Depicts the legend of William Tell, who, as the stories say, shot an apple off of his son's head and lead the rebellion to free Switzerland.
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Conrad Phillips ...
 William Tell (39 episodes, 1958-1959)
Willoughby Goddard ...
 Gessler (28 episodes, 1958-1959)
Jennifer Jayne ...
 Hedda Tell (19 episodes, 1958-1959)
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Depicts the legend of William Tell, who, as the stories say, shot an apple off of his son's head and lead the rebellion to free Switzerland.

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WILLIAM TELL
Sung by David Whitfield
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Lyrics by Harold Burrell
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Well Worth a Look if you like easy viewing short anventure romps.
11 November 2002 | by (Monton, Gtr Manchester,England) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing the TV series of William Tell in the late 50s when I was at school, and I thought it was great then, with Conrad Phllips as William, and Willoughby Goddard as the Fat Villain lol. and the real excitement for a 30 minute series was superb for the time and obviously aimed at a child audience. I then saw a re run of the series on sky in the 90s and it was still really good entertainment even for adults. I even saw a very early appearance of Michael Caine in a minor role (Just shows you eh) and quite a few other actors who become better known later in their careers. Well worth a look for anyone who likes a good simple adventure jaunt from a long while ago which I think has kept it's bite through the years.


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