William Gould (May 2, 1886 – May 15, 1969) was a Canadian-American film actor. He appeared in more than 240 films during his career. In films, Gould portrayed Jed Scott, a leader of homesteaders, in the serial The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939) and Air Marshal Kragg in the serial Buck Rogers (1939).
Movies & TV shows
A 20th Century pilot named Buck Rogers and his young friend Buddy Wade woke up from 500 years in suspended animation to find that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane. Unive...
Heart of the Rockies
Roy is put in charge of a highway construction project. A rancher tries to stop Roy from putting a highway across his land because he fears that the authorities are going to discover the unscrupulous ...
The Man Who Cheated Himself
A veteran detective who witnessed his girlfriend kill her husband sees his brother assigned to the case.
Woman in Hiding
Selden Clark manages the factory of Deborah's father, who died a suspicion death. Clark was able to win her over and marry her. It was too late for Clark's former girl to open Deborah's eyes on the ho...
Outcasts of Black Mesa
The Hero is accused of a crime. He breaks jail to find the real culprits. He doesn't have his disguise anymore, so stunt-double Jock Mahoney swings into action. There is a relative newcomer to the fil...
And Then There Were Four
A driving safety film is sponsored by oil companies. Only four of five drivers who leave home in the morning return, and we wait to find out who the victim is. The film depicts Angelenos from differen...
I Cheated the Law
An attorney learns he was tricked into being his client's alibi.
The Story of Molly X
Molly's husband Rick was a gang leader somewhere in the middle west. When he's shot, the tough woman moves to S.F. with a couple of the gang to start anew. Disguised as a noble woman, she and her gang...
A police lieutenant is investigating a murder case. After the only witness is found dead, the case is closed. Will Michael be able to comprehend the mystery?
The Winner's Circle
A Thoroughbred makes the long journey from initial training and workout to ultimate triumph as a champion horse.
James "Stretch"Dawson and his gang robbed a bank and fled into the desert in 1867. Out of water, the outlaws come upon a ghost town called Yellow Sky and its only residents, a hostile young woman name...
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
A gang of criminals, which includes a piano player and an imposing former convict known as 'Gruesome', found out about a scientist's secret formula for a gas that temporarily paralyzes anyone who brea...
Wild Horse Mesa
Melburn is looking for wild horses. Olmstead's men are also looking for that. Olmstead kills Dave when he finds them first. A clue leads Dave to Olmstead's where he found the murder weapon. He learns ...
The Devil Thumbs a Ride
Steve Morgan kills a man in a holdup and takes a ride to Los Angeles with Fergie. Two women are picked up at a gas station. Morgan persuaded the party to spend the night at an empty beach house. The p...
Magazine writer Ann Mason infiltrates the United Defenders, a public service organization which is actually a front for racketeers. But a case of amnesia threatens to blow her cover.
Beauty and the Bandit
In Old California, a young Frenchman transporting a chest full of silver travels by stagecoach to San Marino to complete a complex business deal. The stagecoach is attacked by a group of men whose lea...
Leon told his wife that he had to leave to meet a client because his wife was suspicious.
Captive Wild Woman
Even though it costs human life, an insane scientist is obsessed with transforming a female gorilla into a human.
Mission to Moscow
Ambassador Joseph Davies was sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and return to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
King of the Cowboys
The Sons of the Pioneers and Roy Rogers went undercover to help stop World War II sympathizers from blowing up the U.S. There are warehouses.
Keep 'em Slugging
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. They can't find anyone who will hire them because of their past tangles with the law. ...
A potential threat to the monopoly of water in the region was discovered by Hoppy and California.
An agent goes undercover as an outlaw and almost gets lynched.
When honest ship captain Roy Glennister gets swindled out of his mine claim, he turns to saloon singer Cherry Malotte for assistance in his battle with no-good town kingpin Alexander McNamara.
The Strange Case of Doctor Rx
Private eye Jerry Church was hired by a criminal defense lawyer after five mobsters who were acquitted were killed by a serial killer.
Two investigators are assigned to investigate why the company's stages keep being attacked. They discover that the culprits are white men who are pretending to be Indians.
David Bannister is a war correspondent. When Joan starts keeping company with Nazi functionaries, Bannister becomes suspicious. Peter. With suspicion that his own wife may be the elusive "Madame Spy" ...
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!
Jackie Gleason and Jack Durant are teamed for the first and only time as Hank and Jed, a pair of dimwitted barbers who are forced into bankruptcy because all their customers have marched off to war. F...
Wild Bill Hickok Rides
A hero takes on a land baron who killed his best friend.
City of Silent Men
A group of ex-convicts try to start a new life by moving to a small town under assumed names. The mayor of the town welcomes the former criminals with open arms and helps them open a canning factory a...
Murder in the Big House
When a prisoner on Death Row is "accidentally" killed just before his execution, a reporter smells something fishy...
Some of the people in town are Steve Bell, Tommy, Pig, Ape, and String. Steve was trying to avoid the brakeman when he was killed. The boys meet Steve's mother, Alice Bell, and Tommy is given a job in...
A notorious mobster is in the federal pen. He doesn't sound like himself. He seems to be hiding something. Detective Lee thinks something isn't right.
One Foot in Heaven
The Episodic show looks at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.
Bud and Lou joined the Army to evade the cops. The drill instructor watches as the cop chases them. A rich young man and his former chauffeur are competing for the attention of a pretty girl in the sa...
Appointment for Love
The two impulsively get married to each other. When Jane voices her progressive views on marriage, the honeymoon ends very quickly. He tried to make his wife jealous so that he could lure her into his...
The Great Mr. Nobody
A publicity man promotes his newspaper, but his boss always takes the credit.
Two Virginians are about to move to Texas when they see a stagecoach being held up. They decided to take the loot after the robbery. After they split up, they didn't see each other for a while. When t...
Four sisters are dealing with family issues together.
Man from Montana
There is a range war between cattlemen and homesteaders.
No Greater Sin
The dangers of STDs are depicted in this earnest drama from the 1940s. The health commissioner is out to get rid of the hookers who spread the disease.
Bad Men of Missouri
After the Civil War, the Younger brothers return to Missouri to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick, a crooked banker who has been buying up warrants on back-taxes and dispossessing the farmers.
Money and the Woman
An embezzler's wife begged her boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
An Angel from Texas
A pair of Broadway producers trick a wealthy cowboy into supporting their show.
Island of Doomed Men
Stephen Danel runs a diamond mine with slave labor on a remote tropical island where an undercover agent is paroled.
'Til We Meet Again
Criminal Dan Hardesty is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke after Joan Ames dies on a luxury liner. Joan and Dan fall in love.
In the American oilfields, a fugitive from justice's fate is intertwined with the fortunes and misfortunes of a small oil company that hires him as a roughneck.
When the Daltons Rode
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod...
Lady with Red Hair
An actress wants to get her son back.
Lightning Strikes West
When Butch Taggart escapes prison, the Marshal sends Lightning Morgan to find him and his hidden gold. He finds the map to the gold on Taggart's boot. Joe Laikon and his men are also after the gold an...
Tear Gas Squad
A singer becomes a cop to impress a woman.
Riders of Pasco Basin
Newspaper editor Scott sends for Lee when Kirby and Evans pull off an irrigation project. Lee formed a group to fight the Sheriff and his deputies. The Sheriff was set straight by a dying Uncle Dan, w...
Phantom of Chinatown
The lecturer was in the middle of the lecture. A famous explorer drinks from a bottle. Jimmy Wong and Captain Street have to find out what his last words were.
Dr. Christian Meets the Women
A conman arrives in town trying to sell his miracle methods of weight loss to the ladies. It's left to the good Dr. Christian to expose this fake and save a fragile young girl's life.
A Hungarian woman goes to a Vienna fair and buys a card from a fortune teller. She is destined for a happy marriage because she will meet someone important. She gets a job as a baker's assistant. The ...
Brother Rat and a Baby
Three people graduated from the military institute. Bing could return to VMI as a football coach.
King of the Underworld
Niles and Carol Nelson have two children. Carol fell after Niles was killed. Forrest was kidnapped to write a biography. Carol knows that Bill will be killed.
Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite
Steve and Torchy are looking for a criminal.
The Cowboy Quarterback
Harry Lynn is a legendary broken-field runner. Harry won't leave his hometown without his girlfriend. Evelyn's girl made a play for him when he got tangled up with gamblers.
Three Smart Girls Grow Up
The youngest daughter of a businessman helps her sisters in love.
Off the Record
After a reporter causes his brother's gang to go to prison, she adopts a slum orphan.
Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Ed Renard is an FBI agent.
Nancy Drew... Reporter
Nancy Drew intercepts a real story assignment while participating in a contest at a local newspaper in which school children are asked to submit a news story. She covers the inquest. Nancy doesn't thi...
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
Two old ladies were saved by two people. There is a hidden staircase in the old mansion.
A reporter is sent to prison for exposing a mobster.
Naughty But Nice
Dick Powell is a stuffed-shirt professor. His family and small-town music college are the same. Don was exposed to the swing music crowd when he visited his aunt in New York to find a buyer for his Rh...
A reporter and lab assistant foil a train of spies.
Streets of New York
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. He considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance as he faces nu...
The House of Fear
A detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play...
The Lone Ranger Rides Again
The valley was settled many years ago by rancher Craig Dolan. He wants to keep them out by legal means, but his nephew brings in outlaws to drive them out. The Lone Ranger is on hand to help the homes...
On Dress Parade
A youth is trying to adjust to life at a military school in the final feature of the "Dead End Kids" film series.
Pat O'Brien is a champion auto racer who learns his kid brother wants to enter the same profession rather than finish school in this 1939 drama.
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Work and no play make Mr. Mr is a detective. The crown of the Queen of Sheba is being tried. When the treasure begins its journey, the suspense increases. Moto needs a thief who will stop at nothing t...
Women in the Wind
An amateur is helped into an air race.
Buck Rogers and Buddy Wade are in the middle of a trans-polar flight when they are caught in a snowstorm. They are in suspended animation. They are in suspended animation for 500 years. The world has ...
The Jury's Secret
A reporter covering a murder trial guesses that the murderer of a ruthless businessman is her ex-fiancé and persuades him to confess and clear the innocent man on trial.
Romance of the Limberlost
An orphan girl is being raised by her aunt, who hates her because the girl's mother married a man that the aunt loved. The girl's existence is close to being a form of bondage, and her only companions...
A Paris sculptor pretends to be blind in Los Angeles to recover his sister's love letters.
A showgirl with a dubious reputation flees the cops and transforms herself into a phony evangelist offering "cures" to the sick and disabled.
A New York mobster's protection racket is being fought by a truck driver and his pregnant wife.
A young singer, Marge Dexter, becomes involved in trouble when she works in a nightclub in which two of the band-members are in reality undercover police officers who believe that the club is the head...
The Purple Vigilantes
The ranchers formed a group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new group and pose as the original looters.
Francis is the mother of four kids, three of whom are ungrateful to their widowed mom and move in with their wealthy aunt. Moore is faithful to his mother. The wealthy neighbor left her entire fortune...
A police detective is caught up in a plot to steal two million dollars in bonds.
When it's discovered that his father was a bootlegger, a popular high school valedictorian and star athlete becomes a pariah.
Mr. Wong, Detective
The chemical manufacturer killed James Wong. Detective Wong decided to investigate this as well as two other murders.
The Mighty Treve
A dog is devoted to its master.
A teacher in a new town is caught up in the town's problems and disputes.
Let Them Live
A young man goes up against a crooked town boss.
The Harper wagon train is carrying money and Bull and his gang are after it. When their first attack is foiled by the rangers, Allen trails them. But he is captured and his ranger badge used to divert...
Wild Horse Rodeo
A champion rodeo rider is looking for a legendary wild horse.
The 13th Man
Twelve dangerous criminals have been imprisoned by a tough district attorney. He is about to name the target for his next investigation when he is murdered in the middle of a crowd. Two reporters are ...
A young radio cop and a beautiful girl try to stop an international criminal gang from getting their hands on the formula for a new bulletproof steel.
Kirk Allenby is hired by the Cattleman's Association to track down and arrest a rancher who they believe is stealing cattle. Allenby finds his quarry but is astounded to discover that that man, Bob En...
The Perfect Set-Up
A radio and television engineer falls into a life of crime when he dismantles alarms for robberies.
Love on a Bet
Michael McCreigh convinces Uncle Carlton to finance a play if he lives the play's ridiculous plot. Carlton's meat packing plant is where Michael must work if he fails.
Teenage orphan Jenny Yates becomes starstruck when a revival of an old Victorian melodrama passes through her small New England town, to the disapproval of her stern grandfather, Uriah. Stowing away i...
The Devil Is a Sissy
A well-bred young English lad living in lower Manhattan tries to gain acceptance from his not-so-well-bred peers at school.
Joyce Reid, a wealthy young debutante, stowed away on a cargo ship to China with her sweetheart, Dan Bailey, and her father. J. Some plot-lines were straight out of "Terry and the Pirates" with an ass...
Two Texas Rangers, Tom Tyler and Rex Lease, rescue a woman from a runaway wagon.
Perrin plays a boxer whose manager takes him out to a ranch for training, but Perrin soon discovers the ranch foreman is responsible for a $100,000 jewel heist.
The 1849 California Gold Rush started on an immigrant's property.
Don't Gamble with Love
Standard tale of husband and wife living a party lifestyle. He works in a gambling hall and she occasionally models and sings. Because they want to start a family wife feels the need to change their s...
A deputy indian agent is framed for the murder of a captured fur thief who was actually killed by his boss in a fight for affections of a saloon girl.
Tom Hilton and Stub Macey are heading to the Jergenson ranch to buy his cattle. But Jeckyl and Sheriff Slater control the cattle market forcing the ranchers to buy at their price and they intend to ke...
A would-be songwriter and a would-be inventor run a cigar stand and get mixed up in the murder of a song publisher.
Jack rides into trouble when he meets up with Bill Meeker and his outlaw gang. Rescued from the gang's clutches by Don carlos, he joins forces with Carlos and with the help of Lolita who learns of the...
Baby Face Harrington
Thanks to a series of comic mishaps, a timid, small-town office clerk finds himself wanted by the police and labeled by the media as "Public Enemy No. 2." Comedy.
Valley of Wanted Men
Three men who escaped from prison go back to their hometown to find out who framed them.
The Lawyer Cheevers and the stepson Price framed Swifty for the murder of Alec MeNiel. Swifty has an unexpected ally in the Sheriff who knows that Price was after his stepfather's land.
A man runs over a young couple on a deserted road while trying to cover up his actions.
The marshal gave his identification papers to Tom. When Tom arrives in town, the papers are lost and he decides to assume the identity of the marshal. Rattler, the killer of the marshal, was sent by M...
An elderly woman and her four squabbling adult children are the focus of a domestic drama.
Men of Action
The construction of the Sweetwater Dam is being hampered by a villainous banker and his hired saboteurs.
Stone of Silver Creek
Buck Jones, who also produced, plays the tough but goodhearted proprietor of the Bonanza, the only gambling establishment in Silver Creek. Noel Francis played blonde schemers in Warner Bros. The casin...
The money was intended for the Chinese Communists.
When the Indians attack the wagon train, Ken and his sister are separated. Ken was sent after the outlaw known as the Golden hair Girl only to find that he was his long lost sister.
Terror of the Plains
In this B-movie Western starring cowboy hero Tom Tyler, a ranch hand sets out to prove his father's innocence. A group of people are hiding out in a ghost town to catch a killer in disguise. Frank Ric...
Wheels of Destiny
Bill, who is about to lead a wagon train to California, has a map to a valuable gold field and Rocky is after the map. When Rocky and his men attack, Ken Manning breaks it up and later identifies Rock...
Accused of a murder he did not commit, Ken leaves the country. Three years later Evans finds him in the jungle. When Evans dies, Ken seeing the resemblance, assumes his identity and returns to clear h...
Hat, Coat and Glove
A prominent New York attorney defends his estranged wife's lover, who's been charged with the murder of a model.
Wanting the Lance ranch, Burkett kills Lance and brings in an imposter to pose as the heir Ken Lance. Ken learns of the plan, captures the imposter, and arrives posing as himself. In an ensuing gunfig...
The Trail Drive
Honest John is pulling off a swindle by buying cattle in Texas with worthless scrip and selling them in New Mexico for cash. Ken is leading the cattle drive not knowing that when they cross the state ...
A cowboy called The Thunderbolt Kid comes to the aid of a town that is being threatened by outlaws who don't want a railroad to go through the town.
The Red Lily
Jean and Marise were forced from their homes. Irrevocably separated there, their lives deviated into the slums and hard labor of low-class French society. The two were searching for one another.