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March of Time
March of Time
16 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio broadcast was renown for dramatized news events.

16 1
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I Was There
I Was There
5 Episodes
1 Volume
rare but excellent historical old time radio show which gives an eyewitness account to notable events in history and extraordinary news stories.

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

55 1
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Joe Penner
Joe Penner
17 Episodes
1 Volume
Known for his zany antics and slapstick comedy, Joe Penner kept audiences laughing during the Depression years. He was the "it-man" of radio comedy when the nation needed laugher.

17 1
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Swingtime
Swingtime
5 Episodes
1 Volume
This musical program showcases the talent of many of the top tunesters of its era including such greats as Duke Ellington, Mel Torme, Jack Teagarden, Art Tatum and Bob Crosby.

5 1
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Abe Burrows Show
Abe Burrows Show
29 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.

29 1
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Manhattan Merry-Go-Round
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round
17 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy popular dance and dinner music on the Manhattan Merry Go Round!

17 1
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Passing Parade
Passing Parade
40 Episodes
1 Volume
The show featured two or three factual but fantastic stories with John Nesbitt himself serving as host, writer, and storyteller of extraordinary tales.

40 1
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Just Plain Bill
Just Plain Bill
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Just Plain Bill was one of the Hummert Radio Factory's most successful Soap Opera offerings, centered around a plainspoken character and the customers in his barber shop. With plenty of cliff hangers and long running situations, the show is closer to the mystery and suspense genre’s than traditional Soap Opera.

23 1
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Joe Palooka
Joe Palooka
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Joe Palooka embodied everything that people value--honesty, politeness, gentility--wrapped up in a surprising package.

23 1
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Standby for Adventure
Standby for Adventure
24 Episodes
1 Volume
Standby For Adventure takes us on a journey into the strange and unknown that will keep you in the edge of your seat.

24 1
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Hearthstone of the Death Squad
Hearthstone of the Death Squad
4 Episodes
1 Volume
Fans of detective stories can rest assured that the "implacable man hunter of The Metropolitan Police" always got his man, and sent the evil doer to "the chair."

4 1
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Rare Adventure
Rare Adventure
59 Episodes
1 Volume
Pilots, adventurers, reporters, sea fayers and more make for tales of adventure and intrigue for all audiences.

59 1
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Hollywood Star Playhouse
Hollywood Star Playhouse
23 Episodes
1 Volume
Hollywood Star Playhouse began as a lunchtime extended advertisement for RKO Pictures, broadcast from the studio lunchroom. Later, it morphed into an anthology of movie adaptations featuring the original Stars.

23 1
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Rare Gossip
Rare Gossip
39 Episodes
1 Volume
Spreading stories about others is a filthy practice, but it is something we are hardwired to love doing!

39 1
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Eddy Arnold
Eddy Arnold
5 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!

5 1
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Dave Garroway Show
Dave Garroway Show
34 Episodes
1 Volume
Dave Garroway's laid back style made him one of NBC's great communicators on radio and television.

34 1
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Date with Judy
Date with Judy
53 Episodes
1 Volume
A Date with Judy evolves around the life of Judy, a teenager who spends her day on the telephone, arranging, discussing, and lamenting the lack of dates.

53 1
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Twenty Questions
Twenty Questions
17 Episodes
1 Volume
This ageless parlor game was a natural for a fun radio Quiz Show, but what made Twenty Questions so popular with listeners was the fact that its panelists all came from the same family.

17 1
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Answer Man
Answer Man
9 Episodes
1 Volume
With a staff of over 40 of brainiest facts finder he could locate, The Answer Man solved thousands of questions written in by listeners.

9 1
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Destination Freedom
Destination Freedom
42 Episodes
1 Volume
The concept of African-American civil rights was not mainstream at the end of the 1940's. Shows like Destination Freedom on WMAQ helped pave the way to a better society.

42 1
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Biggest Heart
Biggest Heart
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Weekly Contest by the Colorado Heart Association to Find the Biggest Pumping Heart in the World (figuratively)!

15 1
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Hollywood is On the Air
Hollywood is On the Air
41 Episodes
1 Volume
All Star Variety, Comedy, and Music Program!

41 1
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Blue Ribbon Town
Blue Ribbon Town
9 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.

9 1
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Plays for Americans
Plays for Americans
6 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.

6 1
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Mr and Mrs Blanding
Mr and Mrs Blanding
15 Episodes
1 Volume
Real-Life Married Couple Cary Grant and Betsy Drake Star in this Funny Situational Comedy

15 1
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Mandrake the Magician
Mandrake the Magician
32 Episodes
1 Volume
Juvenile Adventure series, many of Mandrake's foes were agents of Fascism and Nazism and he spent more time chasing saboteurs and submarines than we would expect for a stage magician.

32 1
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Meredith Willson
Meredith Willson
44 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous and Creative "Chiffon Swing" Composer!

44 1
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ABC Mystery Time
ABC Mystery Time
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Thursday nights were filled with A-List talent on ABC thanks to the convenience of magnetic tape on ABC Mystery Time. Enjoy this series of mystifying tales starring Sir Laurence Olivier with these organ ripping episodes.

14 1
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Breakfast with Dorothy and Dick (Dorothy Kilgallen and Dick Kollmar)
Breakfast with Dorothy and Dick (Dorothy Kilgallen and Dick Kollmar)
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Travel back in time to rub noses with New York's high society as you have "Breakfast with Dorothy and Dick!"

6 1
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Waltz Time
Waltz Time
4 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.

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

14 1
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Zorro
Zorro
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Zorro Rides again-mark it with a Z!

7 1
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Art Bakers Notebook
Art Bakers Notebook
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Although typecast in film, Art Baker had a reward Radio career.

3 1
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Rare Sports Recordings
Rare Sports Recordings
53 Episodes
1 Volume
From Baseball to Roller Derby to Football to Hockey, this collection includes rare sports old time radio collections.

53 1
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Can You Top This
Can You Top This
41 Episodes
1 Volume
Can You Top This? was a hilarious show where audience members sent in jokes and funny men "Senator Ed Ford", Harry Hershfield, and Joe Laurie Jr. tried to top them. Jokes could be sent in about any subject except religion, politics, or arson.

41 1
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Are These Our Children
Are These Our Children
6 Episodes
1 Volume
This series is a unique twist on the crime drama genre featuring true stories from Juvenile Delinquency Court. This show features some of the worst back-talking, drug-abusing, ungrateful, school-quitting, bigoted, sassy teenagers in radio drama.

6 1
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Ziegfeld Follies of the Air
Ziegfeld Follies of the Air
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies entertainers like Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers.

6 1
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Love Story
Love Story
17 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.

17 1
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Morton Downey
Morton Downey
31 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."

31 1
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Singin Sam
Singin Sam
107 Episodes
1 Volume
Best known as "Singin' Sam the Lawnmower Man" then "Singin' Sam the Barbasol Man", Harry Frankel's musical performances were later sponsored by Coca-Cola. This collection includes recordings from 1911 to the 1940s, including the Reminiscing with Singin Sam, Refreshment Time with Singin' Sam, 70 musical tracks, and more.

107 1
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Truth or Consequences
Truth or Consequences
19 Episodes
1 Volume
Ralph Edwards hosts the riotous game show where answers were tough, and the consequence for an incorrect answer were even tougher and funnier!

19 1
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Barbara Jean Wong
Barbara Jean Wong
56 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.

56 1
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Reefer Madness
Reefer Madness
69 Episodes
1 Volume
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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Johnny Mercer Music Shop
Johnny Mercer Music Shop
29 Episodes
1 Volume
the summer replacement old time radio show for Bob Hope featuring Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, and Paul Weston and his Orchestra

29 1
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Rare Summer Replacement Shows
Rare Summer Replacement Shows
13 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection includes rare but wonderful seasonal shows that held the timeslot for some of America's best loved radio shows.

13 1
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Tony Wons Scrapbook
Tony Wons Scrapbook
3 Episodes
1 Volume
In this rare conversational show, Tony Wons is like an old friend who stops by for a chat. Anthony "Tony" Wons often asked the listening audience "Are you listening?"

3 1
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US Navy Shows
US Navy Shows
48 Episodes
1 Volume
If great music was all it took to get young men to the recruiting office, these U.S. Navy Shows would have found more sailors than we have ships. As it was, these great programs from the USN Recruiting Command gave us hours of toe-tapping goodness and dreams of the high seas.

48 1
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Brighter Day
Brighter Day
13 Episodes
1 Volume
This series is a long running post-war soap opera that had its beginnings in Joyce Jordan, MD.

13 1
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Doorway to Life
Doorway to Life
4 Episodes
1 Volume
this old time radio show focused on common issues of parenthood that people faced in the late 1940s.

4 1
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Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio
8 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.

8 1
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Quaker Party
Quaker Party
4 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen to Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend.

4 1
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Life O Riley in Hollywood
Life O Riley in Hollywood
13 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!

13 1
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Scattergood Baines
Scattergood Baines
3 Episodes
1 Volume
is the "shrewd and jovial hardware merchant who finds himself draw into just about everything that happens around him.Scattergood Baines is the best loved, most cussed at, and by all odds the fattest man in the modern, bustling town of Coldriver."

3 1
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Serenade in Blue
Serenade in Blue
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Air Force Blues and Jazz Bands Perform for Recruits!

13 1
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Religious Recordings
Religious Recordings
21 Episodes
1 Volume
Uplifting and Inspirational Sermons from Reverend Beale and Reverend Charles Fuller

21 1
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Land of the Lost
Land of the Lost
36 Episodes
1 Volume
The Land of the Lost is a children's deep-sea adventure program about two children who travel "in that wonderful kingdom at the bottom of the sea."Lead by Red Lantern, the "wisest fish in the sea", Billy and Isabel discover lost objects on the ocean floor.

36 1
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Count Monte Cristo
Count Monte Cristo
3 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the Exciting and Well-loved Novel by Alexandre Dumas

3 1
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Road of Life
Road of Life
75 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio soap opera centered on handsome doctor Jim Brent and his wife Jocelyn in the small town of Merrimac. As the heroine of a medical drama, Jocelyn would suffer from almost every dread disease known to medicine.

75 1
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Breakfast Club (Don McNeil)
Breakfast Club (Don McNeil)
50 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Don McNeill, the Breakfast Club was plugged as "a get-together time for all of us who smile before breakfast and then can't break the habit all day long – a place to come to when a feller needs a friend."

50 1
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Beat the Band
Beat the Band
30 Episodes
1 Volume
This fun, original music quiz show was a war-time radio musical-quiz program. The first season of Beat the Band was sponsored by that ready-to-eat corn cereal, Kix.

30 1
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Amos and Andy Music Hall
Amos and Andy Music Hall
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Using the premise that the Kingfish had set up a radio station in the Lodge Hall of the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Amos & Andy playing records between comic sketches and were often joined by a guest celebrity.

7 1
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Rare Aviation Old Time Radio Shows
Rare Aviation Old Time Radio Shows
40 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare, hard to find aviation themed old time radio shows including Sky Blazer, Smilin Jack, Howie Wing, Flying Hutchinsons, and many more.

40 1
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We The People
We The People
17 Episodes
1 Volume
"Anybody's and everybody's soap box" - We The People is an entertaining old time radio show featuring human interest stories from the 1930's and 1940's.

17 1
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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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Major Bowes
Major Bowes
8 Episodes
1 Volume
Thousands from All Over the Country Flocked to Join this Gong-style Talent Show.

8 1
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Whats My Line
Whats My Line
11 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most popular and longest running game shows in entertainment history featuring famous mystery guests.

11 1
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Did Justice Triumph
Did Justice Triumph
13 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow police investigators as they move through crime scenes, question witnesses and suspects, and solve real crimes in this rare crime drama.

13 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 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 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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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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Candid Microphone
Candid Microphone
14 Episodes
1 Volume
Who knows what people will say in this hilarious hidden microphone show!

14 1
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Raleigh Kool Program (Jack Pearl Show)
Raleigh Kool Program (Jack Pearl Show)
29 Episodes
1 Volume
Revival of the old Jack Pearl Show, with Tommy Dorsey, and featured vocalists Jack Leonard and Edythe Wright, and the hilarious "Baron Munchhausen skit" by Jack Pearl and Cliff Hall.

29 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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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 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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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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Random Rarities 17
Random Rarities 17
56 Episodes
1 Volume
Some if these shows were saved from the dustbins of time, others were just so random and rare that they didn't fit in another collection, but Random Rarities 17 will have something everyone will enjoy!

56 1
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Random Rarities 20
Random Rarities 20
12 Episodes
1 Volume
More random collections from deep in the vaults of old time radio with mysteries, game shows, comedies and more rare gems.

12 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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Man From Homicide
Man From Homicide
9 Episodes
1 Volume
Ride along on shocking cases with the "Man from Homicide," a classic hard-boiled crime drama from the early 1950's.

9 1
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Strange Wills
Strange Wills
28 Episodes
1 Volume
A will gives the power of an often evil genius to act "from beyond the grave!"

28 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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Creeps By Night
Creeps By Night
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Larger than Life Horror Greats Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre Creep Around in the Night.

6 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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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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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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Skippy Hollywood Theater
Skippy Hollywood Theater
34 Episodes
1 Volume
Popular and Fun Broadcast-one of the First to Use Prerecorded Programs!

34 1
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Carnation Contented Hour
Carnation Contented Hour
18 Episodes
1 Volume
Cows and audiences alike are content when listening to this rare and fine musical program by Carnation Milk. This long-running series features great performers such as Dinah Shore, Tony Martin, Jo Stafford, and Dick Hymes.

18 1
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Dark Venture
Dark Venture
16 Episodes
1 Volume
A psychological thriller old time radio show that keeps you at the end of your seat.

16 1
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Random Rarities 18
Random Rarities 18
48 Episodes
1 Volume
Now in our eighteenth edition, our Random Rarities are getting more rare and much, much more random!

48 1
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Leave It to the Girls
Leave It to the Girls
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Features a roundtable of "glamorous women" from New York City who answer questions from men and women around the country about dating and marriage. The table includes a combination of the following women: actress Paula Stone, Fashion editor of New York Magazine Florence Pritchert, Ellen Chandler, television host Eloise McElhone, actress Madge Evans, Robin Chandler.

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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American in England
American in England
6 Episodes
1 Volume
Norman Corwin's visits to England during WWII. It documented war-time conditions in England from the perspective of the citizens of England, instead of those in power or of handouts from the war department.

6 1
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Lightcrust Doughboys
Lightcrust Doughboys
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Who would have thought that the roots of Country Music would lead to a flour mill? The Light Crust Doughboys were there at the beginning of Country Swing and set many a housewives toes to tapping!

7 1
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Death Valley Days
Death Valley Days
5 Episodes
1 Volume
Join us with Real Stories of Life in the West

5 1
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Murder Clinic
Murder Clinic
7 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous Fictional and Mysterious Murders and the Detectives that Solved Them

7 1
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Black Castle and Black Chapel
Black Castle and Black Chapel
4 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy these rare and scary horror series recordings.

4 1
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