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December 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Aimee Semple McPherson

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Fascinating character in American history and an early pioneer in radio evangelism.More than just a radio minister, she was a movement in 1920s America with millions of followers.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Old Fashioned Revival Hour

91 Episodes
2 Volume

Classic old time radio Christian evangelicalism.The show was lead by Pastor Charles E Fuller who was one of the first radio ministers.He dedicated his life to the ministry and often traveled around the country and aired live revivals.

91 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Honor the Law

22 Episodes
1 Volume

these short stories from 1938 focus on police work and bravery: big cases and big busts, but also the interpersonal relationships between officers.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Light-Up Time

16 Episodes
1 Volume

AFRS broadcast, old blue eyes (Frank Sinatra) smooth talks the audience in Light-up Time which is an enjoyable music program perfect listening for after work.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas on the Blue Network

4 Episodes
1 Volume

This very special Christmas old time radio show includes skits, music, and the voices of real WWII servicemen from the battle front

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


November 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Screen Guild Theater

348 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: 240+ new shows and better sound quality

348 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Worlds Greatest Short Stories

18 Episodes
1 Volume

features dramatizations of classic shorts stores like Tell Tale Heart, The Pickwick Papers, The Little Wife and more.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Complete Broadcast 1941 (Pearl Harbor)

56 Episodes
1 Volume

complete broadcast day recordings of the Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.The Japanese attack changed the history of the world and officially brought the United States in World War II.

56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tony Wons Scrapbook

2 Episodes
1 Volume

a rare conversational show and he is like an old friend who stops by for a chat. Anthony "Tony" Wons often asked the listening audience "Are you listening?"

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


October 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Enchanted Hour

17 Episodes
1 Volume

Henry Weber and his orchestra play uninterrupted music by composers such as Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Handel, Debussy, Strauss, and Wagner.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rudy Vallee

62 Episodes
2 Volume

(update) with 35+ new episodes, listen to radio's bad boy on the block variety hour. This talent scout program made stars such as Alice Faye, Milton Berle, Joe Penner, Bergen & McCarthy, and even the Aldrich Family.

62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Land of the Lost

6 Episodes
1 Volume

The Land of the Lost is a children's deep-sea adventure program about two children who travel "in that wonderful kingdom at the bottom of the sea."Lead by Red Lantern, the "wisest fish in the sea", Billy and Isabel discover lost objects on the ocean floor.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Orbiter X

4 Episodes
1 Volume

fascinating science fiction radio series about an imaginary space station.This six hour serial follows space pioneers and their struggle to conquer humankind's final frontier, space.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Appointment with Fear

6 Episodes
1 Volume

penned by John Dickson Carr and often dubbed the British version of "Suspense," this collection contains all known existing episodes of the mystery program.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Key

32 Episodes
1 Volume

spooky stories features murder: murder of showgirls, murder of robbers, even murder of old men!

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

ABC Mystery Time

12 Episodes
1 Volume

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

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


September 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

CBS World News Today

95 Episodes
2 Volume

one of the first news shows to send famed correspondents, Edward R Murrow, John Charles Daly, and William L. Shirer, around to world to give American eyewitness accounts to some of the most dramatic events in history.

95 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Cavalcade of Music

9 Episodes
1 Volume

features "light music" composers such as Jerome Kern, Rudolf Friml, Victor Herbert, and Cole Porter.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charlotte Greenwood Show

67 Episodes
1 Volume

Charlotte Greenwood plays the slapstick spinster aunt raising three children. Update: additional guest appearances added

67 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vox Pop

140 Episodes
3 Volume

You won't want to miss this charming program featuring often spontaneous and playful interviews with citizens across the US and abroad. This extensive collection contains rare recordings previously not in circulation.

140 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

This is Civil Defense

13 Episodes
1 Volume

entertaining and informative broadcast created during the Red Scare to teach the public how to act in the case of a disaster such as flooding, tornados, food shortages, and nuclear attack.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cavalcade of Kings

50 Episodes
1 Volume

features the radio dramatization of the fascinating history of the British Monarchy.

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hilltop House

17 Episodes
1 Volume

(update) with 14 soapy new episodes follow heroine Bess Johnson, a caseworker at Hilltop House orphanage.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


August 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Your Playhouse of Favorites

7 Episodes
1 Volume

features classic and memorable stories and novels from classic literature.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Junior G-Men

65 Episodes
1 Volume

Hosted and produced by famed former FBI agent turned Hollywood player Melvin Purvis, The True Adventures of Junior G-Men features true crime stories from the files of the FBI.

65 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Joe Penner

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Known for his zany antics and slapstick comedy, Joe Penner kept audiences laughing during the Depression years. He was the "it-man" of radio comedy when the nation needed laugher.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ann Sothern

99 Episodes
2 Volume

this collection includes all available old time radio appearances of Ann Sothern including her signature role as the liberated American "dame" from Brooklyn in 'Adventures of Maisie'-now updated with new episodes!

99 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Memorable Villains

32 Episodes
1 Volume

Many are mad, many are bad, and all are great memorable rivals to our heroes in this old time radio compilation.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Answer Man

5 Episodes
1 Volume

With a staff of over 40 of brainiest facts finder he could locate, The Answer Man solved thousands of questions written in by listeners.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Out of the Deep

4 Episodes
1 Volume

Follow Capt. Gunnar Carlisle as his salvages Italian warships off the coast of Africa, threatens crooks with a panther in Guatemala, wrestles a ferocious octopus and more.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Forever Tops

11 Episodes
1 Volume

features popular American songs and other well loved classics performed by the legendary Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra and choir.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Red Foley Show

12 Episodes
1 Volume

known as Mr. Country Music;Foley performed all types of country-western music with gusto including gospel, rockabilly, boogie-woogie, rhythm and blues, also both classic and contemporary country music.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hollywood Theater of Stars

22 Episodes
1 Volume

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

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


July 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Love on the Line

18 Episodes
1 Volume

In this 1940's broadcast teenage, lovebirds, Paul and Peggy, ring each other on the telephone in this fun old time radio comedy.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stop the Music

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Bert Parks hosted Stop the Music with Don Hancock as announcer. A quiz show, the producers would play part of a well know song and the contestant would try to guess the title.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Speaking of Liberty

24 Episodes
1 Volume

features top writers, reporters, and intellectuals who focus on the importance and value of citizenship and liberty for all people regardless of race, creed, or color.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Blackstone Magic Detective

55 Episodes
1 Volume

Follow Blackstone, Rhoda, and John's tales of adventure and how magic saved the day. Update: (update) 19 additional episodes

55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dunninger The Mentalist

8 Episodes
1 Volume

On the old time radio show, he would read the minds of the audience members guessing social security numbers, birthdates, and even serial numbers on dollar bills.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Magic Collection

39 Episodes
1 Volume

This collection includes multiple magic themed old time radio shows from multiple genres from comedy, drama, mystery and detective shows.

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Last Nighter

20 Episodes
1 Volume

Last Nighter is a pun filled radio show with music from Jimmy Grier and His Orchestra. Listen carefully because the jokes are plentiful and quick.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bette Davis

60 Episodes
1 Volume

Bette Davis was one of the top Hollywood actresses of all time. During her career she received 10 nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won twice. This collection includes all known guest appearances.

60 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Studio One

48 Episodes
2 Volume

(update) Now with 40 additional episodes: Studio One is an excellent series turning short stories, novels, and plays into radio drama bliss.

48 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Whispering Streets

43 Episodes
1 Volume

romantic soap-opera drama with a special twist:The stories are told in a somewhat serial format with the next week's story using a minor character's point of view. This old time radio series had multiple well-known hostesses/narrators throughout the show's run including Bette Davis.

43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


June 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Border Patrol 1941

7 Episodes
1 Volume

based on real exploits of the border patrol: All names were changed to protect the innocent, except the border patrol agents real names are used. Cases range from a drug smuggler who used a teenage boy as a drug mule to ghosts reported seen at Niagara Falls.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Free Company

10 Episodes
1 Volume

created by an independent group of writers (including Orson Welles) on the eve of WWII, this series of radio dramas reminds Americans of the fundamental freedoms worth defending.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Young Love

7 Episodes
1 Volume

is a situational comedy about two naive lovebirds who get married while in college.The couple, Jimmy aka Einstein and Janet, decide that they don't want to wait to get married and try to find room in the course schedule to elope.Jimmy quips, "If we got married, we wouldn't have anything to fight about."

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Voice of Firestone

2 Episodes
1 Volume

A pioneer in early old time radio shows, The Voice of Firestone was the first commercially sponsored music radio program.The show was a high-culture offering featured classical, operatic, and semi-classical music.In it's zenith, The Voice of Firestone featured a forty-six piece orchestra.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


May 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Anthology

56 Episodes
2 Volume

presents "A selections of readings from poets, past and present and the music to accompany their poetry." Recordings include star-packed casts with poetry readings by Bing Crosby, Helen Hayes, Frank Lovejoy, Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead, Walter Huston, and many more.

56 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Fighting AAF

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Broadcast in 1945, this old time radio show focused on the technological achievements of the Army Air Forces (AAF) including: dropping the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima, radar defenses, blind landings, hydroponics, the GI Bill, and much more. With dramatic reenactments and jazzy music interludes, this show featured interviews with the principal officers and pilots involved.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

That Was the Year

39 Episodes
1 Volume

is a fascinating radio show that dramatizes the major historical events between the years 1896-1934. Headlines include Spanish American War in Cuba, Volcano Mt Pelee destroys town of Saint Pierre, Republic of China established, and Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany. Every episode ends with a performance of a popular song from the year.

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wax Cylinders 1 (1880 - 1890s)

126 Episodes
1 Volume

First commercially produced sound recording devices and offer an early look at turn of the century audio technology as well as popular music and culture from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Mass recording were made on Wax Cylinders from music to speeches to comedy routines all to be enjoyed the in comfort of the listener's home. This collection includes highlights from early recordings from the 1880-1890s.

126 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cowboy Church of the Air

2 Episodes
1 Volume

Stuart Hamblen was the son of a Methodist Preacher and began his career as a gospel singer.In 1926, he began his career as a radio performer and was a member of the orginal Beverly Hillbillies.After seeing Billy Graham in 1949, Stuart Hamblen devoted his life to Christ and changed the tone of his career.He began his radio show "The Cowboy Church in the Air" and it was syndicated across the country.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


April 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Virginia Gregg

391 Episodes
5 Volume

Virginia Gregg had a long and varied career on the airwaves throughout the history of old time radio. She working with such radio greats as Jack Webb, Elliott Lewis, Hans Conried, Gerald Mohr, and Bob Bailey. Some have called her the female equivalent to William Conrad and during her heyday she appeared multiple times a week on the airwaves sometimes appearing on more than one show a day!

391 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Jungle Jim

504 Episodes
5 Volume

Jungle Jim was a long-running jungle adventure show, feet planted firmly in the footsteps of Tarzan, but with the hardware and politics of the modern great white hunter. Update: 180+ new episodes on volume 4 and 5

504 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Joe DiMaggio

6 Episodes
1 Volume

center fielder baseball player for the New York Yankees, is a a very rare sports old time radio show featuring Joe DiMaggio himself answering questions from listeners.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Royal Hawaiian Hotel

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Broadcast from the "world famous ballroom" at Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu.Also known as the Pink Palace of the Pacific for it's all pink exterior, The Royal Hawaiian Hotel opened it's doors in a extravagant black-tie party with over a thousand guests in 1927.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nona from Nowhere

5 Episodes
1 Volume

A true Soap Opera, Nona from Nowhere is sponsored by Bab-O cleanser! The show only lasted a couple of seasons, but is indicative of the classic 1950s soap opera with murder, drama, and organ rifts.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


March 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Western Musical Sampler

87 Episodes
1 Volume

Included in the Western Music Collection is a sampling of the very best western and country old time radio music shows -- from hillbilly twangs to Texas swing.

87 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Western Party (Cowboy Hit Parade)

6 Episodes
1 Volume

also called Cowboy Hit Parade aired every Friday Nights from 8:30 PM-Midnight featuring top western songs. An early country-western disk jockey show highlighting top notch western music, listen for some fantastic guest performers

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dinner Bell Roundup Time

6 Episodes
1 Volume

billed as a "live country music show," this old time radio series highlighting easy cowboy listening with songs.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnnie Lee Wills and his Boys

37 Episodes
1 Volume

join Johnnie Lee and his square-shootin musicians for their musical program full of your favorite western tunes, old time hoedown numbers, and sentimental ballads.

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sage Brush Round-Up

4 Episodes
1 Volume

toe-tapping old time western music radio show.The upbeat western tunes are intermixed with commercials and light-hearted banter.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dale Evans

38 Episodes
1 Volume

married to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, she was the Queen of the West. An unstoppable duo force in the singing cowboy genre, together they made 28 movies and recorded over 300 songs. This collection includes some of Dale Evans early classic radio works on the Bergen and McCarthy show and well as a sampling of her performances on the Roy Rogers old time radio show.

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Western Sampler

74 Episodes
1 Volume

Yee-haw! OTRCAT.com's exclusive Western Sampler gathers the best of the western adventure and drama old time radio shows from American Adventure to Wild Bill Hickok.

74 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Western Adventures with Historical Figures

19 Episodes
1 Volume

Old Time Radio's favorite western heroes meet real western historical figures like Buffalo Bill, Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, even a young Teddy Roosevelt.

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gunsmoke

510 Episodes
7 Volume

(update) with 18 new episodes and many sound upgrades, this series is considered by many to be the greatest classic radio show of all time. William Conrad is Matt Dillon in this classic western old time radio show.

510 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Chuck Wagon Jamboree

80 Episodes
1 Volume

"Let's be Happy, gather 'round, 'cause it's time for you and me to sing a song as we jog along to the Chuck Wagon Jamboree!" Festive and happy country music old time radio show hosted by Ken Curtis, best known as TV's Gunsmoke Festus Haggen.

80 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


February 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players

4 Episodes
1 Volume

"Each week a great star.Each week a great story." This classic radio show featured big Hollywood stars in excellent performances including Claudette Colbert, Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis, Joan Fontaine, John Garfield, Paulette Goddard, Gene Kelly, Gregory Peck and more.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Doctors Wife

3 Episodes
1 Volume

"The gay, heart-warming story of a woman who is married to a doctor...and likes it!" Doctor Dan Palmer and his supportive wife Julie live and work in a small town full of big personalities in this short lived old time radio soap opera.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hobby Lobby

2 Episodes
1 Volume

This radio show allowed listeners everywhere to write in about their unusual hobbies so they could come on the radio and "lobby for their hobby." Many of the hobbies were actually people's professions like a female gorilla trainer, a scientist that makes robots, and a beekeeper (whose bees escaped during the show).

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lindas First Love

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Starring Arline Blackburn as Linda, the shop girl thrust into a rags to riches story as she tries to adjust to life with her new wealthy husband and his family.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pirates

60 Episodes
1 Volume

Includes pirate theme shows from a variety of old time radio shows, it's a listener's treasure chest of "arrghs", "aye, mateys" "ahoys" and wild pirate-themed adventure, detective shows, drama, and comedy.

60 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Terry and the Pirates

171 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: 100+ new recordings

171 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Its Maritime

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Produced in cooperation with The War Shipping Administration during WWII, It's Maritime featured stories from the history of man's adventures on the high seas.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Strange Adventure

256 Episodes
1 Volume

featuring short well told adventures stories with diverse topics such as Zombies in Haiti and a pet monkey that saves the day. All stories are written and performed by Pat McGeehan on this exciting old time radio show.

256 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lauritz Melchior

18 Episodes
1 Volume

This Danish-American opera tenor was best known for his performances of Wagner's works, but he also had a great sense of humor appearing with Fred Allen and Eddie Cantor old time radio shows.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


January 2009

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Detectives Black and Blue

6 Episodes
1 Volume

An early comedy detective show featuring two unlikely heroes, Detectives Black and Blue aren't too clever but they seem to solve crime in spite of themselves.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cathy Lewis

316 Episodes
5 Volume

was a radio staple and performed in hundreds of radio shows in both the comedy and drama genres. In Suspense alone, she stared in over 120 episodes. She is best known for her role as narrator and best friend Jane Stacy in My Friend Irma.

316 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Freedoms People

2 Episodes
1 Volume

A deeply patriotic radio show which celebrates democracy and freedom. Made by and for African-Americans, the show featured some of the greatest leaders in 1940s black culture

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00