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Radio Revival Heart to Heart Hour

2 Episodes
1 Volume
is a rare collection of religious and gospel recordings from the 1930's by Charles E Fuller.

2 1
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$4.50

Roller Derby

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Mayhem on Wheels! Presented on KOIL-AM, Omaha, 1938.

2 1
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$4.50

David Torrence

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Silent films star David Torrence began his film career at the age of 50 after leaving his native Scotland to become a cowboy in California.

2 1
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$4.50

Eric Linden

2 Episodes
1 Volume
The handsome actor worked in more than thirty films in the 1930s with some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

2 1
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$4.50

Fred Stone

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Born in 1873, he began appearing in circuses and minstrel shows as an acrobat and tightrope walker and later he worked on the stage version of The Wizard of Oz.

2 1
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$4.50

Stoopnagle and Budd

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!

3 1
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$4.50

Quaker Party

3 Episodes
1 Volume
stars Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend. Update: additional broadcast

3 1
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$4.50

Our Gal Sunday

3 Episodes
1 Volume
This classic soap opera rags to riches story is about a orphan girl named Sunday who married a powerful and rich Lord Henry Brinthrope.

3 1
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$4.50

Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies through The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air featuring entertainers like Fanny Brice, Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers.

3 1
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$4.50

Career of Alice Blair

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A girl struggles with conflicts between work and family in the soap opera, "The Career of Alice Blair," from 1939.

3 1
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$4.50

Houseboat Hanna

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy life and loves on San Francisco Bay in this little known Hummert old time radio soap opera.

3 1
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$4.50

Edith Fellows

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Child-star Edith Fellows, best known for playing orphans and street urchins, was the first child to be offered a seven year contract with a major studio.

3 1
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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
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$4.50

Radio Guild

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Winning the endorsement of National Advisory Council on Radio in Education (NACRE), the producers of the Music Appreciation Hour developed an instructor's manual as a companion to the series called Radio Guild.

3 1
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Lupe Velez

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Born in Mexico, Lupe Vélez began performing in Mexican revues in the early 1920s.

3 1
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$4.50

Black Castle and Black Chapel

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare and Scary Horror Recordings

4 1
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$4.50

Kitty Keene

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Kitty Keene, a former Ziegfeld Follies' showgirl, solved crime with an equal amount of toughness and purrfection.

4 1
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

B.A. Rolfe and His Orchestra

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the sounds of B. A. Rolfe and his Orchestra as he brings you popular tunes and talented singers from the 1930s.

4 1
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$4.50

Oldsmobile Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
this rare 1930's music series features singer Ruth Etting, Johnny Green and his Orchestra, and announcer Ted Husing.

4 1
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$4.50

Martha Meade Society Program

4 Episodes
1 Volume
sponsored by Sperry Flour was a charming 1930s radio program for homemakers with great cooking tips you won't want to miss!

4 1
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$4.50

Richard Greene

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Screen heartthrob Englishman Richard Greene was best known for the lead in the British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood.

4 1
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$4.50

Five Friendly Footnotes

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Friendly Freddie Rich and his Orchestra friends like Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, Bunny Berigan and vocalist Elmer Feldcamp.

4 1
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$4.50

Helen Keller

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Being born deaf and mute, her story of overcoming all odds with the help of dedicated tutor Anne Sullivan inspired the world.

4 1
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Edie Adams

4 Episodes
1 Volume
A graduate of Juilliard and the Columbia School of Drama, Edie Adams worked on Broadway before relocating to California with her husband Ernie Kovacs.

4 1
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$4.50

Knitting Collection

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Knitting in variety and comedy old time radio shows like Fibber McGee and Molly and more that will have you in stitches!

4 1
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$4.50

Frances Farmer

4 Episodes
1 Volume
A feisty leading lady who's career was cut short due to the politics of the studio system and her personal shortcomings.

4 1
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$4.50

DW Griffith

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

4 1
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$4.50

Death Valley Days

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Join us with Real Stories of Life in the West

5 1
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$4.50

Renfrew Mounted

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Exciting Adventure show about the Royal Mounted Police

5 1
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$4.50

Wizard of Oz

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Old Time Radio drama and supporting broadcasts of Dorothy Gale, the rural Kansan, who in a freak storm is whisked away to a magical rainbow world populated by colorful munchkin-like people.

5 1
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$4.50

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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$4.50

Pickens Sisters

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Just three little girls, Helen, Jane, and Patti from Macon, Georgia, who grew up singing together and they became the toast of Manhattan.

5 1
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$4.50

Sunny Valley

5 Episodes
1 Volume
is a western music show broadcast from down-home Los Angeles featuring hillbilly and gospel music.

5 1
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$4.50

In Review

5 Episodes
1 Volume
using audio clips and narration, this historical old time radio show allows the listener to live through the year and understand major news events, stories, and happenings.

5 1
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$4.50

Men of Vision

5 Episodes
1 Volume
From early man to the Wright Brothers, learn about how the men of vision profiled contributed to the common good with their optical discoveries and inventions.

5 1
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$4.50

Chico Marx

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The oldest of the Marx Brothers, Chico Marx used his con artist gag and his smart hustler skills to bring the brothers to stardom.

5 1
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$4.50

Coast to Coast on a Bus

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The White Rabbit Bus hit America's highways every Sunday morning, with its conductor (that's what they called him) Milton Cross.

5 1
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$4.50

Amelia Earhart

5 Episodes
1 Volume
An iconic American hero and pioneer in aviation, Amelia Earhart's story and bravery inspired many old time radio shows.

5 1
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$4.50

Air Stories of the World War

5 Episodes
1 Volume
George Bruce 1930s old time radio stories of aviation in the first great world war.

5 1
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$4.50

Helen Morgan

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as the "Glorifier of the American Girl", Helen Morgan sang from the perch of a piano into the hearts of listeners worldwide.

5 1
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$4.50

Vivien Leigh

5 Episodes
1 Volume
She became a household name playing Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind, Vivien Leigh was one of the brightest stars in classic Hollywood.

5 1
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$4.50

Greta Garbo

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as a Swedish silent screen icon, Greta Garbo stunned the world when talkies took over the silver screen.

6 1
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Major Bowes

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

6 1
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$4.50

Vicks Romantic Bachelor

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Let the Romantic Bachelor sweep you away with love songs and tales of romance.

6 1
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$4.50

When A Girl Marries

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the trials and tribulations of married couple, Joan and Harry Davis, as they deal with the drama of friends and family in their hometown of Stanwood.

6 1
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$4.50

Howie Wing, A Saga of Aviation

6 Episodes
1 Volume
A fun kids adventure series with 20 year old cadet Howie, WWI Ace Captain Harvey and abetted by his fellow pilot "Zero" Smith and Howie's girl friend, Donna Cavendish.

6 1
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$4.50

Raymond Gram Swing News Broadcasts

6 Episodes
1 Volume
believed in the American values and noticed early on that Adolf Hitler was a problem long before America's involvement in WWII.

6 1
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$4.50

Ham Radio

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Stories and dramas of amateur radio service operators during the age of old time radio.

6 1
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

Jean Harlow

6 Episodes
1 Volume
An American, platinum-blond film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s, Jean Harlow is known as the first Hollywood bombshell.

6 1
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$4.50

Palmolive Beauty Box Theater

6 Episodes
1 Volume
"A Soap Operetta" old time radio show, with classically trained opera singers but a lighter tone than classical opera.

6 1
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$4.50

Streamlined Shakespeare

6 Episodes
1 Volume
A summer replacement series that signed the most famous Shakespearean alive actor of the time, John Barrymore.

6 1
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$4.50

Bela Lugosi

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Performances with the Original Count Dracula!

7 1
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$4.50

Empire Builders

7 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) Sponsored by the Great Northern Railway, this newly updated collection contains all seven known episodes to be in existence. In these historical-drama, we get a glimpse of the history of railroads in the development and use of the Columbia River.

7 1
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$4.50

Majestic Master Mystery

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Majestic Radio was one of the largest manufacturers of home receivers through the 1920's, but when sales began to slip in the 1930's they began airing Majestic Master Mystery.

7 1
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$4.50

Warner Brothers Academy

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Dramatic Sensation Presenting Upcoming Stars

7 1
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$4.50

Les Miserables

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Orson Welles production of the epic novel, a social commentary during a defining era in French History.

7 1
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$4.50

Dr John Brinkley (Medical Quack)

7 Episodes
1 Volume
began experimenting with goat glands, surgically implanting them for every ailment from fertility, to dementia, to impotency. Called a quack, charlatan, and mega-medical radio star, Dr John Brinkley is a character from the 20th century that could not have existed without the power of radio.

7 1
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$4.50

Friday the 13th

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Unlucky Friday the 13th is discussed in a wide variety of shows including Origins Of Superstitions, The Witch's Tale, Suspense, Our Miss Brooks, and more...

7 1
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$4.50

PG Wodehouse

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Best known to millions as P.G. Wodehouse, Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse is considered one of the all time great English humorists. His body of work spans more than seventy years and includes novels, short stories, plays and radio features.

7 1
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

American Weekly

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Radio Dramas adapted from everyone's favorite Sunday Magazine!

8 1
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$4.50

Babe Ruth

8 Episodes
1 Volume
The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field.

8 1
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$4.50

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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$4.50

Former Slave Interviews

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Historic WPA Conversations with Former Slaves

8 1
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$4.50

Live at Mark Hopkins Hotel

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Music from the "IT" Spot in the Nob Hill District of San Francisco!

8 1
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$4.50

Mae West

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy this collection of sultry and witty guest appearances including the controversial skit that banned her from the airwaves.

8 1
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$4.50

Bachelors Children

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the tales of the "Bachelor's Children," an award winning radio soap opera that ran for over a decade. Update: additional broadcasts

8 1
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$4.50

From the Bookshelf of the World

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Although some of these boys would not have picked up a book themselves after they left high school, programs like From the Bookshelf of the World exposed them to some of the great stories in literature.

8 1
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$4.50

Chase and Sanborn Hour 1931-1934

8 Episodes
1 Volume
A special brand of comedy to the Chase and Sanborn Hour every Sunday night with funny skits and silly banter.

8 1
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$4.50

Christmas Movies on the Radio

8 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection includes your favorite Christmas Classics films adapted to old time radio with the original casts such as James Stewart and Donna Reed in It's a Wonderful Life!

8 1
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$4.50

Jack Benny Annual 39th Birthday

8 Episodes
1 Volume
stuck on the perpetual 39th Birthday, Mary Livingstone's sweetheart Jack Benny was born on Valentine's Day.

8 1
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$4.50

War of the Worlds

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on the HG Wells story about Martian's invading Earth, War of the Worlds 1938 is one of the most infamous broadcasts in media history.

8 1
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$4.50

Mermaids

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Originally the product of seafarer's overactive and superstitious imaginations, mermaids are now an allegory for any time we associate a pretty girl with the water.

9 1
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Valiant Lady

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Valiant Lady was a classic Soap from the Hummert Radio Factory, complete with long, involved story arcs, cliff hangers and swelling organ music. Follow the trials and tribulations of Joan Barrett as she gives up a promising acting career to care for her ailing father.

9 1
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Cavalcade of Music

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

9 1
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Abroad with the Lockharts

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

9 1
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$4.50

Wayside Theater

9 Episodes
1 Volume
features unique romantic comedy tales which allow you a vacation of the mind in the most unusual of locals like Mexico, a taxi cab, and even night school.

9 1
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Fats Waller

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy One of the Great Talents of Jazz Piano who mad a Name for Himself in the Early Days of Radio, Fats Waller.

9 1
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$4.50

Joe Besser

9 Episodes
1 Volume
You Crazy, Youuuuuu! Joe Besser developed his own comic persona that was as silly as it was loveable. Best known for his two-reel short features and becoming one of the Three Stooges, Joe was also a favorite of Old Time Radio!

9 1
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Alcatraz

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Alcatraz's years of operation (1934-1963) almost directly coincided with the golden age of radio and many old time radio stories were based on the prison. Update: additional episodes

9 1
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Ray Bolger

9 Episodes
1 Volume
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

9 1
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George Sanders

9 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

9 1
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Cavalcade of America Christmas

9 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced by DuPont to improve its public image, Cavalcade of America Christmas features drama shows.

9 1
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$4.50

Travels of Mary Ward

10 Episodes
1 Volume
the human experience behind the Montgomery Ward Catalogue

10 1
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Eb and Zeb

10 Episodes
1 Volume
"Zeb tall and angular and Eb short and fat" who run a general store in Corn Center. Much of the show's humor is derived from Eb and Zeb's slow minds and silly business ideas.

10 1
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Choose a Song Partner

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy classic songs and amusing clues when you listen to Beryl Vaughn, Don Moreland, and Adele Scott on Choose a Song Partner.

10 1
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$4.50

Lifebuoy Show (Al Jolson)

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen along as "The World's Greatest Entertainer" does what he does best in "The Lifebuoy Show," a musical comedy show starring Al Jolson.

10 1
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$4.50

Club Car Special

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Club Car Special was presented by the Hearst News Paper Syndicate is a teaser of the upcoming Sunday's Newspaper. The old time radio show opens with a sketch dramatizing a cartoon, then a short review of some of the humorous articles.

10 1
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$4.50

Christmas Seals Recordings

10 Episodes
1 Volume
brought in top stars like Fibber McGee and Molly and Frank Sinatra to be sure that every card and package sent during Christmas included a Christmas Seal.

10 1
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Gallant American Women

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the untold stories of ordinary women who worked and sacrificed sometimes with their lives, to build the United States.

10 1
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Jessica Dragonette

10 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as early radio's "Star of Stars", the "Princess of Song", "Sweetheart of the Air" and "Queen of Radio", this diminutive soprano was one of the most popular voices in the early days of radio. Update: additional broadcast, rare interview

10 1
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Gloria Swanson

10 Episodes
1 Volume
If there ever was a grande dame of Hollywood, it would have been Gloria Swanson.

10 1
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Salute to Law

11 Episodes
1 Volume
A crime and police drama a la Dragnet and Calling all Cars, A Salute to Law features Nick Harris catching those who are guilty of "the folly of committing crime.Slightly different in tone to the aforementioned series, A Salute to Law stressed an overarching moralistic theme in regards to crime and punishment.

11 1
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Frank Capra

11 Episodes
1 Volume
He has been called a quintessentially American movie director of the 1930s and 1940s.

11 1
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Clutching Hand

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Professor Craig Kennedy uses some real scientific techniques and some imaginary to solve crime in this 1936 crime serial old time radio series.

11 1
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World Is Yours

11 Episodes
1 Volume
produced in cooperation with the Department of Interior and the Smithsonian Institution, The World Is Yours is an education program based on "America's Attic."

11 1
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Airmail Mystery

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Stories of mystery and drama surrounding the Airmail of Great Britain's Royal Mail Service.

11 1
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Polio

11 Episodes
1 Volume
Polio became one of the most worrisome of childhood diseases in the early 20th century until research by Jonas Salk resulted in a practical and effective polio vaccine.

11 1
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$4.50
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