WorldCat Identities

Hartnell, William 1908-1975

Overview
Works: 193 works in 384 publications in 3 languages and 5,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Sports films  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Action and adventure television programs  Film noir  Crime films  History  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.45615
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Hartnell
 
Most widely held works by William Hartnell
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver
The mouse that roared by Leonard Wibberley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is bankrupt so its minister decides to declare war on the United States, be defeated and receive Marshall Aid
Doctor Who( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doctor's past incarnations are being snatched out of time and space and transported to the Death Zone on Gallifrey, where they are reunited with some old friends and pitted against their deadliest enemies in the Game of Rassilon. Someone is manipulating the Doctor and his companions in order to claim the most ancient and powerful secret of the Time Lords, but can they survive the challenges and uncover the traitor before it is too late?
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects three Doctor Who stories, featuring William Hartnell as the Doctor, and inlcuding "An unearthly child," "The Daleks," and "The Edge of Destruction."
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the longest running science fiction show in history. To celebrate, the BBC is releasing a curated selection of the best of each of this storied program₂s eleven Doctors. This initial release showcases Doctor Who's first four Doctors, including William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, and Tom Baker, spanning from 1963-1981, a period of almost twenty years
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
Doctor Who( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Lords are in crisis. A powerful force is draining their energy into a mysterious Black Hole - and they must recruit the Doctor to save them. But one Doctor isn't enough for this mission. All three of the Doctor's incarnations, aided by Jo Grant and UNIT, must face the wrath of Omega - a fallen Time Lord trapped in a universe of anti-matter, with one thing on his mind: revenge. Special features included
Doctor Who( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The TARDIS arrives near Paris during the French Revolution, a time of great upheaval, bloodshed and terror. Soon, with the Doctor trapped inside a burning farmhouse, Ian imprisoned and Susan and Barbara on their way to the guillotine, it's clear this will be one of their most dangerous and exciting adventures yet
Doctor Who( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The TARDIS brings the Doctor and his friends Ben and Polly to the South Pole in 1986. Their arrival coincides with the appearance of Earth's forgotten twin planet Mondas and visitors from that world --emotionless beings called Cybermen. It's up to the Doctor and his friends to stop these creatures before they convert Earth's population into similar cyber creations -- but the encounter will have a devastating effect on the Doctor
Doctor Who the Romans by Dennis Spooner( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Ian and Barbara are kidnapped by slave traders, the Doctor is mistaken for a famous lyre player and plays at Nero's court. Can the TARDIS crew reunite and escape Rome before it burns to the ground?
Doctor Who( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The TARDIS arrives in fifteenth century Mexico inside the tomb of the Aztec High Priest Yetaxa. The travelers get cut off. Barbara is proclaimed to be Yetaxa's divine reincarnation. However, she incurs the wrath of the High Priest of Sacrifice when she tries to use her authority to put an end to human sacrifices
Doctor Who. collection of rare episodes: the William Hartnell years 1963-1966( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never broadcast in the U.S., these episodes offer an enticing glimpse into lost stories that have achieved legendary status
Doctor Who( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the decaying London, the Doctor learns it is not as empty as it seems. The Daleks have conquered the earth and its population has been commandeered into huge mining operations. Earth's only hope lies with a small band of resistance fighters
Doctor Who( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan land on a spaceship orbiting a distant and mysterious world, where a human crew lies frozen somewhere between life and death. The planet is the Sense-Sphere, home of the Sensorites, beings of immense intelligence and power. Unable to leave, the Doctor and his companions must deduce the Sensorites' intentions: are they friendly, hostile, or frightened? And what is the deadly secret at the heart of the Sense-Sphere?" -- Container
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The TARDIS doors open accidentally while the ship is still in flight. Although they have arrived back on Earth in the 1960s, a time they have been trying to return to since they all met, the travelers soon realize that something is very wrong. The Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan discover that they have all been reduced in size and the world they are now exploring has dangers at every turn" -- Container
Doctor Who by Waris Hussein( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Foreman is a mystery to teachers. Their curiosity leads them to follow her home one night, only to find that her home appears to be a deserted junkyard. In the junkyard, they discover an old police box, and a strange old man
Brighton rock by Rowan Joffe( Visual )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage gangster commits a murder and marries a waitress to cover his tracks. He later decides to get rid of her, but fate takes a hand in his murder plot
Doctor Who( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a remote island of glass surrounded by a sea of acid, there is a machine that can remove evil from the minds of an entire population -- the Conscience of Marinus. Fearful of its immense power falling into the wrong hands, its sole guardian has scattered the machine's operating keys across the planet. The TARDIS crew arrives to find the island under attack by the evil Voord. Marinus' last line of defense -- and its only hope -- is the Conscience machine. The Doctor and his companions must undertake a deadly quest to recover the keys of Marinus." -- Container
Doctor Who the reign of terror by Kit Pedler( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The TARDIS brings the Doctor and his companions to Robespierre's Paris, where they discover the French Revolution to be in full swing. Separated from each other, the group find themselves caught up in history as they struggle to stay alive and find their individual way back to the TARDIS
Doctor Who the Aztecs by John Crockett( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doctor must convice Barbara to let history follow its natural course and return to the Tardis before their real identities are discovered. Can they escape before they become the next blood sacrifice?
 
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Alternative Names
Hartnell, Billy.

Hartnell, Billy 1908-1975

Uilyam Hartnell

William Hartnell acteur britannique

William Hartnell attore cinematografico e attore televisivo britannico

William Hartnell Brits acteur

William Hartnell englischer Schauspieler

Γουίλιαμ Χάρτνελ

Вилијам Хартнел

Вільям Хартнелл

Уильям Хартнелл

ויליאם הארטנל

ویلیام هارتنل بازیگر و کاشف بریتانیایی

윌리엄 하트넬

威廉·哈特内尔

Languages
English (116)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

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