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May 2017

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Random Rarities 22

We just love finding these rare radio shows, some with only one known remaining episode.

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April 2017

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Meditation in OTR

Meditation and contemplation in old time radio shows and news stories.

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Guilty Party

This series was a rather successful attempt to combine mysteries and quiz shows.

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Mexico

Romance, mystery, and comedians find plenty to poke fun at in the land of sunshine and tequila.

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Tex and Jinx Show

The Tex and Jinx Show is a husband and wife morning program which includes interviews with famous people. Starring Jinx Falkenburg (raised in Brazil and was a top model in America) and John Reagan "Tex" McCrary. Update: additional broadcast of New York Closeup

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Final Episodes of OTR

Even the best OTR programs eventually came to an end, learn how it happened in our Last Episode Collection.

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1960

In the year 1960, it felt as though the future was about to begin as a new President would be elected, but it was also a year with many changes in Radio.

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Camping and Cabins

Escape the pressures of everyday life into the woods with this multi genre collection featuring camping.

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Doctor Paul

Join Dr. Paul, a small town doctor, as he treats the residents and gets caught up in the schemes and secret loves that swirl around him. Update: 8 additional broadcasts

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Lud Gluskins and His Orchestra

Lud Gluskin got his start in show business as a teen music group with his childhood pal, Jimmy Durante.

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Screen Directors Playhouse

Top name film stars from Fred Astaire and Joan Crawford to Gary Cooper and John Wayne made special appearances in this all-star tour de force of radio dramas produced from 1949-1951. Update: sound quality improvements including digital remastering

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Pat Novak for Hire

one of Jack Webb's earliest successful attempts at crime drama with enough hard-boiled metaphors to sink a ship! Update: two additional episodes + sound upgrades

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Jack Webb

Best known for his no-nonsense role of Sgt Friday on Dragnet, Jack Webb also appeared in other old time radio shows such as Pat Novak for Hire, Jeff Regan, Johnny Modero, Pete Kelly's Blues, and his many guest appearances in Escape, Suspense, The Whistler and much more! Updated: additional Pat Novak episodes + sound upgrades

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Depressed and Moping

The blues hits your favorite stars who turn to their friends and family to help.

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Major Bowes

Thousands from All Over the Country Flocked to Join this Gong-style Talent Show. Update: sound upgrades

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Live at Town Hall Party

The Live Town Hall Party featured a different kind of country music than a barn dance, it was the music of the Honky Tonk.

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Clock

The program had everything it needed to become a classic, thought-provoking and well written scripts, the directing talents of William Spier, and a wealth of Hollywood's "Radio Row" talent.

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World Tomorrow

The Biblical scholarship which is the basis of The World Tomorrow broadcasts is second to none.

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1959

From the Red Scare to the Space Race, Alaska and Hawaii entered the Union and music died when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper died in a fatal airplane crash.

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Pick and Pat

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

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Joan Crawford

During her decades long career, she remained the epitome of Hollywood glamour and prestige.This collection contains the radio appearances of the"First Queen of the Movies." Update: additional broadcast

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Frank Muir Goes Into

One of the most successful radio wordsmiths was Frank Muir.

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Jack The Ripper

Old time radio takes on one of the most famous crimes in history the case of Jack the Ripper.

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Religious Recordings

Uplifting and Inspirational Sermons from Reverend Beale and Reverend Charles Fuller Update: 2 additional broadcasts

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Young Doctor Malone

Advertised in Young Dr Malone Sponsored by General Food and Post Cereals, this cereal serial has it all – love, jealousy, hate, crippling diseases, rich philanthropists, treacherous characters, death and marriage. Update: 4 additional broadcasts

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Henry Rowland

One of the most ironic Hollywood beneficiaries of the War was B-list actor Henry Rowland.

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March 2017

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Greatest Story Ever Told

Just like the 1965 movie with the same name, The Greatest Story Ever Told featured events from the life of Jesus Christ as told in the Gospels. Update: 50+ additional broadcast and sound upgrades

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Lawrence Welk

Accordion player extraordinaire and bandleader who specialized in the Sweet Jazz music which was better to dance to when you were trying to hold your best girl a little closer.

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Birthday Collection

Fun birthday celebrations of famous celebrities, historical figures, and even Gracie Allen's grandpa.

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Mary Foster Editors Daughter

This soap opera is about the life and trials of a newspaper editor's daughter who solved the problems of those around her. Update: 17 additional broadcasts

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Concert Hall

Barrymore hosts "Concert Hall," a classical music variety show from the Armed Forces Radio Service during World War II. Update: 13 additional broadcasts

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Ben Bernie

The old Maestro" was known for his entertaining patter more than his violin playing and a "feud" with his good friend Walter Winchell. A musical genius from a very young age, he was the youngest violinist the play Carnegie Hall at age of thirteen. Update: 19 additional recordings

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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash had several hits with Sun Records, including "Folsom Prison Blues" and "I Walk the Line" (his first Number 1 hit) when the Army Recruiting service approached him to appear on Country Style USA.

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Mad and Insane in OTR

Mad scientists, crazed killers, nutty old codgers, and more insanity in this new OTRCAT compilation.

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Straight Arrow

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: additional rare broadcast

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Harry Richman

Best known for introducing Irving Berlin's hit "Puttin' On the Ritz" in the 1931 movie of the same title, Harry Richman was a musician that lived life to it's fullest. Update: 4 additional broadcasts

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Edgar A Guest

The only person to hold the title of Poet Laureate of Michigan, Eddie Guest was well known as the People's Poet.

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Poetry in Old Time Radio

A collection of Poetry radio programs that bring culture, thoughtfulness, and spoken word to your radio. Update: additional Edgar Guest recordings

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Mind Readers

The first thing to remember is that there is no such thing as telepathy, but that does not stop Mind Readers from giving thrilling shows on Old Time Radio.

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Civil Rights Racism Discrimination and Prejudice in Old Time Radio

Radio not only recorded the progress of equality as it was happening, but it was a tool for bringing progress about.

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Fun At Breakfast

Sponsored by Mennen toiletries company, duo Tom Howard and George Shelton from It Pays To Be Ignorant host this zany morning program. Update: 2 additional broadcasts

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Erich von Stroheim

He began his career as a silent-era film star and later became an auteur director and author.

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Quiet Please

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. Upgrade: sound quality

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Charlie Barnet

One of the Jazzmen who embodied the joy of the Jazz world was saxophonist and bandleader Charlie Barnet.

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Ruth Roman

Although the most of the films she made are not remembered as classics, she easily made the transition to TV character actress through the later years.

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Anniversaries in Old Time Radio

Anniversaries, milestones, and more in this one-of-a-kind, genre-wide collection of Anniversaries in Old Time Radio.

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Winter Chills Horror Mystery and Intrigue

When the winds of winter howl, just being outside can be enough to kill you, and that helps make winter the creepiest time of the year.

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Rare Aviation Old Time Radio Shows

Rare, hard to find aviation themed old time radio shows including Sky Blazer, Smilin Jack, Howie Wing, Flying Hutchinsons, and many more. Update: additional broadcast

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Lupe Velez

Born in Mexico, Lupe Vélez began performing in Mexican revues in the early 1920s.

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Random Rarities 20

More random collections from deep in the vaults of old time radio with mysteries, game shows, comedies and more rare gems.

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Roy Rogers

The original "King of the Cowboys" is updated with new recordings of The Roy Rogers old time radio show and many guest appearances. Join Roy, "Queen of the West" Dale Evans, Trigger, Bullet, and the gang in this fun western adventure-variety show. Updated: 50+ additional recordings + sound upgrades

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February 2017

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DW Griffith

Best known for his groundbreaking but controversial film, Birth of a Nation (1915).

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Random Rarities 21

Random and rare old time radio collection from from the great, dusty vaults of radio shows.

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Hollywood Star Time

Herbert Marshall hosts and Alfred Newman is the conductor. The musical reigns; Hollywood Star Time is worth listening to for the score alone. The show had a big budget, great musical score, and great stars. Hollywood Star Time started out as an extended ad for RKO pictures, broadcasting from the studio lunch room, later it aired movie adaptations with the stars reprising their roles on the radio. Update: additional broadcast

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Ernie Kovacs

Comedian and avid cigar smoker, Ernie Kovacs ad-libbed and uninhibited style changed the face of comedy. Update: 3 additional recordings

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Man From Homicide

Ride along on shocking cases with the "Man from Homicide," a classic hard-boiled crime drama from the early 1950's. Update: 6 additional broadcasts

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Victor Borge

Presenting some of the Best Performances by the "Clown Prince of Denmark." Update: additional broadcast

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Lone Ranger and The Legion of the Black Arrow

the President personally asked the Lone Ranger to help defeat a crime syndicate in the wild west.

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Strange Wills

A will gives the power of an often evil genius to act "from beyond the grave!" Update: sound quality improvements

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American Family Robinson

Listen to the Robinson's as they work, live, and navigate conflicts in their all-American home of Centerville. Update: 11 additional recordings and sound upgrades

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Downbeat

AFRS WWII jazz program Downbeat had different performers come into the studio to play and comment on their records. Update: additional 9 broadcasts

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Lina Romay

Daughter of a Mexican diplomat, Lina Romay got her start in show business with Latin music pioneer Xavier Cugat who offered her a job as one of his "beautiful ladies who could sing."

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Math in OTR

Math is the universal language, but it will never be able to express the wide range of emotion and fun we find in Old Time Radio.

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Double or Nothing

sponsored by Feenamint the chewing gum laxative, this quiz-game show asks contestants such important questions as: How long does it take a rhinoceros to run one hundred yards? Update: additional broadcast

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Ray Bolger

The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, Ray Bolger was a man with a wit sharp enough for adults and a soft side for children. Update: additional broadcast

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Alfred Hitchcock

Includes radio adaptations on Hitchcock's most memorable films, including Spellbound, The Birds, Rebecca, Sorry Wrong Number, and Shadow of a Doubt. Update: 6 additional broadcasts

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Introductions and Theme Music

This collection includes theme music and announcer voice-overs from more than a thousand Old Time Radio programs.

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Depression Era Recordings

Old Time Radio Looks at the Great Depression, the economic crisis which began with the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and how it affected Americans everywhere.

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Scientists and Inventors

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.

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Bill Stern Sports Reel

Batter up! The Bill Stern Sports Reel broadcasts are one of the most entertaining sports shows of all time. Update: 12 additional broadcasts

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Stewart Granger

A ruggedly handsome British import, Stewart Granger suffered from the stigma of his wife, Jean Simmons, having a more successful Hollywood career than he did.

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Chase and Sanborn Hour 1937-1939

Chase and Sanborn tried an opera format for a while when ventriloquist named Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy took over the show. Update: additional episode and sound upgrades

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Barack Obama Speeches

Born in Hawaii, Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States serving as president between 2009-2017.

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Danny Kaye Show

This legendary songster and funny man was every bit as zany in real life as he was with Bing in White Christmas. The Danny Kaye Show aired almost a decade before the classic Holiday movie. Update: additional shows and sound upgrades

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January 2017

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Music for Moderns

Featuring Chicago Jazz which was generally more sophisticated than New Orleans and the Dixieland sound but placed a stronger emphasis on individual improvisation.

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Simone Simon

the beautiful French film star debuted in Hollywood films as well as radio.

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Joan Davis Show

Appearing in B movies and in the popular TV series I Married Joan, Joan Davis could have been called the queen of radio comedians. Willing to do anything for a laugh, Joan was even tapped to take over hosting duties when Rudy Vallee joined the Coast Guard. Update: 8 additional broadcasts

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Psychics Mentalists and Fortune Tellers

The ancient art of astrology is an example of sign reading, as are palmistry, tea leaf reading, tarot cards, and numerology. We predict you will enjoy these radio shows.

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Television and TV

Radio and television coexisted as TV sets entered American homes.

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Alaska Old Time Radio

The Forty-ninth State is "the Last Frontier" and is legendary for its wealth, ruggedness, extreme weather, and most of all for its vastness.

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People Take the Lead

Working with the American Jewish Committee, this series moves to fight for Civil Rights and overcome misguided attitudes and beliefs in regular folks.

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President Inaugural Addresses

This collection includes every Presidential Inaugural Speech since Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 4, 1933 through 2017.

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Mail Call

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

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Eddie Anderson

Best known for his role as Rochester van Jones whose shenanigans as Jack Benny's valet made him a household name.

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Scams Conmen Cheats and Bunco Artists

Cheaters and Swindlers in this collection of crime radio shows are true artists and con men of the highest caliber, but they all get caught in the end.

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Murder at Midnight

The Witching Hour is a great time to be awake, listening to the radio and being frightened out of your wits, because there is usually Murder at Midnight. Update: 6 additional broadcasts and sound upgrades

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George Sanders

With his haughty upper-class British accent, sleek and suave mannerisms, and somehow superior and threatening presence, he was in constant demand for supporting roles in A-pictures.

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Catholic Hour

Featured different guest speakers on different topics. Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (best known as the host of televisions' "Life Is Worth Living" in the 1950s) often hosted the program and proclaimed: "We are at the end of a non-religious era." Update: additional broadcast

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Meet The Menjous

This delightful married couple discusses everything from the proper way to throw a party to stories of luck. Update: additional recordings

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Marie Windsor

Before she was the bad-girl "queen of the B's", Marie Windsor appeared in radio dramas to attention of an MGM scout who gave her a contract and moved her back to Hollywood.

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Abroad with the Lockharts

This 1930s vacation travel serial takes listeners on a journey to the old world. Update: 2 additional broadcasts

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Hank Williams

After giving us some of the best loved Country and Western hits of all time and a life that was cut short because of booze and the hard life of being on the road, Hank Williams shares some genuine fun on the radio. Update: 4 additional broadcasts including 1953 funeral

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Let George Do It

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: Additional episodes

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Front Page Drama

Front Page Drama drew its long running collection of interesting stories from the pages of The American Weekly magazine. Update: 63 additional broadcasts

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Practical Jokers

Everyone loves a practical joke...unless you are the victim. Practical jokes abound in all genres of radio history from comedy to mystery to variety to western.

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June Foray

Rather than having her face splashed across the screen and the tabloids, June capitalized on her voice talents to become "the cartoon queen".

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Superman Fights the KKK

After the WWII and the defeat of the Axis Powers, Superman ran out of bad guys and look to fight bad guys on the home front like the KKK.

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Fred Waring

Fine Music Entertainment with 50-Piece Orchestra! Update: 25 additional broadcast

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