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Zombies in Old Time Radio

Most of the Old Time Radio stories about Zombies involve the traditional Voodoo Zombies, but it can never hurt to be prepared for when the people next door develop a taste for brains...
13 1
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You Are the Jury

This fictitious crime drama series was written by a criminologist. In each episode the listener is asked to be the jury and guess the verdict in a murder trial.
7 1
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Wyllis Cooper

Cooper's commitment to mind-bending, truly affecting science fiction ensured that his programs would win over listeners and draw critical acclaim.
135 3
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Winter Chills Horror Mystery and Intrigue

When the winds of winter howl, just being outside can be enough to kill you, and that helps make winter the creepiest time of the year.
37 1
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William Powell

He was best known for his role as Nick Charles in The Thin Man in the film version. Although he did not play the role in the radio version of The Thin Man, but had numerous radio appearances.
48 2
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William Gargan

best known for his hard-boiled detective roles in Barry Craig and Martin Kane, William Gargan also appeared in variety old time radio shows, Lux Radio, Command Performance and more!
60 2
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Whitehall 1212

What is more exciting than crime drama? Crime drama which is based on actual case files. Just dial Whitehall 1212 to get in touch with Scotland Yard and enjoy some of the most baffling cases ever faced by London’s Finest.
43 1
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Wanted

(update) with additional episodes: help find criminals on the run from the FBI's Top Ten Most Wanted list from 1950
12 1
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Walk Softly Peter Troy

Meet London's hard-boiled, fast, lady-killer detective Peter Troy.
50 1
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Voices of Johnny Dollar

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
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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
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Up for Parole

Based on Authentic Parole Cases!
10 1
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Unsolved Mysteries

Truth IS Stranger than Fiction--Your Skin will Creep!
12 1
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Unit 99

Real-Action Police Stories of the Sacramento Police Department!
42 2
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Unexpected

(update) The fifteen minute format lends itself to quickly drawn weird stories, with a twist ending, so that the listener gets a sudden shock, like all good scary tales should deliver.
39 1
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Under Arrest

Under Arrest was a police procedural drama which would compare favorably with Jack Webb's Dragnet
8 1
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Twenty First Precinct (21s Precinct)

Based on true stories, 21st Precinct aired after Dragnet gained popularity and audiences were hungry to hear behind-the-scenes stories of police life. Update: 14 additional episodes
104 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

True Detective Mysteries

(update) True Detective Mysteries radio series was based on the "True Detective magazine. Later it was sponsored by Listerine and Oh Henry Candy, but kept the same name. Each week the show presented the "case history of an actual crime. Many were told from the criminal's point of view.
14 1
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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
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Top Secret

Cloak and dagger intrigue and a thick Hungarian accent were the ingredients for Ilona Massey to foil Nazi spy rings and slip across Europe like it was an espionage playground in Top Secret.
15 1
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Thrills Highway Patrol

Follow the Men in Uniform on California's Streets!
4 1
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This is Your FBI

(update) with over 160 additional episodes: endorsed by J Edgar Hoover himself, this fact-based drama told the story of FBI cases from the agent's point of view.
359 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Thirty-Three Half Moon (33 Half Moon)

South African hardboiled detective old time radio show in the spirit of Sam Spade.
45 1
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Thin Man

(update) additional episodes: follows an ex-detective, Nick Charles, and his sophisticated, glamorous, wealthy wife, Nora Charles, on their escapades to unravel mystery where ever it may lie by sleuthing and solving murders; billed the "happiest married couple in radio."
12 1
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That Strong Guy

By the mid 1950’s, audiences had a pretty good idea of what to expect from a private eye on the radio, and That Strong Guy, Steve Strong, didn’t disappoint, with a stiff uppercut for those who didn’t see things his way.
7 1
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That Hammer Guy (Mike Hammer)

Of all of the hard-boiled detectives in fiction, the hardest-boiled was Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer. Naturally, That Hammer Guy was going to end up on the radio, as it turned out he was a West Coast sensation over the Don Lee/Mutual network.
14 1
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Texas Rangers (Tales of the Texas Rangers)

With the gritty police realism of Dragnet and the grown-up Western fusion of pragmatism and romance heard on Gunsmoke, The Tales of the Texas Rangers had everything it needed to be a hit.
92 2
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Tales of Fatima

Basil Rathbone and His Sly Detective Eye!
2 1
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Tales Foreign Service

Broadcast as a summer replacement series just after the end of the War, Tales of the Foreign Service showed how to serve the country through diplomatic service instead of with a gun.
18 1
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T Man

Follow the old time radio adventures of federal agents who protect the honest taxpayers from thugs, thieves, and "Mr Smartypants."
5 1
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Suspicion

Suspicion was not your regular whodunit radio show. On the air in the mid 1930s, the show featured murder and mayhem like normal but there was no solution at the end. Update: additional episodes
31 1
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Suspense

SUSPENSE is the premier mystery-horror radio show with top name talent! Update: 50 new episodes and better sound quality
1008 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Superstition in Old Time Radio

Break a Mirror, follow a Black Cat, Step on a Crack or walk under a ladder, just get to a Radio as soon as you can to enjoy our Superstitions Collection!
84 2
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Submarines in Old Time Radio

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!
74 2
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Strange Wills

A will gives the power of an often evil genius to act "from beyond the grave!" Update: sound quality improvements
28 1
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Standby for Crime

Done with the barebones "just the facts" style that made Dragnet a runaway hit, Standby For Crime follows a radio newsman and his girl Friday as they dig into the city's seedy underbelly.
27 1
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Squad Cars

(update) 31 additional episodes: With vivacious music and a flare for drama, this show depicts police work in the most sensational form possible. This old time radio show is South Africa's best police drama based on real cases from the South African Police inspired by old time radio's Dragnet.
71 2
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Spy Catcher

Based on the memoirs of an actual agent of the Allied Counterintelligence Service, Spy Catcher combines cloak and dagger with psychological drama.
24 1
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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
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Somebody Knows

Summer replacement series for Suspense with the premise was that there are no perfect crimes, that someone, somewhere, could have the one missing clue. Update: additional shows
10 1
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Softboiled Detectives

An OTRCAT Original collection, a softboiled detective or classic detective uses more brain less brawn to solve the most baffling of crime.
54 1
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Silent Men

High adventure behind enemy lines based on true stories as Douglas Fairbanks Jr stars in The Silent Men.
27 1
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Shorty Bell Cub Reporter

Mickey Rooney Stars As Boisterious and Runty Would-be Reporter
5 1
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Sherlock Holmes

"The game is afoot" as radio listeners get wrapped up in the twists and turns of their favorite consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.
212 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Secrets Scotland Yard

Crimes seem so much creepier when they occur in jolly old England. That is the draw for the syndicated Secrets of Scotland Yard.
58 1
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Secret Missions

The Mutual Network presents stories from the Office of Naval Intelligence during WWII and the early Cold War.
2 1
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Secret Agent K7 Returns

As the clouds of War gathered over Europe, Americans began to worry about spies, aliens and Secret Operatives. See how we faced our fears when Secret Agent K-7 Returns! Update: additional episode
69 1
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Scams Conmen Cheats and Bunco Artists

Cheaters and Swindlers in this collection of crime radio shows are true artists and con men of the highest caliber, but they all get caught in the end.
49 1
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Sam Spade

Created by Dashiell Hammett, Howard Duff appears in this action-packed old time radio show full of dames, wisecracks, adventure, and laughs. Update: Additional episodes
78 1
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Salute to Law

A crime and police drama a la Dragnet and Calling all Cars, A Salute to Law features Nick Harris catching those who are guilty of "the folly of committing crime.Slightly different in tone to the aforementioned series, A Salute to Law stressed an overarching moralistic theme in regards to crime and punishment.
11 1
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Saint (Vincent Price)

Vincent Price as The Saint would rather toss off a witty remark than engage in fisticuffs, but his suave charm nets as many pretty girls as any hardboiled dick.
62 1
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Rogues Gallery

Rogue's Gallery featured detective Richard Rogue (first played by Dick Powell) and his often annoying alter ego, Eugor. Update: 7 additional episodes
32 1
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Rocky Jordan

(update) now with 50+ new episodes and better sound quality: Jack Moyle plays Rocky Jordan, the hard-boiled detective in exotic Cairo, Egypt. This collection also contains the only two known existing episodes of A MAN CALLED JORDAN (the predecessor series to ROCKY JORDAN).
101 2
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Rocky Fortune

Frank Sinatra took a short break from his singing career to star as a "taker of odd jobs" in the semi-hard-boiled Rocky Fortune.
25 1
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Ripleys One Minute Shorts

Some of Ripley’s best Believe It Or Nots presented in just a minute in syndication with space for local advertisers to add their message.
416 1
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Ripley Believe It Or Not

starred Robert Ripley himself as he explains the weird and strange stories from his travels around the world.
42 1
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Richard Diamond

(update) with additional episodes: this humorous and fun detective radio show, dealt with tough issue like murder and mystery. This collection also contains scripts, pictures, logs, and three recordings with introductions by Dick Powell.
116 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Richard Denning

the hardworking and handsome film star landed his first radio starring role as Lucille Balls other half in "My Favorite Husband." He later appeared in roles in "Mr and Mrs North" and "Its a Crime Mr Collins."
198 4
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Rex Saunders

Starring Rex Harrison and directed by Himan Brown, Rex Saunders is a classic detective show with a British twist,
14 1
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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
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Renfrew Mounted

Exciting Adventure show about the Royal Mounted Police
5 1
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Reefer Madness

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.
69 1
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Raymond Chandler

best known for a one of the greatest Hard-boiled detective writers of all time including creating the famed protagonist Philip Marlowe.
114 4
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Raymond Burr

best known from television's Perry Mason, Raymond Burr starred in Dragnet, Fort Laramie, and Pat Novak for Hire. Update: additional recording
125 3
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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
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Rarities Adventure Detective

There were a lot of great programs that never got a green light for full scale production or where all but one of two episodes have been lost. This collection is of detective and adventure show rarities.
73 1
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Rare Detective and Crime Shows

features rare and highly collectible crime shows: this compilation is a fascinating look at the different key players in crime solving including detectives, spies, private investigators, cops, FBI agents, newspaper reporters, attorneys, defense attorneys, informants, and even personnel in the emerging field forensic science. Update: Adventures of PC49
102 2
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Random Rarities 15

A collection of rare, hard to find shows from all genres including Heart Throbs, Heritage Radio Theater, The Man Behind The Masterpiece, Nightcap Yarns, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands, Mr. Pickwick's Christmas.
59 1
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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 10

Rambling, random radio shows radically reaped from the rabbit hole of radio.
49 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 08

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.
42 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
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Raffles (The Adventures of Raffles)

Listen as E. W. Hornung's gentleman thief, A. J. Raffles-London's many of mystery-solves murders and works to defeat the Nazis.
4 1
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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
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Pursuit

Follow the adventures of Inspector Peter Black of Scotland Yard in "relentless, dangerous pursuit... When man hunts man!" Update: additional episodes
23 1
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Proudly We Hail

This old time radio series contains a wide variety of mediums geared to attract young potential Army recruits and the series included mystery and drama shows. Update: additional broadcasts and sound improvements
478 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Prohibition (Bootleggin and Moonshine)

old time radio songs and stories about bootlegging and prohibition which occurred between 1920 until 1933.
14 1
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Police Reporter

early true crime drama from 1932-33, these old time radio shows are true stories of actual murders dramatically retold.
26 1
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Police Headquarter

Twists and turns in plot are as many as fast as possible in these 15-minute series about Police HQ.
39 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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Pirates

Includes pirate theme shows from a variety of old time radio shows, it's a listener's treasure chest of "arrghs", "aye, mateys" "ahoys" and wild pirate-themed adventure, detective shows, drama, and comedy.
60 1
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Phyl Coe Mysteries

Pretty but fictional Phyl Coe solved mysteries while pitching Philco Radio Tubes for her sponsor on The Phyl Coe Mysteries.
12 1
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Philo Vance

Follow the intelligent and extremely courteous gumshoe, Philo Vance. The radio series pays homage to the original detective novels of Van Dine first published in the mid 1920's.
103 2
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Philip Marlowe

(update) Raymond Chandler's action-packed hard boiled detective drama starring Vah Heflin and Gerald Mohr!
105 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Pete Kellys Blues

Pete Kelly (Jack Webb) fronts the house band, the Big Seven, at a speakeasy in the roaring '20s is a world of jazz, gangsters, gun molls, g-men, bad booze and desperate people trying to save their skins. Update: additional episodes
6 1
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Perry Mason

There was a lot more to Radio's Perry Mason than the thoughtful and proper courtroom genius Raymond Burr portrayed on TV. The radio Mason was as likely to answer a slight with gunshots as an "objection, your Honor."
253 1
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Paul Frees

"the man with 1,000 voices" appeared in a multitude of old time radio series and later memorable TV appearances. Update: additional recordings
347 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Patricia Highsmith

A crime novelist best known for The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, she infused troubled psychologies into her amoral characters, writing taut thrillers about betrayal, threats, and manipulation.
2 1
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Pat Novak for Hire

one of Jack Webb's earliest successful attempts at crime drama with enough hard-boiled metaphors to sink a ship!
23 1
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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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Orson Welles

Best known for his airing of "War of the Worlds", Orson Welles made numerous appearances on a variety of different shows during his magnificent radio career. He was truly a creative genius in radio, before he went on to Hollywood.
374 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

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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Official Detective

This classic old time radio police drama features a crime from the start to finish: from a drunk accused of murder to bride that murders her groom after discovering that he married her for her money. Even spinsters are unsafe at the hands of madmen and murderers! Update: additional episodes
8 1
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