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Frankenstein



Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. Shelley wrote the novel when she was 19 years…

Les Miserables



Les Misérables is a seven-part radio series broadcast July 23–September 3, 1937 (Fridays at 10 p.m. ET), on the Mutual Network . Orso…

Lux Radio Theatre 1946 - 1955



Lux Radio Theatre was indisputably the biggest, most important, most expensive drama anthology program on radio. It ran from October 14, 193…

News From The 30's Through The 70's



News From The 30's Through The 70's

Lux Radio Theatre 1935 - 1945



Lux Radio Theatre was indisputably the biggest, most important, most expensive drama anthology program on radio. It ran from October 14, 193…

The Adventures of Superman



Arguably the most iconic old radio show of all time, The Adventures of Superman is one of the longest running programs in the history of Ame…

The Witch's Tale



The Witch's Tale was a horror-fantasy radio series which aired from May 21, 1931, to June 13, 1938, on WOR, the Mutual Radio, and in syndica…

Tarzan - The Diamond of Asher



This serial started on May 14, 1934, airing Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, consisting of 39 15-minute episodes. Tarzan was played by Carlt…

The Mercury Theatre on the Air



In 1937, Welles and the Mercury company earned a reputation for their inventive adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar set in con…

Christmas OTR



Ho Ho Ho and a barrel of snow! Santa has his sack just packed full of old time radio shows. And if you are good, Santa will play them non-st…

The Great Gildersleeve



The Great Gildersleeve was a radio situation comedy broadcast from August 31, 1941, to March 21, 1957. Initially written by Leonard Lewis Le…

The Shadow



On July 31, 1930, a sinister voice introduced "The Detective Story Magazine Hour," a weekly radio program that dramatized stories …

Tarzan of the Apes



Edgar Rice Burroughs' "Tarzan of The Apes" first appeared on radio on September 12, 1932 in a syndicated serial that lasted for 28…

The Jack Benny Program



The Jack Benny Program, which starred no less than Jack Benny himself, was a comedy series than went on-air for more than 30 years in both r…

Father Knows Best



Written by freelance writer Ed James, Father Knows Best was a radio and television comedy series aired from the 1950's to 1960's. It feature…

ABC Mystery Time



ABC Mystery Time came on the air late enough in the Golden Age of Radio that all of the episodes should have survived. This is doubly sad be…

Fibber McGee and Molly



Fibber McGee and Molly was an American radio comedy series. A staple of the NBC Red Network for the show's entire run and one of the most po…

Lights Out



Lights Out debuted in 1934 and was radio's premier horror series created by writer/director Wyllis Cooper, who later scripted Boris Karloff'…

Saint Patrick's Day Old Time Radio



St. Patrick's Day is the celebration of the feast day, and the day of death, of Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Patrick was born in Ro…

The Mickey Mouse Theater of the Air



The Mickey Mouse Theater of the Air was a musical-variety radio series for children, sponsored by Pepsodent and heard on NBC. Broadcast from…

My Favorite Husband



My Favorite Husband was a radio sitcom that starred Richard Denning and Lucille Ball as Mr. and Mrs. Cugat (in the early part of the series)…

Little Orphan Annie



Little Orphan Annie was a daily American comic strip created by Harold Gray and syndicated by Tribune Media Services. It took its name from …

Dick Tracy



A favorite of radio kids, and many adults as well, Dick Tracy on the radio was a long running serial that was based on the very popular Dick…

Golden Age of Radio



Radio shows from the golden age of Radio

Calling All Cars



Calling All Cars is an old-time radio police drama in the United States. It was broadcast on the CBS West Coast network and on the Mutual-Do…

The Aldrich Family



"The Aldrich Family" is one of those really GREAT and TIMELESS Old Time Radio sitcoms that make you laugh every time you listen to…

Cinnamon Bear



The Cinnamon Bear is an old time radio program produced by Transco (Transcription Company of America), based in Hollywood, California . The …

My Little Margie



My Little Margie is an American situation comedy starring Gale Storm and Charles Farrell that alternated between CBS and NBC from 1952 to 19…

The Origin of Superstition



Why do people avoid walking under a ladder? Step around a black cat? Throw spilt salt over their shoulder? If you’ve ever wondered about any…

The Baby Snooks Show



The Baby Snooks Show (sometimes called Baby Snooks and Daddy) began on CBS September 17, 1944, airing on Sunday evenings at 6:30pm as Post T…

The Hermit's Cave



The Hermit's Cave was a syndicated radio horror series which aired from 1930 to 1944. The show was originally broadcast from WJR AM in Detro…

The Story Of Aunt Mary



Aunt Mary was a soap opera that follows a story line which appears to have been broadcast in 1945 and early 1946. The plot features a love t…

The Romance of Helen Trent



The Romance of Helen Trent was a radio soap opera which aired on CBS from 1933 to 1960 for a total of 7,222 episodes. The show was created b…

The Guiding Light



Guiding Light is the longest running drama of all time. It began as a 15 minute old time radio show in 1937, running until 1947. It then ran…

Claudia



"Claudia and David," played by Patricia Ryan & Richard Kollmar, was a drama based on the Redbook magazine stories by Rose Fran…

December 7, 1941



Radio broadcast on December 7, 1941 (Attack on Pearl Harbor)

The Jimmy Durante Show



"All of us have schnozzles . . . if not in our faces, then in our character, minds or habits. When we admit our schnozzles, instead of …

Chase and Sanborn Hour



The Chase and Sanborn Hour was the umbrella title for a series of US comedy and variety radio shows sponsored by Standard Brands' Chase and …

Chandu the Magician



Chandu the Magician was an American radio drama that was heard on several different networks and aired in two distinctly different series, o…

Blondie



Blondie is a radio situation comedy adapted from the long-run Blondie comic strip by Chic Young. The radio program had a long run on several…

Claudia



Claudia is an old time radio show about the ups and downs of being a newlywed.  Topics include dealing with in-laws, burning dinner, lo…

A Life In Your Hands



Created by Erle Stanley Gardner of Perry Mason fame, A Life In Your Hands aired between 1949 and 1952. A Life In Your Hands, written by the …

Amos 'n' Andy



Amos 'n' Andy is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem , Manhattan 's historic black community. The original radio show, whi…

The Billie Burke Show



The Billie Burke Show was heard on Saturday mornings from April 3, 1943 to September 21, 1946.  The title character played as flaky lad…

The Royal Gelatin Hour



Beginning in the 1936 season the name of the program was changed to The Royal Gelatin Hour , (Standard Brands apparently decided they were b…

The Beulah Show



African American "Beulah Brown" premiered in 1939, when white american actor Marlin Hurt portrayed her on radio program "Home…

The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour



The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour (also known as The Rudy Vallée Show , The Fleischmann Yeast Hour , and The Fleischmann Hour ) was a pion…

Aunt Jemima



Old Time Radio Variety show. These are from 1943, 5 minute shows on CBS sponsored by Quaker.

Archie



Archie Andrews, was created in 1941 by Vic Bloom and Bob Montana and debuted in Pep Comics 22 (December, 1941). Archie is a typical small-to…

Joe Palooka



Joe Palooka was an American comic strip about a heavyweight boxing champion, created by cartoonist Ham Fisher in 1921. The strip debuted in …

The Jumbo Fire Chief Program



The Jumbo Fire Chief Program is an American old-time radio program starring Jimmy Durante, Donald Novis and Gloria Grafton. The series was b…

Cecil and Sally



Cecil & Sally was one of the earliest old time radio shows to be syndicated nationally via electrical transcriptions. By 1930 this short…

Frank Watanabe and the Honorable Archie



Frank Wantanabe & The Honorable Archie sometime called simply "Frank and Archie", featured the life and adventures of the worl…