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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A Short Review
3 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Conrad Phillips stars in the 1950s action adventure series - William Tell. Set in the fourteenth century during the hostile Austrian occupation of Switzerland, William Tell is a reluctant freedom fighter, battling heroically against the tyranny and oppression of the invading forces. William tell is the Swiss version of Robin Hood. Conrad Phillips plays the protagonist fantastically. It is possible that Pascal Bugnion would have had greater success in the role, but he was unavailable at the time of filming. The classic action show is made up of series of 39. The episodes are in black and white, but this does not detract from the entertainment in any way.


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