Radio’s Greatest Shows

Radio’s Greatest Shows is a 10-CD set issued in 2006 by Nostalgia Ventures (2023). A total of 23 radio programs were included in the set. One of those shows, the Bill Stern Colgate Sports Newsreel, featured Jimmy Stewart. All of the shows included were listed on the back of the packaging. It seems a little…

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Christmas Classics

Christmas Classics is an eight-CD collection being sold online during the 2017 holiday season. The set includes four shows originally broadcast on the Lux Radio Theatre, and one each from This Is My Best, Radio City Playhouse, Screen Directors’ Playhouse and Grand Central Station. One of the Lux shows is the March 10, 1947, broadcast…

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Christmas Collection

This 10-CD set of Old Time Radio Christmas shows features mainly half hour programs. The Screen Directors’ Playhouse version of It’s a Wonderful Life, starring Stewart, Hans Conried (Mr. Potter) Arthur Q. Bryan (Clarence Oddbody) and Barbara Eiler (Mary) is one of the shows included. The program was originally broadcast on May 8, 1949. Other…

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The Old Time Radio Club Presents Magic Town

Many old-time radio programs have been issued by various companies here in the U.S. However, releases don’t appear to be as common in other countries. Even in the age of international sales platforms like eBay and Amazon, we have not seen many foreign releases. Most of those we have seen are from the UK. We…

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The Hollywood Collectables

The Hollywood Collectables in a single CD manufactured in Italy by Dejavu (DVRECD 27) in 1989. According to the booklet notes, the 25 songs on the CD were recorded for various films by a number of Hollywood stars. The films for which the songs were recorded are also listed. But, for a few of the…

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Hollywood Guys and Gals (UK, CD)

Hollywood Guys and Gals (Hey Presto! KBCD 038) was issued in the UK in 1996. Featured on the disc are 16 tracks from films of the classic era as sung by the stars of the film. Jimmy Stewart is featured on Easy to Love, a duet with Eleanor Powell (actually with Marjorie Lane, who dubbed…

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Starring Donna Reed

This is a new 11-CD set of radio shows starring Donna Reed. Miss Reed is featured in dramatic, comedy, adventure, western and, of course holiday programs. What else could the holiday show be but It’s a Wonderful Life as broadcast on the Lux Radio Theatre on March 10, 1947. Yes, even though it’s become a…

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Baseball Collection 1940-1955

This single .mp3 CD, has forty different old-time radio shows, all dealing with baseball in one way or another. The very first program on the CD is The Stratton Story, staring Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson and John McIntire. It was first broadcast on Lux Radio Theatre on February 13, 1950. There are also lots of…

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Family Theater (Mr. Keene)

This is a new .mp3 DVD Rom containing more than 600 old time radio shows. It is being distributed by www.TheClassicArchives.com (Catalog G16). There are 528 episodes of Family Theater, 55 episodes of Mr. Keene, Tracer of Lost Persons, 5 of Everyman’s Theater and 13 of Encore Theater. Jimmy Stewart appears only on two Family…

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