Captain Midnight

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


25447. Captain Midnight. February 6, 1939. Program #26. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight, Chuck, and Ichabod Mudd start in an serial photo mission to locate Ivan Shark's hideout. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15:24. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25448. Captain Midnight. February 24, 1939. Program #40. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight Photo premium). The Captain and Steve set off in a new plane to establish a hidden airfield. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15:24. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

106263. Captain Midnight. March 28, 1939. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil ("Captain Midnight Flight Patrol"). Captain Midnight's watch has almost been stolen. Plans are made to take aerial photographs and find the Shark's hideout. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 14:37. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

106264. Captain Midnight. April 21, 1939. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (cast photographs premium). Red Roberts sends a signal with a red flashlight to two pilots above the field. The pilots are G-Men! Fred can now fly gold out of the mine now. A vigilante committee is going to be formed to capture Ivan Shark. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 14:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25449. Captain Midnight. May 10, 1939. Program #63. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Steve has crashed, and Ivan Shark suspects Captain Midnight's secret identity! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Don Gordon (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 15:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25450. Captain Midnight. May 12, 1939. Program #64. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil, Skelgas. Ivan Shark plans an attack on the gold mine's strong room. Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Don Gordon (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 15:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25451. Captain Midnight. October 17, 1939. Program #167. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medal premium). Juan Pareda tells Captain Midnight of Ivan Shark's treachery. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25452. Captain Midnight. October 18, 1939. Program #168. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medal premium). Von Grippe attacks in his plane and is driven off with a machine gun. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25453. Captain Midnight. October 19, 1939. Program #169. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medal premium). The cabin is surrounded by men with rifles. Capt. Midnight's plane is stuck in the mud of a dried lake bed. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25454. Captain Midnight. October 20, 1939. Program #170. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medal premium). Where are Captain Midnight's friends? The door is open and the cabin is deserted! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25455. Captain Midnight. October 23, 1939. Program #171. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medal premium). Captain Midnight and Chuck some upon the bombed out, deserted cabin...where is everybody? Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25456. Captain Midnight. October 24, 1939. Program #172. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medel premium). Ma, Patsy, Slim, and Pinky escaped from the cabin before it was bombed and took shelter in a cave. Bill Bouchey, Shirley Bell, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25457. Captain Midnight. October 25, 1939. Program #173. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Medal premium). Zolinger, the "injured" pilot, has escaped with a vital secret! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25458. Captain Midnight. October 26, 1939. Program #174. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (teaser premium). Captain Midnight and his friends have made good their escape, while Zolinger (the escaped pilot who never talks), deliberately gives Ivan Shark the wrong information! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25459. Captain Midnight. October 27, 1939. Program #175. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (teaser premium). Captain Midnight and Chuck are re-united with Senor Pareda and his men, but one of Ivan Shark's planes attacks! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25460. Captain Midnight. October 30, 1939. Program #176. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Von Grippe reports the location of Captain Midnight, Senor Pareda, and the others. Who is flying the blue plane with the silver wings? Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25461. Captain Midnight. November 6, 1939. Program #181. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Zolinger lies to Ivan Shark once again. Pareda's daughter Dolores is being tricked into revealing the location of the Pareda treasure! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25462. Captain Midnight. November 7, 1939. Program #182. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight and Chuck land at Ivan Shark's headquarters to steal gas for their plane, while Pareda's daughter is unwittingly revealing the treasure's hiding place! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25463. Captain Midnight. November 8, 1939. Program #183. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight and Chuck meet Fang, Ivan Shark's servant, and just barely escape Shark's planes! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25464. Captain Midnight. November 9, 1939. Program #184. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Dolores discovers the treachery of Ivan Shark, and tries to kill him! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25465. Captain Midnight. November 10, 1939. Program #185. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Dolores tricks Ivan Shark and escapes, Patsy and Chuck explore deeper into the cave from which Dolores has escaped. Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Shirley Bell, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25466. Captain Midnight. November 13, 1939. Program #186. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Patsy, Chuck, and Pebbles explore deeper in the cave from which no-one ever returns. Ivan Shark discovers the secret panel through which Dolores has escaped. Bill Bouchey, Shirley Bell, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25467. Captain Midnight. November 14, 1939. Program #187. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Ivan Shark is about to pounce upon Dolores, Chuck is being swept over a waterfall in the underground cavern! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25468. Captain Midnight. November 15, 1939. Program #188. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Chuck has been rescued, Dolores has been recaptured and Ivan Shark has discovered a map to the Pareda treasure! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25469. Captain Midnight. November 16, 1939. Program #189. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight, Chuck, and Senor Pareda have secretly landed next to the hacienda to rescue Dolores. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25470. Captain Midnight. November 17, 1939. Program #190. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Ivan Shark knows were the treasure is hidden, Captain Midnight is blocked in an underground passage! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25471. Captain Midnight. November 20, 1939. Program #191. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Zolinger is captured in the secret passage, and has what may be good news for Captain Midnight! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25472. Captain Midnight. November 21, 1939. Program #192. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Mexican Jumping Beans premium). Ivan Shark is alerted to Captain Midnight approaching him in the secret passage! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25473. Captain Midnight. November 22, 1939. Program #193. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight uses ventriloquism to fool Ivan Shark who is waiting in ambush outside the secret passage! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25474. Captain Midnight. November 23, 1939. Program #194. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight escapes Ivan Shark's trap with the help of the deaf-mute, Zollinger. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25475. Captain Midnight. November 24, 1939. Program #195. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. An exciting episode, as Fang and Ivan Shark attack Captain Midnight and Pareda from two directions at once. Gordo attacks Chuck and Dolores in an aerial dogfight! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25476. Captain Midnight. November 27, 1939. Program #196. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck is shot down by Gordo and is crashing into an Aztec temple! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25477. Captain Midnight. November 28, 1939. Program #197. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck makes a spectacular emergency landing. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25478. Captain Midnight. November 29, 1939. Program #198. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Ivan Shark is furious about Captain Midnight's escape and argues with his daughter Fury. Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25479. Captain Midnight. November 30, 1939. Program #199. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Natural Gas and Gas Ranges (dinnerware premium). Zolinger and Gordon both plead innocent before the wrath of Ivan Shark. Chuck is going to try to take off from the Aztec temple. Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25480. Captain Midnight. December 1, 1939. Program #200. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Natural Gas and Gas Ranges (dinnerware premium). Chuck prepares for a hazardous take off from the temple, while Ivan Shark tends cattle...using the airplanes instead of cowboys! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25481. Captain Midnight. December 4, 1939. Program #201. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Natural Gas and Kitchen Ranges (dinnerware premium). Chuck manages the very difficult take-off from the temple, Ivan Shark sneaks up and plans mayhem. Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25482. Captain Midnight. December 5, 1939. Program #202. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Natural Gas and Kitchen Ranges (dinnerware premium). Captain Midnight and Senor Pareda land quietly and find out about Ivan Shark's planned cattle drive. Whose plane approaches? Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25483. Captain Midnight. December 6, 1939. Program #203. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Natural Gas and Kitchen Ranges (dinnerware premium). A confrontation with Von Grippe in the dark, and some missing friends. Where are Pinky and Slim? Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25484. Captain Midnight. December 7, 1939. Program #204. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Reporter premium). Captain Midnight is missing! Chuck and Patsy try to stop the cattle drive by themselves! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25485. Captain Midnight. December 8, 1939. Program #205. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Reporter premium). Captain Midnight tries to turn the stampeding cattle, Chuck's plane runs out of fuel! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25486. Captain Midnight. December 11, 1939. Program #206. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Reporter premium). Chuck makes a forced landing into the path of the stampeding cattle and uses his machine gun to escape! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25487. Captain Midnight. December 12, 1939. Program #207. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Reporter premium). The herd has been saved, Ivan Shark holds Gordo responsible! Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25488. Captain Midnight. December 13, 1939. Program #208. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Flight Patrol Reporter premium). Ivan Shark has discovered the secret of the Aztec temple and plans to trap Captain Midnight! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25489. Captain Midnight. December 14, 1939. Program #209. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight bicycle tires premium). Chuck takes off as Ivan Shark's men approach, Captain Midnight plans to burn down his airplane! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25490. Captain Midnight. December 15, 1939. Program #210. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight bicycle tires premium). Chuck is caught in a dogfight with Ivan Shark and is shot down! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25491. Captain Midnight. December 18, 1939. Program #211. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Bottled Gas (dinnerware premium). Chuck parachutes to safety, avoiding Gordo who tries to cut his chute and is shot down himself! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25492. Captain Midnight. December 19, 1939. Program #212. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Kitchen Ranges (dinnerware premium). Plans to escape by raft...mysterious footprints uncovered! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25493. Captain Midnight. December 20, 1939. Program #213. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelgas Natural Gas (dinnerware premium). Lardeo and Von Grippe lurk in the shadows of the "Dungeon of Death" as Captain Midnight and Ivan Shark meet face to face! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25494. Captain Midnight. December 21, 1939. Program #214. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight bicycle tires premium). A fiendish trap for a watery grave for Captain Midnight! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25495. Captain Midnight. December 22, 1939. Program #215. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil accessories. The trap closes...Captain Midnight and Ivan Shark meet face to face! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25496. Captain Midnight. December 25, 1939. Program #216. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. In the dungeon of the Aztec temple, Captain Midnight and Chuck confront the rising waters! A good show. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25497. Captain Midnight. December 26, 1939. Program #217. WGN, Chicago ,origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. The water in the underground dungeon reacher in ceiling, trapping Captain Midnight, Chuck, and Ivan Shark! But wait...Captain Midnight has a plan! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25498. Captain Midnight. December 27, 1939. Program #218. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. The water in the dungeon recedes..and there are no dead bodies in sight! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25499. Captain Midnight. December 28, 1939. Program #219. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight and Chuck have escaped from the dungeon, but where is the body of Ivan Shark and where is Fury Shark? Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25500. Captain Midnight. December 29, 1939. Program #220. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Fang is captured, and so is the mysterious Zolinger! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25501. Captain Midnight. January 1, 1940. Program #221. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Is Ivan Shark still alive? It could be! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25502. Captain Midnight. January 3, 1940. Program #222. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. (possibly pre-empted on the 2nd?). Ivan Shark is alive and the treasure is gone! The program has switched to a three-a-week format! Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25503. Captain Midnight. January 5, 1940. Program #223. WGN, Chicago origination, syndication. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Ivan Shark's secret plane has takem off, who was in it? Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25504. Captain Midnight. January 8, 1940. Program #224. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. (guest for a commercial is the head of the Spartan School of Aeronautics). Ivan Shark has indeed escaped, along with Fury and Fang! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25505. Captain Midnight. January 10, 1940. Program #225. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. "Dad's Night Broadcast." A Mexican fiesta, and a faint S-O-S heard on radio! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25506. Captain Midnight. January 12, 1940. Program #226. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight builds a radio direction finder to try to receive the faint distress signals! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25507. Captain Midnight. January 15, 1940. Program #227. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. (Commercial guests: a member of "The Dawn Patrol," and a student pilot at the Spartan School of Aeronautics). The search for Major Steele begins. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25508. Captain Midnight. January 17, 1940. Program #228. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight Photo premium). The wrecked airplane has been found; now how to get the injured men to safety? Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25509. Captain Midnight. January 19, 1940. Program #229. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight Photo premium). Bud Conley's temperature continues to rise...to 105! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25510. Captain Midnight. January 22, 1940. Program #230. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight Photo premium). Plans and daydreams for the future...a Capt. Midnight Airplane? Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25511. Captain Midnight. January 22, 1940. Program #231. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight Photo premium). A prospector with a supply of dynamite gives Chuck an idea to save Bud Conley. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25512. Captain Midnight. January 24, 1940. Program #232. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (Capt. Midnight Photo premium). The plan is to dynamite trees to clear a take-off strip so Chuck can fly Bud Conley to safety Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25513. Captain Midnight. January 29, 1940. Program #233. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. The last tree falls and Chuck starts his perilous take-off. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25514. Captain Midnight. January 31, 1940. Program #234. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. (commercial guest: Ab Jenkins; race driver and Mayor of Salt Lake City). Chuck has taken off and brought Bud Conley to safety, but how will he return? Abe Jenkins, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25515. Captain Midnight. February 2, 1940. Program #235. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Patsy's brother Steve returns to the Mexican desert to rescue Capt. Midnight and his friends. The end of the Mexican adventure. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25516. Captain Midnight. February 5, 1940. Program #236. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck Ramsey has disappeared! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25517. Captain Midnight. February 7, 1940. Program #237. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. On the trail of the missing Chuck Ramsey. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25518. Captain Midnight. February 9, 1940. Program #238. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Clues to the disappearance of Chuck Ramsey...a flashback helps to explain. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25519. Captain Midnight. February 12, 1940. Program #239. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck Ramsey is under arrest! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25520. Captain Midnight. February 14, 1940. Program #240. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck is captured by Ivan Shark! Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25521. Captain Midnight. February 16, 1940. Program #241. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck is spirited away by Ivan Shark! Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25522. Captain Midnight. February 19, 1940. Program #242. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck's travels are traced up to the time of his disappearance...into the clutches of Ivan Shark! Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25523. Captain Midnight. February 21, 1940. Program #243. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Capt. Midnight has landed at the field where Chuck was held prisoner by Ivan Shark. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25524. Captain Midnight. February 23, 1940. Program #244. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Captain Midnight arrives at Ivan Shark's secret landing strip...but where is everybody? A plane crashes! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25525. Captain Midnight. February 26, 1940. Program #245. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Fiendish Ivan Shark plans to use Chuck as a weapon against Capt. Midnight! Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25526. Captain Midnight. February 28, 1940. Program #246. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (airline route map premium). Ivan Shark is landing...but where? Will he finally get Capt. Midnight off his trail? Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25527. Captain Midnight. March 1, 1940. Program #247. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (airline route map premium). Ivan Shark's plan becomes clear...but first a telegram to Capt. Midnight! Steve is played by Stacy Harris this episode. Boris Aplon, Stacy Harris, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25528. Captain Midnight. March 4, 1940. Program #248. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Capt. Midnight gets Shark's telegram and decides to stall for time. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25529. Captain Midnight. March 6, 1940. Program #249. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (airline route map premium). The midnight radio conversations begin. Capt. Midnight has a plan, Ivan Shark has a plan, Chuck Ramsey has a plan! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25530. Captain Midnight. March 8, 1940. Program #250. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (airline route map premium). An American Airplanes pilot visits during the commercial! Capt. Midnight vs. Ivan Shark by radio! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25531. Captain Midnight. March 11, 1940. Program #251. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Chuck has twelve hours to prepare a hidden message for Capt. Midnight...can he do it? Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25532. Captain Midnight. March 13, 1940. Program #252. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck has sent the secret message...but what does it mean? Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25533. Captain Midnight. March 15, 1940. Program #253. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Chuck is to speak to Capt. Midnight again. Will another secret message get out? Capt. Midnight's plan includes a local radio announcer! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25534. Captain Midnight. March 18, 1940. Program #254. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. With 42 hours remaining...Capt. Midnight to the rescue! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25535. Captain Midnight. March 20, 1940. Program #255. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. Capt. Midnight is closing in on Ivan Shark's secret hideout, but one more secret message is needed! Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25536. Captain Midnight. March 22, 1940. Program #256. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. "Dad's Night". Sponsored by: Skelly Oil. The final secret message from Chuck. Capt. Midnight and Ivan Shark pass each other's plane in the night! Bill Bouchey, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25537. Captain Midnight. March 25, 1940. Program #257. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (last chance to join the 1940 "Flight Patrol"). Ivan Shark has disappeared, Chuck's secret messages to Capt. Midnight are explained. Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25538. Captain Midnight. March 27, 1940. Program #258. WGN, Chicago origination, syndicated. Sponsored by: Skelly Oil (model airport premium). Captain Midnight does one of the commercials! Ivan Shark's hideout is discovered at last. Bill Bouchey, Robert Burtt (creator). 14:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4269. Captain Midnight. September 30, 1940. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The first show of the series on Mutual. Previously, the program was syndicated and heard on regional networks from WGN. A retelling of how Captain Midnight got his name and how the idea of the Secret Squadron started. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

4270. Captain Midnight. October 1, 1940. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight takes control of the Secret Squadron. Ivan Shark and Fang are setting out to destroy the group. Ed Prentiss, Boris Aplon, Robert Burtt (creator), Pierre Andre (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25539. Captain Midnight. June 9, 1941. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Secret Squadron is about to attack Ivan Shark's submarine, but when they do, they find that there's no one on board! Where have they gone? Captain Midnight asks listeners to buy Savings Bonds and Stamps. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

55239. Captain Midnight. October 24, 1941. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Chuck and Joyce are prisoners of the Tiger Tong of Hong Kong, who are henchmen of, "The Barracuda!" Ed Prentiss, Lou Krugman, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator), Angeline Orr. 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83663. Captain Midnight. October 8, 1942. Blue Network. "Assignment Under The Sea". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. There's a secret Nazi headquarters with a Gestapo agent, Baron von Karp, operating in the United States. The Gestapo is trying to find out what the Secret Squadron is up to. The Secret Squadron takes off on a "long mission" toward the Atlantic ocean. The Baron and his henchman Drecker watch the takeoff. Captain Midnight rendezvous with a Navy task force in mid-ocean. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83666. Captain Midnight. November 20, 1942. Blue Network. "Destruction From The Sky". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Secret Squadron is trying to destroy an aircraft instrument factory in occuppied France. The Liberator bombers are on the way...as the Nazi soldiers advance. Captain Midnight speaks to listeners after the story, urging them to buy war stamps and bonds. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25540. Captain Midnight. November 24, 1942. Blue Network. "Fighting With The Commandos". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight is in Nazi-occupied France, fighting with the Resistance! He's battling "The Toad" and planning a helicopter airlift! A "Secret Squadron Message Session" concludes the program. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83664. Captain Midnight. December 30, 1942. Blue Network. "The Destruction Of The Nazi Submarine Base". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Gestapo Captain, Baron Von Karp, is on the trail of Captain Midnight and his friends in occupied France. Captain Midnight and Joyce launch a small boat into the English channel, while avoiding a searchlight. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator), Angeline Orr. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25541. Captain Midnight. February 16, 1943. Blue Network. "Trapped By The Nazis". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and the Secret Squadron are out of gas and trapped by the Nazis! A Secret Squadron Signal Session (coded message) follows the story. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

64022. Captain Midnight. February 22, 1943. Blue Network. "Challenge Of The Crossed". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Secret Squadron is battling Nazi General Von Lutz in Yugoslavia. It's machine guns against paratroopers! Ed Prentiss, Angeline Orr, Arthur Hearn, Bill Rose, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83665. Captain Midnight. April 9, 1943. Blue Network. "The Silver Dagger Strikes". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Nazi Count Raddick has demanded that the British and The Secret Squadron surrender. Has Agent 3F11 gotten through to Captain Midnight? Has the Silver Dagger Group sold out to the Nazis? Captain Midnight and the Secret Squadron are to be executed at dawn! Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64023. Captain Midnight. April 12, 1943. Blue Network. "The Silver Dagger Strikes". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and all his friends have been convicted of treason by the Nazis and condemned to death...at dawn! Secret agent 3F11 holds the promise of hope. What is the new Nazi weapon? Ed Prentiss, Angeline Orr, Arthur Hearn, Bill Rose, Pierre Andre (announcer), Byron Kane, Olan Soule, Robert Burtt (creator). 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64028. Captain Midnight. May 26, 1943. Blue Network. "The Secret Squadron Strikes". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Nazis plan to use their secret weapon to win the war. Captain Midnight plans to stop them, starting with a raid on a supply warehouse. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51223. Captain Midnight. October 9, 1943. Blue Network. "The Philippines Fight On". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and The Secret Squadron dodge two flights of Japanese Zeroes over Mindanao. The Squadron spots the wreck of a Flying Fortress in the jungle...and something else! A secret code message to listeners is sent by Captain Midnight. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87154. Captain Midnight. November 1943. Blue Network. "Flight For Freedom". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and Ichabod have left the crashed Japanese bomber in central New Guinea. Meanwhile, Chuck and Joyce have parachuted down, and the Japanese have seen Joyce's parachute. Ed Prentiss, Arthur Hearn, Angeline Orr, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87155. Captain Midnight. December 2, 1943. Blue Network. "Signal From The Sky". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Joyce has a developed a bad ankle as they approached a native Mission in New Guinea. Japanese troops enter the Mission and burn it down. How can Captain Midnight signal the rescue plane? A secret message, in "Code #1," is sent to listeners. Ed Prentiss, Angeline Orr, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87156. Captain Midnight. December 3, 1943. Blue Network. "Signal From The Sky". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The rescue plane departs, as the Japanese soldiers are hot on Captain Midnight's trail. "Tin fights, tin feeds, tin heals." Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87157. Captain Midnight. December 17, 1943. Blue Network. "Island Of Mystery". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Chuck, Joyce and Captain Midnight have discovered a schooner enter the hidden submarine base. A Japanese destroyer approaches, as do three Japanese planes. Two mysterious characters are watching the Secret Squadron, as they try to rendezvous with an American submarine. Ed Prentiss, Angeline Orr, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69619. Captain Midnight. January 17, 1944. Blue Network. "Suicide Squadron". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Japanese bombers have been shot down, despite the smokescreen. Fifty Flying Fortresses are on their way to the island. Captain Midnight's squadron must make sure they get through! The system cue has been deleted. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39881. Captain Midnight. January 20, 1944. Blue Network. "Suicide Squadron". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Secret Squadron's dive bombers and Flying Fortresses fight a terrific air battle against Admiral Hiroshito and his Jap suicide pilots. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39882. Captain Midnight. January 21, 1944. Blue Network. "Suicide Squadron". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and Ichabod Mudd have been shot down by the Japs and machine-gunned while they're in the water! Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69646. Captain Midnight. January 24, 1944. Blue Network. "Prisoner Of The Japs". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and Ichabod are pulled out of the water and taken prisoner by the Japanese. Chuck describes how the Japanese Zeroes managed to shot down thirteen Flying Fortresses. Captain Midnight is brought before the Japanese admiral! The system cue has been discovered. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

106523. Captain Midnight. April 20, 1944. Blue Network. "The Mountain Battle". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and General Chu battle a whole Japanese army who are approaching a hidden airfield. Chuck and Joyce are in a fighter plaine, and they're mowing down the Japs. After the story, Lieutenant Norma Barker of the Nurses Corps has a message for girls. The program might be dated April 24, 1944. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Norma Barker, Robert Burtt (creator). 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69647. Captain Midnight. November 1, 1944. Blue Network. "Dangerous Flight". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. In South America, Captain Midnight has a confrontation with Senor Schrecker, after his plane crashes at the airport. The evil senor plans to place a bomb in Captain Midnight's plane. The system cue has been deleted. Ed Prentiss, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

83667. Captain Midnight. April 3, 1945. Blue Network. "Above The Volcano". Sponsored by: Ovaltine ("don't send in for Code-A-Graphs," we haven't any more"). In the mountains of Tibet, the Nazis are after a secret formula for rocket fuel. A "Secret Squadron Signal Session" follows the story. General Von Schrecker has Chuck and Joyce surrounded and demands surrender, using a Bela Lugosi accent. Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49728. Captain Midnight. August 14, 1946. Mutual net. "Double Cross". Sustaining. Captain Midnight is battling Ivan Shark in Mexico for the formula to a "secret bacteriological weapon." Fury, the daughter of Ivan Shark has a good laugh when Captain Midnight asks her to be a spy and to help capture her father! Tommy Moore (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49729. Captain Midnight. February 11, 1947. Mutual net. "The Man With The Missing Finger". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight and his friends of the Secret Squadron see "a horrible sight" aboard an abandoned boat off the coast of Maine. After the story, a "Whistling Code-A-Graph" message is sent. . 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49730. Captain Midnight. March 12, 1947. Mutual net. "The Slave Smugglers". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. Captain Midnight is disguised as "Shelby," and is planning a trip to "nameless island." It looks like the jig is up! A Code-A-Graph secret message is sent to listeners after the story. Tommy Moore (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49731. Captain Midnight. April 7, 1947. Mutual net. "The Map Of Mystery". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The dead body of Ivan Shark is used as a trap for the Secret Squadron. Captain Midnight is dead too! And what about the "homeland of lost people" in the Antarctic? Tommy Moore (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2165. Captain Midnight. May 14, 1947. Mutual-Don Lee net. "The Stolen Star". Sponsored by: Ovaltine (shake-up mug premium). A plane has been forced down in a Mexican jungle and the pilot murdered. The program opening sounds as if it might have been taken from another show. Tommy Moore (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

3380. Captain Midnight. March 26, 1948. Mutual-Don Lee net. "The Jewels Of The Queen Of Sheba". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Captain downs the enemy after furious dogfight. A "Secret Squadron Signal Session" follows the story. Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1117. Captain Midnight. December 1948. Mutual net. "The Return Of Ivan Shark". Sponsored by: Ovaltine (Key-A-matic Code-A-graph premium). Ivan and his gang are battling the Secret Squadron, two dinosaurs, and a raft adrift on the ocean. The program was rebroadcast on "Same Time, Same Station" (see cat. #18230). The date is approximate. Robert Burtt (creator). 12:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

825. Captain Midnight. December 8, 1948. Mutual net. "The Return Of Ivan Shark". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Captain and the Secret Squadron are in a tree surround by hostile cavemen and dinosaurs. Part of the closing and the system cue have been deleted. Pierre Andre (announcer), Ed Prentiss, Sherman Marks, Robert Burtt (creator). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4281. Captain Midnight. 1949. Mutual net. "The Phantom Rustler". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. The Captain has deliberately crashed his plane in order to trick a gang of cattle rustlers. The final commercial and program closing have been deleted. An organ is used for transitions and bridges. A Friday adventure, Monday's program is called, "Fate Starts Trouble." The date is subject to correction. Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 10:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

87158. Captain Midnight. January 10, 1949. Mutual net. "The Return Of Ivan Shark". Sponsored by: Ovaltine commercial partially deleted (Key-A-Matic Code-A-Graph). The partial first commercial runs over four minutes! The Secret Squadron raft has survived. Ivan Shark's raft is being attcked by one of the sea monsters. Are the jewels still safe? Joyce uses Code B-8 on her Code-A-Graph to call for help. Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 12:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87159. Captain Midnight. February 4, 1949. Mutual net. "The Devil On Ice". Sponsored by: Ovaltine (Key-A-Matic Code-A-Graph premium). Plans are being made for Joyce to meet Marcus Cooley. Chuck is ordered to fly a plane with the most super-secret contents in the world. If anything happens, he's to destroy the plane and himself too! Plans are also being made to destroy Washington, D.C. with a flying saucer! Only an atomic bomb can thwart this plan! Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 12:49. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

25542. Captain Midnight. September 27, 1949. Mutual net. "The Flying Ruby". Sponsored by: Ovaltine. A huge ruby and a model airplane have been stolen. What's the connection? A complete story in one program. Angeline Orr, Arthur Hearn, Jack Bivens, Paul Barnes, Pierre Andre (announcer), Robert Burtt (creator). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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