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In this period action series, Wilhelm ('William', several names are anglicized) Tell isn't just a father... See more »
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Cast

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Will Lyman ... William Tell (72 episodes, 1987-1989)
Jeremy Clyde ... Gov. Hermann Gessler / ... (72 episodes, 1987-1989)

Nick Brimble ... Horst / ... (72 episodes, 1987-1989)

David Barry Gray ... Matthew Tell / ... (72 episodes, 1987-1989)
Hans Meyer ... Tyroll / ... (72 episodes, 1987-1989)
John Otway ... Conrad (72 episodes, 1987-1989)

Dana Barron ... Eleanor (60 episodes, 1987-1989)

Guy Rolfe ... The Emperor / ... (49 episodes, 1988-1989)
Bertie Cortez ... Ambrose (48 episodes, 1987-1989)
Bernard Spiegel ... Weevil (48 episodes, 1987-1989)

Pascal Bianco-Levrin de Bouzid ... Villager (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
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Series Directed by
Dennis Berry (17 episodes, 1987-1989)
Christian Duguay (16 episodes, 1988-1989)
George Mihalka (13 episodes, 1987-1988)
John David Coles (4 episodes, 1987)
Richard Schlesinger (4 episodes, 1988)
Allan A. Goldstein (3 episodes, 1987)
Paul Stanley (3 episodes, 1987)
Paolo Barzman (3 episodes, 1989)
Mai Zetterling (3 episodes, 1989)
Chris King (2 episodes, 1987)
Jacques Méthé (2 episodes, 1988)

Alan Goldstein (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Anthony Horowitz (72 episodes, 1987-1989)
Steven Bawol (46 episodes, 1987-1989)
Friedrich Schiller (8 episodes, 1987)
Bernard Frangin (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mark Princi (3 episodes, 1987)
Mai Zetterling (3 episodes, 1989)
Edithe Swensen (2 episodes, 1987)

Series Produced by
Patrick Deschamps .... executive producer (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mark Grenside .... producer (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
Robert Halmi Jr. .... executive producer (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
Steven North .... producer (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
Simon Oakes .... producer (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
Richard Schlesinger .... associate producer (14 episodes, 1987-1988)
Altman E. Robert .... producer (10 episodes, 1987)
Barbara Shirer .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1987)

David R. Kappes .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Stanislas Syrewicz (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
 
Series Cinematography by
Roland Dantigny (1 episode, 1987)
 
Series Film Editing by
Patrice Monnet (2 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Casting by
Beth Charkham (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Hubert de Varine (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Denis Bourgier (4 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Production Management
Rob Word .... executive in charge of production (51 episodes, 1987-1989)
Steven North .... executive in charge of production (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christian Duguay .... second unit action director (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jean Orliac .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1987-1988)
Philippe Segard .... second assistant director: second unit (9 episodes, 1987)
Jacques Méthé .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1987-1988)
Paul Amoyel .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
C. Andrei .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1987)
Daniel Borgeot .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1987)
Christophe Cheysson .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1987)
M. Mollion .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1987)
Brice Auboyneau .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1987)
Marc Baraduc .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1987)
Yanis Combe-Ferrier .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1987)
Pablo Numez-Soler .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Stunts
Pascal Madura .... horse stunts (17 episodes, 1987)
Yannick Derrien .... stunt double: Tell (4 episodes, 1989)
Philippe Guégan .... stunt coordinator (4 episodes, 1989)

Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Mario Luraschi .... stunt Horses Furnished By (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Catherine Cursat .... musician: synthesizer (1 episode, 1987)
 
Series Transportation Department
André Bouvard .... transportation coordinator (33 episodes, 1987-1989)
 
Series Other crew
Jean-François Pignon .... horse handler (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Willem Tell" - Belgium (English title)
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Runtime:
26 min (72 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Based on the story william tellSee more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into Crossbow: The Movie (1989) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Straight through the AppleSee more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Adventures of WT and Crossbow, 4 September 2006
Author: Joan Duarte from Barcelona, Catalonia

Hello I am surprised to see there are a TV movie and a TV series. The first one (Adventures of William Tell) is a TV movie from 1986. Then we have the TV series known as Crossbow (1987-1989). It's very rare not to see Tell and Gessler on the credits in Crossbow. Nor Horst. But they were there. Will Lyman as William Tell and Jeremy Clyde as Gov. Hermann Gessler were two great characters, two great actors.

I saw the TV series in Barcelona some years ago. I remember it was a great series. I don't remember a "end" for the series. Last episodes were very dark and confusing. I'm almost sure there was no last episode showing Gessler's death. More comments, please!

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