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May 2020

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Lets Pretend

70 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: 1 additional rare recordings on volume 1

70 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Fibber McGee and Molly

1260 Episodes
20 Volume

Long lost episodes fell out of "Fibber's Closet". This is the most complete Fibber McGee and Molly collection to date. Laugh with over 450 hours of laughs with Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly in this classic radio sit-com. Update: 2 additional rare recordings on volume 1

1260 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Calling All Cars

299 Episodes
4 Volume

This classic police drama is one of the earliest of the genres. A precursor to the popular police drama Dragnet, Calling All Cars portrayed the true crime stories of the Los Angeles Police Department. Update: sound upgrades

299 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Harry S Truman Speeches

44 Episodes
1 Volume

Listen to historic speeches from the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. Update: 7 additional rare recordings including Join Session Congress, Ronald Reagan endorsement, criticism of JFK and death and funeral

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

In The Crimelight

39 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: 10 additional recordings and 2 sound quality improvements

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Red Nichols

36 Episodes
1 Volume

A child prodigy trained as a classical musician, Red Nichols would reshape Jazz.

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lyndon Johnson Speeches

43 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: 19 additional rare recordings

43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nurses

73 Episodes
2 Volume

Nurses are the dedicated heros with boots on the ground in any medical team. One of the noblest professions, the collection includes stories of brave nurses on the battlefield and everyday nurses who offer comfort and care. Update: 23 additional recordings

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Crime Classics

66 Episodes
2 Volume

"A series of true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land, from every time. Your host each week, is Mr. Thomas Hyland- connoisseur of crime, student of violence, and teller of murders." Update: 16 additional recordings including AFRS

66 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Command Performance

302 Episodes
7 Volume

WWII comedy, music and drama its star-studded finest! Update: 11 additional recordings

302 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Sherlock Holmes

400 Episodes
8 Volume

"The game is afoot" as radio listeners get wrapped up in the twists and turns of their favorite consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes. Update: 180+ additional recordings and many sound quality improvements

400 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Columbia Workshop

336 Episodes
7 Volume

Columbia Workshop features high radio art with the newest sound technologies and top notch radio directing of its day. Update: 3 addional recordings on updated disk 1-2-3

336 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Jack Benny WWII

32 Episodes
1 Volume

Although he never admitted to being more than 39-years-old, Jack Benny was too old to be drafted during WWII, but he still did his part to win the War.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Impeach a President (Clinton)

43 Episodes
2 Volume

Whenever a sitting President does something that his opposition does not like, there are calls for Impeachment. The case of President Clinton's Impeachment proceedings can be instructive.

43 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Clinton (William J Clinton) Speeches

145 Episodes
4 Volume

Relive the Swinging 1990's through the historical speeches and Radio Addresses of President Clinton! Update: 11 additional recordings and 43 impeachment recordings

145 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Maureen O'Sullivan

37 Episodes
1 Volume

Maureen O'Sullivan was best known for her role as Jane in the original Tarzan franchise.

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Voyager Golden Record

76 Episodes
1 Volume

The Golden Records attached to the hulls of the Voyager 1&2 Deep Space Probes are mankind's ultimate "note in a bottle"

76 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

265 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: 16 additional recordings and more sound improvements

265 6
Add To Cart: $30.00


April 2020

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Bob Hope

398 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 recording on Volume 2-3-4

398 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Lux Radio Westerns

17 Episodes
1 Volume

Westerns were popular on Lux because Westerns were a staple of Hollywood's Golden Age, and the Lux adaptations manage to capture the grandeur of the Western Landscape.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Susan Miller

7 Episodes
1 Volume

Petite and pretty Susan Miller found limited success in movies but became a foil for Rudy Vallée in the early 1940s.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

George W Bush Speeches

256 Episodes
2 Volume

Major events during George W Bush two term presidency include the terrorist attack on 9/11 and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Update: 23 additional recordings

256 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Talent Shows

28 Episodes
1 Volume

Do you have what it takes to be a Star? If you do well enough on an Amateur Talent Show, and you might get your big break!

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vacations

107 Episodes
3 Volume

Happy few days that you can get away from work or school and really enjoy life (and have more time to listen to OTR shows!)

107 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Screen Guild Theater

349 Episodes
6 Volume

This old time radio anthology featured drama and variety with top-name stars whose salaries from this show were donated to fund the Motion Picture Country Home. Update: 1 additional rare recordings on volume 6

349 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Weird Circle

78 Episodes
2 Volume

The Weird Circle presented 30 minute tales of horror, frequently inspired by classic horror or ghost stories. Update: Sound quality improvements

78 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Duffys Tavern

144 Episodes
3 Volume

"Elite meet to eat, Duffy ain't here, Archie the Manager speakin'..." this classic sitcom now with additional recordings. Update: 2 additional rare recordings on volume 1

144 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Presidential Farewells and Library

25 Episodes
1 Volume

All Presidential Administrations come to an end, that is the nature of American Democracy, this collection includes their goodbye speeches.

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hap Hazard

4 Episodes
1 Volume

A summer replacement for Fibber McGee and Molly, Hap Hazard throws bad puns around at a rate that would embarrass Fibber himself.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Party Nominating Conventions

152 Episodes
3 Volume

The Nominating Conventions are an important part of the path to the White House and are a vibrant example of Representative Democracy in action.

152 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Airchecks of the 1960s

254 Episodes
4 Volume

includes classic real broadcasts and Airchecks from your favorite radio stations in the 1960s. The Airchecks were used in DJs resumes and by local radio stations for quality control. Update: 92 additional WIXY Jingles on Volume 4

254 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

John F Kennedy

411 Episodes
6 Volume

Extensive collection of presidential speeches, recordings, and assassination coverage + transcripts, images and documents! Update: 55 additional rare recordings including first recorded interview, DNC speeches, Candidacy announcement, Victory Speeches, Conferences , Assassination coverage and more

411 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Movietown Theater

57 Episodes
2 Volume

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: 1 additional rare recording on volume 1

57 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Hollywood Theater of Stars

54 Episodes
2 Volume

One of Hollywood's most popular dramatic daytime old time radio shows sponsored by LaRosa's macaroni and noodles. Update: 1 additional recording

54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Pepper Youngs Family

93 Episodes
1 Volume

all-American gum-chewing boy Update: sound quality improvements

93 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thrills Highway Patrol

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Follow the Men in Uniform on California's Streets! Update: 1 additional rare recording

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


March 2020

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Carling Beer Shows & Challenge Into Space

19 Episodes
1 Volume

This collection includes two South African shows sponsored by Carling Beer: Carling Country and Challenge of Space. Carling Country tells stories of courageous folks around the world while Challenge of Space is a fun show that combines the feeling of a western with the adventures of outer space. Update: 2 additional Challenge of Space recordings

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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. Update: 33 additional rare recordings

416 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Jimmy Carter Speeches

40 Episodes
1 Volume

Considered "a better man than he was a president", Jimmy Carter ushered America into the 1980s. Update: 8 additional recrodings including acceptance, debates, concession, and farewell

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Life of Riley

247 Episodes
5 Volume

Laugh along with William Bendix in his sit-com role as the lovable mug in "The Life of Riley." Update: 1 additional rare recording on volume 1

247 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Ford Theater

17 Episodes
1 Volume

The Ford Theater began as a low budget project to bring movie adaptations to the air using lower scale NY actors. In order to increase car sales, the show was reformatted using A-List Hollywood talent. Update: 1 additional rare recording

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dwight D Eisenhower

53 Episodes
1 Volume

Eisenhower was a national hero after serving as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during WWII and in 1952 won the Presidential Election. Update: 6 additional recordings

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ronald Reagan

138 Episodes
3 Volume

This collection contains his old time radio appearances and recordings from his political career and presidency. Update: 23 additional recordings including speeches, debates, interviews and farewells

138 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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: 10 additional recordings and sound upgrades

490 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Quarantined

11 Episodes
1 Volume

Quarantines serve to keep people with diseases (or potentially disease) away from healthy populations to help halt the spread of bacteria and viruses.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ozzie and Harriet

97 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: 2 additional recordings on volume 2

97 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

St Patricks Day

48 Episodes
1 Volume

Follow the Rainbow to this pot o'gold of Radio Shows with St Paddy day musical, comedy, drama and more from radio yesteryear! Update: 23 additional recordings

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Debates

70 Episodes
5 Volume

Although not mandated by the Constitution and a "tradition" which only goes back to 1960, Americans have come to expect a broadcast debate between their Presidential Nominees as a part of the Election Process.

70 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Right to Happiness

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Created by Irna Phillips, The Right to Happiness is a soap opera spinoff for Guiding Light character Rose Kransky. Update: 3 additional rare recordings

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Watergate Scandal News

122 Episodes
2 Volume

Valuable up close look at events as they were unfolding during Nixon's Watergate Scandal. Update: 5 additional historic recordings

122 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Nixon (Richard Nixon Recordings)

157 Episodes
3 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: 14 additional recordings including speeches, watergate, and funeral

157 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Random Rarities 30

56 Episodes
1 Volume

Even more Rare and Random programs which defy classification but are entertaining listening.

56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Guest Star Radio

466 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: 2 additional recordings on volume 5

466 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Let George Do It

207 Episodes
5 Volume

Follow George Valentine (Bob Bailey) as a detective handy man, who got his jobs from responses to a newspaper ad. This old time radio show is complete with toughs, mysterious rendezvous, and people who aren't who they claim. Update: 1 additional rare recording on volume 2

207 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Betty and Bob

40 Episodes
1 Volume

was the first widely popular daytime serial soap opera created by the powerhouse producer-couple Anne and Frank Hummert in 1932. Update: 1 additional rare recording

40 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. Update: 11 additional broadcasts

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Candidate Announcements

176 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.

176 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

William Shirer

16 Episodes
1 Volume

As a pioneering correspondent for CBS News, William Shirer reported from Germany during the period before the beginning of WWII through the early Nazi triumphs, and later wrote about the period in The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

182 Episodes
4 Volume

The original creaking door horror anthology with jocular and sarcastic host, Raymond. "Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?" Update: 1 additional rare recording on volume 1

182 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Burl Ives

41 Episodes
1 Volume

With his trademark beard and guitar, Burl Ives seemed to always be able to sing the songs that people wanted to hear. Update: 5 additional recordings

41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Father Coughlin

61 Episodes
3 Volume

"The Radio Priest" was a success when he first discussed religious matters in the early days of radio. However, Father Coughlin managed to step on a few toes when he expanded into political commentary and calls for economic reform. Update: 1 additional rare recording on volume 1

61 3
Add To Cart: $15.00


February 2020

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

David Harum

6 Episodes
1 Volume

There's no horsing around in Homeville as long as "David Harum" is around, in this popular serial from the thirties and forties. Update: 1 additional rare recording

6 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. Update: 1 additional rare recording

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Suspense

1011 Episodes
20 Volume

SUSPENSE is the premier mystery-horror radio show with top name talent! Update: 1 additional rare recordings on volume 16

1011 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Burns and Allen

337 Episodes
7 Volume

George Burns and Gracie Allen show starring radio's favorite couple. Update: 63 additional recordings and more than 100 sound upgrades

337 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Kent State Shootings

210 Episodes
5 Volume

Radio Broadcasts are historical artifacts. In this collection, we present a timeline of the coverage of the shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, including the political climate which led up to the incident, coverage of the shootings, and the aftermath for America. Update: 40 additional recordings

210 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Martha Sleeper

7 Episodes
1 Volume

Martha Sleeper was born with terrific showbiz connections but made it on her own talent even beyond the stage and screen.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fred Allen

185 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: 8 additional recordings on volume 1-2

185 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Rocky Jordan

102 Episodes
2 Volume

Jack Moyle plays Rocky Jordan, the hard-boiled detective in exotic Cairo, Egypt. This collection also contains the only two known existing episodes of A MAN CALLED JORDAN (the predecessor series to ROCKY JORDAN). Update: 1 additional rare recording on volume 2

102 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Road of Life

7 Episodes
1 Volume

This old time radio soap opera centered on handsome doctor Jim Brent and his wife Jocelyn in the small town of Merrimac. As the heroine of a medical drama, Jocelyn would suffer from almost every dread disease known to medicine. Update: 1 additional rare recording

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tennessee Ernie Ford

37 Episodes
1 Volume

A country boy who rose to fame in the Southern California Country Music scene, Tennessee Ernie Ford won an important place in the history of Rock & Roll.

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dennis Day Show

69 Episodes
2 Volume

A Day in the Life of Dennis Day was a popular sitcom featuring the original soda jerk from the Jack Benny Show. Update: 2 additional recordings on volume 2

69 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lone Ranger

2360 Episodes
48 Volume

The Lone Ranger is one of the iconic characters in American folklore, and he got his start on Mutual, airing from 1933 through 1954. Update: 1 additional rare recording on volume 42

2360 48
Add To Cart: $200.00

President Inaugural Addresses

26 Episodes
1 Volume

This collection includes every Presidential Inaugural Speech since Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 4, 1933 through 2017. Update: 1 additional recording and sound fixes

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This Life is Mine

5 Episodes
1 Volume

This soap opera follows Teacher Eden Channing and her family, much of which revolve around life on the home front during WWII. Update: 2 additional rare recordings

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Great Gildersleeve

531 Episodes
11 Volume

Enjoy the hijinks of Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve and his family in this classic sit-com. Update: 4 additional episodes volume 2, 3 and 11

531 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

State of the Union Addresses

67 Episodes
3 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: 7 additional recordings and 2 updated full recordings

67 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Challenge of the Yukon (Sgt Preston)

327 Episodes
3 Volume

A noble Canadian Mountie on the side of law and order along with his wise and loyal dog, Yukon King. This show comes from the creators of The Lone Ranger and shares the same values of fairness and protecting the weak from the strong. Update: 3 additional rare recording on volume 1 and 3

327 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

FDR Fireside Chats and Speeches (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

326 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: 1 additional rare recordings on final volume

326 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Stella Dallas

13 Episodes
1 Volume

From the pages of pulp fiction to an early soap opera, Stella Dallas is a tale of motherly love in the face of class differences. Update: 3 additional rare recordings

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


January 2020

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Dinah Shore

176 Episodes
2 Volume

Is there anyone 'finah in the state of Carolina? The singing starlet best remembered for her sensuous recordings in the 1940's; now with over 100 episodes of the Dinah Shore show and 60+ guest appearances, many with Groucho Marx. Update: 2 additional recordings on volume 1

176 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Quiet Please

91 Episodes
2 Volume

Combine one of radio's most creative writers with the talents of a single actor and a late night time slot, and you have the ingredients for the deliciously creepy Quiet, Please. Update: 1 additional rare recordings on volume 1

91 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Bright Horizon

3 Episodes
1 Volume

Michael West (Richard Kollmar) struggles to rebuild his life in a town which once shunned him in this Big Sister spin-off, Bright Horizon. Update: 1 additional rare recording

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Romance of Helen Trent

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Fans followed The Romance of Helen Trent faithfully for nearly 27 years of the good and bad, joy and calamity. Update: 1 additional rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Miriam Hopkins

17 Episodes
1 Volume

A major Star in her own right, Miriam Hopkins is best remembered for her long-running feud with superstar Bette Davis.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

When A Girl Marries

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Follow the trials and tribulations of married couple, Joan and Harry Davis, as they deal with the drama of friends and family in their hometown of Stanwood. Update: 3 additional rare recordings

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Music America Loves Best

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Enjoy music of every kind from opera to big band from the 1940s Music America Loves Best presented by the Armed Forces Radio Service. Update: 6 additional recordings and sound upgrades

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jack Benny

1109 Episodes
27 Volume

Everyone's favorite penny pinching miser with more laughs and better quality sound. Update: 1 additional recordings on volume 11 and sound upgrades volume 11-12

1109 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

Archie Andrews

60 Episodes
2 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: 3 additional recordings and sound upgrades

60 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Burt Lancaster

17 Episodes
1 Volume

Claiming that he was never really interested in becoming an actor, with his natural good looks and hard work ethic, Burt Lancaster was destined to become one of the screen's most popular leading men. His iconic role was as First Sergeant Milton Warden in From Here to Eternity.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Otto Kruger

32 Episodes
1 Volume

A pioneer in Method Acting years before there was such a thing as Method Acting, Otto Kruger specialized in playing villains for most of his Hollywood career but was known around town as a very nice person.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ed Wynn

63 Episodes
2 Volume

Recordings include the rare early 1930s comedy-musical shows starring Ed Wynn as one of his most memorable characters, "The Firechief." Best known as a fantastic character actor and vaudevillian style clown, Ed Wynn's babbling voice and trademark giggle are unforgettable. Update: 26 additional recordings

63 2
Add To Cart: $10.00