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Eternal Light

739 Episodes
15 Volume
This well-written religious drama was created by the Jewish Theological Seminary and features stories from the Torah, the Bible, and important historical texts.

739 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Music Rarities

232 Episodes
6 Volume
Collection of the best music rarities from the golden age of radio.

232 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Cooking in Old Time Radio

71 Episodes
5 Volume
A curious concoction of cooking creations are included in this OTRCAT.com exclusive collection of old time radio cooking shows such as The Mystery Chef, The Mary Lee Taylor Program, Martha Meade Society Program, Betty Crocker Cooking School of the Air, and more! There are also cooking-centric episodes from different radio series like Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen, Life of Riley, and Cavalcade of America.

71 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Rare Soap Operas

416 Episodes
4 Volume
Packed with more sudsey value for your dollar, OTRCat is proud to present this compilation of rare soaps series and including some programs that are the last surviving recordings of their shows.

416 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

176 Episodes
4 Volume
this extensive compilation includes a sampling and many rare and popular broadcasts of "Radio Espionage" from all different genres.

176 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Magic Key

68 Episodes
3 Volume
One of the earlier old time radio variety programs sponsored by RCA to encourage radios in every American household.

68 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Vox Pop

140 Episodes
3 Volume
You won't want to miss this charming program featuring often spontaneous and playful interviews with citizens across the US and abroad. This extensive collection contains rare recordings previously not in circulation.

140 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Rare News and Current Event Shows

163 Episodes
3 Volume
If the information we crave is from the distant past, it is history, if it is malicious it may be gossip, but if it is relevant and new, it is News. Old Time Radio News shows are give modern listeners a peek into the major world events of yesteryear.

163 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Rare Comedy

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

165 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Bell Telephone Hour Encores

50 Episodes
2 Volume
This collection includes some of the rare broadcasts known to exist and features some of the brightest stars in the day, even comedian Fred Allen.

50 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Rarities from the 1930s

79 Episodes
2 Volume
This unique compilation includes rare dramas, comedy, and unique radio broadcasts from the 1930's.

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

South African Rarities

86 Episodes
2 Volume
Fill your Bakkie Full of Your Favorite Okes and Padkos and Listen to these Rare Radio shows from the Rainbow Nation!

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Pinto Pete and his Ranch Hands

104 Episodes
2 Volume
This series is meant for listening to while roaming on the prairie or kicking back. The music is intermixed with Cowboy philosophy and soft thoughts from Pinto Pete including a message about faith in God and yourself.

104 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Tallulah Bankhead

53 Episodes
2 Volume
known for her wild behavior and billed as the "the glamorous, unpredictable Tallulah Bankhead," this collection contains many of her rare guest appearances and The Big Show.

53 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Rare Detective and Crime Shows

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

102 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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 Historical

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

125 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

ABC Mystery Time

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy this series of mystifying tales starring Sir Laurence Olivier with these organ ripping episodes.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Academy Awards Shows

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the nostalgia of Academy Awards Ceremonies of yesteryear!

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Almanac (Orson Welles)

20 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the greatest anthology series in radio history, Almanac concentrated on classic literature such as " Treasure Island," "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "Dracula.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Battle Stations

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Created by the United States Navy during WWII, this old time radio program was created to "report to people of the United States on the progress of its navy in the war being fought in five oceans."

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beat the Band

29 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.

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beyond Tomorrow

3 Episodes
1 Volume
The art of Science Fiction goes back to the time when a young person stepped away from the campfire, looked towards the stars and wondered "What's out there?" The Sci Fi genre gained respectability as it moved from the pages of pulp magazines to network radio programs, Beyond Tomorrow features stories from the masters of Sci Fi, including Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Billy Jones and Ernie Hare

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

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Book (The Man in Black)

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Paul Frees, this talent filled old time radio show features the stories of almost perfect crimes asking audiences to listen for the criminal's mistake.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Castle and Black Chapel

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare and Scary Horror Recordings

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Break the Bank

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Highest Paying Quiz Show in Radio's Golden Age!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Breakfast Club (Don McNeil)

35 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."

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brighter Day

5 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the Longest Running Radio Soap Operas!

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brownstone Theater

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

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Date with Judy

21 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.

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Death Valley Days

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Join us with Real Stories of Life in the West

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Destination Freedom

33 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.

33 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Diamond Dramas

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

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Former Slave Interviews

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Historic WPA Conversations with Former Slaves

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Game Shows

25 Episodes
1 Volume
Whether you tune in to hear the drama of ordinary people competing for wonderful prizes or to challenge yourself against the competitors in the studio, Quiz Shows promise endless fun.

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Granbys Green Acres

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Starring Gale Gordon and Bea Benaderet as a city couple leaves the big city to become Farmers.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Green Lama

5 Episodes
1 Volume
After spending ten years in Tibet and becoming a mystic, Jethro Dumont returns to America to fight crime as The Green Lama.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hercule Poirot

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Hercule Poirot is the greatest detective ever? Certainly a gripping favorite from Agatha Christie!

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hilltop House

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

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hitler (Adolf) Recordings

26 Episodes
1 Volume
speeches from the most infamous man in history

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hollywood is On the Air

35 Episodes
1 Volume
All Star Variety, Comedy, and Music Program!

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Its that Man Again

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Lampooning Comedy Extravaganza

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jason and the Golden Fleece

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Louisiana-based Adventure Show with Wild Boat Ride and Thrills!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnny Modero

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Jack Webb early detective Favorite!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Just Plain Bill

17 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.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Leonidas Witherall

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Who would make a better soft-boiled detective than a New England Boy's School instructor and part time mystery writer? That is exactly what you get in The Adventures of Leonidas Witherall.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lonesome Gal

14 Episodes
1 Volume
For a non-visual medium, radio had its share of sex symbols, but few were as blatantly seductive as the Lonesome Gal.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lorenzo Jones

23 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.

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lou Holtz Laugh Club

68 Episodes
1 Volume
Keeping the shows short worked in Syndication, and few fillers were as funny as The Lou Holtz Laugh Club. The shows were just a couple of minutes long, but they could keep you chuckling for hours.

68 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Major Bowes

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

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Manhattan Merry-Go-Round

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

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

March of Time

29 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio broadcast was renown for dramatized news events.

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Meet Corliss Archer

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Sometimes a teenage daughter can seem like nature's way of getting revenge on a successful man. Discover how Harry Archer deals with the world when you Meet Corliss Archer.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous and Creative "Chiffon Swing" Composer!

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Missing Masters

59 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection of audition programs that were good enough to be noticed but never got a green light from the sponsors to go into full production.

59 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr and Mrs Blanding

14 Episodes
1 Volume
Real-Life Married Couple Cary Grant and Betsy Drake Star in this Funny Situational Comedy

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Murder Clinic

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

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Music Depreciation

23 Episodes
1 Volume
Take some pop hits, some classical themes, and take them "on a flyer".

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nick Harris Detective

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Super Sleuth Solves Los Angeles Crimes

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Over Here

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

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pat ODaniel and his Hillbilly Boys

40 Episodes
1 Volume
Home-baked goodness, politics and hillbilly music all come together on Texas radio in Pat O'Daniel and His Hillbilly Boys.

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Philco Summer Hour

22 Episodes
1 Volume
Beat the heat and stay inside with your ear glued to the radio and a lemonade in your palm. "The Philco Corporation invites you to relax and listen to a full hour of sparkling entertainment."

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Philip Morris Playhouse

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The world's largest tobacco company presents The Philip Morris Playhouse with a delightful selection of dramas and fine music.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presenting Charles Boyer

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

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Queen for a Day

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Quiz Shows let listeners hear people just like themselves hit it big, sometimes through sheer luck. Queen for a Day helped to usher in the era of really big prize giveaways.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 01

79 Episodes
1 Volume
Very enjoyable collection of rare shows!

79 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 02

49 Episodes
1 Volume
Even Randomer and Rarer than the original with shows never before released!

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 03

49 Episodes
1 Volume
The Randomest and Rarest collection of them all-an OTRCAT.com original!

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 04

50 Episodes
1 Volume
A Compilation of Rare Old Time Radio Series!

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 05

49 Episodes
1 Volume
More Never before Released Rare Shows with Shows -- An OTRCAT Exclusive!

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rare Captain

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Ahoy! Wild, Random and Rare Captain-Themed Adventures, Aye Matey!

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rarities Adventure Detective

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

73 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Reefer Madness

68 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.

68 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Religious Recordings

18 Episodes
1 Volume
Uplifting and Inspirational Sermons from Reverend Beale and Reverend Charles Fuller

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Renfrew Mounted

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

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Results Inc

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hard Boiled Detective can't take himself too seriously if he is going to make it on the mean streets, but Johnny Strange of Results Inc goes for the laughs as much as he goes for his gun!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Serenade in Blue

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Air Force Blues and Jazz Bands Perform for Recruits!

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Shorty Bell Cub Reporter

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

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Showtime

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

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Skippy Hollywood Theater

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

34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Smilin Jack

4 Episodes
1 Volume
From the skylanes to the comic strips to the radio, Smilin’ Jack ’s aviation adventures were just the thing to keep kids’ heads in the clouds.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Standby for Adventure

7 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.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stoopnagle and Budd

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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