Welcome to OTRCAT.com: Old Time Radio Catalog


        CD Type:        
Title ▲ Popularity Episodes MP3 CDs Price

Alan Reed

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

Alaska Old Time Radio

The Forty-ninth State is "the Last Frontier" and is legendary for its wealth, ruggedness, extreme weather, and most of all for its vastness.
42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amelia Earhart

An iconic American hero and pioneer in aviation, Amelia Earhart's story and bravery inspired many old time radio shows.
5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amnesia and Memory Loss

A compilation of old time radio shows featuring amnesia and memory loss which was a common plot device in all genres of radio from comedy to detective shows.
83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

April Fools Pranks, Jokes, Gags and Hoaxes

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

B.A. Rolfe and His Orchestra

Enjoy the sounds of B. A. Rolfe and his Orchestra as he brings you popular tunes and talented singers from the 1930s.
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Babe Ruth

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Baseball and World Series Broadcasts

This extensive collection has some great classic baseball recordings in radio history! Update: 4 new volumes include 40 additional game broadcasts
236 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Baseball in Old Time Radio

This collection is full of fun and varied shows from all different series with a baseball themed episodes. Update: additional episodes
39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Billy Jones and Ernie Hare

The Music and Comedy Duo starred in this Early Radio Show Sensation
16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bing Crosby

Der Bingle was arguably the King of Radio. Other vaudeville stars made the transition to the airwaves as accomplished funnymen while Bing remained primarily a songman. He was also a crooner with a keen sense of comic timing and an uncanny ability to connect with audiences across the airwaves. He had plenty of success with his own programs like Kraft Music Hall, The Chesterfield Show, and Philco Radio Time, but he also made regular appearances on his friends' programs.
365 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Birds on the Radio

Hear from our feathered friends about birds who tell us secrets, Birds which scare us, and birds that are good to eat!
128 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Burns and Allen

George Burns and Gracie Allen show starring radio's favorite couple is now updated with 100 additional recordings (with an additional 46+ hours) and sound upgrades!
274 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Calling All Cars

(update) now with 25 additional episodes: this classic police drama is one of the earliest of the genres. A precursor to the popular police drama Dragnet, Calling All Cars portrayed the true crime stories of the Los Angeles Police Department.
299 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Chase and Sanborn Hour 1931-1934

A special brand of comedy to the Chase and Sanborn Hour every Sunday night with funny skits and silly banter.
8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Bundle

over 600 classic christmas broadcasts!
662 21
Add To Cart: $105.00

Christmas Recordings

Hundreds of hours full of holiday cheer! Update: New disk #8!
649 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Christmas Variety Shows

Big song numbers and plenty of knee slapping comedy to bring old time radio Christmas cheer home.
54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Churchill (Winston) Recordings

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England during WWII and great orator, wrote his own speeches and delivered them on many radio broadcasts.
111 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Clara Lu and Em

Known to be the First Soap Opera with Gossip Galore from your Three Favorite Gals!
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Clowns in OTR

This multi-genre collection includes clowns that make you laugh, clowns that make you cry, and clowns that make you scream.
44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cooking in Old Time Radio

A curious concoction of cooking creations are included in this OTRCAT.com exclusive collection of old time radio cooking shows such as The Mystery Chef, The Mary Lee Taylor Program, Martha Meade Society Program, Betty Crocker Cooking School of the Air, and more! There are also cooking-centric episodes from different radio series like Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen, Life of Riley, and Cavalcade of America.
71 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Creepiest Old Time Radio Show

An OTRCAT original compilation: Turn the lights down low and sit as close as you can to your sweetheart when this scary collection plays!
143 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Crime Christmas

Crime still happens during the Holidays and Joe Friday, Johnny Dollar, Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, Richard Diamond, and Paladin will make sure that the grinches don't steal Christmas, St Nick, furs, or a statue of Baby Jesus.
34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Depression Era Recordings

Old Time Radio Looks at the Great Depression, the economic crisis which began with the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and how it affected Americans everywhere.
37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Detective Collection

Menagerie of the best-of Detective Shows-An OTRCAT exclusive!
119 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Devils Demons Satan and Lucifer

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

Dick Powell

Dick Powell stars in Richard Diamond, Rogue's Gallery, and special appearances in various old time radio shows including Lux Radio Theater, Command Performance, Cavalcade of America, UN Radio, Screen Guild Theater, Suspense, This I Believe, and many rare recordings!
203 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy came from the comic strips to the radio in this great serial. He still fights bizarre villains and the 15 minute shows are filled with cliff-hangers. Tune In!
70 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Drama Collection

A sensational sampling of OTRCAT's drama radio shows with classic stars and unforgettable productions--An OTRCAT exclusive collection.
219 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Easy Aces

(update) with 90+ additional recordings: The Easy Aces is held in high regard as one of the shows that made serial radio funny. It was the singular couple, Jane and what was his name? Fans of the show know that he somehow never got called by his first name. That's because Goodman Ace, the creator and writer, kept it just "Ace" for the run of the show.
303 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Fatal Females

featuring the meanest ladies of old time radio. From murderesses to poisoneresses from wicked queens to wicked witches, this collection is sure to prove that the fairest sex can be pretty scary, too.
56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fleischmanns Yeast Hour

Also known as The Rudy Vallee Show where stars like Burns and Allen, Milton Berle, Alice Faye, the Mills Brothers, and Kate Smith were first introduced to the world.
24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Watanabe and the Honorable Archie

akin to Amos and Andy, featured the Japanese-American houseboy and his master's world traveling adventures.
20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fred Waring

Fine Music Entertainment with 50-Piece Orchestra! Update: 25 additional broadcast
43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Front Page Drama

Front Page Drama drew its long running collection of interesting stories from the pages of The American Weekly magazine. Update: 63 additional broadcasts
375 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Gale Gordon

best known for his roles as an undermined authority figure (like Principal Osgood Conklin in Our Miss Brooks). This extensive collection contains some of the best of Gale Gordon's prolific old time radio show performances from all various series from 1932 - 1956.
161 3
Add To Cart: $15.00


featuring golf-themed old time radio shows from a variety of genres including comedy, drama, and even science fiction. Broadcasts from Bill Stern, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Phil Harris, and even Charlie McCarthy!
44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gone Fishing

Grab your reel and bait your hook, because it's time to go fishing with some of the most hilarious fishing shows on old time radio!
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Harold Peary

Best known as The Great Gildersleeve, Harold Peary kept Americans laughing with the Fibber McGee and Molly spin-off.
523 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Harry Einstein

Einstein was famous as the character Parkyakarkus, a pseudo-Greek character comic on Al Jolson radio programs.
163 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Haunted House

Haunted houses are a common theme in horror old time radio shows.Radio is the perfect medium for a good haunting story because not seeing the ghost is almost equally as frightening as seeing one.
44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

Aloha! This collection includes old time radio shows from all genres from ting-ting steel guitar music to epic Hawaiian Adventure and detective stories to supernatural Tiki tales. Update: 37 episodes-new volume#7
290 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Hollywood Bombshells

Sexiest sirens ever to grace the small screen, big screen, and radio let us heat up those Winter Nights with the Hottest Vintage Hollywood Bombshells.
791 36
Add To Cart: $160.00

Hollywood Spotlight

Syndicated musical variety program with comedy skits and famous guest appearances.
17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Introductions and Theme Music

This collection includes theme music and announcer voice-overs from more than a thousand Old Time Radio programs.
1104 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jack Benny

Everyone's favorite penny pinching miser is now updated with more laughs and better quality sound.
938 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Jack Benny Gags

compilation of some of Jack Benny's best running gags and first appearances by his stellar comedy cast.
161 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Jeanette Nolan

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

Jesus in Old Time Radio

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

Joe Penner

Known for his zany antics and slapstick comedy, Joe Penner kept audiences laughing during the Depression years. He was the "it-man" of radio comedy when the nation needed laugher.
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnny Mercer

popular singer and song writer in the golden age of radio. In the 1940s, Johnny Mercer was the "it-man" for Hollywood's musical entertainment.
88 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Jokes and Pranks Bundle

16 disks full of pranks and jokes!
991 16
Add To Cart: $60.00

July 4th

Enjoy July 4th broadcasts from radio past. Update: additional episodes
127 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Kraft Music Hall

This knock out music show is hosted by Al Jolson, and Bing Crosby. Update: 70+ additional recordings
227 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Legal Dramas

This original collection includes old time radio shows about law enforcers, law breakers, lawyers, and a "lawt" of good legal drama.
279 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Mae West

Enjoy this collection of sultry and witty guest appearances including the controversial skit that banned her from the airwaves.
8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Magic Collection

This collection includes multiple magic themed old time radio shows from multiple genres from comedy, drama, mystery and detective shows.
39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Majestic Master Mystery

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

March of Time

(update) now with an additional 20 shows: this old time radio broadcast was renown for dramatized news events.
28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Martha Raye

She began her entertainment career at the age of three, she later became a popular guest on variety show and on the nightclub circuit.
36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Memorial Day

(update) with additional episodes: Enjoy the beginning of summer and honor our fallen with this compilation of historical, dramatic and comedy radio shows.
21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Movie Previews

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

NEHI Program

music program from the 1930's with the delightful tones of Veronica Wiggins introducing the program each week. Update: additional recording
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nick Harris Detective

Super Sleuth Solves Los Angeles Crimes
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Oldsmobile Show

this rare 1930's music series features singer Ruth Etting, Johnny Green and his Orchestra, and announcer Ted Husing.
4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


We happily include these Sampler Disks with each order. They are a great way to introduce your friends to the fun of Old Time Radio. This edition includes selections from American Trail and The Marx Brothers.
105 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


We happily include these Sampler Disks with each order. They are a great way to introduce your friends to the fun of Old Time Radio. This edition includes selections from Judy Canova and The Scarlet Pimpernel.
119 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


We happily include these Sampler Disks with each order. They are a great way to introduce your friends to the fun of Old Time Radio. This edition includes selections from Bulldog Drummond and Tom Corbett, Space Cadet.
102 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


We happily include these Sampler Disks with each order. They are a great way to introduce your friends to the fun of Old Time Radio. This edition includes selections from Music America Loves Best and Pat Novak For Hire.
109 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


Long time listens and OTRCAT.com fans have requested a new sampler cd with 100 episodes from various series including America's Town Hall Meeting, Amos and Andy Music Hall, When a Girl Marries, Betty Crocker, Hallmark Hall Of Fame, and many more top picks from our newest collections.
100 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


New sampler cd with over 100 episodes from various series including This is Paris, Something for the Girls, WWII PSA Annoucements, Jack Robinson, Streamlined Shakespeare and more.
87 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Paul Whiteman

Performances by The King of Jazz!
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pickens Sisters

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Poetry in Old Time Radio

A collection of Poetry radio programs that bring culture, thoughtfulness, and spoken word to your radio. Update: additional Edgar Guest recordings
400 17
Add To Cart: $80.00

Politicians Corrupt Dirty and Otherwise

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

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

A Public Service Announcement (PSA) is defined as a message in the public interest which is disseminated through the media free of charge, with the objective of raising awareness of issues. Update: additional recordings
182 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 02

Even Randomer and Rarer than the original with shows never before released!
50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 12

Randomer and Rarer than before, enjoy these old time radio rarities from the lost vaults of time.
46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 15

A collection of rare, hard to find shows from all genres including Heart Throbs, Heritage Radio Theater, The Man Behind The Masterpiece, Nightcap Yarns, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands, Mr. Pickwick's Christmas.
59 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rare Detective and Crime Shows

features rare and highly collectible crime shows: this compilation is a fascinating look at the different key players in crime solving including detectives, spies, private investigators, cops, FBI agents, newspaper reporters, attorneys, defense attorneys, informants, and even personnel in the emerging field forensic science. Update: Adventures of PC49
102 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Rarities from the 1930s

This unique compilation includes rare dramas, comedy, and unique radio broadcasts from the 1930's. Update: Additional recordings
79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Reefer Madness

It was obvious to anyone who looked that dope was going to be the scourge of youth. For proof, look no further than our Reefer Madness Collection.
69 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rudy Vallee

(update) with 35+ new episodes, listen to radio's bad boy on the block variety hour. This talent scout program made stars such as Alice Faye, Milton Berle, Joe Penner, Bergen & McCarthy, and even the Aldrich Family.
62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Shakespeare on the Radio

This collection includes Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, As You Like It, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Taming of the Shrew, Antony and Cleopatra and variations there of. Update: additional broadcasts
56 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Sherlock Holmes

"The game is afoot" as radio listeners get wrapped up in the twists and turns of their favorite consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.
212 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Sports and Baseball Broadcasts

These games were played decades ago, so you could look up the stats, but that would not be as much fun as watching them on the radio!
67 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Walter Tetley

He used his "smart-aleck kid" persona for the duration of his career giving zingers to the biggest names in radio most notably as Leroy in The Great Gildersleeve.
698 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Witchs Tale

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

World War II Collection

This compilation includes vintage broadcasts and historical recordings of the era. The American men and women serving in WWII exclusively heard many of the recordings in this collection through the AFRS (American Forces Radio Service).
1221 9
Add To Cart: $45.00