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February 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

All Star Parade of Bands

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Most musicians, especially jazz musicians, perform better in front of an audience, particularly one that is dancing. The solution was the remote broadcast. Update: 1 additonal rare recording All Star Parade Of Bands 560130 Count Basie Joe Williams

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thirteen Windows

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Gangsters, Smugglers, and an ancient Chinese curse are all found in The 13 Windows.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Face the Future

13 Episodes
1 Volume

A series of reports on the state of Defense Technology in the late-1950s sponsored by NORAD.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dr IQ

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Audience members were used as contestants by Host Lew Valentine who would ask questions from the stage while his assistants carried portable microphones, announcing "I have a gentleman (or lady), Doctor." Update: additional rare recording

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vic and Sade

347 Episodes
4 Volume

Welcome, welcome to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gook, better known as Vic and Sade. Go get cozy with this delightful run of the mill and charmingly familiar Midwestern couple extraordinaire! Update: 1 additional recording on volume 2

347 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Jimmy Carter Speeches

42 Episodes
1 Volume

Considered "a better man than he was a president", Jimmy Carter ushered America into the 1980s. Update: 2 additional recordings

42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

California Melodies

43 Episodes
1 Volume

"From out of the west to you," California Melodies features British director and composer David Rose and singer Maxine Gray. Update: additional rare recording

43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This is My Best

13 Episodes
1 Volume

This series began as a kind of book-of-the-week show. Popular modern authors were asked to select their best writings, which were created into radio scripts. In 1945, Orson Welles took over the show, directing, acting, narrating, and adapting scripts to his liking. Update: 1 additional rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Randolph Scott

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Randolph Scott was the prototype for the Western Movie Hero

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

You Bet Your Life

180 Episodes
4 Volume

Enjoy this hilarious American quiz old time radio show host by famed funny man Groucho Marx schmoozing with regular folks and announcer, straightman George Fenneman. Update: sound quality improvements and additional episode on volume 2

180 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Father Knows Best

154 Episodes
4 Volume

Starring Robert Young, Father Knows Best is one of the first and best-loved All-American sweet-hearted family situation comedies. Update: 1 additional recording on volume 1 and sound improvements

154 4
Add To Cart: $10.00

Philip Marlowe

106 Episodes
3 Volume

Raymond Chandler's action-packed hard boiled detective drama starring Vah Heflin and Gerald Mohr! Update: sound quality improvements volume 2-3

106 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Valentines Day

30 Episodes
1 Volume

Valentine's Day is a time to go a little bit crazy for your Sweetheart. This collection includes extra Valentine's Day special episodes from the golden age of radio! OTRCAT Wuvvves you! Update: 10 additional recordings

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

X Minus One

127 Episodes
2 Volume

X Minus One was a science fiction series that was an extension, or revival, of the earlier science fiction series, Dimension X. Both shows are remembered for bringing really first rate science fiction to the air by such authors as Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury. Update: sound quality improvements volume 1

127 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Wild Bill Hickok

267 Episodes
5 Volume

How could Wild Bill Hickok hope to compete with the likes of Roy Rogers or The Cisco Kid as kids’ after-school favorite? By having Jingles, played by Andy Devine by his side, of course! Update: additional sound improvements on volume 1

267 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Lionel Atwill

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Lionel Atwill established a successful career as a supporting player in horror films.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Unit 99

42 Episodes
2 Volume

Real-Action Police Stories of the Sacramento Police Department! Update: sound quality improvements volume 1

42 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mr and Mrs North

92 Episodes
2 Volume

It began as a light comedy about a normal couple living in Greenwich Village, NY. The next season it turned into a mystery show. Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin played Pam and Jerry North. Later Richard Denning and Barbara Britton played the famous roles of Mr and Mrs North. Update: 8 additional recordings

92 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mr Chameleon

5 Episodes
1 Volume

A master of disguise, Mr Chameleon changes his appearance every episode to track down the murderer. This rare detective old time radio show featuring the winning combination of murder, millionaires, and mayhem. Update: 3 additional rare recordings previously thought lost

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Lovejoy

229 Episodes
5 Volume

Lovejoy was the no nonsense, square-jawed actor best known for his tough guy performances in detective radio dramas. Update: 1 additional rare recording

229 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Football Recordings

70 Episodes
2 Volume

There is plenty of excitement and fun in our Football Collection for fans of football and Old Time Radio. Inspiring memories of frosty autumn afternoons in the stands, these broadcasts of classic Football games are almost as good as being a fan in the stadium. Go Team! Update: 62 additional old time radio recordings

70 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lineup

81 Episodes
2 Volume

Inter-meshing true crime stories of the day with fiction, this realistic police drama gives radio audiences a look behind the scenes at police headquarters. Update: sound quality improvements volume 2 and one new AFRS broadcast

81 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Eleanor Powell

6 Episodes
1 Volume

At a time when female dancers on screen were there to make their male partners look good, Eleanor Powell was the most talented tap-dancer in Hollywood, perhaps the world.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Space Patrol

117 Episodes
3 Volume

The storylines and characters were the same, and even more amazing, the same performers played both the radio and TV roles! Update: dozen sound quality improvements volume 2-3

117 3
Add To Cart: $15.00


January 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Forecast (Columbia Presents Forecast)

24 Episodes
1 Volume

First Auditions for future shows like Suspense, Duffy's Tavern and a mix of surprise shows hoping to be added to the lineup! Update: sound quality improvements

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr District Attorney

152 Episodes
3 Volume

Follow "Mr. D.A." on his adventures into the heart of the crime world and sending shockwaves of fear through all villains, fictional AND in reality. Update: 65 additional recordings and many sound quality improvements

152 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Arnold Stang

67 Episodes
2 Volume

Often called a milquetoast character, Arnold Stang was a mouse whose roar could not be ignored. Update: 1 additional rare recording

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Terry and the Pirates

177 Episodes
2 Volume

Action package juvenile adventure series follows Terry and his friends as he explores the Asian jungles in search of his father. Update: 1 additional episode volume 2 and sound upgrades

177 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Movietown Theater

67 Episodes
2 Volume

Every week there was an original story played by Hollywood up-and-comers on Your Movietown Radio Theater. The series featured Hollywood stars and starlets in a variety of 30 minute shows. Tune in each week for a different genre from comedy to drama each with a unique twist. Update: 3 additional recordings

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Radio At War

47 Episodes
1 Volume

The Second World War was a radio War, not only in the way it was reported and fought but also in the way it is remembered and perceived by the public.

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Command Performance

311 Episodes
7 Volume

"The Best Show that the American Public Never Heard", Command Performance and other AFRS Programs were only heard by Servicemen at Overseas postings. This series has WWII comedy, music and drama its star-studded finest! Update: 2 additional recordings volume 1

311 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Information Please

218 Episodes
3 Volume

Information, Please was one of the first examples of show being electronically transcribed for broadcast on both coasts. The quiz show was notable for its humor along with timely issues and observations. Update: 2 additional rare recordings

218 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

One Mans Family

397 Episodes
5 Volume

A sweeping saga of One Man’s Family, this serial from the creator of I Love a Mystery, Carlton E. Morse, ran for 27 years, and follows the Barbour family patriarch from San Francisco stock broker to grandfather and beyond. Update: two additional rare on volume 4 and sound upgrade

397 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Brighter Day

9 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the Longest Running Radio Soap Operas! Update: 6 additional recordings

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pick and Pat

15 Episodes
1 Volume

A buddy comedy minstrel-type radio program in the vein of Amos n' Andy and Two Black Crows. Update: additional rare recording

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stan Kenton

137 Episodes
3 Volume

Believing that Jazz could be more than just music to dance to, Kenton made no apologies for his brand of "progressive Jazz." Update: 2 additional rare recordings

137 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

In The Crimelight

61 Episodes
1 Volume

Captain Wilkie relates stories of counterfeiting investigations, con-men, scammers, racketeers, and foiling an assassination attempt against President Taft in 1909. Update: 2 additional recordings and sound improvements

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Showtime

27 Episodes
1 Volume

Featuring Music from Broadway and Sketches from Hollywood Movies! Update: 8 additional recordings

27 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Nelson

581 Episodes
15 Volume

For 38 years, Frank Nelson was part of Jack Benny's Gang. Among the parts he played was the store floor-walker who always said Yeeaaaaaaassss?

581 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

267 Episodes
6 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: 2 additional rare recordings volume 3

267 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Fred Allen

188 Episodes
3 Volume

Fred Allen moved from Vaudeville to radio and perfected his character over a number of years for several sponsors. One of his career highlights was a supposed feud with his good friend, Jack Benny. Update: 3 additional rare episode and sound quality improvements

188 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Plan for Survival from Civil Defense

20 Episodes
1 Volume

Atomic Attacks and Major Pandemics do not seem related, but the response to the threat from government and citizens is surprisingly similar. Update: 13 additional recordings

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frances Langford

102 Episodes
3 Volume

With her beautiful voice, friendly manner and pin-up girl good looks, Frances Langford made a splash as one of Bob Hope's favorite pretty girls. The G.I.s at Hope's USO shows liked her a lot, too. Update: 47 additional recordings

102 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Its Time To Smile

40 Episodes
1 Volume

featuring the music of Dinah Shore. Update: 13 additional recordings

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Grand Ole Opry

406 Episodes
10 Volume

The Grand Ole Opry did not quite invent Country and Western Music, but it did bring it to the ears of many Americans who may not have heard it otherwise. Update: additional recordings volume 1

406 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Bob Hope

404 Episodes
10 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: 4 additional rare recordings on volume 7, 9, 10

404 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Robert Young

267 Episodes
6 Volume

Best known for portraying the ideal father, Robert Young battled his own demons of depression and alcoholism in reaction to unfair casting practices in Hollywood's studio system. Update: 36 additional recordings and many sound improvements

267 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Hedda Hopper Show

19 Episodes
1 Volume

Glorious Hollywood Gossiper, Hedda Hopper's show is full of colorful language, wild hats, and ability to take herself with a grain of salt. Update: 1 additional rare recording

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00