episodes
1 Volume
Mel Blanc is best known as the voice of the Looney Tunes characters, especially Bugs Bunny, but this "Man of a Thousand Voices" was a hit on radio, not just in his own show but with Jack Benny and many others.

43 1
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Milton Berle Show
Milton Berle Show
45 Episodes
1 Volume
Uncle Milty will always be "Mister Television", but he was side-splitting on radio as well. Tune into The Milton Berle Show.

45 1
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Joe Penner
Joe Penner
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Known for his zany antics and slapstick comedy, Joe Penner kept audiences laughing during the Depression years. He was the "it-man" of radio comedy when the nation needed laugher.

15 1
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Tax Time
Tax Time
36 Episodes
1 Volume
Will Rogers said that the difference between Death and Taxes is that Death doesn't get worse every time Congress is in session! Here is something to enjoy until your Refund check arrives.

36 1
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Forecast (Columbia Presents Forecast)
Forecast (Columbia Presents Forecast)
24 Episodes
1 Volume
First Auditions for future shows like Suspense, Duffy's Tavern and a mix of surprise shows hoping to be added to the lineup!

24 1
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Amos and Andy Music Hall
Amos and Andy Music Hall
7 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.

7 1
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Al Pearce Show
Al Pearce Show
14 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.

14 1
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Friends and Neighbors
Friends and Neighbors
24 Episodes
1 Volume
Harry and Thelma Duff in a funny South African Situation Comedy!

24 1
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Results Inc
Results Inc
3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hard Boiled Detective can't take himself too seriously if he is going to make it on the mean streets, but Johnny Strange of Results Inc goes for the laughs as much as he goes for his gun!

3 1
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This is Your Life
This is Your Life
10 Episodes
1 Volume
This rare and charming show is about real lives.

10 1
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Its that Man Again
Its that Man Again
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Lampooning Comedy Extravaganza

6 1
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Doctor at Large
Doctor at Large
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Sequel to Doctor in the House--Humorous Doctor Escapade-say AHH!

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

13 1
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Meet the Meeks
Meet the Meeks
73 Episodes
1 Volume
Spin-off of Meet Mr. Meek, the Docile Brow-beaten Man now with a wife!

73 1
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Over Here
Over Here
6 Episodes
1 Volume
All Star Show to Support War Bonds!

6 1
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Random Rarities 01
Random Rarities 01
79 Episodes
1 Volume
Very enjoyable collection of rare shows!

79 1
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Stoopnagle and Budd
Stoopnagle and Budd
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!

3 1
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Much Binding in the Marsh
Much Binding in the Marsh
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Zany British comedy series in a Royal Air Force station!

13 1
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Black Crows (Two Black Crows)
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
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Random Rarities 04
Random Rarities 04
50 Episodes
1 Volume
A Compilation of Rare Old Time Radio Series!

50 1
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Billy Jones and Ernie Hare
Billy Jones and Ernie Hare
16 Episodes
1 Volume
The Music and Comedy Duo starred in this Early Radio Show Sensation

16 1
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Random Rarities 05
Random Rarities 05
48 Episodes
1 Volume
More Never before Released Rare Shows with Shows -- An OTRCAT Exclusive!

48 1
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Spike Jones
Spike Jones
106 Episodes
1 Volume
The hilariously popular Spike Jones!

106 1
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Yankee Yarns
Yankee Yarns
48 Episodes
1 Volume
Old-time storyteller Alton weaves tales that are alternately amazing, eccentric, horrifying and comical!

48 1
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Mae West
Mae West
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy this collection of sultry and witty guest appearances including the controversial skit that banned her from the airwaves.

8 1
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Jack Benny Christmas
Jack Benny Christmas
48 Episodes
1 Volume
the 'original old blue eyes' highlighted the best comedy and music for the holidays.

48 1
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Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
35 Episodes
1 Volume
This diverse assortment includes adapted Charles Dickens stories from series including Burns and Allen, Escape, Suspense, Lux Radio Theater, Richard Diamond and many others.

35 1
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Fabulous Mr Tweedy
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
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Travels of Mary Ward
Travels of Mary Ward
10 Episodes
1 Volume
the human experience behind the Montgomery Ward Catalogue

10 1
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Barrel of Fun
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
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Bloopers
Bloopers
364 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! Every Actor flubs or forgets a line from time to time, but because most OTR Programs were recorded from Live Broadcasts, the Bloopers will last forever. Here are more than 12 hours of mistakes and bloopers from the Golden Age of Radio.

364 1
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Drug Store
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
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Gasoline Alley
Gasoline Alley
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Skeezix and the whole gang made the move from the comic pages to the radio on Gasoline Alley.

14 1
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Laurel and Hardy
Laurel and Hardy
24 Episodes
1 Volume
Possibly the most iconic comedy duo in the History of Film, Laurel and Hardy bring their antics to the airwaves.

24 1
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Meet Corliss Archer
Meet Corliss Archer
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Sometimes a teenage daughter can seem like nature's way of getting revenge on a successful man. Discover how Harry Archer deals with the world when you Meet Corliss Archer.

5 1
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My Little Margie
My Little Margie
27 Episodes
1 Volume
Airing toward the end of the Golden Age of Radio, My Little Margie actually started as a hilarious TV sitcom.

27 1
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Old Gold Comedy (Harold Lloyd Comedy Theater)
Old Gold Comedy (Harold Lloyd Comedy Theater)
30 Episodes
1 Volume
Laugh with this old time radio comedic variety hour starring Alan Young, Francis Langford, Dick Powell, Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, and many others!

30 1
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Pat ODaniel and his Hillbilly Boys
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
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Robert Benchley
Robert Benchley
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Robert Benchley was one of the great American humorists of the first half of the Twentieth Century.

15 1
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Sam n Henry
Sam n Henry
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Gosden and Correll were Sam and Henry first, but the names belonged to the Chicago Tribune owned the names so they could not be used when they found fame as Amos 'n Andy.

13 1
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Topper
Topper
4 Episodes
1 Volume
What do you do if you think you’re at the top of your game, but the ghosts who live in your house keep making life “interesting”? Find out in The Adventures of Topper.

4 1
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Will Rogers
Will Rogers
19 Episodes
1 Volume
Known for his quips and own brand of storytelling, The Will Rogers Program allowed him to spread his own word across the country. All the while, he donated the sponsorship money to charity.

19 1
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Down Our Way
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
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Gracie Barges In
Gracie Barges In
10 Episodes
1 Volume
The best career move George Burns ever made was to marry Gracie Allen. America loved her and all she ever did was be Gracie Allen! They even forgave her when she appeared out of nowhere on other people’s radio shows, which brought loads of listeners back to George and Gracie’s show.

10 1
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Magnificent Montague
Magnificent Montague
35 Episodes
1 Volume
Monty Woolley stars in this fun fish out of water sit-com.

35 1
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Lou Holtz Laugh Club
Lou Holtz Laugh Club
68 Episodes
1 Volume
Keeping the shows short worked in Syndication, and few fillers were as funny as The Lou Holtz Laugh Club. The shows were just a couple of minutes long, but they could keep you chuckling for hours.

68 1
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America Salutes The Presidents Birthday
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
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Spot Light Revue
Spot Light Revue
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Spikes Jones and his boys crank out satirical tunes sure to get your toes tapping and your belly laughing.

14 1
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Meet Mr McNutley
Meet Mr McNutley
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Get an education in comedy from Ray Milland as he portrays Professor Ray McNutley, head of the English Department at Lynnhaven College for Women

7 1
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Bob Hope Pepsodent Auditions
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
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Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Unlucky Friday the 13th is discussed in a wide variety of shows including Origins Of Superstitions, The Witch's Tale, Suspense, Our Miss Brooks, and more...

7 1
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Fruitcake
Fruitcake
5 Episodes
1 Volume
The original Christmas old time radio collection that about what nobody wants: fruitcake.

5 1
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PG Wodehouse
PG Wodehouse
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Best known to millions as P.G. Wodehouse, Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse is considered one of the all time great English humorists. His body of work spans more than seventy years and includes novels, short stories, plays and radio features.

7 1
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Wednesdays with You
Wednesdays with You
9 Episodes
1 Volume
Have a laugh, hear a song, and enjoy spending Wednesday With You, this comedy variety show from 1945.

9 1
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Random Rarities 14
Random Rarities 14
39 Episodes
1 Volume
The best loved shows from the Golden Age were more likely to be preserved, but we keep finding treasures in some of the "orphaned recordings".

39 1
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Dick York
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
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Random Rarities 13
Random Rarities 13
41 Episodes
1 Volume
Lucky 13 Random Rarities Collections features shows long thought lost in the vault of time.

41 1
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Corns A Poppin with Spike Jones and His City Slickers
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
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Vic and Sade Christmas
Vic and Sade Christmas
12 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring everyday Christmas stories about "Radio's Home Folks", the family who lives in "the small house halfway up the next block."

12 1
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Eddie Albert
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
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Jack Benny Annual 39th Birthday
Jack Benny Annual 39th Birthday
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Stuck on the perpetual 39th Birthday, Mary Livingstone's sweetheart Jack Benny was born on Valentine's Day. Happy Birthday to the violin-playing, penny-pinching, original ol' blue eyes Jack Benny!

8 1
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Passport to Romance
Passport to Romance
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Sail on the SS Harmonia with crew members and aspiring singers Nancy Sparks and Chuck Piper as they sing their way over the high seas.

7 1
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Henny Youngman
Henny Youngman
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous for his violin playing and comedic quips, Henny Youngman broke into the nightclub comedy circuit before making several appearances on old time radio.

7 1
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Random Rarities 11
Random Rarities 11
37 Episodes
1 Volume
It is lucky to have saved these rare old time radios once lost in the vaults of time.

37 1
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Quack Doctors
Quack Doctors
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Laugh along with comedic tales of quack doctors with Amos & Andy, Jack Benny, and more. Hear the dramatized tales of quackery in Dragnet, Dr Kildare, Straight Arrow, Casey Crime Photographer, and more!

23 1
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Southland Echoes
Southland Echoes
7 Episodes
1 Volume
a south based radio a variety program with minstrel group Jam-Up and Honey and musical performers like Homeland Gospel Quartet and the Jones Sisters.

7 1
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Taxi
Taxi
19 Episodes
1 Volume
South Africa's take on New York City cab drivers and their lives from the exciting to the mundane.

19 1
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Random Rarities 09
Random Rarities 09
43 Episodes
1 Volume
Long lost in the archives for ages, these rare old time radio shows have not been heard on air for decades.

43 1
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