Enjoy Hours of Classic Family Fun with these Greatest Old-Time Radio Broadcasts on Re-mastered Audio Compact Discs. Experience first hand the suspense, the mystery and the laughs that radio listeners enjoyed 70 years ago.
From roughly 1928 through 1950, nightly radio broadcasts brought America together by providing family entertainment, news and music programming. The radio stations banded together to form programmingnetworks that became the foundation of today's television networks. The radio programs created genres for situation comedy, detective mystery, suspense and variety which became the foundation for today's television categories.
These radio programs have survived the test of time and have become affectionately known as Old Time Radio. We carry the best selection of professionally remastered, collector sets of Old Time Radio on Compact Discs and Cassette Tapes. These make excellent gifts or collectors items.
Old Time Radio Shows
- Abbott and Costello : Every week 20 million listeners tuned in to catch the verbal antics of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello-two former vaudevillians who took rapid-fire repartee to a new level.
- Amos and Andy : Tune in to hear radio's Amos 'N' Andy, the most popular radio series of all time.
- Baby Snooks : Meet Ziegfield Follies superstar Fanny Brice in the hysterical role that endeared her to millions.
- Fibber McGee and Molly : When was the last time you visited 79 Wistful Vista -- the home of Fibber McGee and Molly?
- Inner Sanctum : "Greetings, friends of the Inner Sanctum. This is your host, welcoming you through the squeaking door for another half hour of horror."
- Jack Benny : For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. How he turned a self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history.
- The Shadow : "Never seen, only heard - as a haunting to superstitious minds as a ghost, as inevitable as a guilty conscience..."
- War of the Worlds : Starring Orson Welles in the most famous radio broadcast of all time that sent the country into a frenzy and a panic.
Featured Old Time Radio Collections
- Arch Oboler Retrospective: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by Suspense
- Cinnamon Bear (7 CDs)
- Masked Marvels on CD by Legends of Radio
- Win, Place or Show - 3 Hours on CDs by The Daymon Runyon Theater
Old Time Radio Comedy Shows
Old Time Radio Detective Shows
- Green Hornet: Spies and Rackets: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by The Green Hornet
- Green Hornet: The Biggest Game: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by The Green Hornet
- I Was A Communist for the FBI (8 CDs)
- Nick Carter: Master Detective Volume 1 by Nick Carter
- Nick Carter: Master Detective Volume 2 by Nick Carter
- The Fat Man and the Thin Man (4 CDs)
- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar (6 CDs)
Old Time Radio Drama and Theater
Old Time Radio Horror Shows
- Inner Sanctum: Romance Gone Wrong (6 Hours On CD) by Inner Sanctum Mysteries
- Lights Out Everybody (10 CDS) by Arch Oboler
- Lights Out Volume 2 (Compact Discs) by Arch Oboler
- The Witch's Tale: 10 CDs by Alonzo Dean Cole
Old Time Radio Mystery Shows
- Killer Hand - 3 Hours on CDs
- Suspense Around The World: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by Suspense
- Suspense Classic: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by Suspense
- Suspense Final Curtain: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by Suspense
- Suspense Tales Well Calculated: 10 Hours on 10 CDs by Suspense
- The Shadow Bitter Fruit (9 CDs) by The Shadow
- The Shadow Radio Treasures (9 CDs) by The Shadow
- The Shadow: Knight of Darkness (9 CDs) by The Shadow
- The Shadow: Strange Puzzles (9 CDs) by The Shadow
- The Shadow: Weird Adventures (9 CDs) by The Shadow
- The Whistler: Impulse (10 CDs) by The Whistler
- The Whistler: Skeletons in the Closet (10 CDs) by The Whistler