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1957

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Abraham Lincoln

One of the most revered Presidents in American History, Abraham Lincoln was a popular figure in old time radio shows.
61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Academy Awards Shows

Enjoy the nostalgia of Academy Awards Ceremonies of yesteryear!
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Agnes Moorehead

Known as "The Lavender Lady", Agnes Moorehead had a long life in the entertainment industry. Best known as a mystery and suspense performer on the radio. Her best known work was with Orson Welles on Mercury Theater, but she also played the lead role in Sorry Wrong Number. Television audiences will remember her as the mother-in-law from Bewitched, but also appeared in Citizen Kane, The Twilight Zone, and many others.
78 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Airplanes and Pilots in Old Time Radio

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.
173 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Alexander Woollcott

One of the foremost critics and commentators on the New York scene during the early decades of the twentieth century, Alexander Woollcott was a larger than life character
20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alice Frost

superb radio actress who co-starred on Mr. and Mrs. North for ten years and as Big Sister for five years.
117 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Aliens Martians and UFOs

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

Amnesia and Memory Loss

A compilation of old time radio shows featuring amnesia and memory loss which was a common plot device in all genres of radio from comedy to detective shows.
83 2
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Andrews Sisters

The sound track for the War Years was Big Band Music, but the universal sweetheart was a triple threat, the lovely Andrews Sisters. More "girl next door" pretty than pin-up girl glamorous, the sister's songs were filled with the optimism and pluck that helped countless G.I.s endure for the duration. Update: additional recordings
83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Andy Devine

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

Anniversaries in Old Time Radio

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

Apocalypse (End of the World)

Duck and Cover, Plagues, Robot Attacks, Time Travel, Annihilation, Cold War Speeches, and more this OTRCAT original collection of tales about THE END OF THE WORLD!
103 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Apocalypse Bundle

Survive in style the end of the world. It includes five of our favorite world's end collections!
304 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Arnold Moss

He performed in on stage, movies, TV or radio often as a villain, a role he seemed to relish as a way to burn himself into the audience’s memory.
140 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Atomic Radio

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. Update: additional recordings
73 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Authors Collection

Featuring the Best Classic Literature on OTR!
53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Baseball and World Series Broadcasts

This extensive collection has some great classic baseball recordings in radio history! Update: 4 new volumes include 40 additional game broadcasts
236 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Baseball in Old Time Radio

This collection is full of fun and varied shows from all different series with a baseball themed episodes. Update: additional episodes
39 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Best of Gunsmoke

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

Best of Horror and Mystery Bundle Pack

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.
309 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Best of Suspense

Original Compilation of OTRCAT's favorite Suspense Episodes! Update: new volume 2
104 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Bing Crosby

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.
365 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Biography in Sound

(update) now with 78 additional recordings: 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.
85 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Birthday Collection

Fun birthday celebrations of famous celebrities, historical figures, and even Gracie Allen's grandpa.
148 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Blind Tales in Old Time Radio

Old Time Radio episodes featuring blindness as a plot device or characters who have visual impairment.
107 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Blind Terror

Old Time Radio horror and mystery shows about blindness, losing one's vision, and people with visual impairment.
34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob Bailey

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

Boris Karloff

(updated) with a few additional rare recordings! Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny."
71 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boxers Champions and Prizefighters

This OTRCAT original collection includes examples of boxing in all the genres of old time radio shows
121 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Breakfast Bundle

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.
147 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Breakfast Recordings

From comedy to cereal serials, this compilation features radio shows from a wide variety of radio programs that are sure to start your day with a stomach full of food and a belly full of laughs.
41 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Carlton Morse

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

Cary Grant

With a charm and sophistication that came as natural as his cleft chin and sparkling eyes, Cary Grant was a natural movie star who was just as talented in front of the radio microphone as he was the camera. Update: additional recording
38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Case For Dr Morelle

Dr. Morelle is a brilliant criminal psychologist with an attitude. He is a detective you will love to hate.
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cathy Lewis

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

CBS Radio Workshop

The CBS Radio Workshop called "radio's distinguished series to man's imagination" was an experimental old time radio show and varied in its genre. The first two shows starred Aldous Huxley narrating an interpretation of 'Brave New World.' Update: additional episodes
86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Charlie Barnet

One of the Jazzmen who embodied the joy of the Jazz world was saxophonist and bandleader Charlie Barnet.
29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Bundle

over 600 classic christmas broadcasts!
662 21
Add To Cart: $105.00

Christmas Detectives

Crime doesn't stop for Christmas, luckily the gumshoes are here with holiday gumdrops.
50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas in Suspense

Did you ever have the feeling there was a severed limb in your Christmas stocking? Listen to the best Christmas shows from Radio's Outstanding Theater of Thrills!
17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Recordings

Hundreds of hours full of holiday cheer! Update: New disk #8!
649 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Cisco Kid

Join the 'Mexican Robin Hood" Cisco Kid and his sidekick Pancho (Mel Blanc) on their adventures in the wild frontier. Update: 100+ new episodes
342 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Civil Defense

(update) Fascinating PSA, recordings and episodes to save americans from a nuclear attack!
120 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Civil War

There are stories of bravery and sacrifice, honor and cowardice, desperation and hope from both sides of the conflict.
24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Clowns in OTR

This multi-genre collection includes clowns that make you laugh, clowns that make you cry, and clowns that make you scream.
44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cold War, Commies, Atomic, and Civil Defense Saver Bundle

Seventeen Great Old Time Radio Collections from the Cold War and Atomic era! Don't duck and cover, buy the Atomic & Cold War Bundle Pack today!
1179 28
Add To Cart: $145.00

Comedians in Suspense (Scared Silly Jokesters)

An OTRCAT original compilation: Hear your favorite comedians including Lucille Ball, Desi Arnez, Ozzie & Harriet, Jack Benny, Bob Hope and more in ways that you would never expect!
65 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Communists and Cold War

This extensive collection includes radio shows, news broadcasts, psa's, and debates about The Red Scare, McCarthyism, and The Cold War which pervaded politics, cultures, life and more in second half the the 20th Century. Update: additional recordings
244 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Computers and Electronic Brains

By the end of the Golden Age of Radio, computers had begun to enter the popular imagination largely through the descriptions from Science Fiction.
31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Country Hoedown (Navy)

Terrific Country and Western Music from the Golden Age. While you're listening, consider a career in the Modern US Navy. Update: additional recordings
47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Creepiest Old Time Radio Show

An OTRCAT original compilation: Turn the lights down low and sit as close as you can to your sweetheart when this scary collection plays!
143 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Crime Christmas

Crime still happens during the Holidays and Joe Friday, Johnny Dollar, Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, Richard Diamond, and Paladin will make sure that the grinches don't steal Christmas, St Nick, furs, or a statue of Baby Jesus.
34 1
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Debbie Reynolds

She stumbled into show business after winning the Ms Burbank contest and had one of the longest careers in Hollywood.
9 1
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Devils Demons Satan and Lucifer

In this collection where the Devil himself actually shows up perhaps as a stand-ins for "the evil which lurks in the hearts of men."
109 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Dinah Shore

Is there anyone finah in the state of Carolina? The newly updated collection has 100+ new recordings of 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.
168 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

DJ Madness

The original Disc Jockeys from the Age of Radio bring you their best and greatest music from their era.
99 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Dogs in OTR

A downright doggone good collection of canine-themed shows from the friendly mutt to the scary werewolf.
53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Dorothy Kilgallen

A journalist with an insatiable appetite to get the story, Dorothy Kilgallen was one of the most respected reporters of her time cracking stories.
23 4
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Drug Store

From Peavey's Pharmacy on The Great Gildersleeve to the mysterious ingredients used by The Green Hornet, the local drug store was a place to meet, greet, grab a chocolate malt, and maybe solve a mystery or two.
24 1
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Dwight D Eisenhower

Eisenhower was a national hero after serving as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during WWII and in 1952 won the Presidential Election. Update: additional broadcasts
46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

E Jack Neuman

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

Edgar Allan Poe

Macabre Tales from the Spookiest Favorite American Author
23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Educating Archie

a charming decidedly British ventriloquism old time radio show with Peter Brough, his dummy, Archie Andrews, and a little rising star 14 year old Julie Andrews.
13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Edward Murrow (I Can Hear It Now)

One of the greatest American journalists in broadcast history, he pioneered the reporter on the scene reporting during WWII. Update: additional recordings
100 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Elizabeth Taylor

One of the most popular stars in classic films, all eyes were on her violet eyes through her lucrative career in show business.
11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Espionage Spies and Secrets Agents

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

Eternal Light

This well-written religious drama was created by the Jewish Theological Seminary and features stories from the Torah, the Bible, and important historical texts. Update: over 680 new recordings:
739 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Ethel Barrymore

Sister of Lionel and John Barrymore, this collection contains all the her known rare appearances on various old time radio shows.
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ethel Merman

Known as the "First Lady of the musical comedy stage", Ethel Merman was a force of nature with a booming voice and a magnetic stage and screen presence.
15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Eve Arden

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

Exploring Tomorrow

(update) includes over 10+ new rare recordings about the future of Mankind, Space Travel, and the World's Beyond.
22 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

FBI In Peace and War

(update) now with additional episodes, 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.
99 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Fibber McGee and Molly

Long lost episodes fell out of "Fibber's Closet". This is the most complete Fibber McGee and Molly collection to date. Laugh with over 418 hours of laughs with Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly in this classic radio sit-com. Update: 200+ additional shows
1180 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Final Episodes of OTR

Even the best OTR programs eventually came to an end, learn how it happened in our Last Episode Collection.
54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Football Recordings

Gridiron goes on air, there is plenty of drama in our Football Collection for fans of football and Old Time Radio. Inspiring memories of frosty autumn afternoons in the stands, these broadcasts of classic Football games are almost as good as being there. Go Team!
8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Lloyd Wright

One of the greatest architects of all time, he got his start in architecture after the great Chicago fire in 1871.
6 1
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Frank Lovejoy

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

Get Rich Quick Schemes

laugh along with Kingfish and other characters from old time radio shows are doing to earn easy money fast and quick.
96 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Gloria Swanson

If there ever was a grande dame of Hollywood, it would have been Gloria Swanson.
10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Golf

featuring golf-themed old time radio shows from a variety of genres including comedy, drama, and even science fiction. Broadcasts from Bill Stern, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Phil Harris, and even Charlie McCarthy!
44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Gordon MacRae

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. Update: additional 80+ Railroad Hour recordings
290 9
Add To Cart: $35.00

Grand Ole Opry

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. Update: additional episodes
337 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Grantland Rice

one of the best known sports writers: his expressive writing helped to raise sports players to heroic status, often comparing the challenges of sports to mythic stories and the greater human condition.
52 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Great Gildersleeve

Enjoy the hijinks of Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve and his family in this classic sit-com. Update: additional recordings and sound quality improvements
527 11
Add To Cart: $55.00

Greta Garbo

Known as a Swedish silent screen icon, Greta Garbo stunned the world when talkies took over the silver screen.
6 1
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Groucho Marx

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

Guest Star Radio

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. Update: additional recordings
386 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Gunsmoke

(update) with 18 new episodes and many sound upgrades, 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.
510 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

H.G. Wells

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

Halloween Variety and Specials

This Halloween remember the gh'oul times with Henry Aldrich, Jack Benny, and all your comedic friends on their Halloween radio specials.
30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hardboiled Detectives

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

Harold Huber

prolific radio actor and film character actor, Harold Huber was best known on radio portraying Agatha Christie's Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot.
29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Highway of Horrors

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

Hollywood Bombshells

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

Horses In Old Time Radio

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

Howard Miller Show

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.
226 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Hypnotism

From all genres of radio, old time radio hypnotists use their tricks for good and evil in this fun new collection... "You will enjoy this collection of radio shows..."
42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Introductions and Theme Music

This collection includes theme music and announcer voice-overs from more than a thousand Old Time Radio programs.
1104 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Irving Berlin

Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, much of his music was used in many films are considered classics.
16 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jack Benny

Everyone's favorite penny pinching miser is now updated with more laughs and better quality sound.
938 13
Add To Cart: $65.00
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