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December 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Arlene Dahl

8 Episodes
1 Volume

From Norwegian stock in Minnesota, Arlene Dahl got her start as a Rheingold Beer Girl.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

New Years Eve

131 Episodes
3 Volume

Celebrate the New Year all over again with your favorite old time radio stars, Burns and Allen, Milton Berle, Phil Harris and Alice Faye, Jack Benny and many more. Get out your noisemakers and top hat; it's an old time radio New Year celebration! Update: additional shows

131 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

London Studio Melodies

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Classic music show presented by the national radio service featuring guest appearances by some of the biggest classical music performers of the era.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Herbert W. Armstrong Sermons

88 Episodes
2 Volume

Radio evangelist and prophecy predictor, Herbert W. Armstrong got his start on the airwaves later founding the Worldwide Church of God.

88 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 18

50 Episodes
1 Volume

Now in our eighteenth edition, our Random Rarities are getting more rare and much, much more random!

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lets Go To Town

113 Episodes
2 Volume

The music in is top rate with big name performers like Rosemary Clooney, Patti Page, Les Paul and Mary Ford and the biggest names in bands also appeared on the old time radio show including the orchestras of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Sammy Kaye. Update: additional recordings and sound quality upgrades

113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Marlene Dietrich

34 Episodes
1 Volume

Everyone's Favorite Deep Voice German Frau! Update: additional broadcasts

34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Americana

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Hosted by Professor Martin Maloney with the cooperation of the Speech Department at Northwestern University, Americana looks at American people and customs in the mid century.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Andrews Sisters

83 Episodes
2 Volume

The sound track for the War Years was Big Band Music, but the universal sweetheart was a triple threat, the lovely Andrews Sisters. More "girl next door" pretty than pin-up girl glamorous, the sister's songs were filled with the optimism and pluck that helped countless G.I.s endure for the duration. Update: additional recordings

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Jesus in Old Time Radio

26 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.

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

High Adventure

107 Episodes
2 Volume

A realistic adventure series featuring real-life sound effects and excellent scripts en par with other smart adventure shows like Suspense and Escape. Update: additional episodes

107 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Remembering Pearl Harbor

14 Episodes
1 Volume

The "date which will live in infamy", the attack on Pearl Harbor changed the history of the world.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


November 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Fountain of Fun

11 Episodes
1 Volume

music and variety show for the teenie bopper, set in the location of an old time Soda Parlor at the corner drugstore. Update: additional shows

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Under Arrest

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Under Arrest was a police procedural drama which would compare favorably with Jack Webb's Dragnet

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Guest Star Radio

386 Episodes
4 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: additional recordings

386 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Elgin Holiday Shows (Christmas and Thanksgiving)

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Enjoy the holidays 1940s style with the stars of the period when you listen to the Elgin Watch holiday specials. Update: additional recording

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thanksgiving

152 Episodes
3 Volume

This festive collection contains thirty hours of Thanksgiving-themed episodes from a variety of old time radio series. Primarily comedy and variety shows (and a few detective series), the shows are bound to keep you in the mood for Thanksgiving cheer! Update: additional recordings

152 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

GI Jive (with G.I. Jill)

97 Episodes
1 Volume

When YANK Magazine sponsored GI Jive, it was hard to tell whether the G.I.s tuned in to hear the hot requested music or the voice of pretty "GI Jill", played by Martha Wilkerson. Update: additional recordings

97 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Your Hit Parade

85 Episodes
2 Volume

Your Hit Parade features the popular hit song show that spanned almost 25 years. Update: additional episodes

85 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ginny Simms

25 Episodes
1 Volume

Born in Texas and raised in California, Ginny Sims knew a thing or two about sunshine, and everyone who heard her sing knew it! She almost married Kay Kyser, but left the Ol' Professor’s band to start her own radio show. Update: new recording

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Leave It to the Girls

5 Episodes
1 Volume

features a roundtable of "glamorous women" from New York City who answer questions from men and women around the country about dating and marriage. The table includes a combination of the following women: actress Paula Stone, Fashion editor of New York Magazine Florence Pritchert, Ellen Chandler, television host Eloise McElhone, actress Madge Evans, Robin Chandler. Update: additional recording

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hedy Lamarr

13 Episodes
1 Volume

After her starring role in the controversial film Ekstase (“Ecstasy” 1933) in her homeland in Austria, Lamarr was cast with most of Hollywood’s popular leading men, typically as an exotic seductress and later became an inventor.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Korn Kobblers

7 Episodes
1 Volume

Enjoy the sounds of the skoocherphone and the tuned smokestack when you listen to the Korn Kobblers, America's most nonsensical band. Update: additional recordings

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Treasury Star Parade

156 Episodes
2 Volume

When the US Treasury Department was working to sell War Bonds to fund the Second World War, they turned to the best of Hollywood’s talent to create Treasury Star Parade.Naturally, the biggest stars and best writers fell out to help. Not only was it their patriotic duty, but who would say No to the Tax Man? Update: Additional episode

156 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Butterfly McQueen

21 Episodes
1 Volume

Best known for her role as the maid Prissy in Gone with the Wind, she worked for decades after her role in the film often typecast as a maid.

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Life of Riley

246 Episodes
5 Volume

Laugh along with William Bendix in his sit-com role as the lovable mug in "The Life of Riley." Update: sound quality upgrades + additional recordings

246 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Bud Coyller

1378 Episodes
16 Volume

The voice of mild-mannered Clark Kent's easy tenor to Superman's rich baritone, Bud Collyer was a "jack-of-all-trades" on the microphone.

1378 16
Add To Cart: $80.00


October 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Arlene Francis

75 Episodes
2 Volume

Panelists on What's My Line, Arlene Francis had a long performance history on Broadway.

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Whats My Line

6 Episodes
1 Volume

one of the most popular and longest running game shows in entertainment history featuring famous mystery guests. Update: new rare episode

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alan Reed

515 Episodes
12 Volume

Alan Reed was a prolific radio actor because he could do dozens of dialects with a voice so versatile that producers used him in a variety of roles.

515 12
Add To Cart: $60.00

Secret Agent K7 Returns

69 Episodes
1 Volume

As the clouds of War gathered over Europe, Americans began to worry about spies, aliens and Secret Operatives. See how we faced our fears when Secret Agent K-7 Returns! Update: additional episode

69 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tennessee Williams

4 Episodes
1 Volume

American playwright and author of many classics, after a hard childhood and young adulthood he followed his dreams to become a writer.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr President

148 Episodes
3 Volume

This old time radio series tells the untold tales the Commanders-in-chief's everyday life. In order to challenge the audience to guess his identity, the President's name was not revealed until the end of the show. Update: additional broadcast

148 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Best of Inner Sanctum

30 Episodes
1 Volume

Best Inner Sanctum shows with host Raymond."Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?"

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Best of Suspense

104 Episodes
2 Volume

Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Suspense Episodes! Update: new volume 2

104 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

This is My Story (Red Cross)

10 Episodes
1 Volume

"Is a human document in the records of The American Red Cross whose history of peacetime service is known to every American. Whose program of wartime service to American fighting men on all foreign battle fronts and to women and children at home is the greatest and most varied of any civilian organization." Update: additional episodes

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Natalie Wood

6 Episodes
1 Volume

a delightful child actress and a beautiful woman who had garnered three Oscar nominations before she was 24 years old.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Great Scenes from Great Plays

21 Episodes
1 Volume

Well written highbrow radio with Jane Powell, Joan Caulfield, Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, and Eddie Albert. Update: additional episodes

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Carlton Morse

564 Episodes
7 Volume

Morse's greatest successes were One Man's Family and I Love a Mystery. This collection contains many of his mystery anthology and some rare Carlton E Morse recordings.

564 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

So The Story Goes

8 Episodes
1 Volume

A parody show poking fun of “Strange but True Tales” like the popular show "Passing Parade" with host "John Niblick"

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vampires in Old Time Radio

41 Episodes
1 Volume

Get your garlic and crucifix, this collection includes a wide variety of vampire-themed old time radio shows.

41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Time Travelers in Old Time Radio

59 Episodes
2 Volume

In time travel there are voyages to the future, travels to the past, and strange visitors from the future coming to our present time in this original collection. Update: additional episodes

59 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Witchs Tale

83 Episodes
2 Volume

The Witch's Tale premiered over WOR in 1931, making it one of the original “Hide-Under-the-Sheets” late night terror programs. Watch out for old Nancy and her cat, Satan. Update: additional episodes and sound upgrades

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


September 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Mr District Attorney

87 Episodes
2 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: additional episodes

87 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Devils Demons Satan and Lucifer

109 Episodes
3 Volume

In this collection where the Devil himself actually shows up perhaps as a stand-ins for "the evil which lurks in the hearts of men."

109 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Werewolves in Old Time Radio

32 Episodes
1 Volume

Legends of shape-shifting wolf men have been around since ancient times, these old time radio shows include werewolves and the ferocity of their attacks.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pursuit

23 Episodes
1 Volume

Follow the adventures of Inspector Peter Black of Scotland Yard in "relentless, dangerous pursuit... When man hunts man!" Update: additional episodes

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Movie Previews

112 Episodes
1 Volume

This is a compilation of movie previews on radio shows with glimpses of some of the best classics in film history.

112 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

News Recordings 1970-1979

91 Episodes
2 Volume

The 1970s was a changing time with scandals, the end of the Vietnam War, and America's Bicentennial on July 4, 1976.

91 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Best of Escape

101 Episodes
2 Volume

Featuring hand-picked radio shows from Escape, one of the best drama anthologies on the air.

101 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Escape

244 Episodes
5 Volume

A sister show to the classic Suspense, Escape drew upon great tales from literature to take listeners away from the everyday world. Upgrade: few additional episodes, sound quality upgrades

244 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Charles Boyer

57 Episodes
2 Volume

He was one of the busiest stage actors in Paris, and it was only a matter of time before Hollywood took notice.

57 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Country Music Time (Airforce)

33 Episodes
1 Volume

Breaking the Sound Barrier, Working at the boundaries of Space, Tending America's Nuclear Arsenal, and enjoying driving fiddles and pedal steel Guitars?It all works together with great Nashville music brought to us by your Local Air Force Recruiter. Update: additional episodes

33 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Country Hoedown (Navy)

47 Episodes
1 Volume

Terrific Country and Western Music from the Golden Age. While you're listening, consider a career in the Modern US Navy. Update: additional recordings

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Judy Canova

94 Episodes
3 Volume

A hillbilly, hog caller, and hayseed -- Judy Canova started her career in a traveling family group, usually yodeling, singing and playing guitar. The Judy Canova Show opened with a monologue and novelty song, and then broke out into sidesplitting half hour comedy skit.

94 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Claire Trevor

38 Episodes
1 Volume

Known as the "Queen of Film Noir", Claire Trevor was a husky-voiced blonde and seemed to fill the role of gun-moll, seductress or tough minded career woman with aplomb.

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


August 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Betty Grable

31 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the top box office draws and household name, Betty Grable was a hit with G.I.s serving overseas and appeared on Command Performance and Mail Call

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

F Scott Fitzgerald

11 Episodes
1 Volume

His finest work, The Great Gatsby, is a tale of decadence, idealism, social upheaval and excess, a concise portrait of the Jazz Age and a cautionary tale of the American Dream.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wally Maher

430 Episodes
10 Volume

While working as a clerk for the Southern Pacific railroad, he discovered that he had an ear for dialects and a talent for mimicry.

430 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Ann Blyth

42 Episodes
1 Volume

Her career began with the role as the girl who got to slap Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce and a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ben Gage

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Ben Gage was an athletic, tall, good looking fellow from Chicago who worked as a radio announcer and served in WWII where he met Esther Williams whom he later married.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Merry Go Round Melodies

4 Episodes
1 Volume

Featured jazz bands from each of the British Services in turn, and here we present shows featuring the Royal Navy's contribution, the Blue Mariners.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alexander Woollcott

20 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the foremost critics and commentators on the New York scene during the early decades of the twentieth century, Alexander Woollcott was a larger than life character

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vera Zorina

3 Episodes
1 Volume

A German-born ballerina, Vera Zorina is best known for playing an angel in Rodgers and Hart"s broadway production I Married An Angel

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bertrand Russell

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Philosopher and one of the brightest minds of the 20th century, Bertrand Russell spoke out against war and nuclear proliferation.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 17

57 Episodes
1 Volume

Some if these shows were saved from the dustbins of time, others were just so random and rare that they didn't fit in another collection, but Random Rarities 17 will have something everyone will enjoy!

57 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Paula Winslowe

354 Episodes
8 Volume

After making the leap from silent films to speaking films, Paula Winslowe debuted on radio on Dec. 30, 1936.

354 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Barrie Craig (Barry Craig)

77 Episodes
2 Volume

Laid Back Private Investigator Solves Cases from his Madison Avenue Office! Update: better sound quality

77 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

TS Eliot

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, T.S. Eliot read his poetry on radio and his plays were featured Columbia Workshop.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

William Powell

48 Episodes
2 Volume

He was best known for his role as Nick Charles in The Thin Man in the film version. Although he did not play the role in the radio version of The Thin Man, but had numerous radio appearances.

48 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


July 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Tonight on Broadway

8 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the well loved Boswell Sisters, little Connee was the only sister to stay in show business after getting married.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ten-Two-Four Ranch (10-2-4 Ranch)

76 Episodes
1 Volume

Music Variety at Dr. Pepper Time: Did you ever wonder why the numbers 10, 2 and 4 were on the label of a Dr Pepper soda pop? Those are the times the Dr prescribes a drink of this marvelous elixir. Any time is a good time to enjoy the great Western music played on The Ten Four Two Ranch Show. Update: 50+ additional recordings

76 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Marie Wilson

76 Episodes
3 Volume

Known as Irma in My Friend Irma, Marie Wilson made a career of playing ditzy but loveable blondes.

76 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Andy Devine

339 Episodes
7 Volume

Best known as a character actor in Western radio and TV, Andy Devine was the sidekick of the greatest stars in Hollywood.

339 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Lord Haw Haw

16 Episodes
1 Volume

In WWII, William Joyce moved from England to support fascist Germany by playing the propaganda role of Lord Haw-Haw and attempted to discourage and demoralize English Speaking Allied troops.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tyrone Power

36 Episodes
1 Volume

Swashbuckler and heartthrob, Tyrone Power was an international man of mystery

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

John Steele

49 Episodes
1 Volume

John Steele aired as a weekly program full of "suspense and hard, fast action." Update: additional recordings

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dennis Day Show

67 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: additional episodes

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Michael Shayne

61 Episodes
2 Volume

Michael Shayne, "the reckless, red-headed Irishman" was a popular hard-boiled detective created by American crime novelist Brett Halliday. Update: additional episodes

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Duffys Tavern

145 Episodes
3 Volume

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

145 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Hollywood Star Playhouse

18 Episodes
1 Volume

Hollywood Star Playhouse began as a lunchtime extended advertisement for RKO Pictures, broadcast from the studio lunchroom. Later, it morphed into an anthology of movie adaptations featuring the original Stars. Update: Additional Episodes

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jeanette Nolan

399 Episodes
8 Volume

She was one of radio's busiest stars, with regular appearances on Lux Radio Theater, Cavalcade of America, The Great Gildersleeve, Young Doctor Malone, Let George Do It, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar and Suspense.

399 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Ozzie and Harriet

95 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: additional episodes

95 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Paramount is on the Air

16 Episodes
1 Volume

Hollywood studios used the radio to advertise upcoming films featuring songs and scenes from the films without giving away the plot.

16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Home Front

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Featuring William B Williams, The Home Front tells the stories of WWII from the point of view of the families and friends who stayed home.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Donna Reed

15 Episodes
1 Volume

She personified Mid-Western goodness and dependability, fan may best remember her from her role as Mary Hatch in It a Wonderful Life.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Voice of the Army

91 Episodes
1 Volume

US Army recruiting show features dramatized stories from Army veterans, fictional stories, and amazing music. Update: 70 additional recordings

91 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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: 30+ additional episodes

267 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Frank Lloyd Wright

6 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the greatest architects of all time, he got his start in architecture after the great Chicago fire in 1871.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brett Halliday

53 Episodes
1 Volume

Brett Halliday's greatest contribution to the detective fiction genre was the creation of "that reckless, red-headed Irishman", Michael Shayne.

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob Elson On the 20th Century Limited

22 Episodes
1 Volume

Bob Elson interviews in LaSalle Street Station in Chicago garnered open responses from actors, politicians, sports figures and Royalty.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Join the Navy

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Directed by Commander Charles Brendler, this program included 15 minutes of recorded music and song hoping you'd dance your way to the recruiting office and sign your name on an enlistment contract.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sharks in Old Time Radio

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Sharks have long been featured in the stories of seamen, this collection includes old time radio episodes about sharks in a variety of genres.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Woody Herman

62 Episodes
2 Volume

Heavily influenced by Duke Ellington and Count Basie, the Woody Herman's Herd was known for lively arrangements that combined swing rhythms and bebop themes.

62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


June 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Date with the Duke

57 Episodes
2 Volume

Join Duke Ellington Orchestra in the live 1945 broadcasts from the 400 Restaurant on Fifth Avenue and 43rd Street in New York City. Update: 45+ new recordings

57 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Christmas in July

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Radio shows about the Christmas Spirit during the other 364 days of the year other than December 25th.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ed Sullivan

15 Episodes
1 Volume

His name is a fixture of American lexicon, Ed Sullivan had a long career on radio in sports and entertainment reporting.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Katharine Hepburn

10 Episodes
1 Volume

The First Lady of Cinema was known for her athletic build and her strong outspoken personality.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Breakfast Club (Don McNeil)

38 Episodes
1 Volume

Hosted by Don McNeill, the Breakfast Club was plugged as "a get-together time for all of us who smile before breakfast and then can't break the habit all day long – a place to come to when a feller needs a friend." Update: additional episodes

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fred MacMurray

83 Episodes
3 Volume

Best known for his roles as a father figure and an everyday man, Fred MacMurray was a simple man in the complicated world of Hollywood.

83 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

CBS Radio Workshop

86 Episodes
2 Volume

The CBS Radio Workshop called "radio's distinguished series to man's imagination" was an experimental old time radio show and varied in its genre. The first two shows starred Aldous Huxley narrating an interpretation of 'Brave New World.' Update: additional episodes

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


May 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Random Rarities 16

62 Episodes
1 Volume

Our sixteenth edition of Random Rarities if filled with as much variety as the first fifteen. What sets this edition apart is that most of the episodes were broadcast in the last years of WWII and the post war years.

62 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Our Land Be Bright

12 Episodes
1 Volume

In 1947-48, the VFW began syndicating Our Land Be Bright to help publicize the issues and VFW programs which benefit both vets and their communities.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mercury Theater

42 Episodes
2 Volume

Orson Welles' Popular Dramatic Anthology of short stories, as well as comedy and variety abound, with a sprinkling of popular singers.

42 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ceiling Unlimited

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Orson Welles originally starred in and wrote for Ceiling Unlimited after returning from Latin America in 1942. It was a Patriotic drama series and recounted the heroic efforts of the Allied service men of WWII.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Almanac (Orson Welles)

20 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the greatest anthology series in radio history, Almanac concentrated on classic literature such as " Treasure Island," "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "Dracula.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


April 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Howard Duff

227 Episodes
4 Volume

Best known for his role as "Sam Spade, Detective", Howard Duff had a long career in radio and film.

227 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

One Night Stand

195 Episodes
4 Volume

With such greats as Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, One Night Stand was a popular musical program that lasted for over two decades on the radio.

195 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

My Friend Irma

68 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.

68 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Philco Summer Hour

22 Episodes
1 Volume

Beat the heat and stay inside with your ear glued to the radio and a lemonade in your palm. "The Philco Corporation invites you to relax and listen to a full hour of sparkling entertainment."

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hysterics in Old Time Radio

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Hysteria and other psychological conditions made great story material for the anthology old time radio programs of the 40s and early 50s.

14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Beat the Band

29 Episodes
1 Volume

This fun, original music quiz show was a war-time radio musical-quiz program. The first season of Beat the Band was sponsored by that ready-to-eat corn cereal, Kix.

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Green Hornet

161 Episodes
3 Volume

Now updated with over 20 additional recordings of crime fighting action. Follow the "Flight of the Bumblebee", The Green Hornet, and his side kick, fierce fighter, skilled driver, and all around best pal Kato for even exciting listening.

161 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Houdini Recordings

7 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the greatest magicians of all time, Harry Houdini made a career out of escaping restraints including being riveted into boilers, chained in mail sacks or nailed into shipping crates (often dropped into deep water).

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jessica Tandy

32 Episodes
1 Volume

During the 1930s, she built a solid reputation on the London stage, Jessica Tandy made her American film debut in the Spencer Tracy vehicle The Seventh Cross.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


March 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

April Fools Pranks, Jokes, Gags and Hoaxes

50 Episodes
1 Volume

Get out your whoopee cushion and check your shoelaces, because there is a new OTRCAT original collection of April Fool's Day Shows.

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hour of Decision

4 Episodes
1 Volume

Called "the Pastor to Presidents", Reverend Dr. Billy Graham leads this radio show 30 minutes music and revival.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Quick as a Flash

5 Episodes
1 Volume

This popular, high-paced, snappy spark of a quiz show testing contestants' knowledge and reaction speed.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Harry Einstein

163 Episodes
4 Volume

Einstein was famous as the character Parkyakarkus, a pseudo-Greek character comic on Al Jolson radio programs.

163 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Nonsense and Melody

21 Episodes
1 Volume

A fun variety program that was decidedly nautical bent, with the action taking place aboard the mythical SS Hysteria.

21 1
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John Garfield

37 Episodes
1 Volume

Growing up in a street gang, John Garfield turned to method acting and moved to Hollywood.

37 1
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Bulldog Drummond

33 Episodes
1 Volume

(update) with additional old time radio episodes: follow the detective adventures of Bulldog Drummond who has "the appearance of an English gentleman: a man who fights hard, plays hard and lives clean."

33 1
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Sound Off

22 Episodes
1 Volume

(update) Music Program with DJ Bruce Barnett spinning the Top Hits!

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


February 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Civil Defense

120 Episodes
1 Volume

(update) Fascinating PSA, recordings and episodes to save americans from a nuclear attack!

120 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

I was a Communist for the FBI

75 Episodes
2 Volume

This series capitalized on the new Red scare of the early 1950s: recorded without any assistance from the FBI, which refused to cooperate.

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Leap Year

35 Episodes
1 Volume

The Gregorian Calendar adds a day February 29th to the year every four years; this collection adds entertainment from every genre of radio programs.

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Columbia Presents Shakespeare

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Revered as some of the best writing in the history of the English language, these radio adaptations of William Shakespeare include well known actors such as Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Tallulah Bankhead, Orson Welles, John Barrymore and many others.

5 1
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Unexpected

39 Episodes
1 Volume

(update) The fifteen minute format lends itself to quickly drawn weird stories, with a twist ending, so that the listener gets a sudden shock, like all good scary tales should deliver.

39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Campaigns 1892-1974

156 Episodes
1 Volume

Includes historic and entertaining campaign speeches from Grover Cleveland, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon.

156 1
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Spot Light Revue

14 Episodes
1 Volume

Spikes Jones and his boys crank out satirical tunes sure to get your toes tapping and your belly laughing.

14 1
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Little Jack Little

8 Episodes
1 Volume

He was a piano playing musician, but also a vaudevillian, a bandleader, a USO entertainer.

8 1
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Carmen Miranda

33 Episodes
1 Volume

Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, “the Brazilian Bombshell” Carmen Miranda helped to popularize Latin music and dance with enormous fruit-laden hats in big budget musicals.

33 1
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Inner Sanctum Mysteries

181 Episodes
4 Volume

The original creaking door horror anthology with jocular and sarcastic host, Raymond. "Pleasant Dreeeeeams, hmm?" Update: sound upgrades and additional episodes

181 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

To Have and To Hold

15 Episodes
1 Volume

Centered around two families of doctors, To Have and to Hold opens with a pair of orphaned sisters discovering mementos of their past in the family attic.

15 1
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Politicians Corrupt Dirty and Otherwise

75 Episodes
2 Volume

This collection includes historical and news broadcasts as well as fictional accounts of corrupt politicians on The Green Hornet, The Halls of Ivy, The Lone Ranger, and more.

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Nelson Olmsted Short Stories

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Best remembered for his Sleep No More horror series from the mid-50s, but he established himself as NBC's "resident storyteller" in the 1930s.

6 1
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Kings Jesters

6 Episodes
1 Volume

an excellent syndicated musical program featuring the "vocal orchestra" Paul Whiteman's The Rhythm Boys and later blues singer Marjorie Whitney.

6 1
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Victory Front

6 Episodes
1 Volume

On the path to victory, all hand were on deck to defeat the Axis even Soap Operas of old time radio sponsored by the United States Government.

6 1
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January 2015

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Space Patrol

117 Episodes
3 Volume

The storylines and characters were the same, and even more amazing, the same performers played both the radio and TV roles! Update

117 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Your Army Air Force (Your AAF)

11 Episodes
1 Volume

featured heroic tales of combat, often told by the actual airmen involved, as well as music from various Army Air Force bands and choral groups.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Weekend Sound Flight

16 Episodes
1 Volume

Radio and Television fans remember Jack Webb for his hard-bitten, no nonsense roles like Dragnet, but Jack Webb was a huge Jazz offinando.

16 1
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Joan Bennett

35 Episodes
1 Volume

With her first appearance in film at the age of six, Joan Bennett moved to Hollywood to star in 1929 Bulldog Drummond.

35 1
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Story of Empire Country

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Produced by the New York State Department of Health and the State Radio Bureau as a public health lesson disguised as a soap opera, The Story of Empire County covers topics such as public water fluoridation and chest x-rays to check for TB.

12 1
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Marine Story

4 Episodes
1 Volume

featuring music from the Marine Corp Band, as well as a good deal of serious Hollywood talent to promote the achievements and history of the Marine Corps.

4 1
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Personal Album

13 Episodes
1 Volume

some of the most popular actors and singers of the era appeared on AFRS free of charge and in some cases the only ones who would get to hear the AFRS shows were the troops because the recordings were not available to the general public.

13 1
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Jackie Robinson Radio Shots

90 Episodes
1 Volume

Baseball legend, Jackie Robinson takes to the airwaves to interview celebrities of the day and answer questions from listeners.

90 1
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Lone Indian

15 Episodes
1 Volume

Robert E. Callahan produced a number of syndicated radio programs during the Thirties which celebrated the Indian way of life, their contributions to the American West, and the beauty of Indian Culture.

15 1
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Heartbeats in Sports Headlines

8 Episodes
1 Volume

Announcer Mort Nusbaum to read a morning sports story each day on Heartbeats in Sports Headlines.

8 1
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Bob Feller Show

18 Episodes
1 Volume

Signed with the Cleveland Indians at the age of 17, Bob Feller served during WWII and returned to the states to become one of the greatest baseball players in the history of the game.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Joe Garagiola Show

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Best remembered for his work behind the microphone than behind the plate, Joe Garagiola played for nine years in the major leagues then traded a mit for a mic.

12 1
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Danger with Granger

36 Episodes
1 Volume

Steve Granger was a typical Hard Boiled detective. Danger With Granger is filled with twists, turns, and double crosses. Granger assure us that each episode is "one of my most interesting cases." Updated.

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Indian Trails

20 Episodes
1 Volume

Created by radio producer Robert E. Callahan to showcase a positive vision on Native Americans.

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00