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These special compilations contain handpicked old time radio episodes by OTRCAT. See also our Radio Personalities and holiday-themed programs.

Original Old Time Radio Compilations

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Enola Gay Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
Enola Gay Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
6 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection includes news stories and radio shows The US Air Force Bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Red Scare in Old Time Radio
Red Scare in Old Time Radio
276 Episodes
7 Volume
After the Second World War, American culture was shaped and driven largely by fears of Communist infiltration corrupting American institutions and values.

276 7
Add To Cart: $35.00
Doppelgangers and Evil Twins
Doppelgangers and Evil Twins
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Identical Twins seem so cute when they are young and both wearing the same jammies, but things get very uncomfortable when one or both twins turn out to be Evil.

28 1
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Autumn
Autumn
35 Episodes
1 Volume
The days are getting shorter and there is a nip in the air. Autumn is a great season for warm drinks and Old Time Radio.

35 1
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Arson
Arson
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Of all the evildoers and Nogoodniks who people Old Time Radio, Arsonists and Firebugs are among the most despicable.

44 1
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Lux WWII
Lux WWII
56 Episodes
3 Volume
The Second World War was the defining event of the Twentieth Century and provided a huge amount of content for Radio, Hollywood, and LUX Radio Theatre.

56 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
Codes
Codes
58 Episodes
1 Volume
Breaking the enemy's codes is a way to understand what they are going to do in Wartime. The same thing works when the Good Guys figure out the Bad Guy's codes.

58 1
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Western Musical
Western Musical
87 Episodes
1 Volume
Included in the Western Music Collection is a sampling of the very best western and country old time radio music shows -- from hillbilly twangs to Texas swing.

87 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Fatal Females
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
Wacky Women
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
1957
1957
36 Episodes
1 Volume
The "Baby Boom" reached his highest point, the Soviets launch Sputnik 1, and the "Little Rock Nine" fought against segregation.

36 1
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Soapler: Soap Opera Satire Spoofs and Silliness
Soapler: Soap Opera Satire Spoofs and Silliness
51 Episodes
1 Volume
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
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Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
61 Episodes
2 Volume
One of the most revered Presidents in American History, Abraham Lincoln was a popular figure in old time radio shows.

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Complete Broadcast Days 1944 Bundle
Complete Broadcast Days 1944 Bundle
127 Episodes
2 Volume
Complete broadcast day 1944 broadcasts in this bundle: You'll hear exactly what listeners heard on D-Day including filler and rare radio programs.On D-Day 1944, radio programs such as Bob Hope, Fibber McGee and Molly and more are interrupted with news bulletins updating listeners to the progress of the allied invasion.

127 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Old Time Radio Fights Nazi Spies
Old Time Radio Fights Nazi Spies
34 Episodes
1 Volume
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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Hypnotism
Hypnotism
44 Episodes
1 Volume
From all genres of radio, old time radio hypnotists use their tricks for good and evil in this fun new collection... "You will enjoy this collection of radio shows..."

44 1
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Vaccines and Plagues
Vaccines and Plagues
56 Episodes
1 Volume
Old time radio's take on plagues, vaccines, polio, and other illnesses featuring shows from all genres from comedy to drama to adventure.

56 1
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Depression Era Recordings
Depression Era Recordings
37 Episodes
1 Volume
Old Time Radio Looks at the Great Depression, the economic crisis which began with the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and how it affected Americans everywhere.

37 1
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Civil Rights Racism Discrimination and Prejudice in Old Time Radio
Civil Rights Racism Discrimination and Prejudice in Old Time Radio
19 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio not only recorded the progress of equality as it was happening, but it was a tool for bringing progress about.

19 1
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Rare Children
Rare Children
70 Episodes
1 Volume
Children's' programming took many forms; the most obvious examples are after school serials, stories which might not appeal to parents, but filled the airtime before Dad came home.

70 1
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Rare Drama
Rare Drama
123 Episodes
2 Volume
Because the intimacy between player and listeners can be so intense, the Radio may be considered the best medium of all for Drama.

123 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Revenge
Revenge
157 Episodes
3 Volume
Revenge can be sweet...and entertaining in this old time radio collection.

157 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
Western Spoofs
Western Spoofs
59 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 Skelton, Fred Allen and more.

59 1
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Graveyards
Graveyards
73 Episodes
2 Volume
The grave is a place that everyone is just dying to go.

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Civil War
Civil War
28 Episodes
1 Volume
There are stories of bravery and sacrifice, honor and cowardice, desperation and hope from both sides of the conflict.

28 1
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Rare Game Show
Rare Game Show
45 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection is filled with sample episodes of some great quiz programs -- including many rare episodes.

45 1
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Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn
119 Episodes
3 Volume
You don't need a Three Day Weekend to enjoy the shows in Our Holiday Inn Collection (but it night take that long to hear them all!)

119 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
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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Submarines
Submarines
108 Episodes
2 Volume
As a machine of war, submarines were the first attack platforms with stealth capabilities and were great plot devices in old time radio. Dive in today!

108 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Superman Fights the KKK
Superman Fights the KKK
63 Episodes
1 Volume
"The Man of Steel" was more than a guy in a cape, Superman became a symbol of the fight for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. After the WWII and the defeat of the Axis Powers, Superman ran out of bad guys and look to fight bad guys on the home front like the KKK.

63 1
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1959
1959
44 Episodes
1 Volume
From the Red Scare to the Space Race, Alaska and Hawaii entered the Union and music died when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper died in a fatal airplane crash.

44 1
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Random Rarities 22
Random Rarities 22
57 Episodes
1 Volume
We just love finding these rare radio shows, some with only one known remaining episode.

57 1
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1954
1954
60 Episodes
1 Volume
Americans in 1954 are beginning to turn away from the bluster and cruelty of McCarthyism and embracing Rock and Roll music.

60 1
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Arctic Expeditions
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
Summer
Summer
88 Episodes
2 Volume
For most, the most golden times in our memories are those languid months of June, July, and August. The collection covers it all: summer jobs, heat, camping, vacations, and summer romances.

88 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Christmas Couples
Christmas Couples
50 Episodes
1 Volume
Christmas is about family, and the foundation of the family unit is the love between a married couple.

50 1
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Random Rarities 29
Random Rarities 29
73 Episodes
1 Volume
Several of these rare treasures may have been lost to history, leeching away in a landfill, if someone had not thought to turn the original recording over to an OTR Collector who then preserved it digitally so we can all enjoy them.

73 1
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Twins
Twins
39 Episodes
1 Volume
Twin births and twins allow for comic and criminal implications were well explored in Old Time Radio.

39 1
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Missing Masters
Missing Masters
59 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection of audition programs that were good enough to be noticed but never got a green light from the sponsors to go into full production.

59 1
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Random Rarities 02
Random Rarities 02
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Even Randomer and Rarer than the original with shows never before released!

49 1
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Western Adventures with Historical Figures
Western Adventures with Historical Figures
19 Episodes
1 Volume
Over more than two decades on the air, the Masked Man ran into a good many historical figures, but the Lone Ranger never let recorded history get in the way of a good story. Old Time Radio's favorite western heroes meet real western historical figures like Buffalo Bill, Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, even a young Teddy Roosevelt.

19 1
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Voices of Johnny Dollar
Voices of Johnny Dollar
157 Episodes
3 Volume
Eight actors took the title role of Johnny Dollar over the years and each brought their own touches to the character. This is a sample of their work on the Johnny Dollar old time radio show.

157 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
Rare Summer Replacement Shows
Rare Summer Replacement Shows
12 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection includes rare but wonderful seasonal shows that held the timeslot for some of America's best loved radio shows.

12 1
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Random Rarities 08
Random Rarities 08
40 Episodes
1 Volume
features shows that have been hidden is someone's closet for decades, a few audition shows that never took off, and more than a few "orphans" that defy classification.

40 1
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Random Rarities 10
Random Rarities 10
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Rambling, random radio shows radically reaped from the rabbit hole of radio.

49 1
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Blind Tales in Old Time Radio
Blind Tales in Old Time Radio
125 Episodes
3 Volume
Old Time Radio episodes featuring blindness as a plot device or characters who have visual impairment.

125 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
Breakfast Recordings
Breakfast Recordings
40 Episodes
1 Volume
From comedy to cereal serials, this compilation features radio shows from a wide variety of radio programs that are sure to start your day with a stomach full of food and a belly full of laughs.

40 1
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Devils Demons Satan and Lucifer
Devils Demons Satan and Lucifer
108 Episodes
3 Volume
In this collection the Devil himself actually shows up perhaps as a stand-ins for "the evil which lurks in the hearts of men."

108 3
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1962
1962
19 Episodes
1 Volume
John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the earth, the world on the brink of a nuclear war with the Cuban Missile Crisis, and CBS broadcast the final episodes of Suspense and Yours Truly Johnny Dollar on September 30.

19 1
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Christmas News
Christmas News
16 Episodes
1 Volume
For most of the world the winter Holiday Season is the most joyous time of the year, but real-life marches on.

16 1
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Rare Show Biz
Rare Show Biz
100 Episodes
2 Volume
Radio and the Film Industry supported each other, and the studios loved anything which would help sell more movie tickets.

100 2
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Escape Ocean Tales
Escape Ocean Tales
20 Episodes
1 Volume
For many of us, an ocean voyage will be the ultimate Escape.

20 1
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Greed
Greed
50 Episodes
1 Volume
At some level, Greed drives us to improve our lot in life, but when it comes at the cost of our spiritual needs, Greed is a sin which we cannot afford.

50 1
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Bank Robberies
Bank Robberies
150 Episodes
3 Volume
Stuff these Mystery, Dramas, Police procedural old time radio shows in your sack and run to the get-away car

150 3
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Random Rarities 30
Random Rarities 30
56 Episodes
1 Volume
Even more Rare and Random programs which defy classification but are entertaining listening.

56 1
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Talent Shows
Talent Shows
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Do you have what it takes to be a Star? If you do well enough on an Amateur Talent Show, and you might get your big break!

28 1
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Airships
Airships
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Although the Age of the Airship was brought to an end by international technological competition, the great Zeppelins were an elegant way to travel

14 1
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Rare Captain
Rare Captain
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Ahoy! Wild, Random and Rare Captain-Themed Adventures, Aye Matey!

13 1
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Reefer Madness
Reefer Madness
68 Episodes
1 Volume
It was obvious to anyone who looked that dope was going to be the scourge of youth. For proof, look no further than our Reefer Madness Collection.

68 1
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South African Rarities
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
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Halloween Variety and Specials
Halloween Variety and Specials
30 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.

30 1
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Ventriloquist and Dummies
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
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Rat Pack
Rat Pack
35 Episodes
1 Volume
Post 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!

35 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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Venom Creepy Crawlies Sea Monsters and Nasties
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
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Dangerous Dames and Dolls in Old Time Radio
Dangerous Dames and Dolls in Old Time Radio
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Murderous Women, "Women in Red", bad girls, even "Good looking gals with brains" from mystery, horror, and detective genre of radio pepper this old time radio collection. The bad girls of old time radio; are they plotting to get rid of their husbands, rising up to a powerful position no matter what they have to do or double-cross, take a great risk for a little extra cash, or perhaps scheming revenge on a cheating lover. Willing to go outside the law to get what they want!

28 1
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Alaska Old Time Radio
Alaska Old Time Radio
42 Episodes
1 Volume
The Forty-ninth State is "the Last Frontier" and is legendary for its wealth, ruggedness, extreme weather, and most of all for its vastness.

42 1
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1960
1960
31 Episodes
1 Volume
In the year 1960, it felt as though the future was about to begin as a new President would be elected, but it was also a year with many changes in Radio.

31 1
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1958
1958
29 Episodes
1 Volume
The year of the first American Satellite Explorer 1 launched, the Hula Hoop craze, the army inducts Elvis, 14 year old Bobby Fischer won the United States Chess Championship, and 1958 also saw the debut of Have Gun Will Travel.

29 1
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Drinking and Drunks
Drinking and Drunks
157 Episodes
3 Volume
From bootleggers to drunk drivers to hungover postmen, this collection includes a variety of over-drinkers.

157 3
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Double Crossed
Double Crossed
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Crooks are crooked, and they do crooked things. It is part of their job descriptions, just like cheaters cheat.

13 1
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Brain
Brain
61 Episodes
2 Volume
The human brain is one of the most marvelous objects in nature, and we are still learning its secrets. It is a case where fact can be as fascinating as fiction, and science fiction has always held the brain in special regard.

61 2
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Rare Gossip
Rare Gossip
38 Episodes
1 Volume
Spreading stories about others is a filthy practice, but it is something we are hardwired to love doing!

38 1
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Rare Serial
Rare Serial
13 Episodes
1 Volume
For writers, serialized stories provide a much wider canvas to work on, although it does have restrictions.

13 1
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Spooky Old Time Radio
Spooky Old Time Radio
105 Episodes
3 Volume
The one thing that radio does better than any other medium is to frighten the absolute jumping gee-wilikers out of us.

105 3
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Death Row
Death Row
29 Episodes
1 Volume
Capital punishment was the Law of the Land for centuries including the wild west.

29 1
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Light Houses
Light Houses
36 Episodes
1 Volume
Lighthouse keepers faced the dangers of storm-lashed locations and the loneliness of near-total isolation.

36 1
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Game Shows
Game Shows
25 Episodes
1 Volume
Whether you tune in to hear the drama of ordinary people competing for wonderful prizes or to challenge yourself against the competitors in the studio, Quiz Shows promise endless fun.

25 1
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Random Rarities 03
Random Rarities 03
49 Episodes
1 Volume
The Randomest and Rarest collection of them all-an OTRCAT.com original!

49 1
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Defective Detectives and Bungling Burglars
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
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Sharks in Old Time Radio
Sharks in Old Time Radio
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Sharks have long been featured in the stories of seamen, this collection includes old time radio episodes about sharks in a variety of genres.

14 1
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Election Collection
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
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Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows
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
Get Rich Quick Schemes
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
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Horses In Old Time Radio
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
Lone Ranger and The Legion of the Black Arrow
Lone Ranger and The Legion of the Black Arrow
61 Episodes
2 Volume
the President personally asked the Lone Ranger to help defeat a crime syndicate in the wild west.

61 2
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1961
1961
23 Episodes
1 Volume
John F Kennedy's inauguration in January brought in the year 1961, the Berlin Wall was built, the Bay of Pigs was an international disaster, America officially enters the Vietnam War, and Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space.

23 1
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KKK in Old Time Radio
KKK in Old Time Radio
22 Episodes
1 Volume
The KKK is a terrorist organization which began by resisting the Republican-driven Reformation after the Civil War.

22 1
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Spooky Tales of the Sea
Spooky Tales of the Sea
59 Episodes
2 Volume
Going to sea is a frightening enough proposition with the normal dangers of the sea. Add superstitions and dangerous shipmates, and it is a wonder anyone leaves a safe harbor.

59 2
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Memorable Villains
Memorable Villains
32 Episodes
1 Volume
Many are mad, many are bad, and all are great memorable rivals to our heroes in this old time radio compilation.

32 1
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Hummert Radio Factory (Ann and Frank Hummert)
Hummert Radio Factory (Ann and Frank Hummert)
1061 Episodes
9 Volume
The Hummerts were a considerable power in entertainment broadcasting during the Golden Age of Radio. Their wide range of productions included soaps, musical, game shows, detective dramas, and serials.

1061 9
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Cowboys, Rodeos, and Western Roundups
Cowboys, Rodeos, and Western Roundups
90 Episodes
2 Volume
this original OTRCAT collection features the best of the west: radio adaptations of great western films, comedy parodies, Captain Midnight herding cattle with an airplane, The Saint guarding a real Cowboy and more!

90 2
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Hillbillies in Old Time Radio
Hillbillies in Old Time Radio
36 Episodes
1 Volume
includes a root-tooting good time on such shows as Kraft Music Hall, The Jack Benny Program, Martin and Lewis Show, and even an episode of Johnny Dollar in the backhills of Missouri.Let's get roundtuit and have a swell time at it!

36 1
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Titanic Recordings
Titanic Recordings
9 Episodes
1 Volume
Included episodes from Adventures in Research, The Cavalcade of America, and historic sound clips referring to the tragedy.

9 1
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Random Rarities 12
Random Rarities 12
46 Episodes
1 Volume
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 06
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
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Random Rarities 07
Random Rarities 07
50 Episodes
1 Volume
an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio

50 1
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Weather Collection
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
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Practical Jokers
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
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Camping and Cabins
Camping and Cabins
98 Episodes
2 Volume
Escape the pressures of everyday life into the woods with this multi genre collection featuring camping.

98 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
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