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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

Forecast (Columbia Presents Forecast)

24 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) 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
Add To Cart: $5.00
$3.00

Grand Marquee

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Although Jim Ameche and Beryl Vaughn star each week on Grand Marquee, each episode brings us a new Romantic Comedy with a new situation and characters. It’s like Valentines every week!

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lorenzo Jones

23 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with 20 additional episodes: Smile awhile, and enjoy this fine soap sud! Lorenzo Jones was a popular soap throughout its near two decade run. Each show began, "We all know couples like lovable, impractical Lorenzo Jones and his devoted wife, Belle.

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Over Here

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

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Smiths of Hollywood

26 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.

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Quaker Party

3 Episodes
1 Volume
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

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

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

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
$3.00

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

Hobby Lobby

2 Episodes
1 Volume
This radio show allowed listeners everywhere to write in about their unusual hobbies so they could come on the radio and "lobby for their hobby." Many of the hobbies were actually people's professions like a female gorilla trainer, a scientist that makes robots, and a beekeeper (whose bees escaped during the show).

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tex and Jinx Show

5 Episodes
1 Volume
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: additional broadcast of New York Closeup

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Young Love

7 Episodes
1 Volume
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

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

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

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

Nebbs

4 Episodes
1 Volume
situation comedy based off the popular and well-loved comic strip characters of the same name by Sol Hess.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Watanabe and the Honorable Archie

20 Episodes
1 Volume
akin to Amos and Andy, featured the Japanese-American houseboy and his master's world traveling adventures.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wednesdays with You

9 Episodes
1 Volume
(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

Lifebuoy Show (Al Jolson)

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen along as "The World's Greatest Entertainer" does what he does best in "The Lifebuoy Show," a musical comedy show starring Al Jolson.

10 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

Fun With Revuers

6 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.

6 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

Plantation House Party

2 Episodes
1 Volume
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

That Brewster Boy

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Family old time radio sitcom featuring precocious son and the trouble he and his friends get into.

5 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

Ventriloquist and Dummies

31 Episodes
1 Volume
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
$4.50

Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the other dummy on the radio in this terrific Ventriloquist series.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Request Performance

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the laughs and gags of the "Civilian Version" of Command Performance.

7 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

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

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

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

Atlantic Spotlight

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

5 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

Harpo Marx

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Honk, honk, old time radio shows starring the silent member of the Marx Brother Troupe who had a bicycle horn, wore a red wig and prop filled trench coat. Update: additional episode

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Front And Center

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Music and variety program hosted by pin-up Dorothy Lamour accompanied by the male quartet, The Crew Chiefs

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jokes and Pranks Bundle

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

991 16
Add To Cart: $60.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Telephones In Old Time Radio

173 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.

173 4
Add To Cart: $20.00
$16.00

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

Fun At Breakfast

9 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. Update: 2 additional broadcasts

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Personal Album

13 Episodes
1 Volume
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

OTR Library

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

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Practical Jokers

33 Episodes
1 Volume
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
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

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

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

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gone Fishing

48 Episodes
1 Volume
Grab your reel and bait your hook, because it's time to go fishing with some of the most hilarious fishing shows on old time radio!

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Heres to Veterans

174 Episodes
2 Volume
(update) with over 150 additional broadcasts: this old time radio show was aired to entertain those making a strong and better America for us all

174 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

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Phil Baker

30 Episodes
1 Volume
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

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rudy Vallee

62 Episodes
2 Volume
(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

Stoopnagle and Budd

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This is Your Life

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

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Travels of Mary Ward

10 Episodes
1 Volume
the human experience behind the Montgomery Ward Catalogue

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Yankee Yarns

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

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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

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

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

Log Cabin Jamboree (Jack Haley)

16 Episodes
1 Volume
Song and dance man Jack Haley hosts Log Cabin Jamboree a fun variety and music show.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Leave It to the Girls

5 Episodes
1 Volume
features a roundtable of "glamorous women" from New York City who answer questions from men and women around the country about dating and marriage. The table includes a combination of the following women: actress Paula Stone, Fashion editor of New York Magazine Florence Pritchert, Ellen Chandler, television host Eloise McElhone, actress Madge Evans, Robin Chandler. Update: additional recording

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Last Nighter

20 Episodes
1 Volume
Last Nighter is a pun filled radio show with music from Jimmy Grier and His Orchestra. Listen carefully because the jokes are plentiful and quick.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Love on the Line

18 Episodes
1 Volume
In this 1940's broadcast teenage, lovebirds, Paul and Peggy, ring each other on the telephone in this fun old time radio comedy.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Life of Bliss

17 Episodes
1 Volume
written to be a light-hearted and simple comedy, this British comedy show became a hit around the world.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hoofers

22 Episodes
1 Volume
a rare 1934 old time radio show about two dancers competing in the world of vaudeville.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wayside Theater

9 Episodes
1 Volume
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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fountain of Fun

11 Episodes
1 Volume
music and variety show for the teenie bopper, set in the location of an old time Soda Parlor at the corner drugstore. Update: additional shows

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

3 Episodes
1 Volume
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

My Son Jeep

8 Episodes
1 Volume
is the bright and warm hearted comedy of the Allison Family featuring "irrepressible, unpredictable ten year old Jeep".

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hollywoods Open House

25 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy music, famous guest stars, and entertaining radio plays as Motion Picture magazine brings you straight from the pages, Hollywood's Open House.

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan)

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

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Real McCoys

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the hilarious hijinks ensue when an Appalachian family moves to California in The Real McCoys.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jane Russell

13 Episodes
1 Volume
By popular demand, this compilation contains the guest appearances of the the Beautiful Ms. Jane Russell--one of Hollywood's leading sex-symbols and a favored Pin-up girl.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

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

Meet Mr McNutley

7 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) 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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Happy Island (Ed Wynn)

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Visit Happy Island and meet King Bubbles starring Ed Wynn.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Junior Miss

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Family situation comedy about a teenage girl and her family growing up in a New York apartment.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Random Rarities 07

52 Episodes
1 Volume
an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio

52 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. Update: additional recordings

69 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Pick and Pat

13 Episodes
1 Volume
A buddy comedy minstrel-type radio program in the vein of Amos n' Andy and Two Black Crows. Update: additional rare broadcast

13 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

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

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
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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

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
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