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Fibber McGee and Molly

1260 Episodes
20 Volume
Long lost episodes fell out of "Fibber's Closet". This is the most complete Fibber McGee and Molly collection to date. Laugh with over 450 hours of laughs with Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly in this classic radio sit-com.

1260 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Jack Benny

1109 Episodes
27 Volume
Everyone's favorite penny pinching miser with more laughs and better quality sound.

1109 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

Jokes and Pranks Bundle

1000 Episodes
16 Volume
16 disks full of pranks and jokes!

1000 16
Add To Cart: $60.00

Bob and Ray

566 Episodes
8 Volume
Comedy duo, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, star in their own show as radio's favorite zany lampooners.

566 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Minstrel Shows

537 Episodes
13 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.

537 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Great Gildersleeve

531 Episodes
11 Volume
Enjoy the hijinks of Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve and his family in this classic sit-com.

531 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Jack Webb

467 Episodes
10 Volume
Best known for his no-nonsense role of Sgt Friday on Dragnet, Jack Webb also appeared in other old time radio shows such as Pat Novak for Hire, Jeff Regan, Johnny Modero, Pete Kelly's Blues, and his many guest appearances in Escape, Suspense, The Whistler and much more!

467 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Bob Hope

398 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.

398 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

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

Bing Crosby

364 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.

364 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Vic and Sade

345 Episodes
2 Volume
Welcome, welcome to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gook, better known as Vic and Sade. Go get cozy with this delightful run of the mill and charmingly familiar Midwestern couple extraordinaire!

345 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Burns and Allen

337 Episodes
7 Volume
George Burns and Gracie Allen show starring radio's favorite couple.

337 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Goofy Guys

317 Episodes
7 Volume
in honor of all the goobers, goofballs, and silly billies on old time radio shows.

317 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Easy Aces

305 Episodes
3 Volume
The Easy Aces is held in high regard as one of the shows that made serial radio funny. 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.

305 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Circus

303 Episodes
5 Volume
The drama of life under the Big Top has always made for great radio stories from all genres.

303 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Marx Brothers

294 Episodes
8 Volume
Possibly the funniest brothers to ever tread the Vaudeville stage, the Marx Brothers are American Icons. Even Harpo gets laughs on the Radio!

294 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Gordon MacRae

292 Episodes
9 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 9
Add To Cart: $35.00

Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

288 Episodes
7 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 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

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

Wacky Women

273 Episodes
4 Volume
Features the kookiest women of old time radio. There are some members of the fairer sex can be less than sensible and at times downright wacky.From silly sisters to mental missies, this collection includes a wide variety of fun, exciting, and sometimes weird women!

273 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Groucho Marx

271 Episodes
6 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."

271 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Ronald Colman

270 Episodes
7 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 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Amos and Andy

267 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.

267 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

265 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!

265 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Phil Harris and Alice Faye

249 Episodes
6 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.

249 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Hans Conried

249 Episodes
6 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 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Goldbergs

248 Episodes
2 Volume
Gertrude Berg created The Goldbergs in 1929, which became not only a well-loved soap opera, it introduced the goyim to Jewish life in America.

248 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Life of Riley

247 Episodes
5 Volume
Laugh along with William Bendix in his sit-com role as the lovable mug in "The Life of Riley."

247 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Red Skelton Show

244 Episodes
6 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.

244 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Birthday Collection

210 Episodes
5 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 5
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Horses In Old Time Radio

203 Episodes
5 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.

203 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

Our Miss Brooks

194 Episodes
5 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.

194 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Wax Cylinders 2 (1900 - 1904)

192 Episodes
1 Volume
sales and popularity of wax cylinders were at an all time high during this era and there were many popular recording artists.

192 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fred Allen

185 Episodes
3 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.

185 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Lucille Ball

184 Episodes
3 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.

184 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Heres to Veterans

182 Episodes
2 Volume
This old time radio show was aired to entertain those making a strong and better America for us all.

182 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

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

You Bet Your Life

177 Episodes
4 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.

177 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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

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

Telephones In Old Time Radio

172 Episodes
4 Volume
Includes old time radio shows from all genres from comedy to mystery to detective that will be sure to ring a bell.

172 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Life with Luigi

170 Episodes
4 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.

170 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Rare Comedy

165 Episodes
3 Volume
There was a lot of competition among radio comedies, and not all of them became classics, but they sure were fun!

165 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Gale Gordon

161 Episodes
3 Volume
best known for his roles as an undermined authority figure (like Principal Osgood Conklin in Our Miss Brooks ). This extensive collection contains some of the best of Gale Gordon's prolific old time radio show performances from all various series from 1932 - 1956.

161 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Jack Benny Gags

161 Episodes
4 Volume
compilation of some of Jack Benny's best running gags and first appearances by his stellar comedy cast.

161 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Thanksgiving

150 Episodes
3 Volume
This festive collection contains thirty hours of Thanksgiving-themed episodes from a variety of old time radio series. Primarily comedy and variety shows (and a few detective series), the shows are bound to keep you in the mood for Thanksgiving cheer!

150 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Duffys Tavern

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

144 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

New Years Eve

142 Episodes
3 Volume
Celebrate the New Year all over again with your favorite old time radio stars, Burns and Allen, Milton Berle, Phil Harris and Alice Faye, Jack Benny and many more. Get out your noisemakers and top hat; it's an old time radio New Year celebration!

142 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Wax Cylinders 1 (1880 - 1890s)

126 Episodes
1 Volume
First commercially produced sound recording devices and offer an early look at turn of the century audio technology as well as popular music and culture from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Mass recording were made on Wax Cylinders from music to speeches to comedy routines all to be enjoyed the in comfort of the listener's home. This collection includes highlights from early recordings from the 1880-1890s.

126 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Legal Comedies

123 Episodes
3 Volume
laugh merchants (Amos and Andy, Fred Allen, Jack Benny, & more!) are up to their old tricks when the face off with Lady Justice.

123 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Meet Me At Parkys

120 Episodes
3 Volume
This comedy show starring Harry Einstein revolves around the restaurant which Parkyakarkus has owned for the last eighteen years.

120 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Railroad Recordings

120 Episodes
1 Volume
Choo-choo-choose this Collection of Truly Train Inspired Entertainment--An OTRCAT exclusive!

120 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.

120 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Life with the Lyons

116 Episodes
2 Volume
A real life family starring in a situation comedy as themselves. That was the concept behind Life With the Lyons.

116 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Aldrich Family (Henry Aldrich)

115 Episodes
2 Volume
"Hen-reeee! Henry Aldrich!" Laugh along with Ezra Stone in this 1940's sitcom.

115 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

My Favorite Husband

113 Episodes
2 Volume
Lucille Ball stars with Richard Denning in this pre-I Love Lucy radio comedy. They are Liz and George Cooper, "two people who live together and like it."

113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Comedy Collection

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

113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Weather Collection

110 Episodes
3 Volume
all shows have extreme weather from snow storms to hurricanes as a central plot device in the story line.

110 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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.

108 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Spike Jones

106 Episodes
1 Volume
The hilariously popular Spike Jones!

106 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gleason and Armstrong

103 Episodes
1 Volume
A "Road Trip/Buddy Movie" presented as a syndicated radio serial.

103 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Venom Creepy Crawlies Sea Monsters and Nasties

100 Episodes
2 Volume
Get ready to squirm in your seat with this collection of slither snake, crawling curiosities, and monsters from the deep.

100 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ozzie and Harriet

97 Episodes
2 Volume
The "adventures" of Ozzie & Harriet are based on the daily stuff that happens to all good suburban couples in family sitcoms.

97 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Get Rich Quick Schemes

96 Episodes
2 Volume
laugh along with Kingfish and other characters from old time radio shows are doing to earn easy money fast and quick.

96 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Texaco Star Theater

95 Episodes
3 Volume
Texaco Star Theater is a personality filled Hollywood variety show with and all-star cast of vocalists, hosts, comedians, and guests.

95 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Judy Canova

94 Episodes
3 Volume
A hillbilly, hog caller, and hayseed -- Judy Canova started her career in a traveling family group, usually yodeling, singing and playing guitar. The Judy Canova Show opened with a monologue and novelty song, and then broke out into sidesplitting half hour comedy skit.

94 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Halls of Ivy

92 Episodes
2 Volume
This old time radio series follows famed actor Ronald Coleman as the president of a small Midwest college.

92 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

South African Rarities

86 Episodes
2 Volume
Fill your Bakkie Full of Your Favorite Okes and Padkos and Listen to these Rare Radio shows from the Rainbow Nation!

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Martin and Lewis

85 Episodes
2 Volume
Even More Shows with Comedy's Favorite Duo!

85 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Election Collection

84 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.

84 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

It Pays to Be Ignorant

82 Episodes
2 Volume
As much a comedy show as a game show, this old time radio broadcast was the buffoon's version of a quiz program.

82 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Open Road

82 Episodes
1 Volume
Hop into your convertible, because there are hours of pavement and highway-travel-themed old radio shows ahead.These old time radio shows won't help fill your gas tank on vacation but they will fill your mind with laughs and thrills.

82 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 01

79 Episodes
1 Volume
Very enjoyable collection of rare shows!

79 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rarities from the 1930s

79 Episodes
2 Volume
This unique compilation includes rare dramas, comedy, and unique radio broadcasts from the 1930's.

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Arctic Expeditions

79 Episodes
2 Volume
Brrrrrrr these radio shows from a variety of old time radio genres will get your teeth chattering!

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Texaco Town

78 Episodes
2 Volume
Starring Deanna Durbin and more: Texaco Town is a variety show filled with the vaudeville zaniness.

78 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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
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.

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Meet the Meeks

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

73 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stars Over Hollywood

73 Episodes
2 Volume
Twinkle in the glow of the Star on this Early Saturday Morning show!

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Patriotic Recordings

73 Episodes
2 Volume
Red, white, and blue, patriotic radio shows just for you! OTRCat presents some of our favorite Patriotic Radio Episodes. Included are Historical Dramas, WWII episodes, AFRS Programming, Family Comedy, and Baseball Stories.

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

My Friend Irma

72 Episodes
2 Volume
My Friend Irma tells the story of a extremely dim-witted blonde stenographer named Irma Peterson, played by Marie Wilson, and the daily high-jinx that she gets into with her screwy friends.

72 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Dennis Day Show

69 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.

69 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Jack Kirkwood

69 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.

69 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vallees Varieties (Rudy Vallee and John Barrymore)

69 Episodes
2 Volume
A rare Rudy Vallee old time radio show with John Barrymore and guest stars like Orson Welles and the beautiful Billie Burke.

69 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charlotte Greenwood Show

67 Episodes
1 Volume
Charlotte Greenwood plays the slapstick spinster aunt raising three children.

67 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

Ed Wynn

63 Episodes
2 Volume
Recordings include 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.

63 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Rudy Vallee

62 Episodes
2 Volume
Listen to radio's bad boy on the block variety hour. This talent scout program made stars such as Alice Faye, Milton Berle, Joe Penner, Bergen & McCarthy, and even the Aldrich Family.

62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Western Spoofs

61 Episodes
1 Volume
With an abundance of material to tease out of the western genre, many brilliant comedians created comedy skits with a western theme including Jack Benny, Red Skeleton, Fred Allen and more.

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Archie Andrews

60 Episodes
2 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.

60 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Random Rarities 06

59 Episodes
1 Volume
an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio including A & P Gypsies!

59 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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