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December 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Civil War

28 Episodes
1 Volume

There are stories of bravery and sacrifice, honor and cowardice, desperation and hope from both sides of the conflict.

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Turn Back the Clock

68 Episodes
2 Volume

Thought to be one of the earliest programs to combine recorded music with spoken commentary with musical couple Andy and Virginia.

68 2
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bing Christmas

44 Episodes
1 Volume

For many of us, the real signal that the Christmas Season has begun is hearing Bing Crosby singing "White Christmas" on the radio.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charles Lindbergh

9 Episodes
1 Volume

By becoming the first aviator to fly non-stop from New York to Paris, Charles Lindbergh became a driving force in the practical acceptance of aviation.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas News

16 Episodes
1 Volume

For most of the world the winter Holiday Season is the most joyous time of the year, but real-life marches on.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gypsies

44 Episodes
1 Volume

Travelling constantly and always on the edge of society, the exotic Gypsies have always added spice to OTR stories.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Couples

50 Episodes
1 Volume

Christmas is about family, and the foundation of the family unit is the love between a married couple.

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fred Waring

49 Episodes
1 Volume

Fine Music Entertainment with 50-Piece Orchestra!

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


November 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Big City Serenade

7 Episodes
1 Volume

During the early 1950s, NBC took advantage of this swelling of hometown pride with Big City Serenade.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fay Wray

11 Episodes
1 Volume

During the most brutal period of the Great Depression, Hollywood came up with a new female "type", the Scream Queen.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Saddest Old Time Radio

41 Episodes
1 Volume

Grab your tissue and get ready for a good cry, these are the Saddest Episodes in Old Time Radio.

41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures in Research

123 Episodes
2 Volume

"Learn! Investigate! Instruct!" written by physicist, Dr. Phillips Thomas, this historically accurate series now includes additional recordings about the invention of the typewriter, automobile, penicillin, machine gun, skyscraper, and much more!

123 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mr President

148 Episodes
3 Volume

This old time radio series tells the untold tales the Commanders-in-chief's everyday life. In order to challenge the audience to guess his identity, the President's name was not revealed until the end of the show. Update: additional broadcast

148 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Hollywood Theater of Stars

29 Episodes
1 Volume

One of Hollywood's most popular dramatic daytime old time radio shows sponsored by LaRosa's macaroni and noodles. Update: 6 additional broadcasts

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Philo Vance

103 Episodes
2 Volume

Follow the intelligent and extremely courteous gumshoe, Philo Vance. The radio series pays homage to the original detective novels of Van Dine first published in the mid 1920's.

103 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Jack Benny

1108 Episodes
27 Volume

Everyone's favorite penny pinching miser is now updated with more laughs and better quality sound. Sound upgrades Volume 10-11-12

1108 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

March of Time

29 Episodes
1 Volume

This old time radio broadcast was renown for dramatized news events. Update: additional broadcast

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Front Page Drama

383 Episodes
4 Volume

Front Page Drama drew its long running collection of interesting stories from the pages of The American Weekly magazine. Update: 8 additional broadcasts

383 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Man Behind the Gun

10 Episodes
1 Volume

Sensationalized Documentary on the Soldiers of WWII. Update: 2 additional recordings

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Silver Theater

43 Episodes
1 Volume

Romance galore when Silver Theater brings us tales of love lost and found, featuring some of the screen's biggest heart-throbs.

43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

FBI In Peace and War

102 Episodes
2 Volume

This long running series starred crime-fighter Martin Blaine as the infallible Field Agent Sheppard. This realistic crime fiction is told from the perspective of the criminal and the FBI hunted him down. Update: 2 additional recordings

102 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Soldiers of the Press

40 Episodes
1 Volume

Enjoy 15-minute dramatic capsules of war correspondents' "on-the-scene" eye witness accounts. Update: additional recordings + sound upgrades

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

WWI Great War Recordings

22 Episodes
1 Volume

The Great War was just a memory by the time commercial radio had become an important medium, but the experience shaped America as well as many of the personalities involved in Old Time Radio.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Steve Allen Show

16 Episodes
1 Volume

Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work! Update: additional broadcasts

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Grand Ole Opry

417 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: 80 additional broadcasts

417 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Anne Airlanes

28 Episodes
1 Volume

Ann of the Airlines was created because of the popularity and successes of Amelia Earhart. Though, Ann is not a pilot, but a young girl, there is undoubtedly residue interest of female pilots from Earhart's fame. Update: additional broadcasts

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


October 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Brain

61 Episodes
2 Volume

The human brain is one of the most marvelous objects in nature, and we are still learning its secrets. It is a case where fact can be as fascinating as fiction, and science fiction has always held the brain in special regard.

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Witch Doctors

20 Episodes
1 Volume

There are many things in the natural world that can make you sick or injured, there are even more in the Supernatural World.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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." Update: 5 additional recordings

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rare Mystery

39 Episodes
1 Volume

Deep from the vaults of old time radio history, some of these rare mystery shows haven't been heard widely in decades. These Rare Mystery Programs are filled with whodunits which you have may never heard before!

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

All American Sports Show

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Celebrates all of these elements through by dramatizing great moments in sport and the background which led up to them. Update: 2 additional broadcasts

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rock Hudson

5 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the most handsome men in Hollywood and he was a leading in romantic comedies. Update: additional recording

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nelson Olmsted

46 Episodes
1 Volume

Known as the network's resident storyteller, Nelson Olmsted got his start making dramatized Edgar Allen Poe radio shows.

46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tales of Tragedy

73 Episodes
2 Volume

The catharsis of a well-written tragedy gives us more than "a good cry", it can help us to process the setbacks in our own lives.

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Graveyards

73 Episodes
2 Volume

The grave is a place that everyone is just dying to go.

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

EG Marshall

799 Episodes
26 Volume

A star of stage and screen, E.G. Marshall made many radio appearances most memorably as the host of CBSRMT.

799 26
Add To Cart: $130.00

Witches

80 Episodes
2 Volume

The Witches in the collection are in every genre of old time radio and will put a spell on you.

80 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Doppelgangers and Evil Twins

28 Episodes
1 Volume

Identical Twins seem so cute when they are young and both wearing the same jammies, but things get very uncomfortable when one or both twins turn out to be Evil.

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Halloween Comedy Capers

30 Episodes
1 Volume

Halloween had a resurgence in popularity in the early 20th century America and after the sugar rations of WWII, Trick-or-treating came back into favor in America and in media including radio shows.

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Victory Parade Spotlight of Bands

244 Episodes
5 Volume

In 1941, Mutual had the bright idea of broadcasting Swing Bands remotely from various halls around the country and Spotlight of Bands was born. Update: 8 additional recordings and many sound upgrades

244 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Twenty Questions

12 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. Update: 3 additional recordings

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Zombies in Old Time Radio

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Most of the Old Time Radio stories about Zombies involve the traditional Voodoo Zombies, but it can never hurt to be prepared for when the people next door develop a taste for brains. Update: additional episode

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

ABC Mystery Time

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Enjoy this series of mystifying tales starring Sir Laurence Olivier with these organ ripping episodes. Update: additional recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Babysitting

40 Episodes
1 Volume

Ever since there were kids, there was a need for babysitters to lend a helping hands.

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


September 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Indian Trails

21 Episodes
1 Volume

Created by radio producer Robert E. Callahan to showcase a positive vision on Native Americans. Update: additional recording

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Studio One

64 Episodes
3 Volume

Studio One is an excellent series turning short stories, novels, and plays into radio drama bliss. Update: 18 additional recordings

64 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Irene Dunne

79 Episodes
2 Volume

Nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, Irene Dunne became movie royalty.

79 2
Add To Cart: $5.00

Eddy Duchin Show

13 Episodes
1 Volume

One of America's best loved musicians joined the Navy at the height of the U-Boat campaign. Update: 9 additional recordings

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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. Update: additional broadcasts

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

1945

63 Episodes
1 Volume

Marking the end of WWII with the deaths of the world's most notorious dictators and the dropping of the Atomic Bomb, 1945

63 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Showtime

19 Episodes
1 Volume

Featuring Music from Broadway and Sketches from Hollywood Movies! Update: 10+ additional recordings

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Heres to Veterans

183 Episodes
2 Volume

This old time radio show was aired to entertain those making a strong and better America for us all. Update: additional recording

183 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Exploring Tomorrow

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Billed as the "first science fiction old time radio show of science-fictioneers, by science- fictioneers, and for science-fictioneers," includes about the future of Mankind, Space Travel, and the World's Beyond. Update: two additional AFRTS recordings

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Barry Wood

26 Episodes
1 Volume

Starring radio's favorite baritone and the sensational voice of Margaret Whiting. Update: 27 additional recordings

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Grandparents

12 Episodes
1 Volume

The relationship between Grandparents and kids is one of the most special and important in all our lives.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

American Family Robinson

54 Episodes
1 Volume

Listen to the Robinson's as they work, live, and navigate conflicts in their all-American home of Centerville. Update: additional recordings

54 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pacific Story

171 Episodes
4 Volume

One of the many lessons of WWII was how the countries of the Pacific would grow in importance on the world scene, as profiled in The Pacific Story. Update: additional recording

171 4
Add To Cart: $20.00


August 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Squibb Show

61 Episodes
1 Volume

features music Lyn Murray and The Squibb Orchestra from the House of Squibb, makers of Squibb Tooth Powder. Update: additional recording

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

In The Crimelight

28 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: additional recording

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Moon River

39 Episodes
1 Volume

"A lazy stream of dreams, where vain desires forget themselves in the loveliness of sleep." A program aimed to aid in sleep, broadcast late at night with WLW station Cincinnati. Update: 5 additional recordings

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mario Lanza

30 Episodes
1 Volume

Mario Lanza was a tenor extraordinaire known as "The Triple Threat" because he could sing, act, and he was good looking. He is considered by many to be the greatest voice of the 20th century. Update: 5 additional recordings

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Henry Morgan

32 Episodes
1 Volume

Henry Morgan was a professional humorist, but network executives and his sponsors would argue that his business was making their lives miserable. Fans tuned in to hear what he had to say, and that is what kept him on the air. Update: 2 additional recordings

32 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. Update: additional rare episode

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

At Ease

13 Episodes
1 Volume

featured uninterrupted pop songs with the alternating performances by the Armed Forces Radio Orchestra, Milton Shrednick, Allen Roth, Les Paul and many more. Update: additional rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jills All-Time Jukebox

22 Episodes
1 Volume

The Allied counterpart of the infamous Tokyo Rose, GI Jill was played by girl next door Martha Wilkerson. Update: additional broadcast

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Myrt and Marge

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Popular nighttime drama cum daytime soap, Myrt and Marge was created by an over-the-hill vaudevillian.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Danny Thomas

36 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the funniest actors to work in Radio and TV, Danny Thomas's greatest contribution was founding the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

36 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! Update: additional rare recording

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hour of Charm

11 Episodes
1 Volume

features Phil Spitalny and His Hour of Charm All Girl Orchestra and Choir with Evelyn and "Her Magic Violin".Evelyn actually "magically" helped form the all-girl orchestra by auditioning over 1000 female performers.Twenty-two piece charming female musicians were members, all of whom played multiple instruments and sang in the choir. Update: additional rare recording

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beulah

28 Episodes
1 Volume

A spin-off of the Fibber McGee & Molly series, Beulah was a novelty character, created and sustained by the startling concept of a white man doing a black woman's voice. Update: 5 additional recordings

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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. Update: additional broadcast

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


July 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Alan Young

67 Episodes
2 Volume

Actor, voice actor, comedian and radio personality, Alan Young interest in acting began young when he entered a monologue contest and won a $3 prize. Update: additional broadcast

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Alan Young Show

49 Episodes
1 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." Update: additional recording

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Swimming

57 Episodes
1 Volume

Escape the summer heat by taking a dip and listening to these great OTR episodes. This original collection of old time radio shows from all genres about humans in water.

57 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnny Carson

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Although he was the "King of Late Night Television", many of Johnny Carson's guests had direct ties to Old Time Radio. Update: 4 additional recordings

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Shakespeare on the Radio

57 Episodes
2 Volume

This collection includes Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, As You Like It, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Taming of the Shrew, Antony and Cleopatra and variations there of. Update: additional broadcast

57 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Douglas Fairbanks Jr

64 Episodes
2 Volume

Avoiding the swashbuckling roles so he wouldn't be compared to his father, Douglas Fairbanks Jr was Hollywood royalty before serving in WWII.

64 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ward Bond

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Good friends with John Wayne from their days playing football at USC, Ward Bond was a natural authority figure, and he was usually typed as a friendly cop or a menacing tough guy.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wolfman Jack

88 Episodes
1 Volume

As a DJ, he played a rowdy combination of Rock and Rhythm and Blues, and his trademark raspy voice conveyed an unending sense of mischief.

88 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

It Pays to Be Ignorant

80 Episodes
2 Volume

As much a comedy show as a game show, this old time radio broadcast was the buffoon's version of a quiz program. Update: 3 additional recordings + sound upgrades

80 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Whats My Line

11 Episodes
1 Volume

one of the most popular and longest running game shows in entertainment history featuring famous mystery guests. Update: 5 additional recordings

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas in July

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Radio shows about the Christmas Spirit during the other 364 days of the year other than December 25th. Update: additional recording

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Eleanor Roosevelt

22 Episodes
1 Volume

Known as "First Lady to the World", Eleanor Roosevelt was the legs and face of FDR's presidency, appearing where and when he could not.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Log Cabin Jamboree (Jack Haley)

19 Episodes
1 Volume

Song and dance man Jack Haley hosts Log Cabin Jamboree a fun variety and music show. Update: 3 additional recordings

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Francis Bushman

85 Episodes
2 Volume

The original "King of the Movies" in the silent era, Francis X. Bushman commanded attention on the big screen and turned to radio in his later years.

85 2
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lightning Jim

20 Episodes
1 Volume

This collection includes the few surviving episodes of Lightning Jim attempting to portray the history of how the "west was won" through the eyes of Lightning Jim. It includes adventures with famous individuals from the history of the west including Wild Bill Hickok. Update: 9 additional recordings

20 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. Update: additional episode

33 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rat Pack

35 Episodes
1 Volume

August 2011 is the anniversary release of the Rat Pack Movie, Oceans 11. This compilation has choice appearances by members of The Rat Pack in Old Time Radio including Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Judy Garland, and more! Update: additional recording

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Maurice Chevalier

16 Episodes
1 Volume

Began working with his brother as a circus acrobat to support his family, French revues and his way with the ladies gave him is start in entertainment.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amazing Mr Malone

17 Episodes
1 Volume

Whis old time radio griping crime drama stars Frank Lovejoy as a Chicago Crime-Fighting Lawyer! Update: additional recording

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lawrence Tierney

2 Episodes
1 Volume

Billed as "the handsome bad man of the screen", Lawrence Tierney was a Hollywood bad boy on and off screen.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


June 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

You Are There

92 Episodes
2 Volume

This series takes historic events and dramatizes them with "live radio" coverage. Many of the announcers on You Are There were wartime correspondents in World War II. Update: 14 additional recordings

92 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Carole Landis

21 Episodes
1 Volume

She was ready for Hollywood after her divorce when she was a meer 15 years old, Carole Landis' breakout role was Loana in One Million BC

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Robert Mitchum

11 Episodes
1 Volume

Classic Hollywood Bad Boy, The American Film Institute's list of "100 Years ... 100 Stars" lists Robert Mitchum as the 23rd greatest male star of Hollywood's Golden Era.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sports Answer Man

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Fun programs featuring answers to listener questions covering the entire spectrum of sports! Update: two additional episodes

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Penny Singleton Show

8 Episodes
1 Volume

A sitcom about a pretty single mother living in a small town who has lost her husband to the War and has two suitors wooing for her hand.

8 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. Update: 7 additional recordings

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Under Arrest

10 Episodes
1 Volume

Under Arrest was a police procedural drama which would compare favorably with Jack Webb's Dragnet. Update: 2 additional recordings + sound upgrades

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

VJ Day

54 Episodes
1 Volume

Japan officially surrendered from WWII on the deck of the USS Missouri (BB-63) on September 2, 1945.

54 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

California Melodies

29 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 recording

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Academy Award Theater

48 Episodes
1 Volume

Hollywood's finest films adapted into old time radio shows with many of their original stars reprising their roles! Update: sound upgrades

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Big Town

54 Episodes
3 Volume

This popular crime drama chronicles the stories of diligent, sober champions of justice, Steve Wilson, initially played by Edward G Robinson. Update: 2 additional episodes + sound upgrades

54 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Straight Arrow

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Hurry home from school and get your homework done, it is almost time for Straight Arrow, a Comanche boy raised by ranchers who becomes a great warrior to do good and right wrongs. Update: two additional recordings + sound upgrades

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

FDR Fireide Chats and Speeches (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

28 Episodes
1 Volume

With his Fireside Chats, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used the power of radio to speak directly and intimately to the American people through some of the darkest periods of the Nation's history. Update: two additional recordings + sound upgrade

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jack Armstrong

107 Episodes
1 Volume

Jack Armstrong, The All American Boy not only held the interest of millions of kids after school during two decades, the show helped to prove the value of targeted radio advertising to General Mills and Wheaties. Update: additional episode

107 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Richard Burton

2 Episodes
1 Volume

Although he built a reputation as one of the greatest British Actors of the post-War period, Richard Burton lived a life beset with scandal and debauchery.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Guest Star Radio

390 Episodes
4 Volume

Produced by the U.S. Treasury Department in the 1940-50s as a public service program, Guest Star Radio features a different top-name "guest star" (singer, actor, comedian) each week to promote the sales of savings bonds. Update: 5 additional recordings

390 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

This is Your FBI

385 Episodes
8 Volume

Endorsed by J Edgar Hoover himself, this fact-based drama told the story of FBI cases from the agent's point of view. Update: 3 additional recordings

385 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Sewing and Knitting

22 Episodes
1 Volume

Often thought as women's work, sewing and knitting stories appear in all genres of radio. Knitting in variety and comedy old time radio shows like Fibber McGee and Molly and more that will have you in stitches! Update: 18 additional recordings

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fathers Day

71 Episodes
2 Volume

Dad says, "Forget the tie; I want the Father's Day Collection from OTRCAT.com!" Well kids, Father does know best. Update: additional recordings

71 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Dick Powell

201 Episodes
8 Volume

Dick Powell stars in Richard Diamond, Rogue's Gallery, and special appearances in various old time radio shows including Lux Radio Theater, Command Performance, Cavalcade of America, UN Radio, Screen Guild Theater, Suspense, This I Believe, and many rare recordings! Update: additional recording

201 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Richard Diamond

114 Episodes
5 Volume

This humorous and fun detective radio show, dealt with tough issue like murder and mystery. This collection also contains scripts, pictures, logs, and three recordings with introductions by Dick Powell. Update: additional recording

114 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Summer

88 Episodes
2 Volume

For most, the most golden times in our memories are those languid months of June, July, and August. The collection covers it all: summer jobs, heat, camping, vacations, and summer romances.

88 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Irving Berlin

19 Episodes
1 Volume

Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, much of his music was used in many films are considered classics. Update: additional episode

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


May 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

State of the Union Addresses

58 Episodes
2 Volume

Officially a speech made from the US President to Congress; however, the advent of radio made the State of the Union a public speech heard by Americans everywhere. Update: additional FDR broadcast

58 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lets Pretend

67 Episodes
2 Volume

It was simple concept, but it made for a revolutionary format in children’s radio. If the stories were for children, kids should be reading them. That was the concept for Nila Mack’s Let’s Pretend, and the show aired for two decades. Update: 17 additional recordings

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Manhunt

14 Episodes
1 Volume

chronicles murderous murderers making mayhem through manslaughter and pandemonium from the point of view of police officers and witnesses!

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

KEX Scrapbook of Sounds

11 Episodes
1 Volume

Portland's KEX began broadcasting in 1926 and hired an ambitious vaudevillian from San Francisco named Mel Blanc.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jubilee

171 Episodes
4 Volume

AFRS Presents Great Jazz and Entertainment for the Troops during WWII. Update: 80+ additional recordings

171 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Barbara Stanwyck

47 Episodes
2 Volume

The Most Versatile Actress Who Never Won an Oscar! Update: 15+ additional recordings

47 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Tex Ritter

11 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the first Singing Cowboys to join Gene Autry in Hollywood, Tex Ritter was one of the few to transition from screen to recording success.

11 1
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Teachers

138 Episodes
3 Volume

Featuring teachers in old time radio shows from various genres from Western to Comedy to history.

138 3
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Chiquita AFRS

10 Episodes
1 Volume

The Armed Forces Radio Service began to directly serve its Hispanic audience with the Chiquita program, hosted by Chiquita Juarez.

10 1
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Scientists and Inventors

222 Episodes
4 Volume

Commercial radio was just one result of the efforts of scientist over the years. Radio also explored the contributions of scientists and inventors whether they were trying to create a better world or destroy the one we have. This compilation contains a wide variety of radio shows dealing with science and understanding the world we live in. Update: 40+ additional recordings

222 4
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Country Music Time (Airforce)

34 Episodes
1 Volume

Breaking the Sound Barrier, Working at the boundaries of Space, Tending America's Nuclear Arsenal, and enjoying driving fiddles and pedal steel Guitars?It all works together with great Nashville music brought to us by your Local Air Force Recruiter. Update: additional episode

34 1
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Great Scenes from Great Plays

22 Episodes
1 Volume

Well written highbrow radio with Jane Powell, Joan Caulfield, Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, and Eddie Albert. Update: additional recording

22 1
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April 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Hildegardes Radio Room

51 Episodes
1 Volume

The blonde siren songbird is best known for her signature tune, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup." Hildegarde's Radio Room included co-conspirators as Phil Regan, Burgess Meredith, Clifton Webb, Patsy Kelly, and Xavier Cugat. Update: 50+ additional recordings

51 1
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Grammar

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Radio and Movies, later Television, have been major influences in unifying what has become known as "General American" English.

5 1
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Bob Burns Show

13 Episodes
1 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 1
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Jimmie Fidlers Hollywood

29 Episodes
1 Volume

Gossip columnist known for tattling on the stars about their tantrums, foibles, affairs, births and divorces. Update: 24 additional recordings

29 1
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HV Kaltenborn Edits the News

39 Episodes
1 Volume

History repeats itself when H. V. Kaltenborn provides vivid commentary and pointed insight into world affairs and politics in the 1940s and 1950s. Update: sound upgrades and additional recording

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Submarines in Old Time Radio

75 Episodes
2 Volume

As a machine of war, submarines were the first attack platforms with stealth capabilities and were great plot devices in old time radio. Dive in today! Update: additional rare recording

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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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Xavier Cugat

31 Episodes
1 Volume

A violin prodigy as a child, Xavier Cugat is credited with popularizing Latin American rhythms in the US big band scene. Update: additional recording

31 1
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One Night Stand

243 Episodes
6 Volume

With such greats as Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, One Night Stand was a popular musical program that lasted for over two decades on the radio. Update: 45+ additional recordings and many sound upgrades

243 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Cliff Edwards Show

24 Episodes
1 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 1
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Baseball in Old Time Radio

41 Episodes
1 Volume

This collection is full of fun and varied shows from all different series with a baseball themed episodes. Update: additional rare recording

41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


March 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Archie Andrews

50 Episodes
1 Volume

A direct spin-off of the popular teenage comic strip created by Bob Montana, Archive Andrews was one of the first wanting to win a teenage audience by doing a situation comedy show completely for them, and with them in the audience at the broadcasts. Update: 18 additional recordings

50 1
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Gospel

34 Episodes
1 Volume

Based on the first four books of the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

34 1
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Religious Recordings

18 Episodes
1 Volume

Uplifting and Inspirational Sermons from Reverend Beale and Reverend Charles Fuller Update: 3 additional broadcasts

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boxers Champions and Prizefighters

123 Episodes
3 Volume

This OTRCAT original collection includes examples of boxing in all the genres of old time radio shows. Update: two additional episodes

123 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

GI Jive (with G.I. Jill)

124 Episodes
2 Volume

When YANK Magazine sponsored GI Jive, it was hard to tell whether the G.I.s tuned in to hear the hot requested music or the voice of pretty "GI Jill", played by Martha Wilkerson. Update: 20+ additional recordings

124 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Kentucky Derby Recordings (Horse Racing)

66 Episodes
1 Volume

Close your eyes and imagine big hats and drinking Mint Juleps and as the horses run for the Roses during The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports - the Kentucky Derby! Update: 15 additional recordings

66 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
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Easter

82 Episodes
2 Volume

Before you bite the ears off your chocolate bunny, tune in and hear how your favorite old time radio stars celebrate Easter. Update: 60+ additional recordings

82 2
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Jane Wyman

58 Episodes
2 Volume

Popular pin-up girl in the 40's and the former Mrs. Ronald Reagan, she won the Oscar for Best Actress playing a deaf-mute woman in Johnny Belinda (1948).

58 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Box 13

52 Episodes
1 Volume

Dan Holiday, retired newspaper man turned fiction writer and adventurer extraordinaire. To gain ideas for his books, he places an ad in the paper "Adventure wanted – will go anywhere, do anything – Box 13." Update: sound upgrades

52 1
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Personal Album

17 Episodes
1 Volume

some of the most popular actors and singers of the era appeared on AFRS free of charge and in some cases the only ones who would get to hear the AFRS shows were the troops because the recordings were not available to the general public. Update: 4 additional recordings

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


February 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Words with Music

61 Episodes
1 Volume

featured dreamy organ music reveries intertwined with poetry read by guest stars include Agnes Moorehead, Ona Munson, Merle Oberon, and Raymond Burr. Update: additional recording

61 1
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Peabody Winners

17 Episodes
1 Volume

Distinguished and meritorious service in radio and television similar to the Pulitzer's prize journalistic excellence.

17 1
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Doctor Tim Detective

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Dr. Tim, Detective is a great lesson in medicine and health issues for kids, disguised as a detective show. Education is more fun if you get it while solving mysteries! Update: 2 additional rare recordings

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lets Go To Town

117 Episodes
2 Volume

The music in is top rate with big name performers like Rosemary Clooney, Patti Page, Les Paul and Mary Ford and the biggest names in bands also appeared on the old time radio show including the orchestras of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Sammy Kaye. Update: 4 additional rare recordings

117 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 26

50 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.

50 1
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Ten-Two-Four Ranch (10-2-4 Ranch)

78 Episodes
1 Volume

Music Variety at Dr. Pepper Time: Did you ever wonder why the numbers 10, 2 and 4 were on the label of a Dr Pepper soda pop? Those are the times the Dr prescribes a drink of this marvelous elixir. Any time is a good time to enjoy the great Western music played on The Ten Four Two Ranch Show. Update: 2 additional rare recordings

78 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nick Carter Master Detective

166 Episodes
4 Volume

Look Smart, Patsy! Update: Detective Nick Carter now has better audio and additional episodes!

166 4
Add To Cart: $15.00


January 2018

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Davy Crockett

11 Episodes
1 Volume

There are many tall tales about frontiersman Davy Crockett, the truth is even greater than the legends.

11 1
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My Son Jeep

11 Episodes
1 Volume

is the bright and warm hearted comedy of the Allison Family featuring "irrepressible, unpredictable ten year old Jeep". Update: additional episodes

11 1
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Keyboard Immortals

10 Episodes
1 Volume

Audiophile and electronics pioneer Joseph Tushinsky had a refurbished Vorsetzer in his home and over the years collected some 2,800 Welte piano rolls and created this radio show in his living room.

10 1
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Random Rarities 25

49 Episodes
1 Volume

Now for something completely different, More Random Rarities! Enjoy our Twenty-fifth collection of Programs which are beyond classification.

49 1
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Kay Fairchild Stepmother

14 Episodes
1 Volume

This soap opera tells the tale of a woman trying to fit into her new family but it proves to be challenging for the new mother. Update: additional episode

14 1
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Duke Ellington

88 Episodes
3 Volume

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was a composer, pianist, and jazz orchestras bandleader. Update: additional rare recording

88 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Just For You

12 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the biggest obstacles to WAAC recruitment was the fact that the Army uniform for women was decidedly unattractive compared to the other services. Army Services Forces countered this problem with radio programs like Just For You.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Easy Aces

305 Episodes
3 Volume

The Easy Aces is held in high regard as one of the shows that made serial radio funny. Fans of the show know that he somehow never got called by his first name. That's because Goodman Ace, the creator and writer, kept it just "Ace" for the run of the show. Update: 2 additional episodes

305 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Slim Gaillard

7 Episodes
1 Volume

For singer Slim Gaillard, his instrument was less his voice than the language styling he used while performing.

7 1
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George Shearing

4 Episodes
1 Volume

Starting out as a poor, "blind kid from Battersea", Sir George Shearing one of the greatest Jazz pianists on either side of the Atlantic.

4 1
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Two Ton Baker

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Dick Baker was one of the jolliest music makers on the Chicago scene and a constant presence on WGN radio and TV.

8 1
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Arctic Expeditions

79 Episodes
2 Volume

Brrrrrrr these radio shows from a variety of old time radio genres will get your teeth chattering!

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Enchantment of Music

18 Episodes
1 Volume

Classical music was a staple programming choice on Armed Forces Radio and Television Services broadcasts and became rather popular during the 1950's.

18 1
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Supper Club

4 Episodes
1 Volume

During the 1930s and 1940s, many former roadhouses in the American Central and Western States began converting to supper clubs bringing this relaxed atmosphere to the radio waves.

4 1
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