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Abe Burrows Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
After a long career in radio writing and directing, Burrows took a break to perform songs he wrote at nightclubs. These songs became so popular that he was invited to start his own old time radio show.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Abraham Lincoln

61 Episodes
32 Volume
One of the most revered Presidents in American History, Abraham Lincoln was a popular figure in old time radio shows.

61 32
Add To Cart: $160.00

Ada Jones

109 Episodes
5 Volume
She was known for her impersonations and ability to mimic different accents and voices at the turn of the century. These rare recordings, many from early Edison wax cylinders, display the versatility of this little songbird and comedienne, from ballads, to "coon" songs, to ragtime, to Irish comic melodies.

109 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Adolphe Menjou

52 Episodes
29 Volume
Known as a suave and debonair ladies man, Adolphe Menjou's career spanned both silent films and talkies.

52 29
Add To Cart: $145.00

Adrienne Ames

1 Episodes
1 Volume
Although her film career was only a decade long, Adrienne Ames generated enough tabloid fodder for three starlets.

1 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Agatha Christie

18 Episodes
9 Volume
Enjoy these "whodunits" from the famous detective novelist: These exciting old time radio tales from various series have plot twists perfect for "radio's outstanding theater of thrills".

18 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Agnes Moorehead

78 Episodes
43 Volume
Known as "The Lavender Lady", Agnes Moorehead had a long life in the entertainment industry. Best known as a mystery and suspense performer on the radio. Her best known work was with Orson Welles on Mercury Theater, but she also played the lead role in Sorry Wrong Number. Television audiences will remember her as the mother-in-law from Bewitched, but also appeared in Citizen Kane, The Twilight Zone, and many others.

78 43
Add To Cart: $215.00

Aimee Semple McPherson

14 Episodes
6 Volume
Fascinating character in American history and an early pioneer in radio evangelism.More than just a radio minister, she was a movement in 1920s America with millions of followers.

14 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Al Jolson

111 Episodes
64 Volume
Al Jolson was a master entertainer and his performing career spanned 50 years. Jolson made a break in his career by deciding one evening to perform in "black face" at a San Francisco club; this soon became his trademark in show business. A staunch Civil Rights activist, he later helped open opportunities for African-Americans on Broadway.

111 64
Add To Cart: $320.00

Al Pearce Show

12 Episodes
6 Volume
Al Pearce and his Gang, is a comedy show that changed much through its run due to an unstable relationship with networks and sponsors. Al Pearce got his start in show business when he was working as a real door-to-door salesman.

12 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Alan Freed Show

10 Episodes
2 Volume
The popular 1950's Cleveland DJ, Moondog Alan Freed, was an American disc jockey during the beginning of rock n roll.One of the first promoters of African-American musical style, he began to promote local concerts and dances feature rock n roll artists with great success.

10 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Alan Ladd

81 Episodes
52 Volume
This collection represents some of the best performances of Alan Ladd (born Alan Walbridge Ladd) during the golden age of radio. Of slight build (five feet, five inches tall), he never considered himself to be a handsome actor. In a quote is said, "I have the face of an ageing choirboy and the build of an undernourished featherweight.

81 52
Add To Cart: $260.00

Alan Reed

515 Episodes
301 Volume
Alan Reed was a prolific radio actor because he could do dozens of dialects with a voice so versatile that producers used him in a variety of roles.

515 301
Add To Cart: $1,505.00

Alan Young Show

48 Episodes
24 Volume
Best known for his role in "Mr Ed", Alan Young's summer radio show replacement was "routine situation comedy" laced with "rapid-fire gags."

48 24
Add To Cart: $120.00

Aldous Huxley

9 Episodes
7 Volume
English writer best know for his dystopian novel "Brave New World" written in 1931.

9 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Alec Guinness

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A classically-trained artist, Alec Guinness career picked up after his service in the British Royal Navy in WWII.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alexander Woollcott

20 Episodes
15 Volume
One of the foremost critics and commentators on the New York scene during the early decades of the twentieth century, Alexander Woollcott was a larger than life character

20 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Alfred Hitchcock

29 Episodes
23 Volume
Includes radio adaptations on Hitchcock's most memorable films, including Spellbound, The Birds, Rebecca, Sorry Wrong Number, and Shadow of a Doubt. Update: 6 additional broadcasts

29 23
Add To Cart: $115.00

Alice Faye

298 Episodes
161 Volume
She began her career as a singer and dancer in Vaudeville and later became the other half of Jazzman turned funny-man, Phil Harris. Update: additional broadcasts

298 161
Add To Cart: $805.00

Alice Frost

117 Episodes
60 Volume
superb radio actress who co-starred on Mr. and Mrs. North for ten years and as Big Sister for five years.

117 60
Add To Cart: $300.00

Alistair Cooke

6 Episodes
5 Volume
British born journalist, his observations of American life and culture were beloved by millions.

6 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Amelia Earhart

5 Episodes
2 Volume
An iconic American hero and pioneer in aviation, Amelia Earhart's story and bravery inspired many old time radio shows.

5 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Andrews Sisters

83 Episodes
39 Volume
The sound track for the War Years was Big Band Music, but the universal sweetheart was a triple threat, the lovely Andrews Sisters. More "girl next door" pretty than pin-up girl glamorous, the sister's songs were filled with the optimism and pluck that helped countless G.I.s endure for the duration. Update: additional recordings

83 39
Add To Cart: $195.00

Andy Devine

339 Episodes
168 Volume
Best known as a character actor in Western radio and TV, Andy Devine was the sidekick of the greatest stars in Hollywood.

339 168
Add To Cart: $840.00

Angela Lansbury

8 Episodes
6 Volume
Angela Lansbury has been working in show business for seven decades

8 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Ann Blyth

42 Episodes
27 Volume
Her career began with the role as the girl who got to slap Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce and a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

42 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

Ann Miller

5 Episodes
4 Volume
Tap dancer, actress, and funny gal appeared on Mail Call, G.I. Journal, Forecast, and Command Performance.

5 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Ann Sothern

99 Episodes
53 Volume
this collection includes all available old time radio appearances of Ann Sothern including her signature role as the liberated American "dame" from Brooklyn in 'Adventures of Maisie'-now updated with new episodes!

99 53
Add To Cart: $265.00

Arch Oboler

230 Episodes
113 Volume
enjoy the great radio plays in this anthology of the eccentric horror fiction writer Arch Oboler who is best known for pushing the medium of radio in sound production, writing, and programming.

230 113
Add To Cart: $565.00

Arlene Dahl

8 Episodes
5 Volume
From Norwegian stock in Minnesota, Arlene Dahl got her start as a Rheingold Beer Girl.

8 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Arlene Francis

75 Episodes
29 Volume
Panelists on What's My Line, Arlene Francis had a long performance history on Broadway.

75 29
Add To Cart: $145.00

Arnold Moss

140 Episodes
99 Volume
He performed in on stage, movies, TV or radio often as a villain, a role he seemed to relish as a way to burn himself into the audience’s memory.

140 99
Add To Cart: $495.00

Art Linkletter

51 Episodes
27 Volume
His autobiography is entitled Confessions of a Happy Man, Art Linkletter is a broadcasting legend.

51 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

Arthur Godfrey

75 Episodes
41 Volume
Godfrey's conversational style made his show seem like a friend talking to listeners directly. Update: 50 new recordings

75 41
Add To Cart: $205.00

Arthur Treacher

115 Episodes
59 Volume
Best known for his characterization of the butler Jeeves, created by P.G. Wodehouse, the butler in Shirley Temple films, and as a recurring character of Duffy's Tavern to "classy up the place."

115 59
Add To Cart: $295.00

Artie Shaw

26 Episodes
11 Volume
Clarinet Tooter and Musician Master: Artie rivaled swing bandleaders Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller in the 1930s and 40s. Update: additional episodes

26 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Ava Gardner

9 Episodes
5 Volume
Known for her glowing beauty and fascinating personal life, the lovely Ava Gardner also made a number of old time radio appearances.

9 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Babe Ruth

8 Episodes
2 Volume
The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field.

8 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Barack Obama Speeches

750 Episodes
266 Volume
Born in Hawaii, Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States serving as president between 2009-2017.

750 266
Add To Cart: $1,330.00

Barbara Jean Wong

55 Episodes
32 Volume
Barbara Jean Wong was a fourth generation Chinese-American who began her performance career at the age of five and was soon dubbed the Chinese-American Shirley Temple.

55 32
Add To Cart: $160.00

Barton Yarborough

278 Episodes
137 Volume
When living in Los Angeles, Barton Yarborough became a steady player among the community of "Radio Row" actors and soon landed the role as Ben Romero on Dragnet.

278 137
Add To Cart: $685.00

Bea Benaderet

474 Episodes
269 Volume
As a young woman, Bea Benaderet joined the company of Orson Welles Campbell Theatre and later had many roles in radio and television.

474 269
Add To Cart: $1,345.00

Bela Lugosi

7 Episodes
4 Volume
Performances with the Original Count Dracula!

7 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Ben Bernie

18 Episodes
7 Volume
The old Maestro" was known for his entertaining patter more than his violin playing and a "feud" with his good friend Walter Winchell. A musical genius from a very young age, he was the youngest violinist the play Carnegie Hall at age of thirteen. Update: 19 additional recordings

18 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Ben Gage

6 Episodes
3 Volume
Ben Gage was an athletic, tall, good looking fellow from Chicago who worked as a radio announcer and served in WWII where he met Esther Williams whom he later married.

6 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

252 Episodes
162 Volume
The collection now contains the comedic duo's various guest appearances on shows such as Command Performance, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Rudy Vallee and more! Update: new 6-MP3 CD set adds 50+ new old time radio shows

252 162
Add To Cart: $810.00

Bert Lahr

19 Episodes
13 Volume
Best known as "The Cowardly Lion" in The Wizard of Oz, Bert Lahr got his start at age 15 after running away from home to join a juvenile vaudeville troupe where he was known for his rubber-faced antics.

19 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Bertrand Russell

13 Episodes
5 Volume
Philosopher and one of the brightest minds of the 20th century, Bertrand Russell spoke out against war and nuclear proliferation.

13 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Bette Davis

60 Episodes
36 Volume
Bette Davis was one of the top Hollywood actresses of all time. During her career she received 10 nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won twice. This collection includes all known guest appearances.

60 36
Add To Cart: $180.00

Betty Grable

31 Episodes
19 Volume
One of the top box office draws and household name, Betty Grable was a hit with G.I.s serving overseas and appeared on Command Performance and Mail Call

31 19
Add To Cart: $95.00

Betty Hutton

16 Episodes
10 Volume
includes appearances by the blonde bombshell and comedian on The Pepsodent Show (Bob Hope), It's Time To Smile, The Charlie McCarthy Show, Radio Hall of Fame, and Radio Hall of Fame showcasing Hutton's singing and acting and all-around compelling personality.

16 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Betty Lou Gerson

242 Episodes
127 Volume
A skilled professional, Betty Lou Gerson was much sought over in old time radio shows from Lux Radio Theatre, The Whistler, Mr. President, and Escape.

242 127
Add To Cart: $635.00

Betty White

4 Episodes
2 Volume
With one of the longest careers in show business, Betty White began working in radio in the 1940s. This collection includes all known surviving radios shows starring Betty White.

4 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Bill Kemp Show

12 Episodes
6 Volume
part of the 'Live and Lively' line-up on ABC radio, 1958.

12 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Bill Stern Sports Reel

179 Episodes
47 Volume
Batter up! The Bill Stern Sports Reel broadcasts are one of the most entertaining sports shows of all time. Update: additional broadcast

179 47
Add To Cart: $235.00

Billie Burke

27 Episodes
16 Volume
Heard on Saturday mornings, she played a flaky lady with the distinct high voice and an abundance of generosity and good will towards individuals in her community. Update: additional broadcast

27 16
Add To Cart: $80.00

Billy Jones and Ernie Hare

16 Episodes
4 Volume
The Music and Comedy Duo starred in this Early Radio Show Sensation

16 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Billy Wilder

13 Episodes
12 Volume
One of Hollywood's most award winning Directors and Writers, Billy Wilder took up the director's chair to protect his scripts from changes by incompetent directors.

13 12
Add To Cart: $60.00

Bing Crosby

365 Episodes
130 Volume
Der Bingle was arguably the King of Radio. Other vaudeville stars made the transition to the airwaves as accomplished funnymen while Bing remained primarily a songman. He was also a crooner with a keen sense of comic timing and an uncanny ability to connect with audiences across the airwaves. He had plenty of success with his own programs like Kraft Music Hall, The Chesterfield Show, and Philco Radio Time, but he also made regular appearances on his friends' programs.

365 130
Add To Cart: $650.00

Bob and Ray

580 Episodes
172 Volume
Comedy duo, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, star in their own show as radio's favorite zany lampooners. Update: 200+ additional episodes

580 172
Add To Cart: $860.00

Bob Bailey

770 Episodes
302 Volume
Everyone's favorite investigator in Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Bailey starred in a number of tough guy detective old time radio shows.

770 302
Add To Cart: $1,510.00

Bob Burns Show

13 Episodes
7 Volume
This comedy show debuted in September 1941 as The Arkansas Traveler. Featuring the music of Spike Jones, the show featured Bob Burns playing his "Bazooka," a homemade instrument that he made from a whiskey funnel and two gas pipes. Update: additional rare recording

13 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Bob Hope

395 Episodes
215 Volume
Bob Hope is one of the best loved entertainers of all time. He was in the business for a very long time, but Bob never forgot that he was there for the audience, not the other way around, especially when it came to the G.I.s who adopted Bob as one of their own. Update: 3 additional broadcasts

395 215
Add To Cart: $1,075.00

Boris Karloff

71 Episodes
26 Volume
(updated) with a few additional rare recordings! Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny."

71 26
Add To Cart: $130.00

Breakfast with Binnie and Mike

6 Episodes
3 Volume
Eat breakfast with the stars in this half hour daily morning show that invites you to share a chat in the Beverly Hills home of glamorous movie star Binnie Barnes and her husband, the movie producer and sports announcer, Mike Frankovitch.

6 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Brett Halliday

53 Episodes
27 Volume
Brett Halliday's greatest contribution to the detective fiction genre was the creation of "that reckless, red-headed Irishman", Michael Shayne.

53 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

Brian Donlevy

145 Episodes
73 Volume
A natural to be cast as the “heavy”, tough-guy roles Donlevy appeared on radio in support of his films on movie.

145 73
Add To Cart: $365.00

Bud Coyller

1378 Episodes
350 Volume
The voice of mild-mannered Clark Kent's easy tenor to Superman's rich baritone, Bud Collyer was a "jack-of-all-trades" on the microphone.

1378 350
Add To Cart: $1,750.00

Burl Ives

37 Episodes
17 Volume
With his trademark beard and guitar, Burl Ives seemed to always be able to sing the songs that people wanted to hear. Update: additional appearances

37 17
Add To Cart: $85.00

Burns and Allen

274 Episodes
134 Volume
George Burns and Gracie Allen show starring radio's favorite couple is now updated with 100 additional recordings (with an additional 46+ hours) and sound upgrades!

274 134
Add To Cart: $670.00

Butterfly McQueen

21 Episodes
11 Volume
Best known for her role as the maid Prissy in Gone with the Wind, she worked for decades after her role in the film often typecast as a maid.

21 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Cab Calloway

16 Episodes
6 Volume
Best known for his creative vocalizations or scatting and his catchphrase "hi-de-hi-de-ho."

16 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Cal Stewart (Uncle Josh)

195 Episodes
9 Volume
Cal Stewart, celebrated performer, vaudevillian, and humorist, began recording monologues as "Uncle Josh" for Edison in 1897.He quickly became one of America's first widely successful recording artists and made recordings for all the major labels of the era.

195 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Carlton Morse

564 Episodes
168 Volume
Morse's greatest successes were One Man's Family and I Love a Mystery. This collection contains many of his mystery anthology and some rare Carlton E Morse recordings.

564 168
Add To Cart: $840.00

Carmen Miranda

33 Episodes
17 Volume
Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, “the Brazilian Bombshell” Carmen Miranda helped to popularize Latin music and dance with enormous fruit-laden hats in big budget musicals.

33 17
Add To Cart: $85.00

Carole Lombard

13 Episodes
11 Volume
She began her film career as a 12 year old "tomboy" but her wit and personality won the heart of leading man Clark Gable.

13 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Cary Grant

38 Episodes
33 Volume
With a charm and sophistication that came as natural as his cleft chin and sparkling eyes, Cary Grant was a natural movie star who was just as talented in front of the radio microphone as he was the camera. Update: additional recording

38 33
Add To Cart: $165.00

Cass Daley

37 Episodes
19 Volume
Best known for her singing voice and slapstick comedy, Cass Daley got her start in Ziegfeld Follies.

37 19
Add To Cart: $95.00

Cathy Lewis

316 Episodes
161 Volume
was a radio staple and performed in hundreds of radio shows in both the comedy and drama genres. In Suspense alone, she stared in over 120 episodes. She is best known for her role as narrator and best friend Jane Stacy in My Friend Irma.

316 161
Add To Cart: $805.00

Charles Boyer

57 Episodes
39 Volume
He was one of the busiest stage actors in Paris, and it was only a matter of time before Hollywood took notice.

57 39
Add To Cart: $195.00

Charles Dickens

35 Episodes
22 Volume
a diverse assortment of adapted Charles Dickens stories from series including Burns and Allen, Escape, Suspense, Lux Radio Theater, Richard Diamond and many others.

35 22
Add To Cart: $110.00

Charlie Barnet

29 Episodes
11 Volume
One of the Jazzmen who embodied the joy of the Jazz world was saxophonist and bandleader Charlie Barnet.

29 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Charlotte Greenwood Show

67 Episodes
34 Volume
Charlotte Greenwood plays the slapstick spinster aunt raising three children. Update: additional guest appearances added

67 34
Add To Cart: $170.00

Charlton Heston

5 Episodes
5 Volume
A no-nonsense action film star, NRA president, and civil rights supporter, Charlton Heston also appeared on old time radio to re-perform some of his favorite film roles.

5 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Chico Marx

5 Episodes
5 Volume
The oldest of the Marx Brothers, Chico Marx used his con artist gag and his smart hustler skills to bring the brothers to stardom.

5 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Chuck Yeager

3 Episodes
2 Volume
A genuine American hero, best known for being the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound. This collection includes dramatizations about Chuck Yeager as a well as appearances by this amazing man.

3 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Churchill (Winston) Recordings

111 Episodes
23 Volume
Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England during WWII and great orator, wrote his own speeches and delivered them on many radio broadcasts.

111 23
Add To Cart: $115.00

Claire Trevor

38 Episodes
24 Volume
Known as the "Queen of Film Noir", Claire Trevor was a husky-voiced blonde and seemed to fill the role of gun-moll, seductress or tough minded career woman with aplomb.

38 24
Add To Cart: $120.00

Clark Gable

18 Episodes
13 Volume
Known for his swaggering masculinity and paper-thin mustache, Gable is one of the top film actors of all time. This collection includes Clark Gable's old radio shows appearances, including some excellent Lux Radio Theater productions.

18 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Cliff Edwards Show

24 Episodes
7 Volume
Enjoy Cliff Edwards as he sings popular tunes from the 20s, 30s and 40s like "Singin' in the Rain", "When You Wish Upon a Star", and "I Can't Give You Anything but Love". Update: 20+ additional recordings

24 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Clinton (William J Clinton) Speeches

91 Episodes
13 Volume
Relive the Swinging 1990's through the historical speeches and Radio Addresses of President Clinton!

91 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Connie Boswell

34 Episodes
32 Volume
Born and raised in the Jazz-filled New Orleans streets, Connie Boswell, and her two other sisters, Martha and Vet, learned to pluck and toot almost every instrument used in popular and vocal Jazz.Boswell Sisters

34 32
Add To Cart: $160.00

Cornell Woolrich

43 Episodes
25 Volume
one of the greatest authors of his generation, Cornell Woolrich's stories were sought out by radio and film producers alike.

43 25
Add To Cart: $125.00

Dale Evans

38 Episodes
19 Volume
married to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, she was the Queen of the West. An unstoppable duo force in the singing cowboy genre, together they made 28 movies and recorded over 300 songs. This collection includes some of Dale Evans early classic radio works on the Bergen and McCarthy show and well as a sampling of her performances on the Roy Rogers old time radio show.

38 19
Add To Cart: $95.00

Dan Dailey

18 Episodes
15 Volume
A talented actor in many genres, Dan Dailey starred in old time radio episodes of Lux Radio Theater, Suspense, Philco Radio Time and Screen Directors Playhouse.

18 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Dana Andrews

94 Episodes
53 Volume
Known as "face of noir", Dana Andrew's signature role included the obsessed detective in "Laura." This collection contains his guest appearances in various broadcasts and his star role as Matt Cvetic in "I Was a Communist for the FBI."

94 53
Add To Cart: $265.00

Dane Clark

34 Episodes
19 Volume
(update) with additional Crime and Peter Chambers episodes, this collection contains guest appearances of the "average Joe actor of the 1940s and 1950s."

34 19
Add To Cart: $95.00

Danny Kaye

56 Episodes
28 Volume
As a youngster, the only thing Danny Kaye was good at was singing songs and telling jokes. After spending time on the Borscht Belt, he found success on Broadway.

56 28
Add To Cart: $140.00

Dashiell Hammett

151 Episodes
82 Volume
Writer of the Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest, and The Thin Man, Hammett has an enduring reputation as the godfather of the hard-boiled detective genre and one of the greatest mystery writers of all time.

151 82
Add To Cart: $410.00

David Niven

23 Episodes
18 Volume
was such a cool British chap that Ian Fleming based the persona of James Bond on David Niven.

23 18
Add To Cart: $90.00
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