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Old Time Radio Show Comedies

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Title ▼ Popularity Episodes MP3 CDs Price

Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies through The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air featuring entertainers like Fanny Brice, Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers.
3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Young Love

is a situational comedy about two naive lovebirds who get married while in college.The couple, Jimmy aka Einstein and Janet, decide that they don't want to wait to get married and try to find room in the course schedule to elope.Jimmy quips, "If we got married, we wouldn't have anything to fight about."
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

You Bet Your Life

(update) with 46 additional recordings, 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

Yankee Yarns

Old-time storyteller Alton weaves tales that are alternately amazing, eccentric, horrifying and comical!
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wonder Show (Jack Haley)

Comedy and Variety Sponsored by Wonder Bread
12 1
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Will Rogers

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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Western Spoofs

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

Wednesdays with You

(update) with additional episodes: Have a laugh, hear a song, and enjoy spending Wednesday With You, this comedy variety show from 1945.
9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Weather Collection

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

WC Fields

Primarily known for his alcoholism and quick wit, he was a comedian on a off the stage.
22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wayside Theater

features unique romantic comedy tales which allow you a vacation of the mind in the most unusual of locals like Mexico, a taxi cab, and even night school.
9 1
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Wax Cylinders 2 (1900 - 1904)

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

Wax Cylinders 1 (1880 - 1890s)

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

Wacky Women

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

Victor Borge

Presenting some of the Best Performances by the "Clown Prince of Denmark." Update: additional broadcast
44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vic and Sade Christmas

Featuring everyday Christmas stories about "Radio's Home Folks", the family who lives in "the small house halfway up the next block."
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vic and Sade

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! Update: 210+ new shows and 47 additional hours of radio's favorite homefolks
346 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ventriloquist and Dummies

You can never be sure their lips aren't moving on the radio, but these ventriloquists and their dummies are entertaining, insulting, and creating meyhem on the airwaves!
31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Venom Creepy Crawlies Sea Monsters and Nasties

Get ready to squirm in your seat with this collection of slither snake, crawling curiosities, and monsters from the deep.
101 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Vallees Varieties (Rudy Vallee and John Barrymore)

A rare Rudy Vallee old time radio show with John Barrymore and guest stars like Orson Welles and the beautiful Billie Burke. Update: additional recordings
69 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Valentines Day

Extra Valentine's Day special episodes from the golden age of radio! OTRCAT Wuvvves you! Updated: additional episodes
21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Uncle Ezra

One of the most popular on-air country-western charters was a philosophical corn-pone named Uncle Ezra created by Patrick Barrett.
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Travels of Mary Ward

the human experience behind the Montgomery Ward Catalogue
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Town Hall Tonight (Fred Allen)

old time radio's favorite Fred Allen stars in this early version of Allen's Alley with his famous ad libbing and funny amateur guest stars.
26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Topper

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tonight at Nine-Thirty (9:30)

This San Francisco-based radio drama includes a variety of entertainment from suspenseful thrillers to lighthearted comedies utilizing the local writing and acting talent from the city by the bay.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This is Your Life

This rare and charming show is about real lives.
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thirty Minutes in Hollywood

Host funny-man and talented vocalist George Jessel leads a variety show with a sparkling cast of Hollywood stars. Update: additional broadcasts
29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thats Rich

A classic from radio days featuring the sarcastic daydreamer Richard E Wilk as he tries to find jobs and girls.
11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

That Brewster Boy

Family old time radio sitcom featuring precocious son and the trouble he and his friends get into.
5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thanksgiving

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! Update: additional recordings
152 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Texaco Town

Starring Deanna Durbin and more: Texaco Town is a variety show filled with the vaudeville zaniness.
78 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Texaco Star Theater

(update) with over 70 additional shows, 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

Tex and Jinx Show

The Tex and Jinx Show is a husband and wife morning program which includes interviews with famous people. Starring Jinx Falkenburg (raised in Brazil and was a top model in America) and John Reagan "Tex" McCrary. Update: 2 additional rare broadcasts
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Telephones In Old Time Radio

Includes old time radio shows from all genres from comedy to mystery to detective that will be sure to ring a bell.
173 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Taxi

South Africa's take on New York City cab drivers and their lives from the exciting to the mundane.
19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tax Time

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.
35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tallulah Bankhead

known for her wild behavior and billed as the "the glamorous, unpredictable Tallulah Bankhead," this collection contains many of her rare guest appearances and The Big Show.
53 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Stoopnagle and Budd

Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!
3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Steve Allen Show

Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work! Update: additional broadcasts
15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stars Over Hollywood

(update) now with almost 20 new episodes: Twinkle in the glow of the Star on this Early Saturday Morning show!
73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Spot Light Revue

Spikes Jones and his boys crank out satirical tunes sure to get your toes tapping and your belly laughing.
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Spike Jones

Popular and Funny Spike Jones Update: 13 New Guest Appearances and two New Songs of Zanniness!
106 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Southland Echoes

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

South African Rarities

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

Soapler: Soap Opera Satire Spoofs and Silliness

Enjoy this collection of sudsy soap-opera sends ups: Fred Allen, Jack Benny, Bob and Ray, Duffy's Tavern and more get together to ridicule all your favorite soap operas!
51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

So The Story Goes

A parody show poking fun of “Strange but True Tales” like the popular show "Passing Parade" with host "John Niblick"
8 1
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Smiths of Hollywood

The Smiths of Hollywood is a family situation comedy, but since it is set in Hollywood, you never know which Star might drop by.
26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Skippy Hollywood Theater

Popular and Fun Broadcast-one of the First to Use Prerecorded Programs! Update: additional broadcasts
34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Si and Elmer

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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Shakespeare on the Radio

This collection includes Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, As You Like It, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Taming of the Shrew, Antony and Cleopatra and variations there of. Update: additional broadcasts
56 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Scattergood Baines

is the "shrewd and jovial hardware merchant who finds himself draw into just about everything that happens around him.Scattergood Baines is the best loved, most cussed at, and by all odds the fattest man in the modern, bustling town of Coldriver."
2 1
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Sam n Henry

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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Sad Sack

was originally a comic strip created by Sgt. George Baker during WWII. The comic strip followed Sad Sack troubles and foibles of a misfit in military life. The situation comedy radio show picks up with Sad Sack returning home to make a civilian life.
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rudy Vallee

(update) with 35+ new episodes, 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

Royal Gelatin Hour

Crooner Rudy Vallee became one of the earliest mass-media pop stars in this 1930's comedy variety old time radio show. Rivaled in popularity by only Amos & Andy,The Royal Gelatin Hour broadcast introduced writers and comedians (including Edgar Bergen) to the world via radio.
50 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ronald Colman

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
269 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Robert Benchley

Robert Benchley was one of the great American humorists of the first half of the Twentieth Century.
16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Results Inc

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Request Performance

Enjoy the laughs and gags of the "Civilian Version" of Command Performance.
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Red Skelton Show

(update) 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

Real McCoys

Hear the hilarious hijinks ensue when an Appalachian family moves to California in The Real McCoys.
3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rat Pack

August 2011 is the anniversary release of the Rat Pack Movie, Oceans 11. This compilation has choice appearances by members of The Rat Pack in Old Time Radio including Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Judy Garland, and more!
34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rarities from the 1930s

This unique compilation includes rare dramas, comedy, and unique radio broadcasts from the 1930's. Update: Additional recordings
79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 14

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".
41 1
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Random Rarities 13

Lucky 13 Random Rarities Collections features shows long thought lost in the vault of time.
41 1
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Random Rarities 12

Randomer and Rarer than before, enjoy these old time radio rarities from the lost vaults of time.
46 1
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Random Rarities 11

It is lucky to have saved these rare old time radios once lost in the vaults of time.
37 1
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Random Rarities 09

Long lost in the archives for ages, these rare old time radio shows have not been heard on air for decades.
44 1
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Random Rarities 07

an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio
52 1
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Random Rarities 06

an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio including A & P Gypsies!
59 1
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Random Rarities 05

More Never before Released Rare Shows with Shows -- An OTRCAT Exclusive!
49 1
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Random Rarities 04

A Compilation of Rare Old Time Radio Series!
50 1
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Random Rarities 03

The Randomest and Rarest collection of them all-an OTRCAT.com original!
50 1
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Random Rarities 02

Even Randomer and Rarer than the original with shows never before released!
50 1
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Random Rarities 01

Very enjoyable collection of rare shows!
84 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Railroad Recordings

Choo-choo-choose this Collection of Truly Train Inspired Entertainment--An OTRCAT exclusive!
121 1
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Quaker Party

stars Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend. Update: additional broadcast
3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Quack Doctors

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Practical Jokers

Everyone loves a practical joke...unless you are the victim. Practical jokes abound in all genres of radio history from comedy to mystery to variety to western.
33 1
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Poker and Gambling

We bet an arm and a leg you will enjoy this jackpot of gambling and poker themed old time radio shows.
33 1
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Plantation House Party

With down home "corn pone" humor and Whitey Ford, The Duke of Paducah, hosting, enjoy the music and comedy of the Plantation Party.
2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pick and Pat

A buddy comedy minstrel-type radio program in the vein of Amos n' Andy and Two Black Crows.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Phil Harris and Alice Faye

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. Update: 60+ additional recordings
250 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Phil Baker

His earliest stage successes were in Boston area amateur shows, but he is best known on radio for hosting Take It Or Leave It, which eventually became The $64 Question. Guest Appearances by the Zany Baker and his Feisty Heckler! Update: additional broadcasts
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

PG Wodehouse

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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Personal Album

some of the most popular actors and singers of the era appeared on AFRS free of charge and in some cases the only ones who would get to hear the AFRS shows were the troops because the recordings were not available to the general public.
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

People Are Funny

Hosted by Art Linkletter, stunts on this old time radio program continued to get more and more outrageous (and funny) as the show continued its 18 year run. Update: additional recordings
33 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show

Hear the other dummy on the radio in this terrific Ventriloquist series.
5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Patriotic Recordings

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

Pat ODaniel and his Hillbilly Boys

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

Passport to Romance

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pabst Show

Old-time radio enthusiasts can't miss a show by one of the most prolific and clever performers of his time..
18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ozzie and Harriet

The "adventures" of Ozzie & Harriet are based on the daily stuff that happens to all good suburban couples in family sitcoms. Update: additional episodes
95 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Over Here

All Star Show to Support War Bonds!
6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Our Miss Brooks

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

OTR Library

Radio and libraries have always enjoyed a close relationship and have been used for locations in many radio shows.
36 1
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Open Road

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
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Old Time Radio Fights Nazi Spies

from Superman to Amos n Andy to Fibber McGee and Molly all your favorites are up in arms to protect America from Nazi Spies and saboteurs!
34 1
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Old Gold Comedy (Harold Lloyd Comedy Theater)

(update) with additional episodes: 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
Add To Cart: $5.00
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