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Baseball and World Series Broadcasts

412 Episodes
44 Volume
This extensive collection has some great classic baseball recordings in radio history!

412 44
Add To Cart: $220.00

Lone Ranger

2359 Episodes
48 Volume
The Lone Ranger is one of the iconic characters in American folklore, and he got his start on Mutual, airing from 1933 through 1954.

2359 48
Add To Cart: $200.00

Lux Radio Theater

784 Episodes
33 Volume
Featuring the greatest Hollywood stars doing one-hour versions of their biggest motion pictures.

784 33
Add To Cart: $160.00

Hollywood Bombshells

791 Episodes
36 Volume
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

Nukes and Commies Bundle

1305 Episodes
31 Volume
Thirty-one Great Old Time Radio volumes from the Cold War and Atomic era! Don't duck and cover, order this compilation today!

1305 31
Add To Cart: $155.00

Jack Benny

1108 Episodes
27 Volume
Everyone's favorite penny pinching miser with more laughs and better quality sound.

1108 27
Add To Cart: $135.00

Christmas Bundle

661 Episodes
21 Volume
over 600 classic christmas broadcasts!

661 21
Add To Cart: $105.00

Fibber McGee and Molly

1253 Episodes
20 Volume
Long lost episodes fell out of "Fibber's Closet". This is the most complete Fibber McGee and Molly collection to date. Laugh with over 450 hours of laughs with Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly in this classic radio sit-com.

1253 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Suspense

1010 Episodes
20 Volume
SUSPENSE is the premier mystery-horror radio show with top name talent!

1010 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Childrens Show Bundle Pack

939 Episodes
19 Volume
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.

939 19
Add To Cart: $95.00

Poetry in Old Time Radio

612 Episodes
17 Volume
A collection of Poetry radio programs that bring culture, thoughtfulness, and spoken word to your radio.

612 17
Add To Cart: $80.00

Phil Harris

664 Episodes
16 Volume
A big band leader, he got a truly life-changing break when Jack Benny was looking for a new music director for The Jello Program in 1936. Later, he was best known for The Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show.

664 16
Add To Cart: $80.00

Eternal Light

739 Episodes
15 Volume
This well-written religious drama was created by the Jewish Theological Seminary and features stories from the Torah, the Bible, and important historical texts.

739 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Cavalcade of America

739 Episodes
15 Volume
This well-done, star-studded factual show is a wonderful resource for those interested in historical highlights.

739 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Larry Dobkin

746 Episodes
15 Volume
He worked in a number of radio shows but seemed to shine is Western Radio like Fort Laramie, Luke Slaughter of Tombstone, Frontier Gentleman, and Have Gun – Will Travel.

746 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

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

Divas of Old Time Radio

939 Episodes
14 Volume
This expansive collection of old time radio shows and musical appearances spans the time period from the 1930s-1950s with the radio shows and guest appearances of some of the well-known and influential female singers of their time.

939 14
Add To Cart: $70.00

Minstrel Shows

537 Episodes
13 Volume
Minstrelsy is considered the first truly American form of entertainment, and as such provides the forms and traditions which would eventually form vaudeville and ultimately the Hollywood movies and TV shows which shape and inform the rest of the world's opinion of American culture.

537 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Bob Bailey

770 Episodes
13 Volume
Everyone's favorite investigator in Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Bailey starred in a number of tough guy detective old time radio shows.

770 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Lurene Tuttle

601 Episodes
13 Volume
Her most memorable roles include Effie Perrine, Sam Spade's secretary, as Marjorie, The Great Gildersleeve's teenage niece as well as Suspense, Mystery House, Twelve Players, Theatre of Romance, Hollywood Star Time, Strange Wills, Maxwell House Coffee Time, Lights Out, Rogue's Gallery

601 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Mary Livingstone

628 Episodes
13 Volume
She got into radio to work with her husband Jack Benny, but Mary Livingstone was a popular character on her own.

628 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Johnny Dollar (Yours Truly Johnny Dollar)

739 Episodes
12 Volume
"The freelance investigator with the action-packed expense account" was one of the best and final old time radio detective series of the golden age of radio.

739 12
Add To Cart: $60.00

Jokes and Pranks Bundle

1000 Episodes
16 Volume
16 disks full of pranks and jokes!

1000 16
Add To Cart: $60.00

Alan Reed

515 Episodes
12 Volume
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

Eddie Anderson

564 Episodes
12 Volume
Best known for his role as Rochester van Jones whose shenanigans as Jack Benny's valet made him a household name.

564 12
Add To Cart: $60.00

Great Gildersleeve

527 Episodes
11 Volume
Enjoy the hijinks of Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve and his family in this classic sit-com.

527 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

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.

549 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Orson Welles

379 Episodes
11 Volume
Best known for his airing of "War of the Worlds", Orson Welles made numerous appearances on a variety of different shows during his magnificent radio career. He was truly a creative genius in radio, before he went on to Hollywood.

379 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

David Rose

229 Episodes
8 Volume
Composer David Rose had his own show called California Melodies and his song "The Stripper" reached the top of Billboard's top 100.

229 8
Add To Cart: $55.00

Harold Peary

523 Episodes
11 Volume
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

Bea Benaderet

474 Episodes
11 Volume
As a young woman, Bea Benaderet joined the company of Orson Welles Campbell Theatre and later had many roles in radio and television.

474 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Bob Hope

394 Episodes
10 Volume
Bob Hope is one of the best loved entertainers of all time. He was in the business for a very long time, but Bob never forgot that he was there for the audience, not the other way around, especially when it came to the G.I.s who adopted Bob as one of their own.

394 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Grand Ole Opry

405 Episodes
10 Volume
The Grand Ole Opry did not quite invent Country and Western Music, but it did bring it to the ears of many Americans who may not have heard it otherwise.

405 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Jack Webb

467 Episodes
10 Volume
Best known for his no-nonsense role of Sgt Friday on Dragnet, Jack Webb also appeared in other old time radio shows such as Pat Novak for Hire, Jeff Regan, Johnny Modero, Pete Kelly's Blues, and his many guest appearances in Escape, Suspense, The Whistler and much more!

467 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Proudly We Hail

480 Episodes
10 Volume
This old time radio series contains a wide variety of mediums geared to attract young potential Army recruits and the series included mystery and drama shows.

480 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

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

Hummert Radio Factory (Ann and Frank Hummert)

1071 Episodes
9 Volume
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.

1071 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Breakfast Bundle

148 Episodes
9 Volume
Breakfast shows had the potential to reach a new demographic, while drawing in their current batch of late day listeners. Save and collect over 60 hours shows with our new Breakfast Bundle Pack.

148 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Best of Horror and Mystery Bundle Pack

359 Episodes
9 Volume
We've handpicked the best of shows in some of the most popular horror and mystery series. Make a pot of Lipton Tea, we've got two new surprises for you.

359 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Dragnet

394 Episodes
8 Volume
The series covered crimes ranging from check fraud, petty theft, and bunko detail to more sensational topics like murder, drug abuse, and taboo topics such as sex crimes and child abduction and murder. With a semi-documentary style, realism would be the show's feature. Jack Webb began hanging out at police headquarters and riding with detective teams on house calls.

394 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Marx Brothers

294 Episodes
8 Volume
Possibly the funniest brothers to ever tread the Vaudeville stage, the Marx Brothers are American Icons. Even Harpo gets laughs on the Radio!

294 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

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.

385 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Christmas Recordings

649 Episodes
8 Volume
Hundreds of hours full of holiday cheer!

649 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Dick Powell

201 Episodes
8 Volume
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!

201 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Jeanette Nolan

399 Episodes
8 Volume
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

Paula Winslowe

353 Episodes
8 Volume
After making the leap from silent films to speaking films, Paula Winslowe debuted on radio on Dec. 30, 1936.

353 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Gunsmoke

511 Episodes
7 Volume
This series is considered by many to be the greatest classic radio show of all time. William Conrad is Matt Dillon in this classic western old time radio show.

511 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Carlton Morse

564 Episodes
7 Volume
Morse's greatest successes were One Man's Family and I Love a Mystery. This collection contains many of his mystery anthology and some rare Carlton E Morse recordings.

564 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

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

Cisco Kid

339 Episodes
7 Volume
Join the 'Mexican Robin Hood" Cisco Kid and his sidekick Pancho (Mel Blanc) on their adventures in the wild frontier.

339 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

John Dehner

407 Episodes
7 Volume
The famous voice behind the bad guy on Gunsmoke and the good guy, Paladin, on Have Gun, Will Travel, and various guys on Suspense, John Dehner appeared in some of the greatest radio shows of yesteryear.

407 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Gordon MacRae

292 Episodes
9 Volume
This epic collection follows the man blessed with a golden voice, Gordon MacRae including The Railroad Hour, Texaco Star, Gulf Spray and his guest appearances on various shows.

292 9
Add To Cart: $35.00

Paul Frees

347 Episodes
7 Volume
"The man with 1,000 voices" appeared in a multitude of old time radio series and later memorable TV appearances.

347 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Goofy Guys

317 Episodes
7 Volume
in honor of all the goobers, goofballs, and silly billies on old time radio shows.

317 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

289 Episodes
7 Volume
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.

289 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Ronald Colman

269 Episodes
7 Volume
From a running gag on Jack Benny to numerous appearances on Arch Oboler's Plays, Ronald Colman appeared on many other old time radio shows

269 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Apocalypse Bundle

0 Episodes
7 Volume
Survive in style the end of the world. It includes five of our favorite world's end collections!

0 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

Andy Devine

339 Episodes
7 Volume
Best known as a character actor in Western radio and TV, Andy Devine was the sidekick of the greatest stars in Hollywood.

339 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Willard Waterman

273 Episodes
7 Volume
A veritable jack of all trades on the radio, Willard Waterman starred in The Whistler, The Lux Radio Theater, and Amos And Andy, later he starred as the leading role The Great Gildersleeve after Harold Peary left the program.

273 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Mandel Kramer

284 Episodes
7 Volume
A long-time member of the New York “Radio Row” players, Mandel Kramer may be best known among OTR fans as the last actor to play Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.

284 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Mad and Insane in OTR

346 Episodes
7 Volume
Mad scientists, crazed killers, nutty old codgers, and more insanity in this new OTRCAT compilation.

346 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Red Scare in Old Time Radio

276 Episodes
7 Volume
After the Second World War, American culture was shaped and driven largely by fears of Communist infiltration corrupting American institutions and values.

276 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

249 Episodes
6 Volume
The collection now contains the comedic duo's various guest appearances on shows such as Command Performance, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Rudy Vallee and more!

249 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Music Rarities

232 Episodes
6 Volume
Collection of the best music rarities from the golden age of radio.

232 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

One Night Stand

243 Episodes
6 Volume
With such greats as Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, One Night Stand was a popular musical program that lasted for over two decades on the radio.

243 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Phil Harris and Alice Faye

249 Episodes
6 Volume
Laughs abound in this old time radio variety show feature jive-talking hipster bandleader, Phil Harris, and his glamorous and talented movie star wife, Alice Faye.

249 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Eve Arden

208 Episodes
6 Volume
Before she was everyone's favorite English teacher at Madison High School, she was tickling listeners' funny bones as a guest star.

208 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Richard Crenna

267 Episodes
6 Volume
With more than 60 years in show business, Richard Crenna co-starred in various roles in film, radio, and television.

267 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Heroes and Superheroes

329 Episodes
6 Volume
OTRCAT.com original collection of Heroes, Superheroes, and people who think that theyre heros.

329 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Groucho Marx

271 Episodes
6 Volume
Part of the Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx was best known for his greasepaint mustache, cigar, and quick wit. He later branched out to host quiz old time radio show "You Bet Your Life."

271 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Legal Dramas

279 Episodes
6 Volume
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

Rosemary Clooney

275 Episodes
6 Volume
Singer and actress, she got the attention of Americans with the song "Come On-a My House" and won their hearts with Bing Crosby in White Christmas.

275 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Alice Faye

298 Episodes
8 Volume
She began her career as a singer and dancer in Vaudeville and later became the other half of Jazzman turned funny-man, Phil Harris.

298 8
Add To Cart: $30.00

Barton Yarborough

278 Episodes
6 Volume
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

Ships and Boats

368 Episodes
6 Volume
This collection is not only wading, but we're diving deep into the waters of old time radio seafaring and ocean adventures.

368 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Escape

244 Episodes
5 Volume
A sister show to the classic Suspense, Escape drew upon great tales from literature to take listeners away from the everyday world. Upgrade: few additional episodes, sound quality upgrades

244 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Frank Sinatra

164 Episodes
5 Volume
Sinatra was known for his colorful character, sometimes tough, but always loved.

164 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Front Page Drama

393 Episodes
5 Volume
Front Page Drama drew its long running collection of interesting stories from the pages of The American Weekly magazine.

393 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Richard Denning

198 Episodes
4 Volume
the hardworking and handsome film star landed his first radio starring role as Lucille Balls other half in "My Favorite Husband." He later appeared in roles in "Mr and Mrs North" and "Its a Crime Mr Collins."

198 4
Add To Cart: $25.00

One Mans Family

395 Episodes
5 Volume
A sweeping saga of One Man’s Family, this serial from the creator of I Love a Mystery, Carlton E. Morse, ran for 27 years, and follows the Barbour family patriarch from San Francisco stock broker to grandfather and beyond.

395 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Our Miss Brooks

194 Episodes
5 Volume
Eve Arden played the fun-loving but sometimes frazzled English teacher at Madison High School, Our Miss Brooks. The most famous teacher ever on radio, Connie Brooks was a wonderful combination of sincere and smart, and Eve Arden played her perfectly.

194 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Richard Diamond

114 Episodes
5 Volume
This humorous and fun detective radio show, dealt with tough issue like murder and mystery. This collection also contains scripts, pictures, logs, and three recordings with introductions by Dick Powell.

114 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Wild Bill Hickok

265 Episodes
5 Volume
How could Wild Bill Hickok hope to compete with the likes of Roy Rogers or The Cisco Kid as kids’ after-school favorite? By having Jingles, played by Andy Devine by his side, of course!

265 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Cathy Lewis

316 Episodes
5 Volume
was a radio staple and performed in hundreds of radio shows in both the comedy and drama genres. In Suspense alone, she stared in over 120 episodes. She is best known for her role as narrator and best friend Jane Stacy in My Friend Irma.

316 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

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

Jeff Chandler

222 Episodes
5 Volume
The original grey-haired hunky heartthrob, Jeff Chandler performed on a wide variety of radio roles from detective Michael Shayne to bashful Professor Boynton on Our Miss Brooks.

222 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Circus

303 Episodes
5 Volume
The drama of life under the Big Top has always made for great radio stories from all genres.

303 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Frank Lovejoy

228 Episodes
5 Volume
Lovejoy was the no nonsense, square-jawed actor best known for his tough guy performances in detective radio dramas.

228 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Western Law and DISorder

260 Episodes
5 Volume
chock full of episodes of the best old radio series on the Wallopin' West: Cisco Kid, Bobby Benson, Fort Laramie, Gunsmoke, and more!

260 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Cooking in Old Time Radio

71 Episodes
5 Volume
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

Horses In Old Time Radio

203 Episodes
5 Volume
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

Marriages in Disaster

209 Episodes
5 Volume
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"

209 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Betty Lou Gerson

241 Episodes
5 Volume
A skilled professional, Betty Lou Gerson was much sought over in old time radio shows from Lux Radio Theatre, The Whistler, Mr. President, and Escape.

241 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

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

Broadway is My Beat

169 Episodes
4 Volume
Broadway is My Beat is a popular hard-boiled detective drama that stars Larry Thor as Detective Danny Clover, an ex shoe-shiner on the "Great White Way" in New York theater district.

169 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Guest Star Radio

462 Episodes
5 Volume
Produced by the U.S. Treasury Department in the 1940-50s as a public service program, Guest Star Radio features a different top-name "guest star" (singer, actor, comedian) each week to promote the sales of savings bonds.

462 5
Add To Cart: $20.00

Phillips Lord

169 Episodes
4 Volume
Phillips H. Lord got his start in radio by berating the station manager. He created the first independent radio producer with the creation of the character and show Seth Parker and later the FBI-approved show G-men retooled as the hit show Gangbusters.

169 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Let George Do It

206 Episodes
4 Volume
Follow George Valentine (Bob Bailey) as a detective handy man, who got his jobs from responses to a newspaper ad. This old time radio show is complete with toughs, mysterious rendezvous, and people who aren't who they claim.

206 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Life with Luigi

170 Episodes
4 Volume
Laugh while Luigi learns about life in his adopted country, while avoiding the plotting of a potential Father-in-law! Starring J. Carroll Naish, Hans Conried. and Alan Reed.

170 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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