Links You Might Enjoy
America in the 1930s - a part of the University of Virginia's American Studies project.
Bear Manor Media - a publisher of books on movies, television, Old Time Radio, theater, and animation as well as previously unpublished scripts.
Jack Benny - home page of the International Jack Benny Fan Club.
The Big Broadcast - This show is broadcast from Washington, D.C. on WAMU-FM (88.5) and over the internet. The longest running program on this public radio station, it features a collection of vintage radio shows from the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. Formerly hosted for over 25 years by the late Joy Boy, Ed Walker, the new host is Tony-Award winning playwright, lyricist, and director Murray Horwitz who, along with his co-producer Jill Ahrold Bailey, welcomes listeners every Sunday night.
The Joy Boys - a website dedicated to Ed Walker and Willard Scott, who entertained Washington, D.C. listeners on WRC radio from 1955 to 1972. Includes a large archive of Ed Walker's Big Broadcast programs.
Let's Pretend With Uncle Russ - an AFRS kids' program, broadcast overseas on Saturday mornings to thousands of military dependents from 1948 to 1952.
Library of American Broadcasting - located at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, is the nation's most extensive collection of broadcast history, policy, and tradition, including historic documents, professional papers, oral and video histories, books, scripts, and photographs.
Mid Atlantic Nostalgia Convention- a three day festival celebrating the bygone era of old time radio, retro television, silent movies and more. Held annually in Hunt Valley, Maryland every September.
Moonstone Books - produces comics and graphic novels based on old time radio shows, as well as other horror and mystery titles.
National Capitol Radio and Television Museum - in Bowie, MD has an extensive collection of old radio and TV literature and artifacts as well as working displays.
Old Time Radio Downloads - offers thousands of free old time radio shows for download or streaming.
Old Time Radio Listen - is a streaming web radio station broadcasting scheduled OTR shows and classic radio drama, for free 24 hours a day.
Old Time Radio Themes - a great resource for music themes of those old favorite shows.
Old Time Radio USA - this internet site broadcasts OTR shows 24/7, 365 days every year
The Original Old Time Radio WWW Pages - If you are interested in radio programs from "radio's golden age", these are the WWW, or topical links, pages for you.
OTRcat - Old time radio shows, for download and/or for sale in audio and MP3 CD formats. Samplers available.
Radio Archives - offers OTR audio recordings in various formats (including transcription discs) as well as books and e-books.
Radio Enthusiasts of Puget Sound - includes many members from the Seattle area, but also enthusiasts and Golden Age performers from across the nation.
Radio Memories - cassettes, CDs, an email newsletter, and complete collections of many classic OTR shows. Free sampler CD available. AARP and senior's discounts.
Radio Once More - old time radio and great nostalgia programming, 24 hours a day. MWOTRC member Ken Neal is one of the operators of the site.
Radio Spirits - with tens of thousands of programs, is the leading publisher and marketer of classic "old time" radio. Dedicated to preserving and popularizing radio entertainment, from the 1930s to 1960s, by keeping it alive and available to audiences today via the internet and other media.
R U Sitting Comfortably? - membership site with over 35,000 Old Time Radio shows available for download, some for free, as well as content covering everything from editorial through to individual show reviews.
Satellite Media Production (Oldie TV) - offers vintage radio shows on cassettes and CDs and TV programs on VHS tapes and DVDs, as well as other multimedia recording services (including instructional videos).
SPERDVAC - the Society to Preserve and Encourage Radio Drama, Variety and Comedy.
The Vintage Radio Place - for Old Time Radio programs and more. Includes a tribute to MWOTRC "legend" Jack French.
When Radio Was - This is a syndicated program that re-airs old time radio programs. It is featured on broadcast radio stations nation-wide as well as on Sirius/XM.