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Air Adventures Jimmie Allen

This old time radio adventure series included the boy wonder and pilot, Jimmie Allen, his best teenage buddy, Speed Robertson, and mechanic, Flash Lewis. Update: additional episodes and improved sound quality
130 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Airplanes and Pilots in Old Time Radio

Adults and children alike marveled at the new found reality of air adventures popularized after WWI and air travel was a huge part of America's consciousness between the two World Wars. This compilation contains episodes from all different series and genres of old time radio focused the listening audience's fascination with airplanes and pilots.
173 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Al Jolson

Al Jolson was a master entertainer and his performing career spanned 50 years. Jolson made a break in his career by deciding one evening to perform in "black face" at a San Francisco club; this soon became his trademark in show business. A staunch Civil Rights activist, he later helped open opportunities for African-Americans on Broadway.
111 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Alice Faye

She began her career as a singer and dancer in Vaudeville and later became the other half of Jazzman turned funny-man, Phil Harris. Update: additional broadcasts
298 8
Add To Cart: $30.00

America Town Meeting of the Air

Every week, the nation listened as experts debated issues from communism to social security to the type of music America wanted. Modeled after New England Town Hall Meetings, each show opened with a "town crier" clanging a bell and an active audience that would "boo" panelists. Update: additional recording
39 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Anniversaries in Old Time Radio

Anniversaries, milestones, and more in this one-of-a-kind, genre-wide collection of Anniversaries in Old Time Radio.
184 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Barton Yarborough

When living in Los Angeles, Barton Yarborough became a steady player among the community of "Radio Row" actors and soon landed the role as Ben Romero on Dragnet.
278 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Ben Bernie

The old Maestro" was known for his entertaining patter more than his violin playing and a "feud" with his good friend Walter Winchell. A musical genius from a very young age, he was the youngest violinist the play Carnegie Hall at age of thirteen. Update: 19 additional recordings
18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Benny Goodman

During the Big Band Era, Benny Goodman was the undisputed "King of Swing". The Goodman Band is credited with launching the Swing Era with a series of performances and broadcasts from California in 1935.
72 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bette Davis

Bette Davis was one of the top Hollywood actresses of all time. During her career she received 10 nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won twice. This collection includes all known guest appearances.
60 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Betty Grable

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

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

Birdbrains Behind the Wheel

silly drivers from a variety of old time radio shows crash into fruit stands, buying lemons, and smashed judge's new cars.
46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Birthday Collection

Fun birthday celebrations of famous celebrities, historical figures, and even Gracie Allen's grandpa.
148 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Blind Tales in Old Time Radio

Old Time Radio episodes featuring blindness as a plot device or characters who have visual impairment.
107 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Blind Terror

Old Time Radio horror and mystery shows about blindness, losing one's vision, and people with visual impairment.
34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boo Broadcasts (Ghost Stories)

Spooky Shows featuring Ghosts!
104 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Boris Karloff

(updated) with a few additional rare recordings! Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny."
71 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boxers Champions and Prizefighters

This OTRCAT original collection includes examples of boxing in all the genres of old time radio shows
121 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Camel Caravan (Benny Goodman)

Big Band Show for Saturday night with swing era favorite Benny Goodman.
20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Camping and Cabins

Escape the pressures of everyday life into the woods with this multi genre collection featuring camping.
98 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Cats in OTR

The Cat's Out of the Bag! Requested by our Mascot cat and you, an anthology of Cat Tails and We're Not Lion!
98 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cavalcade of America

This well-done, star-studded factual show is a wonderful resource for those interested in historical highlights. Update: 340+ additional episodes
739 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Childrens Show Bundle Pack

Many of our customers have reported immense joy in sharing the shows they remember as kid with their children and grandchildren. We want to encourage you to share the merriment and wonder of old time radio shows with the children of today with over 193 hours of classic recordings.
853 18
Add To Cart: $90.00

Christmas Bundle

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

Christmas Comedy

This collection will have you giggling jingle bells and spiting your egg nog laughing hohoho!
180 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Christmas Recordings

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

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

Clutching Hand

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cold War, Commies, Atomic, and Civil Defense Saver Bundle

Seventeen Great Old Time Radio Collections from the Cold War and Atomic era! Don't duck and cover, buy the Atomic & Cold War Bundle Pack today!
1179 28
Add To Cart: $145.00

Comedy Collection

Chuckle Along with a Crazy Compilation Comedy Shows--An OTRCAT exclusive!
113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Communists and Cold War

This extensive collection includes radio shows, news broadcasts, psa's, and debates about The Red Scare, McCarthyism, and The Cold War which pervaded politics, cultures, life and more in second half the the 20th Century. Update: additional recordings
244 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Cowboys, Rodeos, and Western Roundups

this original OTRCAT collection features the best of the west: radio adaptations of great western films, comedy parodies, Captain Midnight herding cattle with an airplane, The Saint guarding a real Cowboy and more!
90 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Crazy Mamas

OTRCAT.com original collection features hand-picked episodes with a variety of crazy mama and insane mother-in-laws.
47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Deanna Durbin

Hear the voice of the young songstress and film star as she appeared on Eddie Cantor's Texaco Town, aside Bob Hope on Command Performance, The Jack Benny Show, Lux Radio Theater, and Screen Guild Theater in this compilation of her great radio appearances.
65 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

Dogs in OTR

A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.
53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ed Wynn Firechief

(update) the rare early 1930s comedy-musical shows starring Ed Wynn as one of his most memorable characters, "The Firechief." Best known as a fantastic character actor and vaudevillian style clown, Ed Wynn's babbling voice and trademark giggle are unforgettable.
37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Election Collection

old time radio shows take on elections, voting and ballots taken from all genres including comedy, drama, western, news programs, and more.
85 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

this extensive compilation includes a sampling and many rare and popular broadcasts of "Radio Espionage" from all different genres.
176 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Fibber Christmas

(update) with 8 additional episodes: Join the resident at 79 Wistful Vista for this jolly collection of Fibber McGee and Molly Christmas shows.
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fibber McGee and Molly

Long lost episodes fell out of "Fibber's Closet". This is the most complete Fibber McGee and Molly collection to date. Laugh with over 418 hours of laughs with Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly in this classic radio sit-com. Update: 200+ additional shows
1180 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Final Episodes of OTR

Even the best OTR programs eventually came to an end, learn how it happened in our Last Episode Collection.
54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

First Responders

Firefighters, police officers, and heroes of all kinds are represented in this exciting old time radio collection.
117 2
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Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon first appeared on the comic pages in 1934, following the success of Buck Rogers. Flash soon made the move to radio before the classic film serial starring Buster Crabbe.
34 1
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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

Former Slave Interviews

Historic WPA Conversations with Former Slaves
8 1
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Fred Allen

Fred Allen moved from Vaudeville to radio and perfected his character over a number of years for several sponsors. One of his career highlights was a supposed feud with his good friend, Jack Benny.
179 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Gerald Mohr

An anthology to Gerald Mohr, this extensive collection contains almost 300 radio appearances on various detective shows, horror-dramas, and radio comedies.
233 5
Add To Cart: $30.00


Gertrude Berg created The Goldbergs in 1929, which became not only a well-loved soap opera, it introduced the goyim to Jewish life in America.
249 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


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

Goofy Guys

in honor of all the goobers, goofballs, and silly billies on old time radio shows.
317 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Halloween Scary Sampler

Ghosts and goblins and spooks! You’ll be too scared to even reach into the candy bowl when the Trick Or Treaters knock at your door if you are listening to the Halloween Scary Sampler.
83 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Halloween Variety and Specials

This Halloween remember the gh'oul times with Henry Aldrich, Jack Benny, and all your comedic friends on their Halloween radio specials.
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Harry Einstein

Einstein was famous as the character Parkyakarkus, a pseudo-Greek character comic on Al Jolson radio programs.
163 4
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Harry Richman

Best known for introducing Irving Berlin's hit "Puttin' On the Ritz" in the 1931 movie of the same title, Harry Richman was a musician that lived life to it's fullest. Update: 4 additional broadcasts
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Helen Morgan

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Heroes and Superheroes

OTRCAT.com original collection of Heroes, Superheroes, and people who think that theyre heros.
330 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Highway of Horrors

This compilation of spooky tales of freaky freeways, rocky roads, and terror on the turnpikes, this collection is filled with murderers, joyriders, hitchhikers, and kidnapping from Inner Sanctum, X Minus One, Big Town, Dragnet, Suspense, and more.
119 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Hillbillies in Old Time Radio

includes a root-tooting good time on such shows as Kraft Music Hall, The Jack Benny Program, Martin and Lewis Show, and even an episode of Johnny Dollar in the backhills of Missouri.Let's get roundtuit and have a swell time at it!
36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Holiday Inn

You don't need a Three Day Weekend to enjoy the shows in Our Holiday Inn Collection (but it night take that long to hear them all!)
119 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Horses In Old Time Radio

Hold your horses! Plenty of one horse towns, wild horses, charley horses, play the ponies, and more straight from the horse's mouth at the microphone.
203 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Hummert Radio Factory (Ann and Frank Hummert)

The Hummerts were a considerable power in entertainment broadcasting during the Golden Age of Radio. Their wide range of productions included soaps, musical, game shows, detective dramas, and serials.
107 9
Add To Cart: $45.00


From all genres of radio, old time radio hypnotists use their tricks for good and evil in this fun new collection... "You will enjoy this collection of radio shows..."
42 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

Jean Harlow

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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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

Jessica Dragonette

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.
9 1
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Jimmy Durante

By the late 1940s, Jimmy "Schnozzola" Durante was such a showbiz institution that guest stars would line up to appear on his broadcast.
47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim was a long-running jungle adventure show, feet planted firmly in the footsteps of Tarzan, but with the hardware and politics of the modern great white hunter. Update: 180+ new episodes on volume 4 and 5
504 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Leatherstocking Tales

A 1932 Show Based on a Book Historical series by James Fenimore Cooper!
32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Leslie Howard

Best known for his role in Gone with the Wind, Leslie Howard joined the war effort and used his talents for the allied forces. Update: additional broadcasts
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Little Orphan Annie

From the comic strips to the airwaves, kids could not get enough of the crime fighting, bullet dodging, Nazi submarine destroying, Ghost-chasing tyke, Little Orphan Annie.
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lux Radio Theater

Featuring the greatest Hollywood stars doing one-hour versions of their biggest motion pictures. Update: 240+ new shows and many sound upgrades.
781 30
Add To Cart: $150.00

Mad and Insane in OTR

Mad scientists, crazed killers, nutty old codgers, and more insanity in this new OTRCAT compilation.
346 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

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

Magic Key

One of the earlier old time radio variety programs sponsored by RCA to encourage radios in every American household. Updated.
68 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Marriages in Disaster

Featuring shows from all genres, this collections of marriage and weddings in old time radio will give new meaning to "To death do us part"
213 5
Add To Cart: $25.00


Romance, mystery, and comedians find plenty to poke fun at in the land of sunshine and tequila.
138 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Miriam Wolfe

Everyone's Favorite Cackling Witch in an Assortment of Shows!
39 1
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Now even More Jekyll and Hyde, Werewolves, Zombies, Hobgoblins!
186 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Moon Over Africa

Professor Anton Edwards is convinced that he will find the lost Atlantis in Africa as we find out in the grown up serial Moon Over Africa.
32 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

Music Rarities

Collection of the best music rarities from the golden age of radio.
254 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

New Years Eve

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

Olympic Historical Recordings

compilation of news, historical recordings and sports shows talking about Olympic history from radio past!
12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Open Road

hop into your convertible, because there are hours of pavement and highway-travel-themed old radio shows ahead.These old time radio shows won't help fill your gas tank on vacation but they will fill your mind with laughs and thrills.
82 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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