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includes science fiction old time radio's versions of aliens, UFOs, Martians, and little green men, including many adaptations from science fiction writers.

86 old time radio show recordings
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"The Knock"



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War of The WorldsSaucermenAliens have been a staple in science fiction and fantasy when humans imagine how would alternative forms of intelligent life look like and behave.  This OTRCAT collection includes science fiction old time radio's versions of aliens, UFOs, Martians, and little green men, including many adaptations from science fiction writers. 

Science fiction with aliens allowed audiences to play out the fantasy of invasion during the red scare by substituting Communists for aliens.  Before the red scare, the precursor to alien invasion old time radio show is Orson Welles version of H.G. Welles "War of the Worlds" for Mercury Theater, which aired on October 30, 1938.  On the cusp of the next great war, Orson Welles' tale of Martians invading Earth terrified the American public who were accustomed to news bulletins. 

Writers allowed their imagination to expand making these science fiction old time radio show especially engaging.  

  • UFOs that land on military airbases
  • Little green men threatening patients at a sanitarium
  • Martians planning parades
  • Aliens warning humans of the fate of mankind
  • Meteors carrying mind-controlling alien heads

Old time radio shows included in this collection: 2000 Plus, Dangerous Assignment, Dimension X, Escape, Exploring Tomorrow, Hall of Fantasy, Quiet Please, Space Patrol, Suspense, Tales of Tomorrow, X-Minus One, and more.

See also: Sci-Fi Listener's Favorites , Science Fiction Authors Collection, and Robots Collection.

Text on OTRCAT.com ©2001-2016 OTRCAT INC All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.

These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
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    86 recordings on 2 MP3 CDs for just $10.00
    total playtime 39 hours, 42 min
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    Volume 1 - 41 shows - total playtime 20 hours 46 minutes
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    1. 2000 + 500000 Rocket The Skull.mp3
    2. 2000 + 500329 The Men from Mars.mp3
    3. 2000 + 500503 When the Worlds Met.mp3
    4. 2000 + 500705 17 A Veteran Comes Home.mp3
    5. 2000 + 500928 23 The Green Thing.mp3
    6. 2000 + Flying Saucers.mp3
    7. Abc Radio Workshop Mars Is Heaven.mp3
    8. Dangerous Assignment 500417 14 Flying Saucer Over Santa.mp3
    9. Dhcs 500502 Soaring Saucer.mp3
    10. Dimension X 500506 Knock.mp3
    11. Dimension X 500603 The Embassy.mp3
    12. Dimension X 500707 Mars Is Heaven.mp3
    13. Dimension X 500728 The Potters Of Firth.mp3
    14. Dimension X 500818 The Martian Chronicals.mp3
    15. Dimension X 500825 The Parade.mp3
    16. Dimension X 510114 The Martian Death March.mp3
    17. Dimension X 510726 Courtesy.mp3
    18. Dimension X 510906 First Contact.mp3
    19. Dimension X 510927 Nightfall.mp3
    20. Edward R Murrow 500624 The Case For Flying Saucers.mp3
    21. Escape 500331 Green Splotches.mp3
    22. Escape 530329 The Invader.mp3
    23. Escape 531004 Zero Hour.mp3
    24. Exploring Tomorrow Desert Object.mp3
    25. Exploring Tomorrow First Contact.mp3
    26. Exploring Tomorrow Madeinavak (Fairfight).mp3
    27. Exploring Tomorrow Mimic.mp3
    28. Exploring Tomorrow Planet Of Geniuses.mp3
    29. Exploring Tomorrow The Martian Queen.mp3
    30. Fibber Mcgee 500328 The Flying Saucer.mp3
    31. Hall Of Fantasy 530420 Out Of Sky.mp3
    32. Hall Of Fantasy 530810 Man From Second Earth.mp3
    33. Hollywood Radio Theater The Day The Earth Stood Still.mp3
    34. Lights Out 370616 The Meteor Man.mp3
    35. Long John Nebel Flying Saucer Story.mp3
    36. Lux Radio Theater 540104 The Day The Earth Stood Still.mp3
    37. Lux Radio Theater 550208 War Of The Worlds.mp3
    38. Mt 381030 117 The War Of The Worlds.mp3
    39. Mt 381030 117a War Of The Worlds Uncut.mp3
    40. Mysterious Traveler 480622 159 Zero Hour.mp3
    41. Phil Harris 500402 B68 Frankie And The Flying Saucers X.mp3
    Volume 2 - 45 shows - total playtime 18 hours 56 minutes
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    1. Quiet Please 490220 Where Do You Get Your Ideas.mp3
    2. Quiet Please 490508 Other Side Of The Stars.mp3
    3. Sp 530307 Crystals Of Zeldabran.mp3
    4. Sp 540116 Exiles From Danebula.mp3
    5. Sp 540220 Visitors From Galaxy 9.mp3
    6. Sp 541016 Visitor From Arctrona.mp3
    7. Suspense 530202 Plan X.mp3
    8. Suspense 540215 The Outer Limit.mp3
    9. Suspense 551011 Heavens To Betsy.mp3
    10. Suspense 570317 The Outer Limit.mp3
    11. Suspense 600103 Zero Hour.mp3
    12. Suspense 600710 Report From A Dead Planet.mp3
    13. Tales Of Tomorrow 530312 Martians Never Die.mp3
    14. Tales Of Tomorrow 530402 Morrow On Mars.mp3
    15. X Minus One 550501 The Parade.mp3
    16. X Minus One 550508 Mars Is Heaven.mp3
    17. X Minus One 550522 Knock.mp3
    18. X Minus One 550728 The Embassy.mp3
    19. X Minus One 550818 Courtesy.mp3
    20. X Minus One 551006 First Contact.mp3
    21. X Minus One 551123 Zero Hour.mp3
    22. X Minus One 551207 Nightfall.mp3
    23. X Minus One 560208 Cchute.mp3
    24. X Minus One 560508 The Seventh Order.mp3
    25. X Minus One 560529 Lulungameena.mp3
    26. X Minus One 560612 If You Was A Moklin.mp3
    27. X Minus One 560731 Student Body.mp3
    28. X Minus One 560807 The Last Martian.mp3
    29. X Minus One 560911 The Lifeboat Mutiny.mp3
    30. X Minus One 561003 Protective Mimicry.mp3
    31. X Minus One 561017 Soldier Boy.mp3
    32. X Minus One 561024 Pictures Don't Lie.mp3
    33. X Minus One 561114 The Martian Death March.mp3
    34. X Minus One 561212 Hostess.mp3
    35. X Minus One 570109 Saucer Of Loneliness.mp3
    36. X Minus One 570130 Caretaker.mp3
    37. X Minus One 570213 The Trap.mp3
    38. X Minus One 570320 Protection.mp3
    39. X Minus One 570327 At The Post.mp3
    40. X Minus One 570403 Martian Sam.mp3
    41. X Minus One 570711 Early Model.mp3
    42. X Minus One 570808 The Scapegoat.mp3
    43. X Minus One 571003 The Wind Is Rising.mp3
    44. X Minus One 571128 Shocktroop.mp3
    45. X Minus One 571219 Double Dare.mp3
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    86 recordings on 2 MP3 Collection Downloads for just $10.00
    total playtime 39 hours, 42 min
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    Volume 1 - 41 shows - total playtime 20 hours 46 minutes
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    1. 2000 + 500000 Rocket The Skull.mp3
    2. 2000 + 500329 The Men from Mars.mp3
    3. 2000 + 500503 When the Worlds Met.mp3
    4. 2000 + 500705 17 A Veteran Comes Home.mp3
    5. 2000 + 500928 23 The Green Thing.mp3
    6. 2000 + Flying Saucers.mp3
    7. Abc Radio Workshop Mars Is Heaven.mp3
    8. Dangerous Assignment 500417 14 Flying Saucer Over Santa.mp3
    9. Dhcs 500502 Soaring Saucer.mp3
    10. Dimension X 500506 Knock.mp3
    11. Dimension X 500603 The Embassy.mp3
    12. Dimension X 500707 Mars Is Heaven.mp3
    13. Dimension X 500728 The Potters Of Firth.mp3
    14. Dimension X 500818 The Martian Chronicals.mp3
    15. Dimension X 500825 The Parade.mp3
    16. Dimension X 510114 The Martian Death March.mp3
    17. Dimension X 510726 Courtesy.mp3
    18. Dimension X 510906 First Contact.mp3
    19. Dimension X 510927 Nightfall.mp3
    20. Edward R Murrow 500624 The Case For Flying Saucers.mp3
    21. Escape 500331 Green Splotches.mp3
    22. Escape 530329 The Invader.mp3
    23. Escape 531004 Zero Hour.mp3
    24. Exploring Tomorrow Desert Object.mp3
    25. Exploring Tomorrow First Contact.mp3
    26. Exploring Tomorrow Madeinavak (Fairfight).mp3
    27. Exploring Tomorrow Mimic.mp3
    28. Exploring Tomorrow Planet Of Geniuses.mp3
    29. Exploring Tomorrow The Martian Queen.mp3
    30. Fibber Mcgee 500328 The Flying Saucer.mp3
    31. Hall Of Fantasy 530420 Out Of Sky.mp3
    32. Hall Of Fantasy 530810 Man From Second Earth.mp3
    33. Hollywood Radio Theater The Day The Earth Stood Still.mp3
    34. Lights Out 370616 The Meteor Man.mp3
    35. Long John Nebel Flying Saucer Story.mp3
    36. Lux Radio Theater 540104 The Day The Earth Stood Still.mp3
    37. Lux Radio Theater 550208 War Of The Worlds.mp3
    38. Mt 381030 117 The War Of The Worlds.mp3
    39. Mt 381030 117a War Of The Worlds Uncut.mp3
    40. Mysterious Traveler 480622 159 Zero Hour.mp3
    41. Phil Harris 500402 B68 Frankie And The Flying Saucers X.mp3
    Volume 2 - 45 shows - total playtime 18 hours 56 minutes
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    1. Quiet Please 490220 Where Do You Get Your Ideas.mp3
    2. Quiet Please 490508 Other Side Of The Stars.mp3
    3. Sp 530307 Crystals Of Zeldabran.mp3
    4. Sp 540116 Exiles From Danebula.mp3
    5. Sp 540220 Visitors From Galaxy 9.mp3
    6. Sp 541016 Visitor From Arctrona.mp3
    7. Suspense 530202 Plan X.mp3
    8. Suspense 540215 The Outer Limit.mp3
    9. Suspense 551011 Heavens To Betsy.mp3
    10. Suspense 570317 The Outer Limit.mp3
    11. Suspense 600103 Zero Hour.mp3
    12. Suspense 600710 Report From A Dead Planet.mp3
    13. Tales Of Tomorrow 530312 Martians Never Die.mp3
    14. Tales Of Tomorrow 530402 Morrow On Mars.mp3
    15. X Minus One 550501 The Parade.mp3
    16. X Minus One 550508 Mars Is Heaven.mp3
    17. X Minus One 550522 Knock.mp3
    18. X Minus One 550728 The Embassy.mp3
    19. X Minus One 550818 Courtesy.mp3
    20. X Minus One 551006 First Contact.mp3
    21. X Minus One 551123 Zero Hour.mp3
    22. X Minus One 551207 Nightfall.mp3
    23. X Minus One 560208 Cchute.mp3
    24. X Minus One 560508 The Seventh Order.mp3
    25. X Minus One 560529 Lulungameena.mp3
    26. X Minus One 560612 If You Was A Moklin.mp3
    27. X Minus One 560731 Student Body.mp3
    28. X Minus One 560807 The Last Martian.mp3
    29. X Minus One 560911 The Lifeboat Mutiny.mp3
    30. X Minus One 561003 Protective Mimicry.mp3
    31. X Minus One 561017 Soldier Boy.mp3
    32. X Minus One 561024 Pictures Don't Lie.mp3
    33. X Minus One 561114 The Martian Death March.mp3
    34. X Minus One 561212 Hostess.mp3
    35. X Minus One 570109 Saucer Of Loneliness.mp3
    36. X Minus One 570130 Caretaker.mp3
    37. X Minus One 570213 The Trap.mp3
    38. X Minus One 570320 Protection.mp3
    39. X Minus One 570327 At The Post.mp3
    40. X Minus One 570403 Martian Sam.mp3
    41. X Minus One 570711 Early Model.mp3
    42. X Minus One 570808 The Scapegoat.mp3
    43. X Minus One 571003 The Wind Is Rising.mp3
    44. X Minus One 571128 Shocktroop.mp3
    45. X Minus One 571219 Double Dare.mp3
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    86 recordings on 42 Audio CDs
    total playtime 39 hours, 42 min

    Disc A001

    1. 2000 + Flying Saucers
    2. Abc Radio Workshop Mars Is Heaven

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    Disc A002

    1. Exploring Tomorrow Desert Object
    2. Exploring Tomorrow First Contact
    3. Exploring Tomorrow Madeinavak (Fairfight)

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    Disc A003

    1. Exploring Tomorrow Mimic
    2. Exploring Tomorrow Planet Of Geniuses
    3. Exploring Tomorrow The Martian Queen

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    Disc A004

    1. Hollywood Radio Theater The Day The Earth Stood Still

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    Disc A005

    1. Long John Nebel Flying Saucer Story
    2. Lights Out 370616 The Meteor Man

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    Disc A006

    1. Mt 381030 117 The War Of The Worlds

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    Disc A007

    1. Mt 381030 117a War Of The Worlds Uncut

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    Disc A008

    1. Mysterious Traveler 480622 159 Zero Hour
    2. Quiet Please 490220 Where Do You Get Your Ideas

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    Disc A009

    1. Quiet Please 490508 Other Side Of The Stars
    2. 2000 + 500000 Rocket The Skull

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    Disc A010

    1. Fibber Mcgee 500328 The Flying Saucer
    2. 2000 + 500329 The Men from Mars

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    Disc A011

    1. Escape 500331 Green Splotches
    2. Phil Harris 500402 B68 Frankie And The Flying Saucers X

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    Disc A012

    1. Dangerous Assignment 500417 14 Flying Saucer Over Santa
    2. Dhcs 500502 Soaring Saucer

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    Disc A013

    1. 2000 + 500503 When the Worlds Met
    2. Dimension X 500506 Knock

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    Disc A014

    1. Dimension X 500603 The Embassy
    2. Edward R Murrow 500624 The Case For Flying Saucers

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    Disc A015

    1. 2000 + 500705 17 A Veteran Comes Home
    2. Dimension X 500707 Mars Is Heaven

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    Disc A016

    1. Dimension X 500728 The Potters Of Firth
    2. Dimension X 500818 The Martian Chronicals

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    Disc A017

    1. Dimension X 500825 The Parade
    2. 2000 + 500928 23 The Green Thing

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    Disc A018

    1. Dimension X 510114 The Martian Death March
    2. Dimension X 510726 Courtesy

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    Disc A019

    1. Dimension X 510906 First Contact
    2. Dimension X 510927 Nightfall

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    Disc A020

    1. Suspense 530202 Plan X
    2. Sp 530307 Crystals Of Zeldabran
    3. Tales Of Tomorrow 530312 Martians Never Die

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    Disc A021

    1. Escape 530329 The Invader
    2. Tales Of Tomorrow 530402 Morrow On Mars

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    Disc A022

    1. Hall Of Fantasy 530420 Out Of Sky
    2. Hall Of Fantasy 530810 Man From Second Earth
    3. Escape 531004 Zero Hour

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    Disc A023

    1. Lux Radio Theater 540104 The Day The Earth Stood Still

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    Disc A024

    1. Sp 540116 Exiles From Danebula
    2. Suspense 540215 The Outer Limit

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    Disc A025

    1. Sp 540220 Visitors From Galaxy 9
    2. Sp 541016 Visitor From Arctrona

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    Disc A026

    1. Lux Radio Theater 550208 War Of The Worlds

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    Disc A027

    1. X Minus One 550501 The Parade
    2. X Minus One 550508 Mars Is Heaven

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    Disc A028

    1. X Minus One 550522 Knock
    2. X Minus One 550728 The Embassy

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    Disc A029

    1. X Minus One 550818 Courtesy
    2. X Minus One 551006 First Contact

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    Disc A030

    1. Suspense 551011 Heavens To Betsy
    2. X Minus One 551123 Zero Hour

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    Disc A031

    1. X Minus One 551207 Nightfall
    2. X Minus One 560208 Cchute

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    Disc A032

    1. X Minus One 560508 The Seventh Order
    2. X Minus One 560529 Lulungameena

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    Disc A033

    1. X Minus One 560612 If You Was A Moklin
    2. X Minus One 560731 Student Body

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    Disc A034

    1. X Minus One 560807 The Last Martian
    2. X Minus One 560911 The Lifeboat Mutiny

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    Disc A035

    1. X Minus One 561003 Protective Mimicry
    2. X Minus One 561017 Soldier Boy

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    Disc A036

    1. X Minus One 561024 Pictures Don't Lie
    2. X Minus One 561114 The Martian Death March

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    Disc A037

    1. X Minus One 561212 Hostess
    2. X Minus One 570109 Saucer Of Loneliness

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    Disc A038

    1. X Minus One 570130 Caretaker
    2. X Minus One 570213 The Trap

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    Disc A039

    1. Suspense 570317 The Outer Limit
    2. X Minus One 570320 Protection

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    Disc A040

    1. X Minus One 570327 At The Post
    2. X Minus One 570403 Martian Sam
    3. X Minus One 570711 Early Model

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    Disc A041

    1. X Minus One 570808 The Scapegoat
    2. X Minus One 571003 The Wind Is Rising
    3. X Minus One 571128 Shocktroop

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    Disc A042

    1. X Minus One 571219 Double Dare
    2. Suspense 600103 Zero Hour
    3. Suspense 600710 Report From A Dead Planet

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