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April 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Marie Wilson

111 Episodes
3 Volume

Known as Irma in My Friend Irma, Marie Wilson made a career of playing ditzy but loveable blondes. Update: 10 additional My Friend Irma recordings

111 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

My Friend Irma

103 Episodes
2 Volume

My Friend Irma tells the story of a extremely dim-witted blonde stenographer named Irma Peterson, played by Marie Wilson, and the daily high-jinx that she gets into with her screwy friends. Update: 10 additional recordings

103 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Doctors Hospitals Healthcare in OTR

112 Episodes
3 Volume

Going into medicine is one of the highest callings to aspire to.

112 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Fred Waring

54 Episodes
2 Volume

Fine Music Entertainment with 50-Piece Orchestra! Update: 1 additional rare recordings volume 1

54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Gerald Ford Speeches

36 Episodes
1 Volume

President Ford became President when Richard Nixon left the office of presidency due to the Watergate scandal. Update: 5 additional recording

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Face to the Future

18 Episodes
1 Volume

A series of reports on the state of Defense Technology in the late-1950s sponsored by NORAD. Update: 5 additional recordings

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fu Manchu (Shadow of Fu Manchu)

92 Episodes
1 Volume

The Shadow of Dr. Fu Manchu is a diabolically fun mystery serial from the late 1930's. Update: 5 additional rare recordings

92 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

202 Episodes
1 Volume

A Public Service Announcement (PSA) is defined as a message in the public interest which is disseminated through the media free of charge, with the objective of raising awareness of issues. Update: 4 additional PSA shows with singing cowboys warning listeners about Syphilis from 1948

202 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sylvia Sidney

5 Episodes
1 Volume

After taking up acting as a way to break her childhood shyness, Sylvia Sidney earned a reputation for having the "saddest eyes in Hollywood."

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

My Hometown

42 Episodes
1 Volume

Terry Lee Jenkins and PAMS Company put out a full length 45 RPM to promote local towns around the country that was to be played in local radio market

42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Joe Biden

552 Episodes
10 Volume

This collection begins in 1972 the day after Joe Biden's 30th birthday being sworn in as a Senator through his Presidential Inauguration in 2021.

552 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

FDR Fireside Chats and Speeches (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

329 Episodes
5 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: 3 additional recordings on final volume

329 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Defense Attorney

13 Episodes
1 Volume

This is a hard hitting old time radio crime drama, with a distinctive feminine touch. Update: 1 additonal rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ozzie and Harriet

100 Episodes
2 Volume

The "adventures" of Ozzie & Harriet are based on the daily stuff that happens to all good suburban couples in family sitcoms. Update: 3 additional rare recordings and sound upgrades

100 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mysterious Traveler

86 Episodes
2 Volume

The Mysterious Traveler invites you to join him on another journey into the strange and terrifying... Update: 1 additional rare recording

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lyndon Johnson Speeches

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Johnson was the 36th President of the United States of America. His term as President was from 1963 when succeeded to the Presidency after the assassination for John F. Kennedy until 1969 when he was re-elected in 1964 by a large margin. Update: 9 additional recordings

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ted Kennedy

71 Episodes
1 Volume

His career started in a way that you would think an American political dynasty would, as a Senator in Waiting until he was 30 years old to take over the seat of his older brother, John F. Kennedy.

71 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Raymond Burr

127 Episodes
3 Volume

Best known from television's Perry Mason, Raymond Burr starred in Dragnet, Fort Laramie, and Pat Novak for Hire. Update: 2 additional recordings

127 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Words with Music

62 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 AFRS recording

62 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lucky Strike Presents

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Lucky Strike and other cigarette brands were sponsors of many of Old Time Radio's greatest offerings.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr Chameleon

11 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: 5 additional recordings

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Groucho Marx

276 Episodes
6 Volume

Part of the Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx was best known for his greasepaint mustache, cigar, and quick wit. He later branched out to host quiz old time radio show "You Bet Your Life." Update: 1 additional rare recordings and many sound upgrades

276 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Jesus in Old Time Radio

31 Episodes
1 Volume

Radio celebrates the life of Jesus, from his humble birth in a manger in Bethlehem, through his crucifixion and resurrection, but mostly radio is a means to share Jesus’s message of love and peace. Update: 5 additional recordings about Jesus

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

DJ Madness

165 Episodes
2 Volume

The original Disc Jockeys from the Age of Radio bring you their best and greatest music from their era. Update: 33 additional recordings

165 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


March 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

MGM Theatre

33 Episodes
2 Volume

Enjoy these radio adaptations of great hollywood movies! Update: 3 additional rare recordings

33 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Nemesis Inc

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Mystery! Murder! Pretty girls and a touch of the supernatural! We find all this and more in the office of Nemesis Inc., a private investigation service on the twenty-first floor of a modern building on Chicago's Loop.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nixon (Richard Nixon Recordings)

222 Episodes
4 Volume

Richard M. Nixon was the 37th President of the United States of America, and one of the most controversial. In 1974, he became the only US President to resign from office. Update: 65 additional recordings

222 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Proudly We Hail

490 Episodes
10 Volume

This old time radio series contains a wide variety of mediums geared to attract young potential Army recruits and the series included mystery and drama shows. Update: sound quality improvements

490 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Mail Call

83 Episodes
2 Volume

These star-packed love letters to the troops, from Hollywood during WWII. Update: 1 additional rare recording

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

At Ease

76 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: 49 additional recordings

76 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Henry Morgan

37 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: 1 additional rare recording and sound quality improvements

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

News Huddlines

18 Episodes
1 Volume

Spoof of news and current events starring Roy Hudd

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Guest Star Radio

490 Episodes
5 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: 4 additional recordings

490 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Presidential Candidate Announcements

181 Episodes
5 Volume

While only 44 men have served as President and 48 men have served as Vice President, so many Americans have stepped up to answer the call to run for these two top spots. Listen as we hear from some of these Americans as they make their plans known, give their victory, and even their concession. Update: 5 additional recordings

181 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Young Widder Brown

82 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the Hummert's most popular soap operas, Young Widder Brown transcended time and appealed to the common folk of America. The show tells the story of young Ellen, a 30 year old mother, who struggles to raise her children without the small town mentality that came with living in Simpsonsville. Update: lots of sound quality improvements

82 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jessica Dragonette

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Known as early radio's "Star of Stars", the "Princess of Song", "Sweetheart of the Air" and "Queen of Radio", this diminutive soprano was one of the most popular voices in the early days of radio. Update: 4 additional rare recordings

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Maxine Gray

49 Episodes
1 Volume

Although little-known beyond fans of Big Band Music and OTR, Maxine Gray's story is filled with survival and even success despite nearly crippling injuries and long odds. Update: 3 additional rare recordings

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Marilyn Maxwell

67 Episodes
2 Volume

Born with a marquee-ready name, Marvel Marilyn Maxwell, she was known as “the other Marilyn”. Update: 1 additional rare recording

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Adventures in Research

161 Episodes
2 Volume

"Learn! Investigate! Instruct!" written by physicist, Dr. Phillips Thomas, this historically accurate series includes recordings about the invention of the typewriter, automobile, penicillin, machine gun, skyscraper, and more! Update: 3 additional rare recordings volume 1

161 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mary Pickford

10 Episodes
1 Volume

Mary Pickford Collection: One of the very first Stars in motion pictures and an astute businesswoman who helped to establish the motion picture industry as a co-founder of United Artists.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Airchecks from Great Radio Stations

82 Episodes
1 Volume

Featuring on air personality D.J's performances, announcements, and skits. Update: 3 additional recordings

82 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lorenzo Jones

25 Episodes
1 Volume

Smile awhile, and enjoy this fine soap sud! Lorenzo Jones was a popular soap throughout its near two decade run. Each show began, "We all know couples like lovable, impractical Lorenzo Jones and his devoted wife, Belle. Update: 4 additional rare recordings

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

272 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: 5 additional rare recordings volume 3

272 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

NBC University Theater

114 Episodes
5 Volume

NBC University Theater is an unusual series that focused on reenacting novels by great authors for college classes. Update: sound quality improvements volume 2 and 5

114 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Grantland Rice Story

52 Episodes
1 Volume

one of the most important media figures during the golden age of sports known for his descriptive style of sports news broadcasting. Update: sound improvements

52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alice Frost

126 Episodes
3 Volume

superb radio actress who co-starred on Mr. and Mrs. North for ten years and as Big Sister for five years. Update: additional recording and sound quality improvements

126 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Mr and Mrs North

94 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: additional recording and sound quality improvements

94 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lillian Gish

8 Episodes
1 Volume

"The First Lady of American Cinema", Lillian Gish was there from the early Silent Era through Hollywood's Golden Age

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lucille Ball

185 Episodes
3 Volume

Before she became TV’s favorite redhead, Lucille Ball was a rising starlet who turned to radio work as a way to make ends meet. Update: 1 additional rare recording

185 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Boris Karloff

95 Episodes
2 Volume

Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny." Update: 2 additional recordings and sound quality improvements

95 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Eb and Zeb

288 Episodes
2 Volume

"Zeb tall and angular and Eb short and fat" who run a general store in Corn Center. Much of the show's humor is derived from Eb and Zeb's slow minds and silly business ideas. Update: 2 additonal rare recordings

288 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Honest Harold

38 Episodes
1 Volume

When Harold Peary left The Great Gildersleeve in 1950, everyone seemed satisfied with the way Willard Waterman filled the role. Everyone but Peary, that is, so he recreated Gildy on a new network as Honest Harold. Update: sound upgrades

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cecil and Sally

285 Episodes
2 Volume

Cecil & Sally was one of the earliest old time radio shows to be syndicated nationally via electrical transcriptions. By 1930 this short format radio show had over 15 million fans and ran until 1933. Update: additional recordings volume 2

285 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Exploring the Unknown

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Produced a decade before Sputnik brought America's educational system into question, Exploring the Unknown, may have helped to inspire the generation of scientists who eventually won the Space Race.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hoosier Hot Shots

218 Episodes
1 Volume

The Hoosier Hot Shots are considered the artistic forebears to Freddie Fischer and His Schnickelfritz Band, Spike Jones and His City Slickers.

218 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boxers Champions and Prizefighters

125 Episodes
3 Volume

This OTRCAT original collection includes examples of boxing in all the genres of old time radio shows. Update: 2 additional recordings

125 3
Add To Cart: $15.00


February 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Anderson Family

38 Episodes
1 Volume

The Anderson Family is a fairly typical Family Situation Comedy, featuring a noble but semi-inept father, a loving and sometimes acid wife, and a precocious scamp who seems to have more on the ball than his parents. In this case, the program is a showcase for one of radio's longest lasting scamps, Walter Tetley, also known for playing nephew Leroy on The Great Gildersleeve and the delivery boy Julius who had a crush on Alice Faye on the Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show. Update: 16 additional recordings

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Phil Harris

666 Episodes
16 Volume

A big band leader, he got a truly life-changing break when Jack Benny was looking for a new music director for The Jello Program in 1936. Later, he was best known for The Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show. Update: 2 additional recordings and sound upgrades

666 16
Add To Cart: $80.00

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

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: more sound quality improvements and additional episode on volume 2

180 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Father Knows Best

124 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: 2 additional recording on volume 1 and sound improvements

124 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

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


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

105 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

105 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

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

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

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

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: 37 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