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American Weekly

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio Dramas adapted from everyone's favorite Sunday Magazine!

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Biggest Heart

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Weekly Contest by the Colorado Heart Association to Find the Biggest Pumping Heart in the World (figuratively)!

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Brownstone Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Plays from the Theater made for Radio Listening Fans!

4 1
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$4.50

Dangerously Yours

13 Episodes
1 Volume
ollywood star, Victor Jory, was the primary hero starring in story adaptation of pirates, espionage, adventure and romance. The series was later renamed in October 1944 to Matinee Theater.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Empire Builders

7 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) Sponsored by the Great Northern Railway, this newly updated collection contains all seven known episodes to be in existence. In these historical-drama, we get a glimpse of the history of railroads in the development and use of the Columbia River.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
$4.50

Globe Theater

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Some would argue that the high point of English Theatre happened when the Bard performed his plays at the Old Globe Theatre in Elizabethan London. The Globe Theatre does their best to bring the same experience to Old Time Radio.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
$4.50

Green Valley Line

26 Episodes
1 Volume
Stories about men of industry have their own appeal, and what could be more industrious than running a railroad? The Green Valley Line may not stretch from coast to coast, but the communities it serves depend upon it.

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Hello Americans (Orson Welles)

12 Episodes
1 Volume
The brainchild of a South American trip that Orson Welles took in the 1940s, Hello Americans was developed, under the auspices of the CIA, as a documentary about the dramas of South America.

12 1
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$4.50

Horizons West

13 Episodes
1 Volume
This well-written and performed program documents the exploration of America by Lewis and Clark!

13 1
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$4.50

Marine Story

4 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring music from the Marine Corp Band, as well as a good deal of serious Hollywood talent to promote the achievements and history of the Marine Corps.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
$4.50

Marriage, The

24 Episodes
1 Volume
The fact that stars Hume Cronan and Jessica Tandy were married in real life adds poignancy to The Marriage.

24 1
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$4.50

Miriam Wolfe

39 Episodes
1 Volume
Everyone's Favorite Cackling Witch in an Assortment of Shows!

39 1
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$4.50

Presenting Charles Boyer

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Michel is The Man with Many Identities and electrifying Stories

7 1
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$4.50

Redbook Dramas

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Magazine Lively Dramas from One of America's Favorite Magazines

19 1
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$4.50

Showtime

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Music from Broadway and Sketches from Hollywood Movies!

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Silver Theater

43 Episodes
1 Volume
Romance galore when Silver Theater brings us tales of love lost and found, featuring some of the screen's biggest heart-throbs.

43 1
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$4.50

Tales of Fatima

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Basil Rathbone and His Sly Detective Eye!

2 1
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$4.50

This is My Best

12 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) began as a kind of book-of-the-week show. Popular modern authors were asked to select their best writings, which were created into radio scripts. In 1945, Orson Welles took over the show, directing, acting, narrating, and adapting scripts to his liking.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Modern Romances

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Modern Romances was a pulp magazine that marketed to "good girls", the magazine featured articles on how to get a man and how to keep a man.

7 1
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$4.50

Les Miserables

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Orson Welles production of the epic novel, a social commentary during a defining era in French History.

7 1
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$4.50

Christmas Carol

24 Episodes
1 Volume
Charles Dickens' classic The Christmas Carol is alive and well from all various old time radio shows.

24 1
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$4.50

Ethel Barrymore

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Sister of Lionel and John Barrymore, this collection contains all the her known rare appearances on various old time radio shows.

10 1
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$4.50

Tell It Again

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio dramas from literature, news worthy true events, and other memorable stories.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Columbia Presents Shakespeare

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Revered as some of the best writing in the history of the English language, these radio adaptations of William Shakespeare include well known actors such as Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Tallulah Bankhead, Orson Welles, John Barrymore and many others.

5 1
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$4.50

Its Maritime

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced in cooperation with The War Shipping Administration during WWII, It's Maritime featured stories from the history of man's adventures on the high seas.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Tenth Man

13 Episodes
1 Volume
This show from the National Mental Health Foundation, based on the notion that one person in ten will need psychiatric care. Think of nine of your closest friends. If they are all pretty normal, then you may be The Tenth Man.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Free Company

10 Episodes
1 Volume
created by an independent group of writers (including Orson Welles) on the eve of WWII, this series of radio dramas reminds Americans of the fundamental freedoms worth defending.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
$4.50

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
$4.50

Upper Room (So You Want to Stay Married)

6 Episodes
1 Volume
written by Carlton E Morse, this old time radio show reveals the secret trials and tribulations in your average 1940s marriage.The show begins with the question "So, you want to stay married?"

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
$4.50

Order in the Court

10 Episodes
1 Volume
is a dramatic old time radio show that gives the tale of fictional courtroom stories.Any given court case has a history behind it and the best ones are surrounded by dramatic tales of misfortune and mystery.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Better Living Radio Theater

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Learn how pioneers in industry made life better for millions of people through their inventions.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

General Electric Theater

8 Episodes
1 Volume
A glittering all star cast and compelling tales make the anthology series General Electric Theater a must-have in any radio collection.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Father Flanagan Boys Town

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the harrowing tales of the orphans lost and saved at Father Flanagan's Boys Town.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Can You Imagine That

39 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) with over 20 additional episodes, this old time radio show features strange and surprising stories from the newspapers columns around the country.

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Everymans Theater

5 Episodes
1 Volume
An Arch Oboler production, this old time radio show attracted a "Who's-Who" of pre-war Hollywood Talent: Bette Davis, Boris Karloff, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, and more.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

True Legal Dramas

12 Episodes
1 Volume
is a 15 minute commercial for the legal profession, but it is also well written and entertaining radio drama.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

American Family Robinson

51 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen to the Robinson's as they work, live, and navigate conflicts in their all-American home of Centerville. Update: 10 additional recordings and sound upgrades

51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Four Star Playhouse

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Four big stars, one little show: hear Fred MacMurray, Robert Cummings, Rosalind Russell and Loretta Young take turns taking the lead in "Four Star Playhouse," a dramatic anthology series from 1949.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt

13 Episodes
1 Volume
these classic theater performers careers spanned four decades.With celebrate wit and timing, they were best know for roles in high comedy.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Men of Vision

5 Episodes
1 Volume
From early man to the Wright Brothers, learn about how the men of vision profiled contributed to the common good with their optical discoveries and inventions.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Our Freedoms Blessings

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the stories of people from the great State of New York who discovered something to make our lives better or safer.

8 1
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

Burlesque

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

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Now Hear This

20 Episodes
1 Volume
This well written 1951 series from the Navy Recruiting Service shows the Navy in its best and most attractive light.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

New Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
America's Best novels presented by famed actress and producer Eva Le Gallienne

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Lauren Bacall

65 Episodes
2 Volume
statuesque and sultry Lauren Bacall splashed on the Hollywood Scene at the age 19 when she starred opposite her soon to be husband Humphrey Bogart.

65 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
$9.00

Lands of the Free

15 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) Inspired by President Roosevelt and England Prime Minister Winston Churchill "The Charter Of Freedom," this radio program illustrated various historical stories of freedom.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Four for the Fifth

3 Episodes
1 Volume
written by Arch Oboler and William Robson: this WWII propaganda old time radio program helped advertise US Bonds to fund the war effort.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Doorway to Life

3 Episodes
1 Volume
this old time radio show focused on common issues of parenthood that people faced in the late 1940s.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

New National Guard Show

30 Episodes
1 Volume
hosted by C.P. McGregor, this old time radio show showcased the top names in motion pictures doing mini dramatic portrayals for this half hour program.

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Richard Greene

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Screen heartthrob Englishman Richard Greene was best known for the lead in the British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood.

4 1
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$4.50

William Faulkner

4 Episodes
1 Volume
his stream-of-consciousness style has thrilled, inspired, and challenged readers for nearly a full century including The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

People Act

11 Episodes
1 Volume
spotlights democracy at work in America and how government program like Civilian Conservation Corps and school funding helped individuals and communities alike.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Jessica Dragonette

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as early radio's "Star of Stars", the "Princess of Song", "Sweetheart of the Air" and "Queen of Radio", this diminutive soprano was one of the most popular voices in the early days of radio. Update: additional broadcast, rare interview

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Ingrid Bergman

20 Episodes
1 Volume
And icon of elegance, grace, and style, Ingrid Bergman spun gorgeous performances in Casablanca, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Notorious, and Spellbound.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
$20.00

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
$18.00

Nelson Olmsted Short Stories

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Best remembered for his Sleep No More horror series from the mid-50s, but he established himself as NBC's "resident storyteller" in the 1930s.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Streamlined Shakespeare

6 Episodes
1 Volume
A summer replacement series that signed the most famous Shakespearean alive actor of the time, John Barrymore.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Search

16 Episodes
1 Volume
A faith based radio show produced by The Navy Chaplain Corp to help Armed Service Members find the right church of their choice and finding strength within.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Radio Guild

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Winning the endorsement of National Advisory Council on Radio in Education (NACRE), the producers of the Music Appreciation Hour developed an instructor's manual as a companion to the series called Radio Guild.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

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
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Best of Lux Radio

25 Episodes
1 Volume
Over the years, there were 900+ episodes of Lux Radio Theatre and we've handpicked the best for this original collection!

25 1
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$4.50

Dick and Jeanie

24 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced with just a boy, a girl, an organist and starring "canteen girl" Phyllis Creore as Jeannie was a small town girl who came to the big city to be a singer.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Heroes of Civilization

24 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection of biographical sketches of pioneers in the medical field was produced syndication in 1936.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Listeners Playhouse

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The "playhouse format" was one which NBC was very familiar, having used it for several different dramatic presentations, including their successful NBC University and Great Plays series.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Medical Milestones

10 Episodes
1 Volume
The American Medical Association, along with local medical societies, presented a series of short syndicated broadcasts in 1961 titled Medical Milestones which described many of those advances.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Wife Wanted

20 Episodes
1 Volume
The show uses recurring characters to present an ongoing expose' of the Lonely Heart's industry.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Cavalcade of America Christmas

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced by DuPont to improve its public image, Cavalcade of America Christmas features drama shows.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

American Adventure

23 Episodes
1 Volume
Join us on the Adventure of Our Nation

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

American Trail

13 Episodes
1 Volume
The American Trail tells the story of these brave men and women: from Louis and Clark to the great ol' California Gold Rush.

13 1
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$4.50

Big Sister

35 Episodes
1 Volume
Sponsored by Rinso, Big Sister stars Alice Frost as Ruth Evans. In this soap, Ruth is a modern day heroine, giving up her life and love to take care of her orphaned siblings

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Diamond Dramas

26 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) now with 18 additional recordings: Enjoy these tales of a Girl's Best Friend in Delightful Diamond Dramas! Bling, BLING!

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Love Story

16 Episodes
1 Volume
From the pages of Love Story magazine, this show is filled with tales of couples meeting, falling in love, and living happily ever after.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Marlene Dietrich

34 Episodes
1 Volume
Everyone's Favorite Deep Voice German Frau! Update: additional broadcasts

34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Point Sublime

12 Episodes
1 Volume
A soap opera for the whole family, Point Sublime is set on the rugged California coast along historic US Route 1, the Pacific Coast Highway.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Price of Liberty

12 Episodes
1 Volume
The Junior League of New York, in cooperation with the State Department of Education, sponsored The Price of Liberty, a series of broadcasts which dramatized episodes in the State's history which illustrate the growth of American Democracy.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

This is Your Life

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

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Warner Brothers Academy

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Dramatic Sensation Presenting Upcoming Stars

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Wings to Victory

14 Episodes
1 Volume
WWII Morale Boosting Show Presented by the Air Force

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Yankee Yarns

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

48 1
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$4.50

Count Monte Cristo

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the Exciting and Well-loved Novel by Alexandre Dumas

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

American Gallery

12 Episodes
1 Volume
celebrates American artists of all genres with a whole episode dedicated to each artist and their music

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Romance

23 Episodes
1 Volume
Your guide through the pages of all the great stories of all time tender love stories of today, the memorable love stories of the past.

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Famous Escapes

10 Episodes
1 Volume
The shows are fascinating dramatic stories of how people escape against seemingly impossible odds.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Hello Sucker

12 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) now with an additional two episodes: HELLO SUCKER was created to help protect Chicago consumers and home owners from crooks, cheats, schemes, scams, swindles, rip-offs, and rackets, but also protecting racial minorities from real estate discrimination.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Pirates

60 Episodes
1 Volume
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
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Inheritance

50 Episodes
2 Volume
(update) with 16 additional recordings and better quality sound: this highly patriotic show revisits amazing people, times, and events in American History.

50 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
$9.00

Worlds Greatest Short Stories

18 Episodes
1 Volume
features dramatizations of classic shorts stores like Tell Tale Heart, The Pickwick Papers, The Little Wife and more.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Abroad with the Lockharts

9 Episodes
1 Volume
This 1930s vacation travel serial takes listeners on a journey to the old world. Update: 2 additional broadcasts

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Plays for Americans

3 Episodes
1 Volume
During WWII, Arch Oboler dedicated his talents to the war effort. He produced this series--drawing in many big-name stars for the cause.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Heartbeat Theater

83 Episodes
2 Volume
sponsored by the Salvation Army, gives dramatic accounts of regular people helping others through illness, tragedy, and heartbreak.Episodes illustrate problems can be solved with faith, optimism, and the help of good Samaritans.

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
$9.00

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
$4.50

You Are the Jury

7 Episodes
1 Volume
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
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50

Voice of the Army

91 Episodes
1 Volume
US Army recruiting show features dramatized stories from Army veterans, fictional stories, and amazing music. Update: 70 additional recordings

91 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
$4.50
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