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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

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

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

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

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

Suspense

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

1010 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

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

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

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

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

Sherlock Holmes

212 Episodes
3 Volume
"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

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

Time Travelers in Old Time Radio

59 Episodes
2 Volume
In time travel there are voyages to the future, travels to the past, and strange visitors from the future coming to our present time in this original collection.

59 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Amos and Andy

267 Episodes
3 Volume
One of the most popular shows in 20th century entertainment, Amos and Andy were played by white actors. In its prime, entire towns listened to the show; Stores would close and even movie theatres would stop the film while the Amos and Andy show was played.

267 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Best of Suspense

104 Episodes
2 Volume
Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Suspense Episodes!

104 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

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

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

You Bet Your Life

177 Episodes
4 Volume
Enjoy this hilarious American quiz old time radio show host by famed funny man Groucho Marx schmoozing with regular folks and announcer, straightman George Fenneman.

177 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Bing Crosby

364 Episodes
3 Volume
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.

364 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

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

Alfred Hitchcock

29 Episodes
1 Volume
Includes radio adaptations on Hitchcock's most memorable films, including Spellbound, The Birds, Rebecca, Sorry Wrong Number, and Shadow of a Doubt.

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

X Minus One

127 Episodes
2 Volume
X Minus One was a science fiction series that was an extension, or revival, of the earlier science fiction series, Dimension X. Both shows are remembered for bringing really first rate science fiction to the air by such authors as Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury.

127 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Best of Gunsmoke

103 Episodes
2 Volume
This collection includes OTRCAT's favorite Gunsmoke episodes including "Billy the Kid", "Buffalo Hunter", "Home Surgery" and many more of the classic old time radio western.

103 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Barrie Craig (Barry Craig)

77 Episodes
2 Volume
Laid Back Private Investigator Solves Cases from his Madison Avenue Office!

77 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Fort Laramie

41 Episodes
1 Volume
Starring Raymond Burr: Fort Laramie told stories about the good times and bad times on the frontier of a young United States. The show featured stories about Captain of Cavalry, Lee Quince and the men who stood between a harsh land and the settlers heading out to settle the wild west.

41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr and Mrs North

84 Episodes
2 Volume
It began as a light comedy about a normal couple living in Greenwich Village, NY. The next season it turned into a mystery show. Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin played Pam and Jerry North. Later Richard Denning and Barbara Britton played the famous roles of Mr and Mrs North.

84 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Science Fiction Listener Favorites

71 Episodes
1 Volume
Old Time Radio may be the best medium for telling Science Fiction tales. Here is a collection of listeners' favorite broadcasts.

71 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

H.G. Wells

31 Episodes
1 Volume
The stories of H.G. Wells approach the future from a slightly different angle, Wells wrote less about wondrous devices and more about the future of people.

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Best of Dragnet

53 Episodes
1 Volume
Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Dragnet Episodes!

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dangerous Assignment

110 Episodes
3 Volume
Steve Mitchell, international operative, had two jobs: get in and out of danger.

110 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Atomic Radio

95 Episodes
2 Volume
OTRCAT original collection featuring radio shows inspired by the Atomic Age. A blast from the past, this collection includes a bombardment of shows from all genres including Science Fiction, comedy, horror, detective, and drama.

95 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

FBI In Peace and War

101 Episodes
2 Volume
This long running series starred crime-fighter Martin Blaine as the infallible Field Agent Sheppard. This realistic crime fiction is told from the perspective of the criminal and the FBI hunted him down.

101 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mr Keen Tracer of Lost Persons

58 Episodes
2 Volume
Produced by the Hummerts, this detective series is one of radio's longest running shows.

58 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

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

Gang Busters

111 Episodes
3 Volume
This "best remembered" of all the crime stoppers shows was billed as "the only national program that brings you authentic police case histories."

111 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Rare News and Current Event Shows

163 Episodes
3 Volume
If the information we crave is from the distant past, it is history, if it is malicious it may be gossip, but if it is relevant and new, it is News. Old Time Radio News shows are give modern listeners a peek into the major world events of yesteryear.

163 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Detective Collection

119 Episodes
2 Volume
Menagerie of the best-of Detective Shows-An OTRCAT exclusive!

119 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Dinah Shore

174 Episodes
2 Volume
Is there anyone 'finah in the state of Carolina? The singing starlet best remembered for her sensuous recordings in the 1940's; now with over 100 episodes of the Dinah Shore show and 60+ guest appearances, many with Groucho Marx.

174 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Aliens Martians and UFOs

86 Episodes
2 Volume
includes science fiction old time radio's versions of aliens, UFOs, Martians, and little green men, including many adaptations from science fiction writers.

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Apocalypse (End of the World)

103 Episodes
2 Volume
Hear Duck and Cover, Plagues, Robot Attacks, Time Travel, Annihilation, Cold War Speeches, and more in this OTRCAT original collection of tales about THE END OF THE WORLD!

103 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Journey Into Space

55 Episodes
1 Volume
Join jet Morgan and his crew on this mid-1950s science fiction serial on their Journey Into Space. Caution: This futuristic space series takes place in the inconceivable distant future – 1975!

55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rocky Jordan

101 Episodes
2 Volume
Jack Moyle plays Rocky Jordan, the hard-boiled detective in exotic Cairo, Egypt. This collection also contains the only two known existing episodes of A MAN CALLED JORDAN (the predecessor series to ROCKY JORDAN).

101 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Alan Ladd

82 Episodes
2 Volume
This collection represents some of the best performances of Alan Ladd (born Alan Walbridge Ladd) during the golden age of radio. Of slight build (five feet, five inches tall), he never considered himself to be a handsome actor. In a quote is said, "I have the face of an ageing choirboy and the build of an undernourished featherweight.

82 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ray Bradbury

32 Episodes
1 Volume
A Collection of Vintage Bradbury Stories adapted for radio!

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Twenty First Precinct (21s Precinct)

104 Episodes
3 Volume
Based on true stories, 21st Precinct aired after Dragnet gained popularity and audiences were hungry to hear behind-the-scenes stories of police life.

104 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Gregory Peck

24 Episodes
1 Volume
best known for his Academy Award winning portrayal of lawyer Atticus Finch in the film "To Kill a Mocking Bird" -- this collection includes all known appearances of Peck in the radio airwaves.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Comedy Collection

113 Episodes
2 Volume
Chuckle Along with a Crazy Compilation Comedy Shows--An OTRCAT exclusive!

113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Creepiest Old Time Radio Show

143 Episodes
3 Volume
An OTRCAT original compilation: Turn the lights down low and sit as close as you can to your sweetheart when this spookiest, scariest collection plays!

143 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Will Rogers

19 Episodes
1 Volume
Known for his quips and own brand of storytelling, The Will Rogers Program allowed him to spread his own word across the country. All the while, he donated the sponsorship money to charity.

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Civil Defense

120 Episodes
1 Volume
Fascinating PSA, recordings and episodes to save americans from a nuclear attack!

120 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

176 Episodes
4 Volume
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

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

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

Dennis Day Show

67 Episodes
2 Volume
A Day in the Life of Dennis Day was a popular sitcom featuring the original soda jerk from the Jack Benny Show.

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Roy Rogers

153 Episodes
4 Volume
The original "King of the Cowboys" is packed with new recordings of The Roy Rogers old time radio show and many guest appearances. Join Roy, "Queen of the West" Dale Evans, Trigger, Bullet, and the gang in this fun western adventure-variety show.

153 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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

Hardboiled Detectives

80 Episodes
2 Volume
An OTRCAT Original collection, a hard boiled detective can take a beating like a man and still have a snarky well-constructed comment. Weve collection the toughest detectives in this mean collection.

80 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Jack Benny Gags

161 Episodes
4 Volume
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

Christmas Comedy

180 Episodes
4 Volume
This collection will have you giggling jingle bells and spiting your egg nog laughing hohoho!

180 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Tall Tales

30 Episodes
1 Volume
Features a narrator, a folk singer, a "yarn spinner", and actors to present stories from the history of Tennessee.

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures of the Abbotts

17 Episodes
1 Volume
The Adventures of the Abbotts stars Claudia Morgan and Les Damon as the husband and wife detective team, Jean and Pat Abbott. In each episode, Jean helps her husband, a well-renowned San Franciscan private eye, to solve yet another mystery.

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Authors Collection

53 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring the Best Classic Literature on OTR!

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gene Autry

127 Episodes
2 Volume
One of the original and most successful of the movie’s singing cowboys, Gene Autry successfully made the radio waves as much of a home as the welcoming bunkhouse on the Melody Ranch.

127 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Jerry Colonna

126 Episodes
3 Volume
Jerry Colonna won his greatest fame as Bob Hope's sidekick, but he was an accomplished comic on his own.

126 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Greatest Story Ever Told

98 Episodes
2 Volume
Just like the 1965 movie with the same name, The Greatest Story Ever Told featured events from the life of Jesus Christ as told in the Gospels.

98 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Voices of Johnny Dollar

157 Episodes
3 Volume
Eight actors took the title role of Johnny Dollar over the years and each brought their own touches to the character. This is a sample of their work on the Johnny Dollar old time radio show.

157 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Christmas Detectives

50 Episodes
1 Volume
Crime doesn't stop for Christmas, luckily the gumshoes are here with holiday gumdrops.

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Howard Miller Show

225 Episodes
3 Volume
One of the first "disc jockeys", Miller's music selections were popular but it was his fun and easy patter between records which kept listeners engaged. The "drive-time radio" DJ had a popular national daily show just after Arthur Godfrey went off the air.

225 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Horror Listener Favorites

28 Episodes
1 Volume
For many listeners, radio was at its finest when they listened late at night, hiding under the sheets, hoping that the monsters wouldn't get them! Relive the days and nights of radio horror with these Horror Listener Favorites.

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Monsters

164 Episodes
3 Volume
Now even More Jekyll and Hyde, Werewolves, Zombies, Hobgoblins!

164 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

My Little Margie

27 Episodes
1 Volume
Airing toward the end of the Golden Age of Radio, My Little Margie actually started as a hilarious TV sitcom.

27 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rarities Adventure Detective

73 Episodes
1 Volume
There were a lot of great programs that never got a green light for full scale production or where all but one of two episodes have been lost. This collection is of detective and adventure show rarities.

73 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Space Patrol

117 Episodes
3 Volume
The storylines and characters were the same, and even more amazing, the same performers played both the radio and TV roles!

117 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Science Fiction Authors

65 Episodes
1 Volume
During the golden age of science fiction, there was a successful relationship between old time radio shows and authors with numerous adaptations of science fiction stories.

65 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fibber Christmas

48 Episodes
1 Volume
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

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

Civil War

28 Episodes
1 Volume
There are stories of bravery and sacrifice, honor and cowardice, desperation and hope from both sides of the conflict.

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Forbidden Cargo

32 Episodes
1 Volume
Different exciting adventure stories about smuggling different cargo from diamonds to narcotics to cattle.

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

John Steele

49 Episodes
1 Volume
John Steele aired as a weekly program full of "suspense and hard, fast action."

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Life with the Lyons

116 Episodes
2 Volume
A real life family starring in a situation comedy as themselves. That was the concept behind Life With the Lyons.

116 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Nightwatch

48 Episodes
1 Volume
Ride along with Culver City Police Officers in real recordings from the squad car.

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 01

79 Episodes
1 Volume
Very enjoyable collection of rare shows!

79 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Railroad Recordings

120 Episodes
1 Volume
Choo-choo-choose this Collection of Truly Train Inspired Entertainment--An OTRCAT exclusive!

120 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

You Are There

92 Episodes
2 Volume
This series takes historic events and dramatizes them with "live radio" coverage. Many of the announcers on You Are There were wartime correspondents in World War II.

92 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Children Shows

73 Episodes
1 Volume
Mom cried over the Soaps during the day and Dad would tune is some serious programming when he got home from work. But in the magic time between the end of the school day and supper-time, kids ruled the radio dial.

73 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Shakespeare on the Radio

57 Episodes
2 Volume
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.

57 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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

Jack Kirkwood

69 Episodes
1 Volume
was well known for his repeated role on The Bob Hope Show. Some call Jack Kirkwood Bob Hope's second banana, but in actuality Hope often played the straight man to Kirkwood's hijinks. This extensive compilation contains The Jack Kirkwood Show, many of his guest appearances, and a rare recording of At Home with The Kirkwoods.

69 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Anthology

56 Episodes
2 Volume
presents "A selections of readings from poets, past and present and the music to accompany their poetry." Recordings include star-packed casts with poetry readings by Bing Crosby, Helen Hayes, Frank Lovejoy, Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead, Walter Huston, and many more.

56 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Defective Detectives and Bungling Burglars

180 Episodes
3 Volume
spoofs and skits of detective radio shows and bungled burglaries by some of the funniest old time radio comedians.

180 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Boxers Champions and Prizefighters

123 Episodes
3 Volume
This OTRCAT original collection includes examples of boxing in all the genres of old time radio shows.

123 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

288 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.

288 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Americana

24 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Professor Martin Maloney with the cooperation of the Speech Department at Northwestern University, Americana looks at American people and customs in the mid century.

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Brian Donlevy

145 Episodes
4 Volume
A natural to be cast as the “heavy”, tough-guy roles Donlevy appeared on radio in support of his films on movie.

145 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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