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1960

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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

Alaska Old Time Radio

The Forty-ninth State is "the Last Frontier" and is legendary for its wealth, ruggedness, extreme weather, and most of all for its vastness.
42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alfred Hitchcock

Includes radio adaptations on Hitchcock's most memorable films, including Spellbound, The Birds, Rebecca, Sorry Wrong Number, and Shadow of a Doubt. Update: 6 additional broadcasts
29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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
Add To Cart: $10.00

Amos and Andy

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.
268 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Amos and Andy Music Hall

Using the premise that the Kingfish had set up a radio station in the Lodge Hall of the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Amos & Andy playing records between comic sketches and were often joined by a guest celebrity.
6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Art Linkletter

His autobiography is entitled Confessions of a Happy Man, Art Linkletter is a broadcasting legend.
51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

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

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 and Rosemary Clooney Show

Pleasant daytime music and conversation from two of show biz's greatest talents.
222 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

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 and Ray

Comedy duo, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, star in their own show as radio's favorite zany lampooners. Update: 200+ additional episodes
580 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

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

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 Club (Don McNeil)

Hosted by Don McNeill, the Breakfast Club was plugged as "a get-together time for all of us who smile before breakfast and then can't break the habit all day long – a place to come to when a feller needs a friend." Update: additional episodes
38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Circus

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

Civil Rights Racism Discrimination and Prejudice in Old Time Radio

Radio not only recorded the progress of equality as it was happening, but it was a tool for bringing progress about.
19 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

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

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

Divas of Old Time Radio

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.
984 14
Add To Cart: $70.00

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

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

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

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

Fatal Females

featuring the meanest ladies of old time radio. From murderesses to poisoneresses from wicked queens to wicked witches, this collection is sure to prove that the fairest sex can be pretty scary, too.
56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fathers Day

Dad says, "Forget the tie; I want the Father's Day Collection from OTRCAT.com!" Well kids, Father does know best.
64 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

First Responders

Firefighters, police officers, and heroes of all kinds are represented in this exciting old time radio collection.
117 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

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

Gone Fishing

Grab your reel and bait your hook, because it's time to go fishing with some of the most hilarious fishing shows on old time radio!
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Great Moments in Radio

Hear important Historical Events as they actually occurred on the Radio.
103 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Groundhog Day

Everyone's favorite weather predicting mammal, the Groundhog celebrated in old time radio shows.
7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

Have Gun Will Travel

Stories revolved around gun-for-hire with principles, Paladin. Played on the radio by John Dehner, Paladin preferred to try to work out problems without violence if possible, he worked for people who he felt were wronged and could pay. Update: sound upgrades
109 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Heartbeat Theater

sponsored by the Salvation Army, gives dramatic accounts of regular people helping others through illness, tragedy, and heartbreak.Episodes illustrate problems can be solved with faith, optimism, and the help of good Samaritans.
83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Heatwave

An OTRCAT exclusive: when the weather outside heats up, so does the drama, crime, and even comedy in old time radio!
16 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

Hillbillies in Old Time Radio

includes a root-tooting good time on such shows as Kraft Music Hall, The Jack Benny Program, Martin and Lewis Show, and even an episode of Johnny Dollar in the backhills of Missouri.Let's get roundtuit and have a swell time at it!
36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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

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

Jean Shepherd

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

Jeanette Nolan

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

John Dehner

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. Update: Have Gun Will Travel added
406 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

John F Kennedy

(update) Extensive collection of presidential speeches, recordings, and assassination coverage + transcripts, images and documents!
349 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Johnny Dollar (Yours Truly Johnny Dollar)

"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.
741 12
Add To Cart: $60.00

Jokes and Pranks Bundle

16 disks full of pranks and jokes!
991 16
Add To Cart: $60.00

Larry Dobkin

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

Leap Year

The Gregorian Calendar adds a day February 29th to the year every four years; this collection adds entertainment from every genre of radio programs.
35 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Legal Dramas

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

Les Damon

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

Life with the Lyons

A real life family starring in a situation comedy as themselves. That was the concept behind Life With the Lyons.
117 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lucille Fletcher

Writer of acclaimed old time radio show "Sorry Wrong Number", "The Hitchhiker", and many more.
29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mad and Insane in OTR

Mad scientists, crazed killers, nutty old codgers, and more insanity in this new OTRCAT compilation.
346 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Mandel Kramer

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

Marriages in Disaster

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"
213 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Meet the Press

an excellent interview program featuring top makers and shakers of the day being put under the microscope and asked tough questions.
128 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Minstrel Shows

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.
536 13
Add To Cart: $65.00

Mothers Day

Mom can have radio shows just for her this Mothers Day. Now go clean your room!
91 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

News Recordings 1960-1969

The Sixties were a period of dramatic political and cultural change including JFK presidency and assassination, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, the assassination of Martin Luther King, and the Apollo Moon Landing.
83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Nixon (Richard Nixon Recordings)

Richard M. Nixon was the 37th President of the United States of America, and one of the most controversial. In 1974, he became the only US President to resign from office.
55 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

OTRCAT SAMPLER 12

New sampler cd with over 100 episodes from various series including This is Paris, Something for the Girls, WWII PSA Annoucements, Jack Robinson, Streamlined Shakespeare and more.
87 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Paul Frees

"the man with 1,000 voices" appeared in a multitude of old time radio series and later memorable TV appearances. Update: additional recordings
347 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Paula Winslowe

After making the leap from silent films to speaking films, Paula Winslowe debuted on radio on Dec. 30, 1936.
354 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

People Are Funny

Hosted by Art Linkletter, stunts on this old time radio program continued to get more and more outrageous (and funny) as the show continued its 18 year run. Update: additional recordings
33 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Poetry in Old Time Radio

A collection of Poetry radio programs that bring culture, thoughtfulness, and spoken word to your radio. Update: additional Edgar Guest recordings
400 17
Add To Cart: $80.00

Politicians Corrupt Dirty and Otherwise

This collection includes historical and news broadcasts as well as fictional accounts of corrupt politicians on The Green Hornet, The Halls of Ivy, The Lone Ranger, and more.
75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Polka Shows Collection

Dancing a polka with your best girl is a celebration of life and living. Everyone can use more OmmPahPah in their life!
52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Campaigns 1892-1974

Includes historic and entertaining campaign speeches from Grover Cleveland, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon.
156 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Prohibition (Bootleggin and Moonshine)

old time radio songs and stories about bootlegging and prohibition which occurred between 1920 until 1933.
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Psychics Mentalists and Fortune Tellers

The ancient art of astrology is an example of sign reading, as are palmistry, tea leaf reading, tarot cards, and numerology. We predict you will enjoy these radio shows.
54 1
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Radio Noir Writers

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

Rare News and Current Event Shows

Old Time Radio News shows are give modern listeners a peek into the major world events of yesteryear. Update: additional recordings
48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Richard Crenna

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

Rosemary Clooney

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

Scientists and Inventors

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.
180 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Sharks in Old Time Radio

Sharks have long been featured in the stories of seamen, this collection includes old time radio episodes about sharks in a variety of genres.
14 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Soapler: Soap Opera Satire Spoofs and Silliness

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

Sports and Baseball Broadcasts

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!
67 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

St Patricks Day

Follow the Rainbow to this pot o'gold of Radio Shows!
28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Submarines in Old Time Radio

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!
74 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Suspense

SUSPENSE is the premier mystery-horror radio show with top name talent! Update: 50 new episodes and better sound quality
1008 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Television and TV

Radio and television coexisted as TV sets entered American homes.
90 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Thanksgiving

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
152 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Thanksgiving

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
152 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

This is Jazz

Hosted by Jazz critic Rudi Blesh and guests included Jazz greats like Louis Armstrong, Leadbelly, Sidney Bechet, Bertha Chippie Hill, Canada Lee, Blue Lou Lee, Mama Alberta Price
18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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