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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

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

27 Episodes
21 Volume
over 600 classic christmas broadcasts!

27 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

Radio Noir Writers

403 Episodes
18 Volume
Our collection includes stories from Patricia Highsmith, Cornell Woolrich, James M Cain, Frederic Brown, Agatha Christie, John Cheever, Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, W.R. Burnett, Rex Stout, and Alfred Hitchcock.

403 18
Add To Cart: $90.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jean Shepherd

432 Episodes
8 Volume
Before Ralphy and "A Christmas Story", Jean Shepherd told stories on the radio about being in the Army, life in the big city, and growing up in Hammond, Indiana.

432 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

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

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

Apocalypse Bundle

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

330 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

Arch Oboler

230 Episodes
6 Volume
Enjoy the great radio plays in this anthology of the eccentric horror fiction writer, Arch Oboler, who is best known for pushing the medium of radio in sound production, writing, and programming.

230 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

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

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

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

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

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

Biography in Sound

86 Episodes
4 Volume
Produced by Joseph O. Meyers, this old time radio series fascinated radio audiences with the biographies of Churchill, Babe Ruth, Fred Allen, WC Fields, and more.

86 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

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!

207 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Dorothy Lamour

142 Episodes
4 Volume
Known for the sarong dress in The Jungle Princess and her exotic good looks, Dorothy Lamour made over 60 motion pictures and helped sell US Treasury Bonds

142 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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

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

Howard Duff

227 Episodes
4 Volume
Best known for his role as "Sam Spade, Detective", Howard Duff had a long career in radio and film.

227 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Airplanes and Pilots in Old Time Radio

174 Episodes
4 Volume
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.

174 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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

Les Damon

161 Episodes
4 Volume
Best known as the title role in The Falcon, Les Damon's radio credits include The Adventures of the Abbotts, The Adventures of the Thin Man, Suspense, Your's Truly, Johnny Dollar, and many more.

161 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Scientists and Inventors

221 Episodes
4 Volume
Commercial radio was just one result of the efforts of scientist over the years. Radio also explored the contributions of scientists and inventors whether they were trying to create a better world or destroy the one we have. This compilation contains a wide variety of radio shows dealing with science and understanding the world we live in.

221 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Anniversaries in Old Time Radio

184 Episodes
4 Volume
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

Poisoning

224 Episodes
4 Volume
This collection includes poison in a variety of episodes in mystery and police dramas.

224 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Eddie Fisher

128 Episodes
3 Volume
A heart-throb crooner who sang into the heart of women everywhere beginning with his big win on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts.

128 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Fred MacMurray

83 Episodes
3 Volume
Best known for his roles as a father figure and an everyday man, Fred MacMurray was a simple man in the complicated world of Hollywood.

83 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Fred Allen

175 Episodes
3 Volume
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.

175 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

July 4th

127 Episodes
3 Volume
Enjoy July 4th broadcasts from radio past.

127 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Monsters

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

164 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

New Years Eve

130 Episodes
3 Volume
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!

130 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

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!

150 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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

Drama Collection

219 Episodes
3 Volume
A sensational sampling of OTRCAT's drama radio shows with classic stars and unforgettable productions--An OTRCAT exclusive collection.

219 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Gale Gordon

161 Episodes
3 Volume
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

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

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

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

Holiday Inn

119 Episodes
3 Volume
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

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

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

Highway of Horrors

119 Episodes
3 Volume
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

E Jack Neuman

108 Episodes
3 Volume
one of the most prolific writers and producers in show business including credits on Sam Spade, Suspense, and Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.

108 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Legal Comedies

123 Episodes
3 Volume
laugh merchants (Amos and Andy, Fred Allen, Jack Benny, & more!) are up to their old tricks when the face off with Lady Justice.

123 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Raymond Burr

125 Episodes
3 Volume
Best known from television's Perry Mason, Raymond Burr starred in Dragnet, Fort Laramie, and Pat Novak for Hire.

125 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Don Ameche

97 Episodes
3 Volume
Known for his work on film, television, and radio, Don Ameche is a household name.

97 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

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