Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police

January 2, 1937 to May 25, 1940
178 episodes known to exist
Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police was a radio adventure series written by Virginia Cooke. It was centered on the adventures of Speed Gibson, a fifteen year old pilot who, through his uncle Clint Barlow, becomes a member of the International Secret Police. Speed was described as “a typical American boy: interested in short wave radio, aviation and most of all - The International Secret Police. ” More on Wikipedia
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January 2, 1937 - May 25, 1940
Speed Gibson of the Internat'l Secret Polic
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Speed Gibson of the Internat'l Secret Polic
January 2, 1937 - May 25, 1940
178 episodes known to exist
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January 2, 1937 
The Octopus Gang Active 
 
14:50 

 
January 9, 1937 
Speed Is Inducted Into Secret Police 
 
14:50 

 
January 16, 1937 
Heading For Hong Kong 
 
14:50 

 
January 23, 1937 
A Shooting Attempt 
 
14:50 

 
January 30, 1937 
The Octopus Orders a Kidnapping 
 
14:50 

 
February 6, 1937 
Remaining At Wake Island 
 
14:50 

 
February 13, 1937 
Speed Is Missing 
 
14:50 

 
February 20, 1937 
Splinters Into Custody 
 
14:50 

 
February 27, 1937 
Splinters Gets Away 
 
14:50 

 
10 
March 6, 1937 
Barney Flies the Mystery Plane 
 
14:50 

 
11 
March 13, 1937 
The Trio Is Ambushed On Guam 
 
14:50 

 
12 
March 20, 1937 
The Octopus Plans a Surprise 
 
14:50 

 
13 
March 27, 1937 
The Arrival in Hong Kong 
 
14:50 

 
14 
April 3, 1937 
Clint Suspicious of Mr. Wu 
 
14:50 

 
15 
April 10, 1937 
Clint to Stay with Dr. Kingsley 
 
14:50 

 
16 
April 17, 1937 
Hotel Rooms Are Ransacked 
 
14:50 

 
17 
April 24, 1937 
Marsha Is Kidnapped 
 
14:50 

 
18 
May 1, 1937 
The Octopus Reveals Plans 
 
14:50 

 
19 
May 8, 1937 
Disguised As Coolies 
 
14:50 

 
20 
May 15, 1937 
Speed Is Knocked Out 
 
14:50 

 
21 
May 22, 1937 
Leave On Bullet Plane 
 
14:50 

 
22 
May 29, 1937 
Speed Tries to Warn Clint 
 
14:50 

 
23 
June 5, 1937 
Shot At and Forced Down 
 
14:50 

 
24 
June 12, 1937 
Flower Boat Is Sighted 
 
14:50 

 
25 
June 19, 1937 
Prisoners On the Flower Boat 
 
14:50 

 
26 
June 26, 1937 
Clint & Barney Are Captured 
 
14:50 

 
27 
July 3, 1937 
Speed Arrives and Helps Clint & Barney 
 
14:50 

 
28 
July 10, 1937 
Bob Gilmore Sworn Into Secret Police 
 
14:50 

 
29 
July 17, 1937 
Speed & Bob Fly to Help Dr. Kingsley 
 
14:50 

 
30 
July 24, 1937 
The Octopus' Secret Headquarters 
 
14:50 

 
31 
July 31, 1937 
Speed Discovers the Secret Entrance 
 
14:50 

 
32 
August 7, 1937 
A Trap Has Been Set 
 
14:50 

 
33 
August 14, 1937 
Tunnel Fills with Water 
 
14:50 

 
34 
August 21, 1937 
Water Continues to Rise 
 
14:50 

 
35 
August 28, 1937 
Dynamite Must Be Used 
 
14:50 

 
36 
September 4, 1937 
Speed Is Lost in the Tunnel 
 
14:50 

 
37 
September 11, 1937 
Speed Is Found 
 
14:50 

 
38 
September 18, 1937 
Barney Heads For the Hut 
 
14:50 

 
39 
September 25, 1937 
A Teahouse Fire 
 
14:50 

 
40 
October 2, 1937 
New Instructions From the Octopus 
 
14:50 

 
41 
October 9, 1937 
The Octopus Continues Plans 
 
14:50 

 
42 
October 16, 1937 
The Octopus Puts Plans Into Effect 
 
14:50 

 
43 
October 23, 1937 
Speed Thinks Quan Wu Is a Gang Member 
 
14:50 

 
44 
October 30, 1937 
Set Up in a Trap? 
 
14:50 

 
45 
November 6, 1937 
The Octopus Traps Speed and Jean 
 
14:50 

 
46 
November 13, 1937 
Al Taken Prisoner 
 
14:50 

 
47 
November 20, 1937 
The Octopus Escapes 
 
14:50 

 
48 
November 27, 1937 
Hiding in a Secret Room 
 
14:50 

 
49 
December 4, 1937 
Poison Gas Bomb Thrown 
 
14:50 

 
50 
December 11, 1937 
How to Catch the Octopus 
 
14:50 

 
51 
December 18, 1937 
Everyone Ready For the Trip 
 
14:50 

 
52 
December 25, 1937 
Fighting Breaks Out 
 
14:50 

 
53 
January 1, 1938 
Heading Into Tibet 
 
14:50 

 
54 
January 8, 1938 
The Octopus Will Go to Black Pass 
 
14:50 

 
55 
January 15, 1938 
Following the Octopus to Tibet 
 
14:50 

 
56 
January 22, 1938 
Monoplane Is Airborne 
 
14:50 

 
57 
January 29, 1938 
Speed Talks with the Octopus Via Radio 
 
14:50 

 
58 
February 5, 1938 
Follow the Dragon 
 
14:50 

 
59 
February 12, 1938 
A Tibetan Avalanche 
 
14:50 

 
60 
February 19, 1938 
All Narrowly Escape 
 
14:50 

 
61 
February 26, 1938 
The Octopus Plane Spotted 
 
14:50 

 
62 
March 5, 1938 
The Secret Police Are Jailed 
 
14:50 

 
63 
March 12, 1938 
The Octopus Reaches Secret House 
 
14:50 

 
64 
March 19, 1938 
Pass of the Iron Dagger 
 
14:50 

 
65 
March 26, 1938 
Surrounding the Octopus' Secret Home 
 
14:50 

 
66 
April 2, 1938 
Secret Police Capture the Octopus? 
 
14:50 

 
67 
April 9, 1938 
Kidnapping Plans 
 
14:50 

 
68 
April 16, 1938 
Barney Kidnapped 
 
14:50 

 
69 
April 23, 1938 
Thought Recording Machine 
 
14:50 

 
70 
April 30, 1938 
A False Floor 
 
14:50 

 
71 
May 7, 1938 
A Secret Torture Chamber 
 
14:50 

 
72 
May 14, 1938 
Thought Helmet Taken 
 
14:50 

 
73 
May 21, 1938 
Blank Thought Waves 
 
14:50 

 
74 
May 28, 1938 
Barney Found Wandering 
 
14:50 

 
75 
June 4, 1938 
Arrow Almost Hits Speed 
 
14:50 

 
76 
June 11, 1938 
A Tibetan Feast 
 
14:50 

 
77 
June 18, 1938 
The Octopus Visits Zee Ring's Home 
 
14:50 

 
78 
June 25, 1938 
Picnic Planning 
 
14:50 

 
79 
July 2, 1938 
Speed in Disguise 
 
14:50 

 
80 
July 9, 1938 
Speed Caught by the Octopus 
 
14:50 

 
81 
July 16, 1938 
Clint Saves Speed From Storm 
 
14:50 

 
82 
July 23, 1938 
The Octopus Pictures to the States 
 
14:50 

 
83 
July 30, 1938 
Marsha Winfield Held Prisoner 
 
14:50 

 
84 
August 6, 1938 
Slave Raids Begin 
 
14:50 

 
85 
August 13, 1938 
Clint & Speed Begin an Air Flight 
 
14:50 

 
86 
August 20, 1938 
Marcia and Her Brother Found 
 
14:50 

 
87 
August 27, 1938 
Splinter and Wu Are Captured 
 
14:50 

 
88 
September 3, 1938 
Splinter Is Shot 
 
14:50 

 
89 
September 10, 1938 
Splinter Is Cared For 
 
14:50 

 
90 
September 17, 1938 
Splinter Is Hiding 
 
14:50 

 
91 
September 24, 1938 
Marcia Recovers From Vapers of Sleep 
 
14:50 

 
92 
October 1, 1938 
Shooting Breaks Out 
 
14:50 

 
93 
October 8, 1938 
Chief Tepo Catches Pilots At Black Pass 
 
14:50 

 
94 
October 15, 1938 
Open Radio Accident 
 
14:50 

 
95 
October 22, 1938 
An Aerial Dog Fight 
 
14:50 

 
96 
October 29, 1938 
Octopus Plane Crashes 
 
14:50 

 
97 
November 5, 1938 
Ready For Attack On the Octopus 
 
14:50 

 
98 
November 12, 1938 
Time For a Showdown 
 
14:50 

 
99 
November 19, 1938 
The Octopus and Men Captured 
 
14:50 

 
100 
November 26, 1938 
The Octopus Jumps From Plane in Flight 
 
14:50 

 
101 
December 3, 1938 
Atlantian Syndicate Investigation in Africa 
FIRST EPISODE OF NEW ADVENTURE "LOST CONTINENT OF ATLANTIS" 
14:50 

 
102 
December 10, 1938 
An Airborne Fire 
 
14:50 

 
103 
December 17, 1938 
Safe Landing Is Made 
 
14:50 

 
104 
December 24, 1938 
Falling Into a Trap 
 
14:50 

 
105 
December 31, 1938 
No Water Aboard the Plane 
 
14:50 

 
106 
January 7, 1939 
The Time Bomb 
 
14:50 

 
107 
January 14, 1939 
Leeds Kills Himself 
 
14:50 

 
108 
January 21, 1939 
Davis Shot by Octopus Gang 
 
14:50 

 
109 
January 28, 1939 
Davis Killed 
 
14:50 

 
110 
February 4, 1939 
The Octopus Is Still Alive 
 
14:50 

 
111 
February 11, 1939 
An Octopus Gunboat Outside 
 
14:50 

 
112 
February 18, 1939 
Trapped in Cave with No Water 
 
14:50 

 
113 
February 25, 1939 
Everyone Rescued 
 
14:50 

 
114 
March 4, 1939 
Marie Is Stowaway 
 
14:50 

 
115 
March 11, 1939 
Smiley Is Missing 
 
14:50 

 
116 
March 18, 1939 
Is Smiley Dead? 
 
14:50 

 
117 
March 25, 1939 
Messenger Arrives 
 
14:50 

 
118 
April 1, 1939 
Angry Crowd At Casablanca 
 
14:50 

 
119 
April 8, 1939 
Airport Disguise 
 
14:50 

 
120 
April 15, 1939 
Octopus Gang Moves In 
 
14:50 

 
121 
April 22, 1939 
Power Magazine Plan 
 
14:50 

 
122 
April 29, 1939 
Stop Plans For Explosion 
 
14:50 

 
123 
May 6, 1939 
Speed, Clint & Carlos in a Bad Storm 
 
14:50 

 
124 
May 13, 1939 
Dropping a Signal 
 
14:50 

 
125 
May 20, 1939 
A Poison Dart 
 
14:50 

 
126 
May 27, 1939 
The Octopus' Old Headquarters 
 
14:50 

 
127 
June 3, 1939 
Plan Flight to the Sahara Desert 
 
14:50 

 
128 
June 10, 1939 
Fly to Legionnaire Outpost 
 
14:50 

 
129 
June 17, 1939 
Attack Repelled 
 
14:50 

 
130 
June 24, 1939 
Bad Sand Storm 
 
14:50 

 
131 
July 1, 1939 
Clint Lands in the Desert 
 
14:50 

 
132 
July 8, 1939 
Discovered in the Desert 
 
14:50 

 
133 
July 15, 1939 
Octopus Learns Their Location 
 
14:50 

 
134 
July 22, 1939 
Tricks by the Octopus 
 
14:50 

 
135 
July 29, 1939 
A Ring Gets Them Out of Jail 
 
14:50 

 
136 
August 5, 1939 
The Octopus Visits Are Explained 
 
14:50 

 
137 
August 12, 1939 
Enemy Plane Crashes 
 
14:50 

 
138 
August 19, 1939 
Boating down the Congo 
 
14:50 

 
139 
August 26, 1939 
Speed Is Confronted by a Leopard 
 
14:50 

 
140 
September 2, 1939 
Leaving Camp 
 
14:50 

 
141 
September 9, 1939 
Clint Rescues Mrs. Buchanan 
 
14:50 

 
142 
September 16, 1939 
Search For John Buchanan 
 
14:50 

 
143 
September 23, 1939 
Barney Hypnotized by Wings of Giant Moth 
 
14:50 

 
144 
September 30, 1939 
Troubles with a Boa Constrictor 
 
14:50 

 
145 
October 7, 1939 
Fumes Overcome Everyone 
 
14:50 

 
146 
October 14, 1939 
In the Path of Cannibal Ants 
 
14:50 

 
147 
October 21, 1939 
The Octopus Suspects Trap 
 
14:50 

 
148 
October 28, 1939 
Warriors Help in Searching For Hq 
 
14:50 

 
149 
November 4, 1939 
Native Attack Near Octopus Headquarters 
 
14:50 

 
150 
November 11, 1939 
Attack Stopped with Elephant Stampede 
 
14:50 

 
151 
November 18, 1939 
Search of Headquarters Started 
 
14:50 

 
152 
November 25, 1939 
Saved From Suffocating 
 
14:50 

 
153 
December 2, 1939 
Leaving For Gorilla Country 
 
14:50 

 
154 
December 9, 1939 
The Octopus Prepares Death Ray 
 
14:50 

 
155 
December 16, 1939 
The Octopus Overheard On the Radio 
 
14:50 

 
156 
December 23, 1939 
Elephant Grass Fire 
 
14:50 

 
157 
December 30, 1939 
A Jungle Crash Landing 
 
14:50 

 
158 
January 6, 1940 
Surprise Meeting with Natives 
 
14:50 

 
159 
January 13, 1940 
Barney Confronted by Talking Gorilla 
 
14:50 

 
160 
January 20, 1940 
Talking Gorilla Starts Attack 
 
14:50 

 
161 
January 27, 1940 
Entire Camp Captured 
 
14:50 

 
162 
February 3, 1940 
Octopus Packs Up Death Ray Machine 
 
14:50 

 
163 
February 10, 1940 
Everyone Escapes Gorilla Attack 
 
14:50 

 
164 
February 17, 1940 
All Are Caught in Jungle Storm 
 
14:50 

 
165 
February 24, 1940 
John Buchanan Found in Hut 
 
14:50 

 
166 
March 2, 1940 
Surrounded by Pygmy Headhunters 
 
14:50 

 
167 
March 9, 1940 
Safe Take-Off 
 
14:50 

 
168 
March 16, 1940 
Speed Missing Again 
 
14:50 

 
169 
March 23, 1940 
The Octopus Waits 
 
14:50 

 
170 
March 30, 1940 
Car Crash 
 
14:50 

 
171 
April 6, 1940 
Octopus Gang Member Is Questioned 
 
14:50 

 
172 
April 13, 1940 
Clint Worries About Landing 
 
14:50 

 
173 
April 20, 1940 
Clint's Plane Catches On Fire 
 
14:50 

 
174 
April 27, 1940 
An Octopus Agent Confesses to Fire 
 
14:50 

 
175 
May 4, 1940 
Desert Raiders Attack 
 
14:50 

 
176 
May 11, 1940 
Octopus Camp Is Reached 
 
14:50 

 
177 
May 18, 1940 
Death Ray Blown Up 
 
14:50 

 
178 
May 25, 1940 
The Octopus Finally Captured 
 
14:50 

 
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