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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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Horror Listener Favorites
Horror Listener Favorites
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Humans have evolved to avoid things that scare them, but nothing is as much fun as the fright of a Good Horror Story! For many listeners, radio was at its finest when they listened late at night, hiding under the sheets, hoping that the monsters wouldn't get them! Relive the days and nights of radio horror with these Horror Listener Favorites.

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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
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
Add To Cart: $5.00
Highway of Horrors
Highway of Horrors
119 Episodes
3 Volume
This compilation of spooky tales of freaky freeways, rocky roads, and terror on the turnpikes, this collection is filled with murderers, joyriders, hitchhikers, and kidnapping from Inner Sanctum, X Minus One, Big Town, Dragnet, Suspense, and more.

119 3
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Heatwave
Heatwave
17 Episodes
1 Volume
When the weather outside heats up, so does the drama, crime, and even comedy in old time radio!

17 1
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Heart Attacks
Heart Attacks
19 Episodes
1 Volume
This compilation includes a variety of radio shows, Heart Attacks in old time radio will break your heart!

19 1
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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
Haunted House
Haunted House
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Haunted houses are a common theme in horror old time radio shows.Radio is the perfect medium for a good haunting story because not seeing the ghost is almost equally as frightening as seeing one.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Hardboiled Detectives
Hardboiled Detectives
80 Episodes
2 Volume
In the post-War period, the Hard-boiled Detective was a modern-day Knight in Shining Armor. An OTRCAT Original collection, a hard boiled detective can take a beating like a man and still have a snarky well-constructed comment. We have collected the toughest detectives in this mean collection.

80 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Ham Radio
Ham Radio
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Stories and dramas of amateur radio service operators during the age of old time radio.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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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Halloween Scary Shows
Halloween Scary Shows
83 Episodes
1 Volume
Ghosts and goblins and spooks! You'll be too scared to even reach into the candy bowl when the Trick Or Treaters knock at your door if you are listening to the Halloween Scary Sampler.

83 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Halloween Comedy Capers
Halloween Comedy Capers
30 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.

30 1
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Gypsies
Gypsies
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Travelling constantly and always on the edge of society, the exotic Gypsies have always added spice to OTR stories.

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

73 2
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Grandparents
Grandparents
12 Episodes
1 Volume
The relationship between Grandparents and kids is one of the most special and important in all our lives.

12 1
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Grammar
Grammar
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio and Movies, later Television, have been major influences in unifying what has become known as "General American" English.

5 1
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Graduation
Graduation
16 Episodes
1 Volume
Celebrate moving from the world of school into the world of work is a big step with old time radio and historical recordings.

16 1
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Gracie for President
Gracie for President
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Laugh along with Gracie Allen as she runs for the 1940 presidency under the "Surprise Party" ticket!

15 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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Gothic Horror
Gothic Horror
52 Episodes
1 Volume
Creepy shows contrasting the innocent victims with the super evil villains find their home in the theater of the mind.

52 1
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Gospel
Gospel
34 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the first four books of the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

34 1
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Goofy Guys
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
Gone Fishing
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
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Golf
Golf
43 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring golf-themed old time radio shows from a variety of genres including comedy, drama, and even science fiction. Broadcasts from Bill Stern, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Phil Harris, and even Charlie McCarthy!

43 1
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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
Add To Cart: $10.00
George Washington
George Washington
34 Episodes
1 Volume
The first president of the United States and one of our country's founding fathers, George Washington was a popular character in radio.

34 1
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Gardening
Gardening
54 Episodes
1 Volume
From formal garden parties to bbq's to WWII Victory Gardens, Gardens in Old Time Radio is sure to delight!

54 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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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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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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Foot Races and Marathons
Foot Races and Marathons
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Human beings are designed to run, and it can be a joyous activity.

7 1
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Final Episodes of OTR
Final Episodes of OTR
54 Episodes
2 Volume
Even the best OTR programs eventually came to an end, learn how it happened in our Last Episode Collection.

54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Fibber McGee and Molly WWII
Fibber McGee and Molly WWII
44 Episodes
1 Volume
The Battle of Wistful Vista may not have made the history books, but WWII was won as much on the Home Front as the Front Lines.

44 1
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Fathers Day
Fathers Day
71 Episodes
2 Volume
Dad says, "Forget the tie; I want the Father's Day Collection from OTRCAT.com!" Well kids, Father does know best.

71 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
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
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Fat Overweight and Dieting in OTR
Fat Overweight and Dieting in OTR
61 Episodes
2 Volume
The $70 billion Weight Loss industry claims that we should be skinny, but it is more important to be healthy and happy.

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Family Business
Family Business
1004 Episodes
21 Volume
American politics is a family business. This collection is dedicated to these dynasties in American politics from the Twentieth Century forward.

1004 21
Add To Cart: $99.00
Falling in Love with Nature
Falling in Love with Nature
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Loving the natural world is as natural as loving the Creator who made it.

28 1
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Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents
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
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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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
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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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Earthquake
Earthquake
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Earthquakes occur almost daily, most are too weak to be felt, even locally. "The Big One" will hit someday and we need to be ready.

15 1
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Dwarfs
Dwarfs
41 Episodes
1 Volume
Little people were common character in radio especially after the popular The Wizard of Oz and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

41 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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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
Add To Cart: $15.00
Down Allens Alley (Fred Allen)
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
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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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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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Dogs in OTR
Dogs in OTR
54 Episodes
1 Volume
A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.

54 1
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Doctors Hospitals Healthcare in OTR
Doctors Hospitals Healthcare in OTR
112 Episodes
3 Volume
Going into medicine is one of the highest callings to aspire to.

112 3
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Divorce
Divorce
81 Episodes
2 Volume
Although divorce was rare during the golden age of radio, the topic still lends itself to juicy drama.

81 2
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Divas of Old Time Radio
Divas of Old Time Radio
939 Episodes
14 Volume
This expansive collection of old time radio shows and musical appearances spans the time period from the 1930s-1950s with the radio shows and guest appearances of some of the well-known and influential female singers of their time.

939 14
Add To Cart: $70.00
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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Detective Couples (Sleuths and Sweethearts)
Detective Couples (Sleuths and Sweethearts)
47 Episodes
1 Volume
What's a private dick with out his lovely dame in tow? An original OTRCAT.com compilation, Sleuths and Sweethearts features our favorite old time radio detective couples from Avengers to The Thin Man.

47 1
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Detective Collection
Detective Collection
119 Episodes
2 Volume
Menagerie of the best-of Detective Shows-An OTRCAT exclusive!

119 2
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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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Depressed and Moping
Depressed and Moping
13 Episodes
1 Volume
The blues hits your favorite stars who turn to their friends and family to help.

13 1
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Dentists
Dentists
119 Episodes
3 Volume
Look at dem chompers! A sore tooth is no fun, but it makes good fodder for old time radio

119 3
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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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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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Davy Crockett
Davy Crockett
11 Episodes
1 Volume
There are many tall tales about frontiersman Davy Crockett, the truth is even greater than the legends.

11 1
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Darkness and Nighttime
Darkness and Nighttime
12 Episodes
1 Volume
Mankind's oldest fear is the darkness of night and the things that go bump therein!

12 1
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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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Cuba
Cuba
29 Episodes
1 Volume
From Key West, Florida, to Havana, Cuba, is just over one hundred sea miles, an ambitious day's sail apart but close enough to be very important to one another.

29 1
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Creepiest Old Time Radio Show
Creepiest Old Time Radio Show
143 Episodes
3 Volume
An OTRCAT original compilation: Turn the lights down low and sit as close as you can to your sweetheart when this spookiest, scariest collection plays!

143 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
Crazy Mamas
Crazy Mamas
47 Episodes
1 Volume
OTRCAT.com original collection features hand-picked episodes with a variety of crazy mama and insane mother-in-laws.

47 1
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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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Cooking in Old Time Radio
Cooking in Old Time Radio
72 Episodes
5 Volume
A curious concoction of cooking creations are included in this OTRCAT.com exclusive collection of old time radio cooking shows such as The Mystery Chef, The Mary Lee Taylor Program, Martha Meade Society Program, Betty Crocker Cooking School of the Air, and more! There are also cooking-centric episodes from different radio series like Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen, Life of Riley, and Cavalcade of America.

72 5
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Conspiracy
Conspiracy
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Secrets, schemes, plots and intrigue, we've conspired to make this collection a secret worth sharing.

15 1
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Computers and Electronic Brains
Computers and Electronic Brains
33 Episodes
1 Volume
By the end of the Golden Age of Radio, computers had begun to enter the popular imagination largely through the descriptions from Science Fiction.

33 1
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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
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Communists and Cold War
Communists and Cold War
155 Episodes
4 Volume
This extensive collection includes radio shows, news broadcasts, psa's, and debates about The Red Scare, McCarthyism, and The Cold War which pervaded politics, cultures, life and more in second half the the 20th Century.

155 4
Add To Cart: $20.00
Comedians in Suspense (Scared Silly Jokesters)
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
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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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Clowns in OTR
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
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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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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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Civil Defense
Civil Defense
124 Episodes
1 Volume
Fascinating PSA, recordings and episodes to save americans from a nuclear attack!

124 1
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Circus
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
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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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Christmas in July
Christmas in July
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio shows about the Christmas Spirit during the other 364 days of the year other than December 25th.

6 1
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Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
140 Episodes
3 Volume
Christmas Morning may be the happiest day of the Year, but the night before holds the real magic.

140 3
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Christmas Day Programs
Christmas Day Programs
36 Episodes
1 Volume
During the Golden Age radio shows were broadcast live, many shows and their stars made a Christmas Day broadcast a chance to give a special gift to their listeners.

36 1
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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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Children Shows
Children Shows
104 Episodes
1 Volume
Mom cried over the Soaps during the day and Dad would tune is some serious programming when he got home from work. But in the magic time between the end of the school day and supper-time, kids ruled the radio dial. If listening to Old Time Radio makes you feel like a kid again, you are going to love listening to these great Kids Shows.

104 1
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Chess
Chess
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Not all artists are chess players, but all chess players are artists – Marcel Duchamp

14 1
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Cavemen and Dinosaurs
Cavemen and Dinosaurs
17 Episodes
1 Volume
A fun prehistoric collection from a wide variety of radio shows. An OTRCAT.com original collection.

17 1
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Cats in OTR
Cats in OTR
98 Episodes
1 Volume
The Cat's Out of the Bag! Requested by our Mascot cat and you, an anthology of Cat Tails and We're Not Lion!

98 1
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Cannibals and Savages
Cannibals and Savages
47 Episodes
1 Volume
Civilized men from industrial society are sometimes at their best but often at their worst when they are faced with primitive peoples.

47 1
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Cancer and Tumors
Cancer and Tumors
19 Episodes
1 Volume
By the time of the Golden Age of Radio, cancer was still feared but there was growing hope that the disease could be treated, controlled, and eventually cured through the efforts of the American Cancer Society.

19 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
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California
California
203 Episodes
5 Volume
California and Californians have had a major impact in creating the America the world knows today.

203 5
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Burlesque
Burlesque
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Burlesques are saucey variety shows that often include a playful strip tease and bawdy, but topical jokes.

28 1
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Buddha
Buddha
19 Episodes
1 Volume
Buddha sculptures in old time radio shows represent mystery and intrigue of the "orient."

19 1
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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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Breakfast Bundle
Breakfast Bundle
156 Episodes
9 Volume
Breakfast shows had the potential to reach a new demographic, while drawing in their current batch of late day listeners. Save and collect over 60 hours shows with our new Breakfast Bundle Pack.

156 9
Add To Cart: $45.00
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
Add To Cart: $10.00
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