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William Tell 

Crossbow (original title)
In Switzerland in the 14th Century, William Tell and his son Matthew are imprisoned by the tyrannical Gessler. Having split the apple on his son's head with his crossbow, much to Gessler's ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Will Lyman ...  William Tell 72 episodes, 1987-1989
Jeremy Clyde 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 John Otway ...  Conrad 71 episodes, 1987-1989
Dana Barron ...  Eleanor 59 episodes, 1987-1989
Guy Rolfe ...  The Emperor / ... 51 episodes, 1988-1989
Bertie Cortez Bertie Cortez ...  Ambrose 47 episodes, 1987-1989
Bernard Spiegel Bernard Spiegel ...  Weevil 47 episodes, 1987-1989
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In Switzerland in the 14th Century, William Tell and his son Matthew are imprisoned by the tyrannical Gessler. Having split the apple on his son's head with his crossbow, much to Gessler's chagrin, there is no stopping William Tell's legendary strength and skill. Written by GusF

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France | UK | USA

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English

Release Date:

30 August 1987 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Ballesta See more »

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Runtime:

(72 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Based on the story william tell See more »

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Edited into Crossbow: The Movie (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Song of the Crossbow
(End Title Theme)
by Stanislas Syrewicz
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The series of William Tell are great!
25 July 1999 | by D-45See all my reviews

Years ago did I watch these series on television. The actors were perfect for the roles! Especially Will Lyman alias William Tell and Jeremy Clyde alias Hermann Gessler. The soundtrack and music is made by Stanislas Syrewicz and is very good. The story is also good with very much action and stunts, but NOT too much violence and I think that that is important for children.

The creator of this series did a great job! Pity that it doesn't come up that much on television. I prefer this serie to Robin Hood or Ivan Hoe. Crossbow is great!


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