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Download OTR Shows Free We are happy to be able to offer hundreds of old time radio shows for free download. Once you download these free OTR shows you can then listen to them on your computer or copy them to a cd so you can listen anywhere! We started this website out of a love for classic radio shows from the 30's, 40's and 50's. By offering free OTR downloads we can keep the innocent spirit of the golden age of radio alive in the new millennium! Some of our favorite old time radio shows include The Shadow, Amos & Andy, Fibber McGee & Molly, Sherlock Holmes and so many more! All the old radio shows on this site are in MP3 format so you should have no trouble downloading and listening to them. Once you download them you can even create your own old time radio CD's or even old time radio DVD's. We love to hear from other OTR fans so please send us email and let us know you think of the site, what your favorite old time radio show is, or just to say hi! Thanks for stopping by and Happy Listening!

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Comedy | Drama | Mystery / Thriller | Science Fiction | Western | Detective Stories | Soap Operas

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Amos and Andy | CBS Radio Mystery Theater | Sherlock Holmes | Bob Hope Show

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Old Time Radio Shows Listed By Category
Comedy - Amos and Andy | My Favorite Husband | Fibber McGee And Molly | Father Knows Best | Abbott & Costello | Baby Snooks Show | Our Miss Brooks | My Friend Irma | Bob Hope Show | Red Skelton | Cinnamon Bear | The Goldbergs | The Fred Allen Show | Ozzie And Harriet | Jack Benny | Lets Pretend | Burns And Allen | Can You Top This | Blondie | Lum and Abner | You Bet Your Life | Little Orphan Annie | The Bickersons | The Life Of Riley | Big John And Sparkie | Arthur Godfrey | It Pays To Be Ignorant | Charlie McCarthy Show | The Great Gildersleeve | A Date With Judy | Jimmy Durante Show | The Big Show | Believe It Or Not | Bob And Ray | Aldrich Family | Danny Kaye Show | Mail Call

Drama - Lux Radio Theater | Campbell Playhouse | Mercury Theater On Air | Radio City Playhouse | Texaco Theater | Challenge Of The Yukon | Sears Mutual Radio Theater | Cloak And Dagger | Night Editor | Doctor Kildare | Defense Attorney | Theater Of Romance | General Mills Radio Adventure Theater | Command Performance | Tarzan Of The Apes

Mystery / Thriller - Lights Out | Suspense | Escape | The Man Called X | The Unexpected | Beyond Midnight | The Whistler | Night Beat | Terry And The Pirates | CBS Radio Mystery Theater | The Whisperer | I Love A Mystery | Jack Armstrong | Box 13 | Boston Blackie | Inner Sanctum | Murder At Midnight | Treasury Agent | Arch Obolers Plays | The Price Of Fear | Mr And Mrs North | FBI In Peace And War | 5 Minute Mysteries | Diary Of Fate | Haunting Hour

Science Fiction - 2000 Plus | Dimension X | X Minus One | Beyond Tomorrow | Flash Gordon | Superman

Western - Gunsmoke | Hopalong Cassidy | Death Valley Days | Have Gun Will Travel | Tales Of The Texas Rangers | Gene Autry Melody Ranch | Straight Arrow | The Lone Ranger | Frontier Town | The Six Shooter | Roy Rogers

Detective Stories - The Adventures of Phillip Marlow | Sherlock Holmes | Charlie Chan | The Shadow | Blackstone The Magic Detective | Calling All Detectives | The Saint | Michael Shayne | Dragnet | Johnny Dollar | Nero Wolfe | Richard Diamond | Sam Spade

Soap Operas - The Brighter Day | The Guiding Light | Ma Perkins | Portia Faces Life | Road of Life

Featured Old Time Radio Shows

CBS Radio Mystery Theater -
The Secret Life of Bobby Deland

CBS Radio Mystery Theater is one of the most popular radio shows of all times! The series was on the air from January 6, 1974 until December 31, 1982. It was created by radio legend Created by Himan Brown. The show was hosted by E.G. Marshall until he left in 1982 when actress Tammy Grimes took over. The show always starts with the sound of a creaking door then "Come in... Welcome. I am E.G. Marshall."

Sherlock Holmes -
Todd Sweeney Demon Barber

Sherlock Holmes is a famous fictional detective who first appeared in publication in 1887. He was created by Scottish-born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. On American Radio in the early 1940s, Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce performed as Holmes and Watson, respectively. This series of radio shows was called "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". These broadcasts were loosely based on Doyle's cases. When Rathbone left the role, Tom Conway played Sherlock Holmes opposite Nigel Bruce for one season. Other pairings through the years include: John Stanley as Holmes and Alfred Shirley as Watson in 1947-1948 and John Stanley and Ian Martin in 1948-1949.


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Old time radio often called "otr" refers to radio shows from the early days of radio broadcasting. The term usually applies to dramas, comedies, mystery shows, westerns and variety shows that were acted out by professional actors and sent out over the airwaves. In the golden age of radio families would sit around their radio listening to the exciting shows the way we sit around our television sets watching them today.
OTR fans used to be those people who grew up in the 1930's, 40's and 50's but thanks to the internet a whole new generation is falling in love with OTR! Yes, young and old alike love to listen to the radio shows of yesteryear. You are never too young to appreciate the talented actors and actresses from the golden age of radio. Old time radio cd's and old time radio dvd's as well as downloads have brought those classic programs into the high tech era.
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