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Old Time Radio may be the best medium for telling Science Fiction tales. Here is a collection of listeners' favorite broadcasts.

71 old time radio show recordings
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37 Audio CDs


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"Man Who Was Tomorrow"



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Arch Oboler during a LIGHTS OUT radio performanceJoin Father Payton, Willis Cooper and Arch Oboler as they shoot through space, time, and do donuts around fleets of UFO armies.

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This collection includes Science Fiction listener favorites from and wide range of old time radio classic series. From Suspense to Lights Out to favorites such as Mysterious Traveler and Quite Please, this collection contains the best of old time radio science fiction. Also included are some very rare shows Cloud Nine and Planet Man .

Lady in the future of robotic man and dogThough many of these series are better known for other genres such as horror, drama, and others, their endeavors into the adaptable field of science fiction proves successful. As a genre, science fiction generally reflects cultural mores of the era in which it was produced. So popular were the stories of science experiments gone catawampus or the alien invader that symbolized the larger fear of the spread of communism and Nuclear War.

H.G. Wells mind-boggling story "The Time Machine" about the 19th century scientist who discovered a way to travel through time 100,000 years into the future is performed on Escape. Lux Radio'sThe Day the Earth Stood Still presents the famous story about the day that aliens invaded Earth is also included in this fine collection. Bubble Gun bubble gum!Nathanial Hawthorne's short story Dr. Heidegger's Experiment on Favorite Story questions the marvels of modern medical science and examines the consequence of a medicinal version of the fountain of youth.

Eat martian cupcakes, examine mysterious holes in the earth, and take a rocket to the moon. The Zero Hour has struck and the oldest man in the world is just wrinkling along. So get on your space boots and buckle the strap on that self-oxygenating helmet because it's time to BLAST OFF with with this collection of science fiction listener's favorites!

See also: the available sci-fi compilation available including Ray Bradbury Collection, Robots Collection, Science Fiction Authors Collection, and Aliens, Martians, and UFO's Collection. For additional reading see also: Article on Science Fiction in Radio.For additional reading see also: Article on Science Fiction in Radio.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
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    71 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 33 hours, 46 min
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      71 shows - total playtime 33 hours 46 minutes
      1. Captain Starr Of Space Queen Nilo Incident.mp3
      2. Cloud Nine 500314 Paris.mp3
      3. Escape 480222 036 (EC) How Love Came To Professor Guildea.mp3
      4. Escape 480509 052 The Time Machine.mp3
      5. Escape 480919 066 The Man Who Could Work Miracles.mp3
      6. Escape 490305 070 Conqueror's Isle.mp3
      7. Escape 490326 075 Adaptive Ultimate.mp3
      8. Escape 500207 109 Outer Limit.mp3
      9. Escape 500331 116 Green Splotches.mp3
      10. Escape 500602 125 Mars Is Heaven.mp3
      11. Escape 510725 159 The Earthmen.mp3
      12. Escape 530329 189 The Invader.mp3
      13. Escape 530823 210 The Man From Tomorrow.mp3
      14. Escape 531004 216 Zero Hour.mp3
      15. Favorite Story 470920 002 Diamond Lens.mp3
      16. Favorite Story 480515 35 Dr Heideggers Experiment.mp3
      17. Favorite Story 490528 089 Time Machine.mp3
      18. Ft 530930 338 Journey Of Pegasus.mp3
      19. Ft 531111 344 Martians And Coys.mp3
      20. Ft 540707 377 Last Smash.mp3
      21. Ft 541013 391 Ufo.mp3
      22. Ft 541110 395 At 155 Pounds.mp3
      23. Ft 550112 403 Stranger In Town.mp3
      24. Ft 570703 528 Invasion.mp3
      25. Hall Fantasy 530727 Automaton.mp3
      26. Hall Fantasy 530810 Man From The Second Earth.mp3
      27. Hall Of Fantasy 530420 22 Out Of Sky.mp3
      28. Hollywood Star Playhouse 520907 29 The Tenth Planet.mp3
      29. Lights Out 380126 Oxychloride X.mp3
      30. Lights Out 421013 Revolt of the Worms.mp3
      31. Lights Out 421222 Meteor Man (The Hungry Ones).mp3
      32. Lights Out 430831 Immortal Gentleman (Live Forever).mp3
      33. Lights Out 450728 The Rocket Ship.mp3
      34. lux540104 863 Day Earth Stood Still.mp3
      35. lux550208 910 War of the Worlds.mp3
      36. Murder Midnight 500717 Terror out of Space.mp3
      37. Mysterious Traveler 440227 The Good Die Young.mp3
      38. Mysterious Traveler 441007 043 MAN THE INSECTS HATED.mp3
      39. Mysterious Traveler 461229 If You Believe.mp3
      40. Mysterious Traveler 480622 Zero Hour.mp3
      41. Mysterious Traveler 490802 215 Planet Zevius.mp3
      42. Mysterious Traveler 491011 The Last Survivor.mp3
      43. NBC Short Story 520104 26 The Rocket.mp3
      44. Planet Man 013.mp3
      45. Planet Man 053.mp3
      46. Proudly We Hail 511209 e166 Terror At Polgar.mp3
      47. Proudly We Hail 520106 e170 A Matter Of Time.mp3
      48. QuietPlease 470727 e006 I Remember Tomorrow.mp3
      49. QuietPlease 471006 e018 Not Enough Time.mp3
      50. QuietPlease 480202 e035 Pathetic Fallacy.mp3
      51. QuietPlease 480614 e054 Not Responsible After 30 Years.mp3
      52. QuietPlease 480726 e058 The Man Who Stole A Planet.mp3
      53. QuietPlease 480809 e060 The Thing on the Fourble Board.mp3
      54. QuietPlease 481003 e068 Meet John Smith.mp3
      55. QuietPlease 481107 e073 Adam And The Darkest Day.mp3
      56. QuietPlease 481121 e075 One For The Book.mp3
      57. QuietPlease 481205 e077 Very Unimportant Person.mp3
      58. QuietPlease 490508 e099 The Other Side Of The Stars.mp3
      59. QuietPlease 490522 e101 The Oldest Man In The World.mp3
      60. QuietPlease 490625 e106 Quiet Please.mp3
      61. Radio Guild Man Who Was Tomorrow.mp3
      62. RCP 490613 How Love came to Prof Guildea.mp3
      63. Sealed Book 470729 BewareOfTomorrow.mp3
      64. SUSP 440518 092 Donovan's Brain, Part One.mp3
      65. SUSP 440525 093 Donovan's Brain, Part Two.mp3
      66. SUSP 540215 539 The Outer Limit.mp3
      67. SUSP 550405 592 Zero Hour.mp3
      68. SUSP 550712 606 Kaleidoscope.mp3
      69. SUSP 570901 714 The Man from Tomorrow.mp3
      70. SUSP 620211 912 The Man Who Went Back to Save Lincoln.mp3
      71. Theater Guild OTA 530426 2150 Nineteen Eighty Four.mp3
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    71 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 33 hours, 46 min
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      71 shows - total playtime 33 hours 46 minutes
      1. Captain Starr Of Space Queen Nilo Incident.mp3
      2. Cloud Nine 500314 Paris.mp3
      3. Escape 480222 036 (EC) How Love Came To Professor Guildea.mp3
      4. Escape 480509 052 The Time Machine.mp3
      5. Escape 480919 066 The Man Who Could Work Miracles.mp3
      6. Escape 490305 070 Conqueror's Isle.mp3
      7. Escape 490326 075 Adaptive Ultimate.mp3
      8. Escape 500207 109 Outer Limit.mp3
      9. Escape 500331 116 Green Splotches.mp3
      10. Escape 500602 125 Mars Is Heaven.mp3
      11. Escape 510725 159 The Earthmen.mp3
      12. Escape 530329 189 The Invader.mp3
      13. Escape 530823 210 The Man From Tomorrow.mp3
      14. Escape 531004 216 Zero Hour.mp3
      15. Favorite Story 470920 002 Diamond Lens.mp3
      16. Favorite Story 480515 35 Dr Heideggers Experiment.mp3
      17. Favorite Story 490528 089 Time Machine.mp3
      18. Ft 530930 338 Journey Of Pegasus.mp3
      19. Ft 531111 344 Martians And Coys.mp3
      20. Ft 540707 377 Last Smash.mp3
      21. Ft 541013 391 Ufo.mp3
      22. Ft 541110 395 At 155 Pounds.mp3
      23. Ft 550112 403 Stranger In Town.mp3
      24. Ft 570703 528 Invasion.mp3
      25. Hall Fantasy 530727 Automaton.mp3
      26. Hall Fantasy 530810 Man From The Second Earth.mp3
      27. Hall Of Fantasy 530420 22 Out Of Sky.mp3
      28. Hollywood Star Playhouse 520907 29 The Tenth Planet.mp3
      29. Lights Out 380126 Oxychloride X.mp3
      30. Lights Out 421013 Revolt of the Worms.mp3
      31. Lights Out 421222 Meteor Man (The Hungry Ones).mp3
      32. Lights Out 430831 Immortal Gentleman (Live Forever).mp3
      33. Lights Out 450728 The Rocket Ship.mp3
      34. lux540104 863 Day Earth Stood Still.mp3
      35. lux550208 910 War of the Worlds.mp3
      36. Murder Midnight 500717 Terror out of Space.mp3
      37. Mysterious Traveler 440227 The Good Die Young.mp3
      38. Mysterious Traveler 441007 043 MAN THE INSECTS HATED.mp3
      39. Mysterious Traveler 461229 If You Believe.mp3
      40. Mysterious Traveler 480622 Zero Hour.mp3
      41. Mysterious Traveler 490802 215 Planet Zevius.mp3
      42. Mysterious Traveler 491011 The Last Survivor.mp3
      43. NBC Short Story 520104 26 The Rocket.mp3
      44. Planet Man 013.mp3
      45. Planet Man 053.mp3
      46. Proudly We Hail 511209 e166 Terror At Polgar.mp3
      47. Proudly We Hail 520106 e170 A Matter Of Time.mp3
      48. QuietPlease 470727 e006 I Remember Tomorrow.mp3
      49. QuietPlease 471006 e018 Not Enough Time.mp3
      50. QuietPlease 480202 e035 Pathetic Fallacy.mp3
      51. QuietPlease 480614 e054 Not Responsible After 30 Years.mp3
      52. QuietPlease 480726 e058 The Man Who Stole A Planet.mp3
      53. QuietPlease 480809 e060 The Thing on the Fourble Board.mp3
      54. QuietPlease 481003 e068 Meet John Smith.mp3
      55. QuietPlease 481107 e073 Adam And The Darkest Day.mp3
      56. QuietPlease 481121 e075 One For The Book.mp3
      57. QuietPlease 481205 e077 Very Unimportant Person.mp3
      58. QuietPlease 490508 e099 The Other Side Of The Stars.mp3
      59. QuietPlease 490522 e101 The Oldest Man In The World.mp3
      60. QuietPlease 490625 e106 Quiet Please.mp3
      61. Radio Guild Man Who Was Tomorrow.mp3
      62. RCP 490613 How Love came to Prof Guildea.mp3
      63. Sealed Book 470729 BewareOfTomorrow.mp3
      64. SUSP 440518 092 Donovan's Brain, Part One.mp3
      65. SUSP 440525 093 Donovan's Brain, Part Two.mp3
      66. SUSP 540215 539 The Outer Limit.mp3
      67. SUSP 550405 592 Zero Hour.mp3
      68. SUSP 550712 606 Kaleidoscope.mp3
      69. SUSP 570901 714 The Man from Tomorrow.mp3
      70. SUSP 620211 912 The Man Who Went Back to Save Lincoln.mp3
      71. Theater Guild OTA 530426 2150 Nineteen Eighty Four.mp3
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    71 recordings on 37 Audio CDs
    total playtime 33 hours, 46 min

    Disc A001

    1. Captain Starr Of Space Queen Nilo Incident
    2. Planet Man 013
    3. Planet Man 053

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    Disc A002

    1. Radio Guild Man Who Was Tomorrow
    2. Lights Out 380126 Oxychloride X

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    Disc A003

    1. Lights Out 421013 Revolt of the Worms
    2. Lights Out 421222 Meteor Man (The Hungry Ones)
    3. Lights Out 430831 Immortal Gentleman (Live Forever)

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    Disc A004

    1. Mysterious Traveler 440227 The Good Die Young
    2. SUSP 440518 092 Donovan's Brain, Part One

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    Disc A005

    1. SUSP 440525 093 Donovan's Brain, Part Two
    2. Mysterious Traveler 441007 043 MAN THE INSECTS HATED

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    Disc A006

    1. Lights Out 450728 The Rocket Ship
    2. Mysterious Traveler 461229 If You Believe

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    Disc A007

    1. QuietPlease 470727 e006 I Remember Tomorrow
    2. Sealed Book 470729 BewareOfTomorrow

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    Disc A008

    1. Favorite Story 470920 002 Diamond Lens
    2. QuietPlease 471006 e018 Not Enough Time

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    Disc A009

    1. QuietPlease 480202 e035 Pathetic Fallacy
    2. Escape 480222 036 (EC) How Love Came To Professor Guildea

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    Disc A010

    1. Escape 480509 052 The Time Machine
    2. Favorite Story 480515 35 Dr Heideggers Experiment

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    Disc A011

    1. QuietPlease 480614 e054 Not Responsible After 30 Years
    2. Mysterious Traveler 480622 Zero Hour

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    Disc A012

    1. QuietPlease 480726 e058 The Man Who Stole A Planet
    2. QuietPlease 480809 e060 The Thing on the Fourble Board

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    Disc A013

    1. Escape 480919 066 The Man Who Could Work Miracles
    2. QuietPlease 481003 e068 Meet John Smith

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    Disc A014

    1. QuietPlease 481107 e073 Adam And The Darkest Day
    2. QuietPlease 481121 e075 One For The Book

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    Disc A015

    1. QuietPlease 481205 e077 Very Unimportant Person
    2. Escape 490305 070 Conqueror's Isle

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    Disc A016

    1. Escape 490326 075 Adaptive Ultimate
    2. QuietPlease 490508 e099 The Other Side Of The Stars

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    Disc A017

    1. QuietPlease 490522 e101 The Oldest Man In The World
    2. Favorite Story 490528 089 Time Machine

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    Disc A018

    1. RCP 490613 How Love came to Prof Guildea
    2. QuietPlease 490625 e106 Quiet Please

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    Disc A019

    1. Mysterious Traveler 490802 215 Planet Zevius
    2. Mysterious Traveler 491011 The Last Survivor

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    Disc A020

    1. Escape 500207 109 Outer Limit
    2. Cloud Nine 500314 Paris

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    Disc A021

    1. Escape 500331 116 Green Splotches
    2. Escape 500602 125 Mars Is Heaven

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    Disc A022

    1. Murder Midnight 500717 Terror out of Space
    2. Escape 510725 159 The Earthmen

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    Disc A023

    1. Proudly We Hail 511209 e166 Terror At Polgar
    2. NBC Short Story 520104 26 The Rocket

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    Disc A024

    1. Proudly We Hail 520106 e170 A Matter Of Time
    2. Hollywood Star Playhouse 520907 29 The Tenth Planet

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    Disc A025

    1. Escape 530329 189 The Invader
    2. Hall Of Fantasy 530420 22 Out Of Sky

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    Disc A026

    1. Theater Guild OTA 530426 2150 Nineteen Eighty Four

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    Disc A027

    1. Hall Fantasy 530727 Automaton
    2. Hall Fantasy 530810 Man From The Second Earth

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    Disc A028

    1. Escape 530823 210 The Man From Tomorrow
    2. Ft 530930 338 Journey Of Pegasus

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    Disc A029

    1. Escape 531004 216 Zero Hour
    2. Ft 531111 344 Martians And Coys

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    Disc A030

    1. lux540104 863 Day Earth Stood Still

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    Disc A031

    1. SUSP 540215 539 The Outer Limit
    2. Ft 540707 377 Last Smash

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    Disc A032

    1. Ft 541013 391 Ufo
    2. Ft 541110 395 At 155 Pounds

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    Disc A033

    1. Ft 550112 403 Stranger In Town

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    Disc A034

    1. lux550208 910 War of the Worlds

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    Disc A035

    1. SUSP 550405 592 Zero Hour
    2. SUSP 550712 606 Kaleidoscope

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    Disc A036

    1. Ft 570703 528 Invasion
    2. SUSP 570901 714 The Man from Tomorrow

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    Disc A037

    1. SUSP 620211 912 The Man Who Went Back to Save Lincoln

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