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Your Saturday Date with the Duke

35 Episodes
2 Volume
American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra for 50 years sponsored by the Treasury Department.

35 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Your Hit Parade

92 Episodes
2 Volume
Your Hit Parade features the popular hit song show that spanned almost 25 years. Update: 6 additional broadcasts

92 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Yankee Yarns

48 Episodes
1 Volume
Old-time storyteller Alton weaves tales that are alternately amazing, eccentric, horrifying and comical!

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Xavier Cugat

31 Episodes
1 Volume
A violin prodigy as a child, Xavier Cugat is credited with popularizing Latin American rhythms in the US big band scene. Update: additional recording

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wyllis Cooper

135 Episodes
3 Volume
Cooper's commitment to mind-bending, truly affecting science fiction ensured that his programs would win over listeners and draw critical acclaim.

135 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

WWI Great War Recordings

22 Episodes
1 Volume
The Great War was just a memory by the time commercial radio had become an important medium, but the experience shaped America as well as many of the personalities involved in Old Time Radio.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

World War II Collection

1220 Episodes
9 Volume
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).

1220 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Woody Herman

62 Episodes
2 Volume
Heavily influenced by Duke Ellington and Count Basie, the Woody Herman's Herd was known for lively arrangements that combined swing rhythms and bebop themes.

62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Witches

80 Episodes
2 Volume
The Witches in the collection are in every genre of old time radio and will put a spell on you.

80 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Winter Chills Horror Mystery and Intrigue

37 Episodes
1 Volume
When the winds of winter howl, just being outside can be enough to kill you, and that helps make winter the creepiest time of the year.

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

William Powell

48 Episodes
2 Volume
He was best known for his role as Nick Charles in The Thin Man in the film version. Although he did not play the role in the radio version of The Thin Man, but had numerous radio appearances.

48 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

William Gargan

60 Episodes
2 Volume
best known for his hard-boiled detective roles in Barry Craig and Martin Kane, William Gargan also appeared in variety old time radio shows, Lux Radio, Command Performance and more!

60 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

William Conrad

408 Episodes
7 Volume
With a baritone delivery that was as big as his girth, William Conrad was a classic example of an actor who had the looks for Radio. Although he was too big to get the part when many of his shows went to the small screen, he was one of the busiest actors in Radio, often appearing 3-4 times a week.

408 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

William Bendix

283 Episodes
7 Volume
The craggy and blustery William Bendix is best known for his role as the lovable lug Chester A. Riley in The Life of Riley

283 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Whistling

171 Episodes
5 Volume
Whistling and whistlers are featured in this diverse collection of Old Time Radio favorites.

171 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Whistler

549 Episodes
11 Volume
The Whistler broadcasts are tales of mystery and terror, begun each week with the signature echoing footsteps and haunting whistled theme. Update: sound upgrades

549 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Western Spoofs

61 Episodes
1 Volume
With an abundance of material to tease out of the western genre, many brilliant comedians created comedy skits with a western theme including Jack Benny, Red Skeleton, Fred Allen and more.

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Western Musical

87 Episodes
1 Volume
Included in the Western Music Collection is a sampling of the very best western and country old time radio music shows -- from hillbilly twangs to Texas swing.

87 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Western Christmas

23 Episodes
1 Volume
Santa's ridin' in dem doggies with a sack full of old time radio goodies set in the wild west. Ho Ho Yeeha! Update: additional episodes

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Werewolves in Old Time Radio

32 Episodes
1 Volume
Legends of shape-shifting wolf men have been around since ancient times, these old time radio shows include werewolves and the ferocity of their attacks.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wendell Corey

13 Episodes
1 Volume
A staple of the radio airwaves, Wendell Corey's memorable textured voice on such great old time radio shows as Cavalcade of America, Lux Radio Theater, and Inner Sanctum

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Weather Collection

110 Episodes
3 Volume
all shows have extreme weather from snow storms to hurricanes as a central plot device in the story line.

110 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

WC Fields

22 Episodes
1 Volume
Primarily known for his alcoholism and quick wit, he was a comedian on a off the stage.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ward Bond

13 Episodes
1 Volume
Good friends with John Wayne from their days playing football at USC, Ward Bond was a natural authority figure, and he was usually typed as a friendly cop or a menacing tough guy.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Walter Winchell

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Beginning in 1930, Walter Winchell became the voice that America listened to for a compelling combination of News and celebrity gossip.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Walter Tetley

698 Episodes
15 Volume
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

Wally Maher

428 Episodes
10 Volume
While working as a clerk for the Southern Pacific railroad, he discovered that he had an ear for dialects and a talent for mimicry.

428 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Wacky Women

273 Episodes
4 Volume
Features the kookiest women of old time radio. There are some members of the fairer sex can be less than sensible and at times downright wacky.From silly sisters to mental missies, this collection includes a wide variety of fun, exciting, and sometimes weird women!

273 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Vox Pop

140 Episodes
3 Volume
You won't want to miss this charming program featuring often spontaneous and playful interviews with citizens across the US and abroad. This extensive collection contains rare recordings previously not in circulation.

140 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Voice of the Army

91 Episodes
1 Volume
US Army recruiting show features dramatized stories from Army veterans, fictional stories, and amazing music. Update: 70 additional recordings

91 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Virginia OBrien

18 Episodes
1 Volume
A popular American actress, singer, and radio personality described as "both a hot dish and a dead pan at the same time": Virginia O'Brien AKA "Frozen Face" was best known for her comedic roles with a deadpan delivery in 1940s musicals.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Virginia Gregg

391 Episodes
5 Volume
Virginia Gregg had a long and varied career on the airwaves throughout the history of old time radio. She working with such radio greats as Jack Webb, Elliott Lewis, Hans Conried, Gerald Mohr, and Bob Bailey. Some have called her the female equivalent to William Conrad and during her heyday she appeared multiple times a week on the airwaves sometimes appearing on more than one show a day!

391 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Vincent Price

123 Episodes
2 Volume
From The Saint to the Thriller, enjoy one of radio and films great scary men! Update: additional episodes of THE SAINT

123 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Victory Parade Spotlight of Bands

244 Episodes
5 Volume
In 1941, Mutual had the bright idea of broadcasting Swing Bands remotely from various halls around the country and Spotlight of Bands was born. Update: 8 additional recordings and many sound upgrades

244 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Victor Borge

43 Episodes
1 Volume
Presenting some of the Best Performances by the "Clown Prince of Denmark." Update: additional broadcast

43 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vic and Sade

345 Episodes
2 Volume
Welcome, welcome to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gook, better known as Vic and Sade. Go get cozy with this delightful run of the mill and charmingly familiar Midwestern couple extraordinaire! Update: 210+ new shows and 47 additional hours of radio's favorite homefolks

345 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Veronica Lake

15 Episodes
1 Volume
With her trademark peek-a-boo hairstyle and 4 feet 11 inch frame, Veronica Lake paired with Alan Ladd in seven movies.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ventriloquist and Dummies

31 Episodes
1 Volume
You can never be sure their lips aren't moving on the radio, but these ventriloquists and their dummies are entertaining, insulting, and creating meyhem on the airwaves!

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Venom Creepy Crawlies Sea Monsters and Nasties

100 Episodes
2 Volume
Get ready to squirm in your seat with this collection of slither snake, crawling curiosities, and monsters from the deep.

100 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Vampires in Old Time Radio

40 Episodes
1 Volume
Get your garlic and crucifix, this collection includes a wide variety of vampire-themed old time radio shows.

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vaccines and Plagues

56 Episodes
1 Volume
Old time radio's take on plagues, vaccines, polio, and other illnesses featuring shows from all genres from comedy to drama to adventure. Update: additional broadcasts

56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

University of Chicago Roundtable

112 Episodes
3 Volume
uses the media of radio as a platform to answer big questions of the day. Topics include war time politics, civil rights, economics, great literature, psychology, nutrition, and more.

112 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Tyrone Power

36 Episodes
1 Volume
Swashbuckler and heartthrob, Tyrone Power was an international man of mystery

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Twins

53 Episodes
1 Volume
Twin births and twins allow for comic and criminal implications were well explored in Old Time Radio.

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Twenty Questions

12 Episodes
1 Volume
This ageless parlor game was a natural for a fun radio Quiz Show, but what made Twenty Questions so popular with listeners was the fact that its panelists all came from the same family. Update: 3 additional recordings

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $5.00

Trucking

38 Episodes
1 Volume
From comedies to dramas, these big rig stories on the road feature truck drivers of all types.

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Treasury Salute

22 Episodes
1 Volume
The US Treasury Department was able to fund America’s contribution to the Second World War chiefly through the sales of War Bond. Treasury Salutes was a public service program which highlights other contributions to the War Effort. Update: additional broadcasts

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tonight on Broadway

8 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the well loved Boswell Sisters, little Connee was the only sister to stay in show business after getting married.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tonight at Nine-Thirty (9:30)

12 Episodes
1 Volume
This San Francisco-based radio drama includes a variety of entertainment from suspenseful thrillers to lighthearted comedies utilizing the local writing and acting talent from the city by the bay.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tommy Dorsey

35 Episodes
1 Volume
Popular Swing Musician and Trombone Honker!

35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tom Mix

25 Episodes
1 Volume
Tom Mix was one of the great American popular cowboys, and he was one who was a real cowboy, too! Upgrade: 16 new episodes

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Titanic Recordings

9 Episodes
1 Volume
included episodes from Adventures in Research, The Cavalcade of America, and historic sound clips referring to the tragedy. Update: additional recordings including first hand accounts

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Time Out with Allen Prescott

9 Episodes
1 Volume
A great music program that gives listeners a daily time out to recharge and move on with their day.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Three Suns

21 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the most popular Exotica bands, The Three Suns were formed by guitar-playing Al Nevins and his accordion playing brother Morty from Brooklyn, and their cousin Artie Dunn, a vaudeville and radio performer who sang and played the electronic organ.

21 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

This is Your FBI

385 Episodes
8 Volume
Endorsed by J Edgar Hoover himself, this fact-based drama told the story of FBI cases from the agent's point of view. Update: 3 additional recordings

385 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

This is the Story

47 Episodes
1 Volume
This old time radio show takes a fascinating in depth look into unknown tidbits about people and events that shaped our culture, history, and world. Update: additional episodes. Update: additional recordings

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Theater of Romance

207 Episodes
4 Volume
Hit yourself on the head with Theater of Romance and become star struck--Gregory Peck, Ida Lupino, Edward G. Robinson, Errol Flynn, Humphrey Bogart and more! Update: Over 130 additional episodes

207 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Theater Guild on the Air (US Steel Hour)

97 Episodes
4 Volume
Sponsored by US Steel, this old time radio series produced classic and contemporary plays live and was one of the most popular Broadway drama shows of all time. Update: sound quality upgrades and additional episodes

97 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Thanksgiving

150 Episodes
3 Volume
This festive collection contains thirty hours of Thanksgiving-themed episodes from a variety of old time radio series. Primarily comedy and variety shows (and a few detective series), the shows are bound to keep you in the mood for Thanksgiving cheer! Update: additional recordings

150 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Texaco Star Theater

95 Episodes
3 Volume
(update) with over 70 additional shows, Texaco Star Theater is a personality filled Hollywood variety show with and all-star cast of vocalists, hosts, comedians, and guests.

95 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Tex Ritter

11 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the first Singing Cowboys to join Gene Autry in Hollywood, Tex Ritter was one of the few to transition from screen to recording success.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tex and Jinx Show

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The Tex and Jinx Show is a husband and wife morning program which includes interviews with famous people. Starring Jinx Falkenburg (raised in Brazil and was a top model in America) and John Reagan "Tex" McCrary. Update: additional broadcast of New York Closeup

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Terry and the Pirates

171 Episodes
2 Volume
Action package juvenile adventure series follows Terry and his friends as he explores the Asian jungles in search of his father. Update: 100+ new recordings

171 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Tennessee Jed

15 Episodes
1 Volume
Tennessee Jed wandered the Western Plains with his trusty squirrel gun and horse, Smoky, setting things right and standing up for American virtue. He even became an agent working directly for the President on the Frontier.

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Television and TV

90 Episodes
2 Volume
Radio and television coexisted as TV sets entered American homes.

90 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Telephones In Old Time Radio

172 Episodes
4 Volume
Includes old time radio shows from all genres from comedy to mystery to detective that will be sure to ring a bell.

172 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Teachers

138 Episodes
3 Volume
Featuring teachers in old time radio shows from various genres from Western to Comedy to history.

138 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Taxidermy and Morgues

50 Episodes
1 Volume
Whether hero or villain, victor or victim, butcher, baker, or candlestick maker, everyone dies. An OTRCAT.com original compilation.

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tallulah Bankhead

53 Episodes
2 Volume
known for her wild behavior and billed as the "the glamorous, unpredictable Tallulah Bankhead," this collection contains many of her rare guest appearances and The Big Show.

53 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Tales of Tragedy

73 Episodes
2 Volume
The catharsis of a well-written tragedy gives us more than "a good cry", it can help us to process the setbacks in our own lives.

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Tales Foreign Service

18 Episodes
1 Volume
Broadcast as a summer replacement series just after the end of the War, Tales of the Foreign Service showed how to serve the country through diplomatic service instead of with a gun.

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Symphonies of the World

8 Episodes
1 Volume
A collection of concerts by the CBS, NBC, and ABC network orchestras provided to AFRS.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Swimming

57 Episodes
1 Volume
Escape the summer heat by taking a dip and listening to these great OTR episodes. This original collection of old time radio shows from all genres about humans in water.

57 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sweeney and March Show

27 Episodes
1 Volume
An incredibly funny sketch duo who got together late in the Radio Era.

27 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Suspense

1010 Episodes
20 Volume
SUSPENSE is the premier mystery-horror radio show with top name talent! Update: 50 new episodes and better sound quality

1010 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Susan Peters

10 Episodes
1 Volume
After an hunting accident that left her wheelchair bound, Susan Peters found more work on radio than in film.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Susan Hayward

22 Episodes
1 Volume
known as the "Brooklyn Bombshell", Susan Hayward was best known for playing was "Woman who overcomes adversity."

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Superstition in Old Time Radio

84 Episodes
2 Volume
Break a Mirror, follow a Black Cat, Step on a Crack or walk under a ladder, just get to a Radio as soon as you can to enjoy our Superstitions Collection!

84 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Superman Fights the KKK

63 Episodes
1 Volume
"The Man of Steel" was more than a guy in a cape, Superman became a symbol of the fight for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. After the WWII and the defeat of the Axis Powers, Superman ran out of bad guys and look to fight bad guys on the home front like the KKK. Update: additional broadcasts

63 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Superman

1203 Episodes
12 Volume
From 1939 right up into the atomic 1950's, Superman was on call in Metropolis. He fought the good fight through WWII, facing Nazi spies and Japan-based spies and saboteurs, he uncovered run-of-the-lab evil-genius types with their latest beta-tests, he faced beings from other planets both humanoid and robotic as well as the common criminal and the Klu Klux Klan.

1203 12
Add To Cart: $60.00

Summer

88 Episodes
2 Volume
For most, the most golden times in our memories are those languid months of June, July, and August. The collection covers it all: summer jobs, heat, camping, vacations, and summer romances.

88 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Submarines

108 Episodes
2 Volume
As a machine of war, submarines were the first attack platforms with stealth capabilities and were great plot devices in old time radio. Dive in today! Update: additional rare recording

108 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Strange Wills

28 Episodes
1 Volume
A will gives the power of an often evil genius to act "from beyond the grave!" Update: sound quality improvements

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Story Behind the Headlines

25 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Cesar Saerchinger and created as joint venture between NBC and the American Historical Association cover "outstanding news events and major trends in world affairs"

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stars Over Hollywood

73 Episodes
2 Volume
(update) now with almost 20 new episodes: Twinkle in the glow of the Star on this Early Saturday Morning show!

73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

St Patricks Day

28 Episodes
1 Volume
Follow the Rainbow to this pot o'gold of Radio Shows!

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Spring

76 Episodes
2 Volume
Spring is a time of hopefulness and renewal, fresh breezes and new gardens.

76 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Sports and Baseball Broadcasts

66 Episodes
3 Volume
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!

66 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Spooky Tales of the Sea

59 Episodes
2 Volume
Going to sea is a frightening enough proposition with the normal dangers of the sea. Add superstitions and dangerous shipmates, and it is a wonder anyone leaves a safe harbor.

59 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Spooky Old Time Radio

105 Episodes
3 Volume
The one thing that radio does better than any other medium is to frighten the absolute jumping gee-wilikers out of us.

105 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Spike Jones

106 Episodes
1 Volume
Popular and Funny Spike Jones Update: 13 New Guest Appearances and two New Songs of Zanniness!

106 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Softboiled Detectives

54 Episodes
1 Volume
An OTRCAT Original collection, a softboiled detective or classic detective uses more brain less brawn to solve the most baffling of crime.

54 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Soapler: Soap Opera Satire Spoofs and Silliness

51 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy this collection of sudsy soap-opera sends ups: Fred Allen, Jack Benny, Bob and Ray, Duffy's Tavern and more get together to ridicule all your favorite soap operas!

51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Snakes

74 Episodes
2 Volume
Slithery snakes, rattlesnakes, vipers, boas, anacondas, and more are featured in this original OTRCAT collection.

74 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Smiths of Hollywood

26 Episodes
1 Volume
The Smiths of Hollywood is a family situation comedy, but since it is set in Hollywood, you never know which Star might drop by.

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Smilin Eds Buster Brown Gang

22 Episodes
1 Volume
Smilin’ Ed’s Buster Brown Gang was a fun Saturday morning kids shoe with fanciful characters who reminded kids to remind their parents to buy Buster Brown Shoes.

22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Slim Gaillard

7 Episodes
1 Volume
For singer Slim Gaillard, his instrument was less his voice than the language styling he used while performing.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Show Stoppers

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen to the great stars of stage and screen talk about where they came from and the exciting, "never-to-be-forgotten" moment they knew they made it as an actor...their Show Stopper !

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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