Old Time Radio Researchers Group

Inner Sanctum Mysteries - Single Episodes



INNER SANCTUM MYSTERIES The anthology series featured stories of mystery, terror and suspense, and its tongue-in-cheek introductions were i…

Crime Classics - Single Episodes



CRIME CLASSICS Crime Classics came to CBS September 30, 1953 and was a neat little series of "true crime stories". This show…

Dragnet - Single Episodes



DRAGNET Dragnet, the brainchild of Jack Webb, may very well be the most well-remembered, and the best, radio police drama series. From Sept…

Dark Fantasy - Single Episodes



DARK FANTASY Dark Fantasy was a short series with tales of the weird, adventures of the supernatural, created for you by Scott Bishop.…

Suspense - Single Episodes



SUSPENSE SUSPENSE an introduction Copyright Jim Widner (jwidner@infinet.com) 18 Oct 1994 On September 30, 1962 a major milestone in radio…

Adventures of Philip Marlowe - Single Episodes



ADVENTURES OF PHILIP MARLOWE Elements of mystery have always been represented in literature, but the detective story didn't arrive on the s…

American History Through The Eyes Of Radio - Single Episodes



AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE EYES OF RADIO Through the magic of radio this unique collection of shows captures American History like no oth…

Gunsmoke - Single Episodes



Gunsmoke is one of those long-running classic Old-Time Radio shows that everyone knows and remembers. It's also one that is still respected …

X Minus One - Single Episodes



X Minus One aired on NBC from 24 April 55 until 9 January 58 for a total of 124 episodes with one pilot or audition story. There was a reviv…

Dimension X - Single Episodes



DIMENSION X Dimension X was first heard on NBC April 8, 1950, and ran until September 29, 1951. Strange that so little good science fi…

Secrets of Scotland Yard - Single Episodes



SECRETS OF SCOTLAND YARD In an earlier time, just prior to and following the Second World War, the general public was fascinated by the sub…

The Mel Blanc Show - Single Episodes



THE MEL BLANC SHOW Mel Blanc's success on The Jack Benny Program led to his own radio show on the CBS Radio Network, The Mel Blanc Show, wh…

New Adventures of Nero Wolfe - Single Episodes



THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NERO WOLFE Nero Wolfe first appeared on radio on July 5, 1943 on the NBC Blue Network in The Adventures Of Nero Wolfe…

The Whistler - Single Episodes



THE WHISTLER You're walking alone on the street at night, but then you hear another set of footsteps and a haunting tune being whistled by …

The Black Museum - Single Episodes



THE BLACK MUSEUM Opening in 1875, the Crime Museum at Scotland Yard is the oldest museum in the world purely for recording crime.…

Richard Diamond, Private Detective - Single Episodes



RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE In 1945, Dick Powell portrayed Phillip Marlowe in the movie "Murder My Sweet" b…

The Sound of War - Single Episodes



THE SOUND OF WAR The Sound of War is an 18 episode collection. Jay Hickerson's "The Ultimate Guide to all Circulating Shows" stat…

Boston Blackie - Single Episodes



BOSTON BLACKIE Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, h…

Cloak and Dagger - Single Episodes



CLOAK AND DAGGER Cloak and Dagger opened over the NBC network on May 7, 1950. It had a short run through the Summer on Sundays, c…

Escape - Single Episodes



ESCAPE In the Golden Days of Radio, back in the 1930s to the 1950s, most popular radio series had a set time for going out each week. Occas…

Crime Club - Single Episodes



CRIME CLUB The Crime Club aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System as a half-hour weekly radio series, beginning on December 2, 1946 and con…

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes



YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including a one year hiatus in 1954-1955), this se…

CBS Radio Workshop - Single Episodes



CBS RADIO WORKSHOP CBS Radio Workshop was a revival of the Columbia Workshop of the late thirties. All 86 episodes survive today. The serie…

Fort Laramie - Single Episodes



FORT LARAMIE Fort Laramie opened with "Specially transcribed tales of the dark and tragic ground of the wild frontier. The saga o…

The Six Shooter - Single Episodes



THE SIX SHOOTER The Six Shooter brought James Stewart to the NBC microphone on September 20, 1953, in a fine series of folksy Wes…

Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator - Single Episodes



BARRIE CRAIG, CONFIDENTIAL INVESTIGATOR William Gargan, who also played the better known television (and radio) detective Martin Kane, was …

Incredible, But True - Single Episodes



INCREDIBLE, BUT TRUE Program Format: Information/Entertainment Broadcast Years: 1950-1951 (Mutual) This series consisted of 15 mi…

Chet Chetter's Tales from the Morgue - Single Episodes



CHET CHETTER'S TALES FROM THE MORGUE Chet Chetter's Tales from the Morgue is a series of short stories as told by …

Mystery House - Single Episodes



MYSTERY HOUSE Mystery House -- that strange publishing firm owned by Dan and Barbara Glenn -- where each new novel is acted out by the…

Box 13 - Single Episodes



BOX 13 "Adventure wanted -- will go anywhere, do anything -- Box 13." The premise of the program was that Dan Holiday was an…

21st Precinct - Single Episodes



21st PRECINCT Broadcast from July 7th 1953 through November 1st 1956 on the CBS network. 21st Precinct was a very dramatic police drama. CB…

An Evening With Groucho - Single Episodes



AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO An Evening with Groucho is a look at the life of Groucho Marx and the Marx Brothers, as told by Grou…

Sealed Book - Single Episodes



THE SEALED BOOK The Sealed Book was a radio series of mystery and terror tales, produced and directed by Jock MacGregor for the Mutual netw…

Frontier Fighters - Single Episodes



FRONTIER FIGHTERS This is not your typical western drama -- it is a series that will transport you back in time to the days of the wild, un…

Magic Island - Single Episodes



MAGIC ISLAND Magic Island was a syndicated serial that first aired sometime in 1936 and consisted of one hundred thirty 12-minute epis…

Let George Do It - Single Episodes



LET GEORGE DO IT Let George Do It was a radio drama series produced by Owen and Pauline Vinson from 1946 to 1954. It starred Bob Bailey as …

Old Gold Comedy Theater - Single Episodes



OLD GOLD COMEDY THEATER The Old Gold Comedy Theater aired over NBC for one season, from October 29, 1944 to June 10, 1945. The Lennen and M…

Casey, Crime Photographer - Single Episodes



CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER This series went on the air on July 7, 1943 and lasted until April 22, 1955. A total of 431 episodes were broadca…

The Blue Beetle - Single Episodes



THE BLUE BEETLE The exploits of Dan Garrett, a rookie patrolman who, by wearing bullet-proof blue chain mail, transformed himself…

Frontier Town - Single Episodes



FRONTIER TOWN 1950-53, Syndicated Cast: Jeff Chandler as Chad Remington (through "Thunder over Texas", #23, 02/27/1953) Reed Hadl…

The Adventures of Frank Race - Single Episodes



THE ADVENTURES OF FRANK RACE Broadcast: May 1, 1949- February 19, 1950 (East Coast) and June 5, 1951- March 25, 1952 (West Coast), syndicat…

Philo Vance - Single Episodes



PHILO VANCE Philo Vance was the detective creation of S. S. Van Dine first published in the mid 1920s. Vance, in the original books, i…

Broadway Is My Beat - Single Episodes



BROADWAY'S MY BEAT Broadway's My Beat, a radio crime drama, ran on CBS from February 27, 1949 to August 1, 1954. With music by Robert Strin…

Rogue's Gallery - Single Episodes



ROGUE'S GALLERY Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private …

Challenge of the Yukon - Single Episodes



CHALLENGE OF THE YUKON Challenge of the Yukon was a long-running radio series that began on Detroit's station WXYZ (as had The Lone Ranger …

The Strange Dr Weird - Single Episodes



THE STRANGE DR. WEIRD The Strange Dr. Weird was a radio program broadcast on Mutual from 1944 to 1945. Sponsored by Adam Hats, the drama is…

Stand By for Crime - Single Episodes



STAND BY FOR CRIME This show, from the early 1950s, is a good example of the true story style of delivery made popular in ra…

Theater Five - Single Episodes



THEATER FIVE Theater Five was ABC's attempt to revive radio drama during the early 1960s. The series name was derived from its time slot, 5…

The Bing Crosby-Rosemary Clooney Show - Single Episodes



THE BING CROSBY - ROSEMARY CLOONEY SHOW In 1960, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney teamed together in The Bing Crosby - Rosemary Clooney Sho…

Matinee Theater - Single Episodes



MATINEE THEATER Matinee Theater represented a serious attempt by CBS to provide quality dramatic programming for its Sunday afternoon liste…

Ranger Bill - Single Episodes



"Ranger Bill, Warrior of the Woodland, struggling against extreme odds, traveling dangerous trails, fighting the many enemies of nature…

Candy Matson, Yukon 2-8209 - Single Episodes



CANDY MATSON, YUKON 2-8209 Candy Matson was the private eye star of Candy Matson, YUkon 2-8209, an NBC West Coast show which…

Police Reporter - Single Episodes



POLICE REPORTER Based on true crime stories, "The Police Reporter" was a fifteen minute dramatic series syndicated by Radio Relea…

Victor Borge Collection - Single Episodes



THE VICTOR BORGE COLLECTION Victor Borge Biography: Victor Borge was born in Copenhagen, Denmark January 3, 1909, the son of…

Crime and Peter Chambers - Single Episodes



CRIME AND PETER CHAMBERS Crime and Peter Chambers, stared Dane Clark as a hard-hitting private eye that worked well the with police departm…

Planet Man - Single Episodes



PLANET MAN This is the fascinating story of Dantro, The Planet Man, troubleshooter for the League of Planets organization, the law enforcem…

Dr. Kildare - Single Episodes



DR. KILDARE Dr. Kildare was produced for syndication in 1949 at WMGM, New York. It was based on the popular Dr. Kildare movies of the …

Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons - Single Episodes



MR. KEEN, TRACER OF LOST PERSONS When Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons first debuted over the Blue Network on Octo…

The Devil and Mr. O - Single Episodes



THE DEVIL AND MR. O A transcribed syndication of original broadcasts from Lights Out. With its premiere on the nationwide NBC hookup in 1…

Can You Imagine That - Single Episodes



CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT Can You Imagine That is a show that features strange and surprising stories from newspaper columns from accross the co…

Lightning Jim - Single Episodes



LIGHTNING JIM This is the story of U.S. Marshal Lightning Jim Whipple, his trusty horse Thunder, and his deputy, Whitey Larson. The shows a…

Luke Slaughter of Tombstone - Single Episodes



LUKE SLAUGHTER OF TOMBSTONE CBS started the year 1958 off with the introduction on January 1, 1958 of Frontier Gentleman. Th…

Strange As It Seems - Single Episodes



STRANGE AS IT SEEMS Strange As It Seems was a radio program of strange and unusual tales about fantastic people and events, based on the da…

Rocky Fortune - Single Episodes



ROCKY FORTUNE In the days prior to From Here To Eternity, Frank Sinatra's popularity was waning and this private eye show was an attem…

The Halls of Ivy - Single Episodes



THE HALLS OF IVY The Halls of Ivy was an NBC radio sitcom that ran from 1949 - 1952. It was created by Fibber McGee and Molly co-creator/wr…

Academy Award - Single Episodes



ACADEMY AWARD  Academy Award Theater began its full 39 week season with a high note -- with Bette Davis in her Oscar winning role…

Cavalcade of America - Single Episodes



CAVALCADE OF AMERICA The Cavalcade of America is an anthology drama series that was sponsored by the DuPont Company. It was initially broad…

In the Name of the Law - Single Episodes



IN THE NAME OF THE LAW A True Crime radio show from 1936. "In the name of the law, we bring you another of th…

Case Dismissed - Single Episodes



CASE DISMISSED Thus with the pounding of the gavel, the fate of men and women have been decided by the judge. This is the story of our…

Mama Bloom's Brood - Single Episodes



MAMA BLOOM'S BROOD This early series (circa 1934) combines elements of the soap opera with those of the situation comedy. The episodes are …

Bright Star - Single Episodes



BRIGHT STAR From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. See "Note" below for more information on the OTRR.

Soldiers of the Press - Single Episodes



SOLDIERS OF THE PRESS Soldiers of the Press is a war drama that was created in New York and syndicated by World Broadcasting System. Little…

Aladdin Lamp - Single Episodes



ALADDIN LAMP What little is known about this series is gleaned from the pages of 'Aladdin Electric Lamps' and is used by express permission…

Theatre Royal - Single Episodes



THEATRE ROYAL This fine British anthology series, features plays based on the best of literature, films and English theater. Produced in tw…

Police Headquarters - Single Episodes



POLICE HEADQUARTERS There is not too much known about the series Police Headquarters. There are 39 known episodes of this police procedural…

Dangerously Yours - Single Episodes



DANGEROUSLY YOURS Dangerously Yours was a half hour show sponsored by Vicks. There were sixteen episodes broadcast in 1944, with eleven of …

World Adventurer Club - Single Episodes



WORLD ADVENTURER'S CLUB The year is 1932, and the nation is still suffering from the effects of the Great Depression, recovery is…

Comic Weekly Man - Single Episodes



COMIC WEEKLY MAN Comic Weekly Man aired from 1947 to 1954 and was a show where the Comic Weekly Man would read the Sunday comics in a drama…

Blair of the Mounties - Single Episodes



BLAIR OF THE MOUNTIES Blair of the Mounties is the story of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police -- a fictional series based o…

You Can't Do Business with Hitler - Single Episodes



YOU CAN'T DO BUSINESS WITH HITLER You Can't Do Business With Hitler, a series of radio shows, written and produced…

Love Story Magazine - Single Episodes



LOVE STORY MAGAZINE This series of only 26 episodes was broadcast in 1937. Dramatic dames and daring rogues... Such characters filled the p…

Claybourne - Single Episodes



CLAYBOURNE Welcome to Claybourne, the small, scenic township in the far north of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s a friendly little town -…

Redbook Dramas - Single Episodes



REDBOOK DRAMAS This series, based upon short stories originally published in Redbook Magazine, was aired in the year 1932. The United State…

Dragnet - Individual Files



Individual Files from the OTRR collection

Red Horse Ranch - Single Episodes



(LIFE ON) RED HORSE RANCH What is Life on Red Horse Ranch? Life on Red Horse Ranch successfully combines a genuinely thrilling serial story…

Down Our Way - Single Episodes



DOWN OUR WAY Not much is known about this series. A search on the internet turned up virtually nothing, and it is not mentioned in any of th…

Moon Over Africa - Single Episodes



MOON OVER AFRICA Not much is known about the radio series Moon Over Africa. It is thought to be a South African radio show which aired arou…

Alka Seltzer Time - Single Episodes



ALKA SELTZER TIME A 15 minute Music show sponsored by Alka Seltzer, One-A-Day. Stars of the show are Curt Massey, Martha Tilton, …

The Singles and Doubles Collection: Single Episodes A-C



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION: A - C This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which c…

Danger, Dr. Danfield - Single Episodes



DANGER, DR DANFIELD Danger, Dr Danfield was first broadcast on August 18, 1946 and consisted of 26 episodes with the last one being April 1…

Family Doctor - Single Episodes



FAMILY DOCTOR "Hello there, this is the Family Doctor." The Family Doctor tells the story of Dr. Grant Adams, a wise and hum…

Democracy In America - Single Episodes



DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA Democracy in America is a well-produced dramatization of Alexis de Tocqueville’s book of the same name. These fourteen…

Ports of Call - Single Episodes



PORTS OF CALL An obscure series from 1935 or 1936 in which each episode deals with a voyage to a different country where events o…

Mother's Best Flour - Single Episodes



MOTHER'S BEST FLOUR From late 1950 to late 1951, you could hear Hank Williams on WSM every morning at 7:15 singing and selling Mother's Bes…

The Pacific Story - Single Episodes



THE PACIFIC STORY The Pacific Story was broadcast on NBC at 11:30pm, with the first broadcast on July 11, 1943. The series lasted 184 weeks…

NBC's First Fabulous Fifty - Single Episodes



NBCs FIFTY YEARS OF RADIO November 1, 1926 The National Broadcasting Company was created when RCA purchased radio stati…

Afloat with Henry Morgan - Single Episodes



AFLOAT WITH HENRY MORGAN Afloat with Henry Morgan was an 52 episode Australian series from, it is generally thought - 1933. Each episode wa…

Behind the Mike - Single Episodes



BEHIND THE MIKE Behind the Mike was a behind-the-scenes view of radio personalities, personnel and operations. This version of the program …

Jerry of the Circus - Single Episodes



JERRY OF THE CIRCUS The Old Time Radio show, Jerry of the Circus, is a wonderfully heartwarming and delightful children's series, syndicate…

Fire Fighters - Single Episodes



FIRE FIGHTERS Five Bells stand by all stations... Attention all districts, a five alarm fire... Five Bells, move in immediately... That's i…

The Big Show - Single Episodes



THE BIG SHOW In 1950, the advent of television was not only causing concern in the film industry but radio was beginning to feel the effe…

The Singles and Doubles Collection: Single Episodes H-K



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION: H - K This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which c…

Tales of the Diamond K - Single Episodes



TALES OF THE DIAMOND K There is not much information available about Tales of the Diamond K, despite extensive research done both on the in…

The Singles and Doubles Collection: Single Episodes D-G



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION: D - G This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which c…

Melody Ranch - Single Episodes



MELODY RANCH "Hard-riding, sweet-singing, cowboy picture star Gene Autry" was heard each Sunday evening on radios across America …

The Harold Peary Show - Single Episodes



THE HAROLD PEARY SHOW The Harold Peary show made its CBS debut on September 9, 1950. An audition show was done on August 23, 1950. Harold P…

The Marriage - Single Episodes



THE MARRIAGE The Marriage was a light affair, distinguished mainly as a vehicle for Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy. Cronyn's character,…

Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon - Single Episodes



JONATHAN THOMAS AND HIS CHRISTMAS ON THE MOON Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon is a daily children’s series that ran between T…

The Singles And Doubles Collection vol 2 Single Episodes



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION Volume 2 This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which…

The Singles and Doubles Collection: Single Episodes T-Z



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION: T - Z This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which c…

Cruise of the Poll Parrot - Single Episodes



CRUISE OF THE POLL PARROT In 1922, businessman Paul Parrot sold his shoe business "Poll Parrot Shoes" to the …

Movie Previews - Single Episodes



MOVIE PREVIEWS MP3s in this OTRR Non-Certified Release: 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 36-xx-xx One in a Million 20th Century Fox Is On The…

Pinto Pete and His Ranch Boys - Single Episodes



PINTO PETE AND HIS RANCH BOYS The Old Time Radio Researchers are excited to bring to you these little-known country and western programs. P…

Cavalcade Of America



Cavalcade of America consisting of 15 CDs

The Singles and Doubles Collection: Single Episodes L-N



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION: L - N This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which c…

Club Car Special - Single Episodes



CLUB CAR SPECIAL All Aboard! Club Car Special! All Aboard! With that porters' cry, we climb onboard the Club Car Special. The Club Car Sp…

Pinto Pete in Arizona - Single Episodes



PINTO PETE IN ARIZONA The Old Time Radio Researchers are excited to bring to you these little-known country and western programs. Pinto Pet…

Pat O'Daniel and The Hillbilly Boys - Single Episodes



THE HILLBILLY BOYS W. Lee O'Daniel's musical career began in January 1931, when a West Texas fiddler named James Robert (Bob) Wills entered…

WJSV Complete Day - Single Episodes



WJSV COMPLETE DAY Thursday, September 21st, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C., recorded their entire broadcast day -- from sign …

One World Flight - Single Episodes



ONE WORLD FLIGHT One World Flight consisted of 13 episodes which aired on CBS radio on Tuesday night from 14 Jan – 8 Apr 1947. The document…

Rotary Golden Theater - Single Episodes



ROTARY GOLDEN THEATER The Rotary Golden Theater was produced by the International Rotary Association in 1955 to celebrate it’s 50…

The Tenth Man - Single Episodes



THE TENTH MAN The Tenth Man was a little known series that was by the National Mental Health Foundation on NBC. It consisted of t…

Jump Jump and the Ice Queen - Single Episodes



JUMP JUMP AND THE ICE QUEEN Jump Jump, the 3-inch tall Elf was first conceived by the creative writing team of Mary McConnell and hubby Har…

Jerry at Fair Oaks - Single Episodes



JERRY AT FAIR OAKS In Jerry at Fair Oaks, the follow up program to Jerry of the Circus, we are delighted by more of our orphaned hero&Atild…

Romance of the Ranchos - Single Episodes



ROMANCE OF THE RANCHOS This weekly 30 minute program, sponsored by the Title Insurance and Trust Company of Los Angeles, attempted to recre…

The Daredevils of Hollywood - Single Episodes



THE DAREDEVILS OF HOLLYWOOD Daredevil Deviltry may not be the easiest or safest way to make one’s living, but it is certainly the most exci…

The Grantland Rice Story - Single Episodes



THE GRANTLAND RICE STORY RCA Thesaurus obtained permission to serialize Rice's popular "The Tumult and The Shouting" via their tr…

Heritage Over The Land - Single Episodes



HERITAGE OVER THE LAND This twelve episode series is a documentary of the rebirth of the South, from its humble beginnings o…

Hello Americans - Single Episodes



HELLO AMERICANS Hello Americans was a 12 episode show Orson Welles made as another contribution to the war effort, and stems in part f…

Delmore Brothers - Single Episodes



DELMORE BROTHERS Alton Delmore (December 25, 1908 - June 8, 1964) and Rabon Delmore (December 3, 1916 - December 4, 1952), billed as The De…

Shell Chateau - Single Episodes



SHELL CHATEAU Shell Chateau was a musical variety series that began on June 29, 1935, with Al Jolson serving as its host. Some sources…

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles Bob Bailey 15 Min. Eps



THESE ARE THE 15 MINUTE BOB BAILEY SERIALS YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR - BOB BAILEY For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including …

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles Bob Bailey 30 MIin. Eps



THESE ARE THE 30 MINUTE BOB BAILEY EPISODES YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR BOB BAILEY For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including a…

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles Edmond O'Brien



THESE ARE THE EDMOND O'BRIEN EPISODES 02-03-1950 - 09-03-1952 YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR - EDMOND O'BRIEN For over twelve years, from 1949 t…

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles John Lund



THESE ARE THE JOHN LUND EPISODES 11-28-1952 - 04-14-1953 YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including…

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles Charles Russell



THESE ARE THE CHARLES RUSSELL EPISODES 02-18-1949 - 01-14-1950 YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR - CHARLES RUSSELL For over twelve years, from 1949…

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles Robert Readick



THESE ARETHE ROBERT READICK EPISODES YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR - ROBERT READICK For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including a …

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Singles Mandel Kramer



THESE ARE THE MANDEL KRAMER EPISODES YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR - MANDEL KRAMER For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including a o…

Old Time Radio Researchers Group Home Page



OLD TIME RADIO RESEARCHER'S GROUP This is a production of the Old Time Radio Researchers Group located at Old Time Radio Researchers Website…

Fire Fighters



FIRE FIGHTERS Five Bells stand by all stations... Attention all districts, a five alarm fire... Five Bells, move in immediately... That's it…

Lightning Jim



Lightning Jim (Awaiting Description)

The Lone Ranger



THE LONE RANGER "A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty hi-yo silver! The Lone Ranger! With his faithful I…

Academy Award



ACADEMY AWARD Academy Award was a CBS radio anthology series which presented 30-minute adaptations of plays, novels or films. The program's …

Adventure Ahead



ADVENTURE AHEAD! Adventure Ahead! was a brilliant Summer feature for 1944. Comprised of fourteen stirring adventure novels and stories from …

21st Precinct



21st PRECINCT Broadcast from July 7th 1953 through November 1st 1956 on the CBS network. 21st Precinct was a very dramatic police drama. CBS…

Abbot and Costello



ABBOTT AND COSTELLO (taken from en.wikipedia.org) Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, w…

Aladdin Lamp



ALADDIN LAMP What little is known about this series is gleaned from the pages of 'Aladdin Electric Lamps' and is used by express permission …

Alka-Seltzer Time



ALKA-SELTZER TIME Alka-Seltzer Time (aka The Alka-Seltzer Show) was a 15-minute radio series broadcast weekdays on both CBS Radio and the Mu…

Air Mail Mystery



AIR MAIL MYSTERY OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: Air Mail Mystery Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification D…

American History Through the Eyes of Radio



AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE EYES OF RADIO Through the magic of radio this unique collection of shows captures American History like no othe…

American Trail



THE AMERICAN TRAIL The American Trail was originally broadcast in 1953 as a 13 part serial. The series chronicles American history, includin…

Alka Seltzer Time



ALKA SELTZER TIME A 15 minute Music show sponsored by Alka Seltzer, One-A-Day. Stars of the show are Curt Massey, Martha Tilton, Country Was…

All Star Western Theatre



ALL STAR WESTERN THEATRE The All Star Western Theatre graced the airwaves in the mid-1940's and was made up of a variety of different shows.…

The Bing Crosby-Rosemary Clooney Show



THE BING CROSBY - ROSEMARY CLOONEY SHOW In 1960, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney teamed together in The Bing Crosby - Rosemary Clooney Show…

Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator



BARRIE CRAIG, CONFIDENTIAL INVESTIGATOR William Gargan, who also played the better known television (and radio) detective Martin Kane, was t…

An Evening with Groucho



AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO An Evening with Groucho is a look at the life of Groucho Marx and the Marx Brothers, as told by Groucho. Groucho Mar…

Avalon Time



AVALON TIME Avalon Time is an American old-time radio comedy/variety program that ran from 1938 to 1940 on NBC's Red Network. The program wa…

The Big Show



THE BIG SHOW In 1950, the advent of television was not only causing concern in the film industry but radio was beginning to feel the effect …

The Big Story



THE BIG STORY Based on real life news stories, Big Story featured murder and other violent crime cases from the point of view of a newspaper…

Behind the Mike



BEHIND THE MIKE Behind the Mike was a behind-the-scenes view of radio personalities, personnel and operations. This version of the program a…

Behind the Scenes in Hollywood



BEHIND THE SCENES IN HOLLYWOOD Behind the Scenes in Hollywood is a quick paced, breezy production that offers short, lively updates on comin…

The Blue Beetle



THE BLUE BEETLE The exploits of Dan Garrett, a rookie patrolman who, by wearing bullet-proof blue chain mail, transformed himself into the m…

Bold Venture



BOLD VENTURE Bold Venture was a transcribed syndication by Ziv Corporation. There were 78 thirty minute episodes produced for release with t…

The Black Museum



THE BLACK MUSEUM Opening in 1875, the Crime Museum at Scotland Yard is the oldest museum in the world purely for recording crime. The name &…

Blair of the Mounties



BLAIR OF THE MOUNTIES Blair of the Mounties is the story of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police -- a fictional series based on the work of th…

Bright Star



BRIGHT STAR OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: Bright Star Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification Date: Decem…

Broadway's My Beat



BROADWAY'S MY BEAT Broadway's My Beat , a radio crime drama, ran on CBS from February 27, 1949 to August 1, 1954. With music by Robert Strin…

Boston Blackie



BOSTON BLACKIE Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, he…

Box 13



BOX 13 “Adventure wanted -- will go anywhere, do anything -- Box 13.” The premise of the program was that Dan Holiday was an author who wrot…

Can You Imagine That



CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT Can You Imagine That is a show that features strange and surprising stories from newspaper columns from accross the cou…

Candy Matson, YUkon 2-8209



CANDY MATSON, YUKON 2-8209 Candy Matson was the private eye star of Candy Matson, YUkon 2-8209 , an NBC West Coast show which first aired in…

CBS Radio Workshop



CBS RADIO WORKSHOP CBS Radio Workshop was a revival of the Columbia Workshop of the late thirties. All 86 episodes survive today. The series…

Calling All Cars



CALLING ALL CARS Calling All Cars aired from 29 Nov 1933 until 8 Sep 1939 and originated on the West coast over the Columbia Broadcasting Sy…

Cavalcade of America



CAVALCADE OF AMERICA The Cavalcade of America is an anthology drama series that was sponsored by the DuPont Company. It was initially broadc…

Challenge of the Yukon



CHALLENGE OF THE YUKON Challenge of the Yukon was a long-running radio series that began on Detroit's station WXYZ (as had The Lone Ranger a…

Case Dismissed



CASE DISMISSED Thus with the pounding of the gavel, the fate of men and women have been decided by the judge. This is the story of our legal…

Casey, Crime Photographer



CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER This series went on the air on July 7, 1943 and lasted until April 22, 1955. A total of 431 episodes were broadcas…

Cloak and Dagger



CLOAK AND DAGGER Cloak and Dagger opened over the NBC network on May 7, 1950. It had a short run through the Summer on Sundays, changing to …

Comic Weekly Man



COMIC WEEKLY MAN Comic Weekly Man aired from 1947 to 1954 and was a show where the Comic Weekly Man would read the Sunday comics in a dramat…

Chet Chetter's Tales from the Morgue



CHET CHETTER'S TALES FROM THE MORGUE Chet Chetter's Tales from the Morgue is a series of short stories as told by an old obliging morgue att…

Claudia



CLAUDIA Claudia , which is perhaps better known as Claudia and David , was an old time radio show based on a series of short stories written…

Crime Club



CRIME CLUB The Crime Club aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System as a half-hour weekly radio series, beginning on December 2, 1946 and cont…

Crime and Peter Chambers



CRIME AND PETER CHAMBERS Crime and Peter Chambers , stared Dane Clark as a hard-hitting private eye that worked well the with police departm…

Claybourne



CLAYBOURNE Welcome to Claybourne , the small, scenic township in the far north of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s a friendly little town - …

Crime Classics



CRIME CLASSICS Crime Classics came to CBS September 30, 1953 and was a neat little series of "true crime stories". This show intro…

Danger, Dr Danfield



DANGER, DR DANFIELD Danger, Dr Danfield was first broadcast on August 18, 1946 and consisted of 26 episodes with the last one being April 13…

Dangerous Assignment



DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT Film actor Brian Donlevy played Steve Mitchell, international operative whose had two jobs. Get in and out of danger. D…

Cruise of the Poll Parrot



CRUISE OF THE POLL PARROT In 1922, businessman Paul Parrot sold his shoe business "Poll Parrot Shoes" to the International Shoe Co…

The Damon Runyon Theatre



THE DAMON RUNYON THEATRE The Damon Runyon Theatre was another of Alan Ladd's Mayfair Transcription Company productions. Ladd, long an admire…

Dark Fantasy



DARK FANTASY Dark Fantasy was a short series with tales of the weird, adventures of the supernatural, created for you by Scott Bishop. The s…

Delmore Brothers



DELMORE BROTHERS Alton Delmore (December 25, 1908 - June 8, 1964) and Rabon Delmore (December 3, 1916 - December 4, 1952), billed as The Del…

Dangerously Yours



DANGEROUSLY YOURS Dangerously Yours was a half hour show sponsored by Vicks. There were sixteen episodes broadcast in 1944, with eleven of t…

The Daredevils of Hollywood



THE DAREDEVILS OF HOLLYWOOD Daredevil Deviltry may not be the easiest or safest way to make one’s living, but it is certainly the most excit…

Down Our Way



DOWN OUR WAY Not much is known about this series. A search on the internet turned up virtually nothing, and it is not mentioned in any of th…

A Case for Dr Morelle



A CASE FOR DR MORELLE Monday Night At 8 was a popular series developed by Harry Pepper and Ronnie Waldman and broadcast over the BBC during …

Democracy in America



DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA Democracy in America is a well-produced dramatization of Alexis de Tocqueville’s book of the same name. These fourteen,…

Dimension X



DIMENSION X Dimension X was first heard on NBC April 8, 1950, and ran until September 29, 1951. Strange that so little good science fiction …

Escape



ESCAPE In the Golden Days of Radio, back in the 1930s to the 1950s, most popular radio series had a set time for going out each week. Occasi…

Family Doctor



FAMILY DOCTOR "Hello there, this is the Family Doctor." The Family Doctor tells the story of Dr. Grant Adams, a wise and humo…

Dragnet



DRAGNET Dragnet , the brainchild of Jack Webb, may very well be the most well-remembered, and the best, radio police drama series. From Sept…

Encore Theater



ENCORE THEATER Encore Theatre is perhaps one of those overlooked dramatic anthologies that deserve a deal more attention than they have gene…

Frontier Fighters



FRONTIER FIGHTERS This is not your typical western drama -- it is a series that will transport you back in time to the days of the wild, uns…

Frontier Town



FRONTIER TOWN 1950-53, Syndicated Cast: Jeff Chandler as Chad Remington (through "Thunder over Texas", #23, 02/27/1953) Reed Hadle…

Fort Laramie



FORT LARAMIE Fort Laramie opened with "Specially transcribed tales of the dark and tragic ground of the wild frontier. The saga of figh…

The Adventures of Frank Race



THE ADVENTURES OF FRANK RACE Broadcast: May 1, 1949- February 19, 1950 (East Coast) and June 5, 1951- March 25, 1952 (West Coast), syndicate…

Gunsmoke



GUNSMOKE First Show: Jun 26, 1952 Last Show: Jun 18, 1961 Number Shows: 480 shows, 2 auditions, 5 hour tribute Audition Shows: Jun 11, 1949,…

The Halls of Ivy



THE HALLS OF IVY The Halls of Ivy was an NBC radio sitcom that ran from 1949 - 1952. It was created by Fibber McGee and Molly co-creator/wri…

The Grantland Rice Story



THE GRANTLAND RICE STORY RCA Thesaurus obtained permission to serialize Rice's popular "The Tumult and The Shouting" via their tra…

Great Scenes from Great Plays



GREAT SCENES FROM GREAT PLAYS This series ran from 1 October 1948 until 25 February 1949 for a total of 22 episodes. It ran on the Mutual Br…

Heritage Over the Land



HERITAGE OVER THE LAND This twelve episode series is a documentary of the rebirth of the South, from its humble beginnings of plantations an…

High Adventure



HIGH ADVENTURE None of the Old Time Radio networks had a hold on romantic adventure like the Columbia Broadcasting System. The other network…

The Harold Peary Show



THE HAROLD PEARY SHOW The Harold Peary show made its CBS debut on September 9, 1950. An audition show was done on August 23, 1950. Harold Pe…

Hello Americans



HELLO AMERICANS Hello Americans was a 12 episode show Orson Welles made as another contribution to the war effort, and stems in part from hi…

In the Name of the Law



IN THE NAME OF THE LAW A True Crime radio show from 1936. "In the name of the law, we bring you another of the thrilling stories in thi…

Incredible, But True



INCREDIBLE, BUT TRUE Program Format: Information/Entertainment Broadcast Years: 1950-1951 (Mutual) This series consisted of 15 min…

Hopalong Cassidy



HOPALONG CASSIDY The Hopalong Cassidy radio program ran from 1948 to 1952, and was based on the popular movie and television series featurin…

Horatio Hornblower



HORATIO HORNBLOWER The Horatio Hornblower series is based upon the novels by C. S. Forester. They were admired by many fans, including Winst…

Jerry at Fair Oaks



JERRY AT FAIR OAKS In Jerry at Fair Oaks , the follow up program to Jerry of the Circus , we are delighted by more of our orphaned hero&acir…

Jerry of the Circus



JERRY OF THE CIRCUS The Old Time Radio show, Jerry of the Circus , is a wonderfully heartwarming and delightful children's series, syndicate…

Inner Sanctum Mysteries



INNER SANCTUM MYSTERIES The anthology series featured stories of mystery, terror and suspense, and its tongue-in-cheek introductions were in…

Jack Benny



THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM The Jack Benny Program aired from May 2, 1932 until June 22, 1958. The show was identified by different names based o…

Jump Jump and the Ice Queen



JUMP JUMP AND THE ICE QUEEN Jump Jump, the 3-inch tall Elf was first conceived by the creative writing team of Mary McConnell and hubby Harr…

Let George Do It



LET GEORGE DO IT Let George Do It was a radio drama series produced by Owen and Pauline Vinson from 1946 to 1954. It starred Bob Bailey as d…

John Steele, Adventurer



JOHN STEELE, ADVENTURER First broadcast in 1949, John Steele, Adventurer was a thriller/drama that wasn't considered a major force in the wo…

Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon



JONATHAN THOMAS AND HIS CHRISTMAS ON THE MOON Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon is a daily children’s series that ran between Th…

Luke Slaughter of Tombstone



LUKE SLAUGHTER OF TOMBSTONE CBS started the year 1958 off with the introduction on January 1, 1958 of Frontier Gentleman . Th…

Lux Radio Theatre



LUX RADIO THEATRE Lux Radio Theatre was indisputably the biggest, most important, most expensive drama anthology program on radio. It ran fr…

Lightning Jim



LIGHTNING JIM This is the story of U.S. Marshal Lightning Jim Whipple, his trusty horse Thunder, and his deputy, Whitey Larson. The shows ar…

Love Story Magazine



LOVE STORY MAGAZINE This series of only 26 episodes was broadcast in 1937. Dramatic dames and daring rogues... Such characters filled the pa…

Matinee Theater



MATINEE THEATER Matinee Theater represented a serious attempt by CBS to provide quality dramatic programming for its Sunday afternoon listen…

The Mel Blanc Show



THE MEL BLANC SHOW Mel Blanc's success on The Jack Benny Program led to his own radio show on the CBS Radio Network, The Mel Blanc Show , wh…

Mama Bloom's Brood



MAMA BLOOM'S BROOD This early series (circa 1934) combines elements of the soap opera with those of the situation comedy. The episodes are f…

Man Called X



THE MAN CALLED X Beginning in the summer of 1944, at the height of World War II, The Man Called X was originally a kind of "FBI" p…

Moon Over Africa



MOON OVER AFRICA Not much is known about the radio series Moon Over Africa . It is thought to be a South African radio show which aired arou…

Mother's Best Flour



MOTHER'S BEST FLOUR From late 1950 to late 1951, you could hear Hank Williams on WSM every morning at 7:15 singing and selling Mother's Best…

Melody Ranch



MELODY RANCH "Hard-riding, sweet-singing, cowboy picture star Gene Autry" was heard each Sunday evening on radios across America v…

Molle Mystery Theatre



MOLLE MYSTERY THEATER NBC's Mystery Theatre began airing with much fanfare on September 7, 1943. The series promised stories from the greate…

Mr and Mrs North



MR AND MRS NORTH Mr. and Mrs. North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, the couple were fea…

Murder By Experts



MURDER BY EXPERTS Murder By Experts ran on Mutual from June 1949 through December of 1951. Its total run consisted of 130 episodes of crime …

Mr. District Attorney



MR. DISTRICT ATTORNEY From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mr. District Attorney is a popular radio crime drama, produced by Samuel Bischof…

Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons



MR. KEEN, TRACER OF LOST PERSONS When Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons first debuted over the Blue Network on Octob…

NBC's First Fabulous Fifty



NBCs THE FIRST FABULOUS FIFTY November 1, 1926 The National Broadcasting Company was created when RCA purchased radio stations WEAF-New…

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe



THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NERO WOLFE Nero Wolfe first appeared on radio on July 5, 1943 on the NBC Blue Network in The Adventures Of Nero Wolfe …

The Mysterious Traveler



THE MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER The Mysterious Traveler ran on Mutual from December 1943 until about September of 1952. This tremendously popular ra…

Mystery House



MYSTERY HOUSE Mystery House -- that strange publishing firm owned by Dan and Barbara Glenn -- where each new novel is acted out by the …

Old Gold Comedy Theater



OLD GOLD COMEDY THEATER The Old Gold Comedy Theater aired over NBC for one season, from October 29, 1944 to June 10, 1945. The Lennen and Mi…

One World Flight



ONE WORLD FLIGHT One World Flight consisted of 13 episodes which aired on CBS radio on Tuesday night from 14 Jan – 8 Apr 1947. The…

Nick Carter, Master Detective



NICK CARTER, MASTER DETECTIVE Nick Carter first made an appearance in a pulp novel in 1886. His popularity lasted over 100 years until the l…

Obsession



OBSESSION After the real-life terrors of World War II, it must have been hard for most Americans to settle down to a more peaceful life and …

OTRR Certified Pat Novak for Hire



PAT NOVAK, FOR HIRE Pat Novak, for Hire , is an old-time radio detective drama series which originally aired from 1946-1948, and revived in …

Pat Novak for Hire



PAT NOVAK, FOR HIRE Pat Novak, for Hire , is an old-time radio detective drama series which originally aired from 1946-1948, and revived in …

Proudly We Hail



PROUDLY WE HAIL Proudly We Hail was a public service show for the Army and Air Force that first aired for a period of four months in 1941 on…

The Pacific Story



THE PACIFIC STORY The Pacific Story was broadcast on NBC at 11:30pm, with the first broadcast on July 11, 1943. The series lasted 184 weeks …

Philo Vance



PHILO VANCE Philo Vance was the detective creation of S. S. Van Dine first published in the mid 1920s. Vance, in the original books, is…

Pinto Pete and His Ranch Boys



PINTO PETE AND HIS RANCH BOYS The Old Time Radio Researchers are excited to bring to you these little-known country and western programs. Pi…

Phil Harris-Alice Faye



PHIL HARRIS â ALICE FAYE Phil Harris was on the Jack Benny Show since 1934, playing the jive-talking hipster bandleader of questionabl…

Adventures of Philip Marlowe



ADVENTURES OF PHILIP MARLOWE Elements of mystery have always been represented in literature, but the detective story didn't arrive on the sc…

Police Headquarters



POLICE HEADQUARTERS There is not too much known about the series Police Headquarters . There are 39 known episodes of this police procedural…

Police Reporter



POLICE REPORTER Based on true crime stories, "The Police Reporter" was a fifteen minute dramatic series syndicated by Radio Releas…

Pinto Pete in Arizona



PINTO PETE IN ARIZONA The Old Time Radio Researchers are excited to bring to you these little-known country and western programs. Pinto Pete…

Planet Man



PLANET MAN This is the fascinating story of Dantro, The Planet Man , troubleshooter for the League of Planets organization, the law enforcem…

Ranger Bill



RANGER BILL ""Ranger Bill, Warrior of the Woodland, struggling against extreme odds, traveling dangerous trails, fighting the many…

Recollections at 30



RECOLLECTIONS AT 30 A radio manufacturer named the Radio Corporation of America, which we know as RCA, began to broadcast its own programs o…

Ports of Call



PORTS OF CALL An obscure series from 1935 or 1936 in which each episode deals with a voyage to a different country where events of…

OTRR Certified Railroad Hour



THE RAILROAD HOUR Background of The Railroad Hour The series was sponsored by the Association of American Railroads. It featured highly cond…

Richard Diamond, Private Detective



RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE In 1945, Dick Powell portrayed Phillip Marlowe in the movie "Murder My Sweet" ba…

Rocky Fortune



ROCKY FORTUNE In the days prior to From Here To Eternity, Frank Sinatra's popularity was waning and this private eye show was an attemp…

Red Horse Ranch



(LIFE ON) RED HORSE RANCH What is Life on Red Horse Ranch ? Life on Red Horse Ranch successfully combines a genuinely thrilling serial story…

Redbook Dramas



REDBOOK DRAMAS This series, based upon short stories originally published in Redbook Magazine, was aired in the year 1932. The United States…

Romance of the Ranchos



ROMANCE OF THE RANCHOS This weekly 30 minute program, sponsored by the Title Insurance and Trust Company of Los Angeles, attempted to recrea…

Rotary Golden Theater



ROTARY GOLDEN THEATER The Rotary Golden Theater was produced by the International Rotary Association in 1955 to celebrate it’s 50t…

Rogue's Gallery



ROGUE'S GALLERY Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private d…

Romance



ROMANCE Theater of Romance ran on the CBS network as a filler show between 1943 and 1957. It substituted from time to time for such shows as…

The Sealed Book



THE SEALED BOOK The Sealed Book was a radio series of mystery and terror tales, produced and directed by Jock MacGregor for the Mutual netwo…

Sears Radio Theater



SEARS RADIO THEATER Sears Radio Theater was a radio drama anthology series which ran weeknightly on CBS Radio in 1979, sponsored by the Sear…

The Roy Rogers Show



THE ROY ROGERS SHOW "A little song, a little riding, a little shooting and a girl to be saved from hazard" was how a Christian Sci…

Screen Directors' Playhouse



SCREEN DIRECTORS PLAYHOUSE Screen Directors' Playhouse is a popular American radio and television anthology series which brought leading Hol…

Shell Chateau



SHELL CHATEAU Shell Chateau was a musical variety series that began on June 29, 1935, with Al Jolson serving as its host. Some sources …

The Singles and Doubles Collection



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which currently…

Secret Agent K-7 Returns



SECRET AGENT K-7 RETURNS Before there was James Bond, before the Man Called X, and before Steve Mitchell took on a single Dangerous Assignme…

Secrets of Scotland Yard



SECRETS OF SCOTLAND YARD In an earlier time, just prior to and following the Second World War, the general public was fascina…

Stand By for Crime



STAND BY FOR CRIME This show, from the early 1950s, is a good example of the true story style of delivery made popular in rad…

Strange As It Seems



STRANGE AS IT SEEMS Strange As It Seems was a radio program of strange and unusual tales about fantastic people and events, based on the dai…

Soldiers of the Press



SOLDIERS OF THE PRESS Soldiers of the Press is a war drama that was created in New York and syndicated by World Broadcasting System. Little …

The Sound of War



THE SOUND OF WAR The Sound of War is an 18 episode collection. Jay Hickerson's "The Ultimate Guide to all Circulating Shows" state…

Suspense



SUSPENSE SUSPENSE an introduction Copyright Jim Widner (jwidner@infinet.com) 18 Oct 1994 On September 30, 1962 a major milestone in radio dr…

Tales of the Diamond K



TALES OF THE DIAMOND K There is not much information available about Tales of the Diamond K , despite extensive research done both on the in…

The Strange Dr. Weird



THE STRANGE DR. WEIRD The Strange Dr. Weird was a radio program broadcast on Mutual from 1944 to 1945. Sponsored by Adam Hats, the drama is …

OTRR Certified Strange Wills



STRANGE WILLS Strange Wills was a radio program syndicated in 1946. It was produced in Hollywood by Charles Michelson and Teleways Syndicati…

The Great Gildersleeve



THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE The Great Gildersleeve is a radio situation comedy broadcast from August 31, 1941, to March 21, 1957. Initially writt…

Pat O'Daniel and The Hillbilly Boys



THE HILLBILLY BOYS W. Lee O'Daniel's musical career began in January 1931, when a West Texas fiddler named James Robert (Bob) Wills entered …

Tarzan



TARZAN The OTRR distribution of Tarzan consists of four separate productions of Tarzan: Tarzan of the Apes (1932 - 1934) Tarzan and the Diam…

The Devil and Mr O



THE DEVIL AND MR. O A transcribed syndication of original broadcasts from Lights Out . With its premiere on the nationwide NBC hookup in 193…

The Six Shooter



THE SIX SHOOTER The Six Shooter brought James Stewart to the NBC microphone on September 20, 1953, in a fine series of folksy West…

The Tenth Man



THE TENTH MAN The Tenth Man was a little known series that was by the National Mental Health Foundation on NBC. It consisted of thirteen epi…

The Line Up



THE LINE UP With the smash success of Dragnet , many networks and producers began to play follow the leader. On NBC, Dragnet was followed up…

The Marriage



THE MARRIAGE The Marriage was a light affair, distinguished mainly as a vehicle for Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy . Cronyn's character,…

OTRR Certified This Is Your FBI



THIS IS YOUR FBI This Is Your FBI was a radio crime drama which aired in the United States on ABC from April 6, 1945 to January 30, 1953 for…

Victor Borge Collection



THE VICTOR BORGE COLLECTION Victor Borge Biography: Victor Borge was born in Copenhagen, Denmark January 3, 1909, the son of …

Theater Five



THEATER FIVE Theater Five was ABC's attempt to revive radio drama during the early 1960s. The series name was derived from its time slo…

Theatre Royal



THEATRE ROYAL This fine British anthology series, features plays based on the best of literature, films and English theater. Produced in two…

The Weird Circle



THE WEIRD CIRCLE The Weird Circle was a 30-minute, syndicated, supernatural/fantasy series that ran from 1943 through 1945. There were 78 ep…

The Whistler



THE WHISTLER You're walking alone on the street at night, but then you hear another set of footsteps and a haunting tune being whistled by a…

OTRR Certified Walk Softly, Peter Troy



WALK SOFTLY, PETER TROY Walk Softly, Peter Troy Detective Drama aired on Springbok Radio from December 10, 1963 to February 21, 1964. This s…

We Came This Way



WE CAME THIS WAY NBC University of The Air presented several educational programs between 1942 and 1948. The subject matter and themes range…

OTRR Certified Words at War



WORDS AT WAR Words at War was a 30 minute dramatic anthology series dealing with stories condensed from books written about World War II. Th…

World Adventurers Club



WORLD ADVENTURER'S CLUB The year is 1932, and the nation is still suffering from the effects of the Great Depression, recovery is …

Whitehall 1212



WHITEHALL 1212 Named after the then famous telephone number of Scotland Yardâthe headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police Force,…

Wild Bill Hickok



WILD BILL HICKOK Wild Bill Hickok aired from 1 April 1951 until 31 December 1954 over the Mutual Broadcasting System on radio and then made …

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar



YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR For over twelve years, from 1949 through 1962 (including a one year hiatus in 1954-1955), this ser…

Space Patrol



SPACE PATROL The mission of Space Patrol was to bring law and order to the interplanetary frontier. Each episode centered around the Space P…

X Minus One



X MINUS ONE X Minus One aired on NBC from 24 April 55 until 9 January 58 for a total of 124 episodes with one pilot or audition story. There…

You Can't Do Business with Hitler



YOU CAN'T DO BUSINESS WITH HITLER You Can't Do Business With Hitler , a series of radio shows, written and produced…

WJSV Complete Day



WJSV COMPLETE DAY Thursday, September 21st, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C., recorded their entire broadcast day -- from sign o…

Old Radio Times Newsletters



OLD RADIO TIMES Newsletters The Official Newsletter of the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. See the Content Index file (an Excel spreadshee…

Club Car Special



CLUB CAR SPECIAL All Aboard! Club Car Special! All Aboard! With that porters' cry, we climb onboard the Club Car Special . The Club Car Spec…

Movie Previews



MOVIE PREVIEWS MP3s in this OTRR Non-Certified Release: 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 36-xx-xx One in a Million 20th Century Fox Is On The …

Dr. Kildare



DR. KILDARE Dr. Kildare was produced for syndication in 1949 at WMGM , New York. It was based on the popular Dr. Kildare movies of the late …

The Singles And Doubles Collection vol 2



SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which currently…

Afloat With Henry Morgan



AFLOAT WITH HENRY MORGAN Afloat with Henry Morgan was an 52 episode Australian series from, it is generally thought - 1933. Each episode was…