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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

Henry Morgan

36 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 rare recordings

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

NBC University Theater

115 Episodes
5 Volume

NBC University Theater is an unusual series that focused on reenacting novels by great authors for college classes. Update: sound upgrades volume 1-2

115 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Red Skelton Show

246 Episodes
6 Volume

In every generation, there are singularly outrageous comedians, and for the middle of the 20th century, Red Skelton was probably the "top banana" of all. Update: 2 additional rare recordings volume 4

246 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

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

Dr IQ

11 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

11 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

Presidential Victory and Concession

36 Episodes
1 Volume

In the United States election cycle there are differing candidates vying for a political office. At times it can be bitter but when it's over, there is a winner and a loser and typically candidates are a good sport about it.

36 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: 36 additional recordings and many sound improvements

267 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Father Knows Best

153 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: 30 additional recordings and lots of sound quality improvements

153 4
Add To Cart: $10.00

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