Welcome to OTRCAT.com: Old Time Radio Catalog

1940s

Product Image
Synopsis
Show:
CD Type:
MP3 CD
Instant Download
Audio CD
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Title Popularity Episodes ▲ MP3 CDs Price

Don Winslow Navy

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Kids serials were often built around super heroes like Superman, Blue Beetle or The Green Hornet. Don Winslow's superpowers were the fact that he was in the US Navy, which is enough power to defeat all sorts of enemies!

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tales of Fatima

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Basil Rathbone and His Sly Detective Eye!

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Freedoms People

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A deeply patriotic radio show which celebrates democracy and freedom. Made by and for African-Americans, the show featured some of the greatest leaders in 1940s black culture

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hobby Lobby

2 Episodes
1 Volume
This radio show allowed listeners everywhere to write in about their unusual hobbies so they could come on the radio and "lobby for their hobby." Many of the hobbies were actually people's professions like a female gorilla trainer, a scientist that makes robots, and a beekeeper (whose bees escaped during the show).

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tony Wons Scrapbook

2 Episodes
1 Volume
a rare conversational show and he is like an old friend who stops by for a chat. Anthony "Tony" Wons often asked the listening audience "Are you listening?"

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Scattergood Baines

2 Episodes
1 Volume
is the "shrewd and jovial hardware merchant who finds himself draw into just about everything that happens around him.Scattergood Baines is the best loved, most cussed at, and by all odds the fattest man in the modern, bustling town of Coldriver."

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr Chameleon

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A master of disguise, Mr Chameleon changes his appearance every episode to track down the murderer. This rare detective old time radio show featuring the winning combination of murder, millionaires, and mayhem.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bright Horizon

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Michael West (Richard Kollmar) struggles to rebuild his life in a town which once shunned him in this Big Sister spin-off, Bright Horizon.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Portia Faces Life

2 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio soap opera follows Portia Blake, a widowed attorney raising her ten year old son while fighting crime and corruption.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Howard Hughes Hearings

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Senate War Investigation Committee tried millionaire Howard Hughes for a misuse of government funds to build an airplane nicknamed the "Spruce Goose."

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Plantation House Party

2 Episodes
1 Volume
With down home "corn pone" humor and Whitey Ford, The Duke of Paducah, hosting, enjoy the music and comedy of the Plantation Party.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

World Security Workshop

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Powerful dramas by the United World Federalists to make the World a better and safer place.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Secret Missions

2 Episodes
1 Volume
The Mutual Network presents stories from the Office of Naval Intelligence during WWII and the early Cold War.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Murder Will Out

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Solve the mystery along with the contestants when you listen to Murder Will Out!

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sportsmen Club

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Pull up a chair at the Sportmen's Club and enjoy some of Grantland Rice's favorite stories.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

McGarry and His Mouse

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Based on a series of short stories, Rookie Detective Dan McGarry and his mouse, the smart and pretty Kitty Archer, solve crime and fight bad guys in this old time radio show.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Janis Paige

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Although she was set up as a rival to Doris Day, Janis Paige has enjoyed a long and successful Hollywood career.

2 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnny Modero

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Jack Webb early detective Favorite!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Results Inc

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hard Boiled Detective can't take himself too seriously if he is going to make it on the mean streets, but Johnny Strange of Results Inc goes for the laughs as much as he goes for his gun!

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

I Deal In Crime

3 Episodes
1 Volume
has all the right stuff for a perfect detective show including gangs, dames, and descriptive narrative. William Gargan is best known for his character roles as a detective or private investigator.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Virginia Gilmore

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Starred in stage, screen, and television, Virginia met and married Russian-born actor Yul Brynner.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Are These Our Children

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a unique twist on the crime drama genre featuring true stories from Juvenile Delinquency Court.This show features some of the worst back-talking, drug-abusing, ungrateful, school-quitting, bigoted, sassy teenagers in radio drama.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Plays for Americans

3 Episodes
1 Volume
During WWII, Arch Oboler dedicated his talents to the war effort. He produced this series--drawing in many big-name stars for the cause.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Father Flanagan Boys Town

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear the harrowing tales of the orphans lost and saved at Father Flanagan's Boys Town.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Betty Crocker

3 Episodes
1 Volume
contains rare episodes of the Betty Crocker cooking program.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Intrigue

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Are you ready for "tales of espionage, manhunts and high adventure" as Academy Award winner Joseph Schildkraut guides you through stories of Intrigue.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Band of the AAF Training Command

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Presented by Uncle Sam and directed by Captain Glenn Miller.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wake-Up Ranch (Wakeup Ranch)

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Host Cliffie Stone helped Los Angeles wake up with their morning coffee and a healthy helping of Country Music.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

This Life is Mine

3 Episodes
1 Volume
This soap opera follows Teacher Eden Channing and her family, much of which revolve around life on the home front during WWII.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of Champion

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Gene Autry's horse Champion had his own Radio Show! Was Trigger jealous? Did Champion did his own stunts on radio?

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Junior Miss

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Family situation comedy about a teenage girl and her family growing up in a New York apartment.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventure Club

3 Episodes
1 Volume
The Adventurer's Club broadcasts amazing stories from a club of extraordinary men who seek adventure at every turn.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dave Garroway Show

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Dave Garroway's laid back style made him one of NBC's great communicators on radio and television.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jackie Gleason Les Tremayne Show

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Variety show with a little known actor Jackie Gleason who would later star in The Honeymooners.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

HP Lovecraft

3 Episodes
1 Volume
This collection includes episodes from the great horror and mystery writer H.P. Lovecraft who loved "freaking the tarnation" out of audiences.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Waltz Time

3 Episodes
1 Volume
"Ladies and Gentlemen, it's time to dance on the air!" This orchestra and classical music standards radio show was produced by radio's power couple, Frank and Ann Hummert.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Four for the Fifth

3 Episodes
1 Volume
written by Arch Oboler and William Robson: this WWII propaganda old time radio program helped advertise US Bonds to fund the war effort.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Doorway to Life

3 Episodes
1 Volume
this old time radio show focused on common issues of parenthood that people faced in the late 1940s.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

America Salutes The Presidents Birthday

3 Episodes
1 Volume
in support of the March of Dimes, an all star cast with James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, and more celebrate Franklin Delano Roosevelt's birthday

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Singiser News Announcer

3 Episodes
1 Volume
a popular voice to millions of Americans for decades, he was on-board one of the famous Kennedy-Nixon debates in 1960's as a panelist.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This is Our Enemy

3 Episodes
1 Volume
WWII wartime propaganda show with fictional and outrageous tales of the evil doings of the Axis Powers.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dorothy Hughes

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Whodunit and Hardboiled crime was Dorothy's medium, crime was never her primary interest, she wanted to investigate the nature of evil itself.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Music in Miniature

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A half hour of continuous music from the London Studios, Daphne Oram and Basil Douglas put the program together with no announcements.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

PET Milk Show

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Vic Damone's hero, Frank Sinatra, said that Vic had “the best pipes in the business” promoting evaporated milk “tin cows” of the Helvetia and Pet Milk Company.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Simone Simon

3 Episodes
1 Volume
the beautiful French film star debuted in Hollywood films as well as radio.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Erich von Stroheim

3 Episodes
1 Volume
He began his career as a silent-era film star and later became an auteur director and author.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Henry Rowland

3 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most ironic Hollywood beneficiaries of the War was B-list actor Henry Rowland.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Prudential Family Hour

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Frank Gallop, the show featured Al Goodman and His Orchestra whose sound was decidedly more symphonic than most big-band outfits on the radio.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Maria Montez

3 Episodes
1 Volume
As a girl growing up in the Dominican Republic, Maria was obsessed with the movies and becoming a star.

3 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Abies Irish Rose

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This likable old time radio comedy show is about the marriage between a Jewish man and an Irish Catholic lass.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Battle Stations

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Created by the United States Navy during WWII, this old time radio program was created to "report to people of the United States on the progress of its navy in the war being fought in five oceans."

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Black Castle and Black Chapel

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare and Scary Horror Recordings

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Break the Bank

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Highest Paying Quiz Show in Radio's Golden Age!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brownstone Theater

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Plays from the Theater made for Radio Listening Fans!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Marine Story

4 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring music from the Marine Corp Band, as well as a good deal of serious Hollywood talent to promote the achievements and history of the Marine Corps.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lets Go To the Opera

4 Episodes
1 Volume
brought opera music sung in English into the homes of everyday people over the Mutual Network in 1946.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Take It or Leave It

4 Episodes
1 Volume
was the precursor to the television show, The $64,000 Question.The old time radio show, however, dealt in smaller change (contestants could win up to $64),and took itself less seriously than its television counterpart.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Topper

4 Episodes
1 Volume
What do you do if you think you’re at the top of your game, but the ghosts who live in your house keep making life “interesting”? Find out in The Adventures of Topper.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Crime Doctor

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The Crime Dr of Suspense and Intrigue is IN; Take Two Radio Shows and Call Me in the Morning!

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cases of Mr Ace

4 Episodes
1 Volume
smartly written detective show starring as George Raft as Mr. Ace of sole owner Ace Detective Agency.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Abe Burrows Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
After a long career in radio writing and directing, Burrows took a break to perform songs he wrote at nightclubs. These songs became so popular that he was invited to start his own old time radio show.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tailspin Tommy

4 Episodes
1 Volume
previously created as a movie serial and comic book, Tailspin Tommy saves lives and fights for goodness and humanity around the world in this old time radio adventure series.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sad Sack

4 Episodes
1 Volume
was originally a comic strip created by Sgt. George Baker during WWII. The comic strip followed Sad Sack troubles and foibles of a misfit in military life. The situation comedy radio show picks up with Sad Sack returning home to make a civilian life.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cresta Blanca Hollywood Players

4 Episodes
1 Volume
"Each week a great star.Each week a great story." This classic radio show featured big Hollywood stars in excellent performances including Claudette Colbert, Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis, Joan Fontaine, John Garfield, Paulette Goddard, Gene Kelly, Gregory Peck and more.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Out of the Deep

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow Capt. Gunnar Carlisle as his salvages Italian warships off the coast of Africa, threatens crooks with a panther in Guatemala, wrestles a ferocious octopus and more.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas on the Blue Network

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This very special Christmas old time radio show includes skits, music, and the voices of real WWII servicemen from the battle front

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nebbs

4 Episodes
1 Volume
situation comedy based off the popular and well-loved comic strip characters of the same name by Sol Hess.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

House of Mystery

4 Episodes
1 Volume
is a light mystery and suspense show that would be acceptable for some younger listeners sponsored by Post Toasties.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

I Was There

4 Episodes
1 Volume
rare but excellent historical old time radio show which gives an eyewitness account to notable events in history and extraordinary news stories.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Betty White

4 Episodes
1 Volume
With one of the longest careers in show business, Betty White began working in radio in the 1940s. This collection includes all known surviving radios shows starring Betty White.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Music for Millions

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the classic sounds of some of the biggest names in music from the 1940s and then listen to them do their part for the war effort by promoting Victory Bonds to help finance the war.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Doctor Fights

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Live through the adventures of doctors on the front lines of World War II in the battlefield anthology series

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Axis Sally (German Propaganda)

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Born in the US, Mildred Gillars starred in the 1942 Nazi broadcast, "Home Sweet Home" where she used stories about cheating girlfriends and wives to sow discontent and homesickness in American G.I.'s listening to the radio.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cresta Blanca Carnival

4 Episodes
1 Volume
(also known as The Carnival of Musical Contrasts) featured a mix of several different types of musical genres of the period including classical music, pop, and jazz.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Esquire Jazz Concert

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Swing to some great jazz with Louis Armstrong, Woody Herman and many more stars from the world of jazz on the first Esquire All-American Jazz Concert.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This is War (Norman Corwin)

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Directed by Norman Corwin and broadcast over all four major networks in support of the War Effort.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

To Your Good Health

4 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring the The Squibb Orchestra and Squibb Chorus, To Your Good Health was considered to be one of the finest music programs on the radio at the time

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Raffles (The Adventures of Raffles)

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen as E. W. Hornung's gentleman thief, A. J. Raffles-London's many of mystery-solves murders and works to defeat the Nazis.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Which is Which

4 Episodes
1 Volume
In this classic game show: can you recognize the difference between a real celebrity or good facsimile based just on the voice?

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

William Faulkner

4 Episodes
1 Volume
his stream-of-consciousness style has thrilled, inspired, and challenged readers for nearly a full century including The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Turhan Bey

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Exotic screen legend aka the "Turkish Delight", Turhan Bey was popular and much sought after his screen presence with his good looks and charismatic demeanor.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sky Blazers

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced by Phillips H. Lord of Gangbusters, this old time radio show chronicled the early trailblazers of the sky who made aviation what it is today.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

WR Burnett

4 Episodes
1 Volume
After working in Chicago as a seedy hotel night clerk, W.R. Burnett had the perfect characters for his stories.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Joe DeRita

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Best known for his portrayal of Curly in the Three Stooges, Joe DeRita brought big belly laughs to old time radio.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

London Studio Concerts

4 Episodes
1 Volume
A series of broadcasts from 1946, the London Studio Concerts, showcased the New London String Ensemble under the direction of Morris Miles.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Merry Go Round Melodies

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Featured jazz bands from each of the British Services in turn, and here we present shows featuring the Royal Navy's contribution, the Blue Mariners.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tennessee Williams

4 Episodes
1 Volume
American playwright and author of many classics, after a hard childhood and young adulthood he followed his dreams to become a writer.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pipes of Scotland

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Elements which make the music of the bagpipes unique include the drones; pipes which are not fingered but whose reeds are tuned to harmonize with the melody pipe or chanter.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Club 930

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The show featured music from Vaughn Monroe, Dinah Shore, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Duvall, Benny Strong, and others.

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hildegardes Radio Room

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The blonde siren songbird is best known for her signature tune, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup." Hildegarde's Radio Room included co-conspirators as Phil Regan, Burgess Meredith, Clifton Webb, Patsy Kelly, and Xavier Cugat.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brighter Day

5 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the Longest Running Radio Soap Operas!

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Green Lama

5 Episodes
1 Volume
After spending ten years in Tibet and becoming a mystic, Jethro Dumont returns to America to fight crime as The Green Lama.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Page 1 of 13