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Abies Irish Rose
Abies Irish Rose
4 Episodes
1 Volume
This likable old time radio comedy show is about the marriage between a Jewish man and an Irish Catholic lass.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Biggest Heart
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
Brighter Day
Brighter Day
9 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the Longest Running Radio Soap Operas!

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Brownstone Theater
Brownstone Theater
4 Episodes
1 Volume
Plays from the Theater made for Radio Listening Fans!

4 1
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Don Winslow Navy
Don Winslow Navy
2 Episodes
1 Volume
Kids serials were often built around super heroes like Superman, Blue Beetle or The Green Hornet. Don Winslow's superpowers were the fact that he was in the US Navy, which is enough power to defeat all sorts of enemies!

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Eddy Arnold
Eddy Arnold
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Eddy Arnold, "The Tennessee Plowboy, was a cowboy singer with a powerful set of lungs. Slip on your boots and start your toes tappin' because Eddy's in town and he's belting them out with gusto!

3 1
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Hilltop House
Hilltop House
17 Episodes
1 Volume
This series follows heroine Bess Johnson, a caseworker at Hilltop House orphanage.

17 1
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Howdy Doody Time
Howdy Doody Time
7 Episodes
1 Volume
What time is it, kids? Take your seat in the Peanut Gallery, It's Howdy Doody Time!

7 1
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Jason and the Golden Fleece
Jason and the Golden Fleece
3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Louisiana-based Adventure Show with Wild Boat Ride and Thrills!

3 1
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Lorenzo Jones
Lorenzo Jones
25 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

25 1
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Random Rarities 20
Random Rarities 20
45 Episodes
1 Volume
More random collections from deep in the vaults of old time radio with mysteries, game shows, comedies and more rare gems.

45 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Meredith Willson Musical Revue
Meredith Willson Musical Revue
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous and Creative "Chiffon Swing" Composer!

5 1
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Over Here
Over Here
6 Episodes
1 Volume
All Star Show to Support War Bonds!

6 1
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Presenting Charles Boyer
Presenting Charles Boyer
11 Episodes
1 Volume
Michel is The Man with Many Identities and electrifying Stories

11 1
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Quick as a Flash
Quick as a Flash
5 Episodes
1 Volume
This popular, high-paced, snappy spark of a quiz show testing contestants' knowledge and reaction speed.

5 1
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Renfrew Mounted
Renfrew Mounted
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Exciting Adventure show about the Royal Mounted Police

5 1
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Shorty Bell Cub Reporter
Shorty Bell Cub Reporter
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Mickey Rooney Stars As Boisterious and Runty Would-be Reporter

5 1
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Showtime
Showtime
27 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Music from Broadway and Sketches from Hollywood Movies!

27 1
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Tales of Fatima
Tales of Fatima
2 Episodes
1 Volume
Basil Rathbone and His Sly Detective Eye!

2 1
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That Strong Guy
That Strong Guy
7 Episodes
1 Volume
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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Thrills Highway Patrol
Thrills Highway Patrol
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the Men in Uniform on California's Streets!

5 1
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Columbia Presents
Columbia Presents
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Bill Paley's willingness to pay whatever it took to bring his listeners the best gave CBS the reputation as "The Tiffany Network". This tradition carries on with Columbia Presents.

6 1
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Dear John (The Irene Rich Show)
Dear John (The Irene Rich Show)
2 Episodes
1 Volume
staring the lovely silent screen siren, Irene Rich is much like reading a personal diary of a wealthy, affluent grape juice drinking woman.

2 1
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Abe Burrows Show
Abe Burrows Show
9 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.

9 1
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Quaker Party
Quaker Party
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen to Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend.

3 1
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Barbara Jean Wong
Barbara Jean Wong
55 Episodes
1 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 1
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Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Famed African-American contralto, conductor Arturo Toscanini said she had a voice "heard once in a hundred years."

8 1
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Blue Ribbon Town
Blue Ribbon Town
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Groucho Marx and sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, this old time radio variety show featured big name guests like Jack Benny, Barbara Stanwyck, and Gene Tierney.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Captain Stubby and the Buckaneers
Captain Stubby and the Buckaneers
5 Episodes
1 Volume
with Tiny, Sonny, Tony, and Jerry play music that's "sweet", "fast", and "quiet and restful", but all of the tunes have a feel good feelin' in this rare old time radio show. Announcer Jack Stillwell Cap't Stubby and Buccaneers sound similar to a barbershop quartet with first-rate harmonies and style.

5 1
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Morton Downey
Morton Downey
18 Episodes
1 Volume
Nicknamed the "The Irish Nightingale", Morton Downey's was a popular recording artist and songwriter in the 1930s and 1940s penning tunes like" Sweeten Up Your Smile."

18 1
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It Pays To Be Married
It Pays To Be Married
5 Episodes
1 Volume
is truly a charming old time radio show as each couple is a unique vignette of American married life in mid-1950's.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Hobby Lobby
Hobby Lobby
2 Episodes
1 Volume
This radio show allowed listeners everywhere to write in about their unusual hobbies so they could come on the radio and "lobby for their hobby." Many of the hobbies were actually people's professions like a female gorilla trainer, a scientist that makes robots, and a beekeeper (whose bees escaped during the show).

2 1
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Doctors Wife
Doctors Wife
3 Episodes
1 Volume
"The gay, heart-warming story of a woman who is married to a doctor...and likes it!" Doctor Dan Palmer and his supportive wife Julie live and work in a small town full of big personalities in this short lived old time radio soap opera.

3 1
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Nona from Nowhere
Nona from Nowhere
5 Episodes
1 Volume
A true Soap Opera, Nona from Nowhere is sponsored by Bab-O cleanser! The show only lasted a couple of seasons, but is indicative of the classic 1950s soap opera with murder, drama, and organ rifts.

5 1
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Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio
6 Episodes
1 Volume
center fielder baseball player for the New York Yankees, is a a very rare sports old time radio show featuring Joe DiMaggio himself answering questions from listeners.

6 1
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Tex and Jinx Show
Tex and Jinx Show
5 Episodes
1 Volume
The Tex and Jinx Show is a husband and wife morning program which includes interviews with famous people. Starring Jinx Falkenburg (raised in Brazil and was a top model in America) and John Reagan "Tex" McCrary.

5 1
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Stop the Music
Stop the Music
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Bert Parks hosted Stop the Music with Don Hancock as announcer. A quiz show, the producers would play part of a well know song and the contestant would try to guess the title.

5 1
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Cavalcade of Music
Cavalcade of Music
9 Episodes
1 Volume
features "light music" composers such as Jerome Kern, Rudolf Friml, Victor Herbert, and Cole Porter.

9 1
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Tony Wons Scrapbook
Tony Wons Scrapbook
2 Episodes
1 Volume
a rare conversational show and he is like an old friend who stops by for a chat. Anthony "Tony" Wons often asked the listening audience "Are you listening?"

2 1
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Continental Celebrity Club
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.

9 1
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Nebbs
Nebbs
4 Episodes
1 Volume
situation comedy based off the popular and well-loved comic strip characters of the same name by Sol Hess.

4 1
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Sunny Valley
Sunny Valley
5 Episodes
1 Volume
is a western music show broadcast from down-home Los Angeles featuring hillbilly and gospel music.

5 1
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House of Mystery
House of Mystery
5 Episodes
1 Volume
This radio series is a light mystery and suspense show that would be acceptable for some younger listeners sponsored by Post Toasties.

5 1
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Show Stoppers
Show Stoppers
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen to the great stars of stage and screen talk about where they came from and the exciting, "never-to-be-forgotten" moment they knew they made it as an actor...their Show Stopper !

6 1
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Betty Crocker
Betty Crocker
3 Episodes
1 Volume
contains rare episodes of the Betty Crocker cooking program.

3 1
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Oldsmobile Show
Oldsmobile Show
4 Episodes
1 Volume
this rare 1930's music series features singer Ruth Etting, Johnny Green and his Orchestra, and announcer Ted Husing.

4 1
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Bailes Brothers
Bailes Brothers
3 Episodes
1 Volume
and the West Virginia Homefolks, featured country western music Monday Mornings on KWKH.

3 1
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Martha Meade Society Program
Martha Meade Society Program
4 Episodes
1 Volume
sponsored by Sperry Flour was a charming 1930s radio program for homemakers with great cooking tips you won't want to miss!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Dorothy Kilgallen Diary
Dorothy Kilgallen Diary
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Sit in on fascinating stories from the Golden Age of Broadway with Dorothy Kilgallen's Diary.

5 1
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Random Rarities 19
Random Rarities 19
39 Episodes
1 Volume
Here is a new collection of Rare Programs which will not fit in another category but are too important and entertaining not to be released in a collection.

39 1
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Career of Alice Blair
Career of Alice Blair
3 Episodes
1 Volume
A girl struggles with conflicts between work and family in the soap opera, "The Career of Alice Blair," from 1939.

3 1
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Right to Happiness
Right to Happiness
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Created by Irna Phillips, The Right to Happiness is a soap opera spinoff for Guiding Light character Rose Kransky.

8 1
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This Life is Mine
This Life is Mine
5 Episodes
1 Volume
This soap opera follows Teacher Eden Channing and her family, much of which revolve around life on the home front during WWII.

5 1
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Eyes on the Ball
Eyes on the Ball
2 Episodes
1 Volume
Keep your "Eyes on the Ball" and your ears on Monica Lewis, Bill Stern and the Alfredo Antonini Ensemble as they bring you music and sports stories sponsored by the Better Vision Institute.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Plantation House Party
Plantation House Party
2 Episodes
1 Volume
With down home "corn pone" humor and Whitey Ford, The Duke of Paducah, hosting, enjoy the music and comedy of the Plantation Party.

2 1
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Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show
Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the other dummy on the radio in this terrific Ventriloquist series.

5 1
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Joe Palooka
Joe Palooka
2 Episodes
1 Volume
Joe Palooka embodied everything that people value--honesty, politeness, gentility--wrapped up in a surprising package.

2 1
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National Boys Club Week
National Boys Club Week
5 Episodes
1 Volume
The origins of The Boys and Girls Club starts back in 1860, this program celebrates the Boys' Club with big name stars Jackie Gleason, Joe DiMaggio, Red Skelton, Roy Rogers, and more.

5 1
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Atlantic Spotlight
Atlantic Spotlight
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare chats between American journalists and their British colleagues in London.

5 1
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Random Rarities 12
Random Rarities 12
46 Episodes
1 Volume
Randomer and Rarer than before, enjoy these old time radio rarities from the lost vaults of time.

46 1
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Crime Letter from Dan Dodge
Crime Letter from Dan Dodge
2 Episodes
1 Volume
A rare classic in the "hard-boiled detective' genre with tough-guy Daniel D. Dodge and scatter-brained Susie.

2 1
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Dave Garroway Show
Dave Garroway Show
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Dave Garroway's laid back style made him one of NBC's great communicators on radio and television.

3 1
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Hillbilly Revue
Hillbilly Revue
2 Episodes
1 Volume
hosted by Cactus Pete (Ferlin Husky) with interviews of popular old time radio country music stars.

2 1
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Waltz Time
Waltz Time
3 Episodes
1 Volume
"Ladies and Gentlemen, it's time to dance on the air!" This orchestra and classical music standards radio show was produced by radio's power couple, Frank and Ann Hummert.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Doorway to Life
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
Random Rarities 11
Random Rarities 11
37 Episodes
1 Volume
It is lucky to have saved these rare old time radios once lost in the vaults of time.

37 1
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McGarry and His Mouse
McGarry and His Mouse
2 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on a series of short stories, Rookie Detective Dan McGarry and his mouse, the smart and pretty Kitty Archer, solve crime and fight bad guys in this old time radio show.

2 1
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Radio Guild
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
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Random Rarities 21
Random Rarities 21
67 Episodes
1 Volume
Random and rare old time radio collection from from the great, dusty vaults of radio shows.

67 1
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Random Rarities 22
Random Rarities 22
57 Episodes
1 Volume
We just love finding these rare radio shows, some with only one known remaining episode.

57 1
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VE Day Clips
VE Day Clips
14 Episodes
1 Volume
For the peoples living in the victorious nations it seemed as though it should be a time of celebration, Nazi Germany had declared their unconditional surrender to the forces of the Allied Powers.

14 1
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Random Rarities 23
Random Rarities 23
73 Episodes
1 Volume
Out of the vaults of old time radio comes a cacophony of fun from every genre of the airwaves.

73 1
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Random Rarities 24
Random Rarities 24
38 Episodes
1 Volume
Variety of rare radio shows from a random genre collections from weird to wonderful from informative to intriguing.

38 1
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Hartz Canaries
Hartz Canaries
4 Episodes
1 Volume
Features future 60 Minutes alumnus Mike Wallace as an announcer who used music to teach radio listener's canary how to sing.

4 1
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Random Rarities 25
Random Rarities 25
46 Episodes
1 Volume
Now for something completely different, More Random Rarities! Enjoy our Twenty-fifth collection of Programs which are beyond classification.

46 1
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Random Rarities 26
Random Rarities 26
49 Episodes
1 Volume
Increasingly more Random than Rare, this 26th edition comes to us from every corner of the nation and from the beginning to the end of the Golden Age of Radio.

49 1
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Random Rarities 27
Random Rarities 27
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Our latest batch of Rarities with even more unclassifiable broadcasts to astound and delight listeners.

44 1
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Random Rarities 28
Random Rarities 28
73 Episodes
1 Volume
More Old Time Radio Rarities to add to your collection.

73 1
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Rare Science Fiction
Rare Science Fiction
11 Episodes
1 Volume
Science fiction is one of the most intriguing uses of Radio as an art form.

11 1
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Rare Adventure
Rare Adventure
58 Episodes
1 Volume
Pilots, adventurers, reporters, sea fayers and more make for tales of adventure and intrigue for all audiences.

58 1
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Rare Children
Rare Children
70 Episodes
1 Volume
Children's' programming took many forms; the most obvious examples are after school serials, stories which might not appeal to parents, but filled the airtime before Dad came home.

70 1
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Rare Country Music
Rare Country Music
51 Episodes
1 Volume
With roots in Gospel and English folk, growing into Hillbilly and Cowboy Music, Country Music has transcended the mainstream to truly become America's Music.

51 1
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Rare Comedy
Rare Comedy
164 Episodes
3 Volume
There was a lot of competition among radio comedies, and not all of them became classics, but they sure were fun!

164 3
Add To Cart: $15.00
Rare Drama
Rare Drama
123 Episodes
2 Volume
Because the intimacy between player and listeners can be so intense, the Radio may be considered the best medium of all for Drama.

123 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Rare Gossip
Rare Gossip
38 Episodes
1 Volume
Spreading stories about others is a filthy practice, but it is something we are hardwired to love doing!

38 1
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Rare Historical
Rare Historical
125 Episodes
2 Volume
Old Time Radio is more than a report of History, OTR Programs ARE History!

125 2
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Rare Holiday
Rare Holiday
42 Episodes
1 Volume
There are several holidays on a year’s calendar, and they all deserve to be celebrated.

42 1
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Rare Serial
Rare Serial
13 Episodes
1 Volume
For writers, serialized stories provide a much wider canvas to work on, although it does have restrictions.

13 1
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Rare Show Biz
Rare Show Biz
100 Episodes
2 Volume
Radio and the Film Industry supported each other, and the studios loved anything which would help sell more movie tickets.

100 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Rare WWII
Rare WWII
83 Episodes
1 Volume
Network Radio not only came of age during the Second World War, but it also helped to bring the Nation together to achieve Final Victory.

83 1
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Random Rarities 29
Random Rarities 29
73 Episodes
1 Volume
Several of these rare treasures may have been lost to history, leeching away in a landfill, if someone had not thought to turn the original recording over to an OTR Collector who then preserved it digitally so we can all enjoy them.

73 1
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Random Rarities 30
Random Rarities 30
56 Episodes
1 Volume
Even more Rare and Random programs which defy classification but are entertaining listening.

56 1
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Hap Hazard
Hap Hazard
4 Episodes
1 Volume
A summer replacement for Fibber McGee and Molly, Hap Hazard throws bad puns around at a rate that would embarrass Fibber himself.

4 1
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Talent Shows
Talent Shows
28 Episodes
1 Volume
Do you have what it takes to be a Star? If you do well enough on an Amateur Talent Show, and you might get your big break!

28 1
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Life O Riley in Hollywood
Life O Riley in Hollywood
12 Episodes
1 Volume
Although this program from the early '30s has nothing to do with the popular sitcom starring William Bendix, it is great fun!

12 1
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Breakfast with Binnie and Mike
Breakfast with Binnie and Mike
6 Episodes
1 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 1
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Break the Bank
Break the Bank
4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Highest Paying Quiz Show in Radio's Golden Age!

4 1
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Diamond Dramas
Diamond Dramas
26 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy these tales of a Girl's Best Friend in Delightful Diamond Dramas! Bling, BLING!

26 1
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Hawk Larabee
Hawk Larabee
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Texas cattleman Hawke Larabee seemed determined to prove that there was more to being a cowboy than days in the saddle chasing bad hombres and strumming a guitar. There were also lots of tales to tell where the characters wore hats that were often gray rather than just black or white.

8 1
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Johnny Modero
Johnny Modero
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Jack Webb early detective Favorite!

3 1
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