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Hartnell, William 1908-1975

Works: 215 works in 489 publications in 4 languages and 6,096 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Film adaptations  Action and adventure television programs  Fantasy television programs  Sports films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about William Hartnell
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Most widely held works by William Hartnell
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 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 Jack Arnold( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Même le narrateur a du mal à situer sur la carte le Duché de Fenwick, enclave de 15 km2 située entre la Cordillère des Andes et les Alpes du Nord. Un jour, le Duché décide de déclarer la guerre aux États-Unis,jugés responsable, de sa faillite financière depuis que la Californie a décidé de produire l'unique source de revenu et d'exportation de Fenwick, un grand cru vinicole
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 332 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"--Container
Doctor Who by Terrance Dicks( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is taking the Doctor's past selves out of time and space and placing them in a vast wilderness - a battle arena with a sinister tower at the center. The various regenerations of the Doctor team up with the Doctor's arch-enemy, the Master, to discover the traitorous Time-Lord who is behind this evil scheme
Doctor Who by John Crockett( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 250 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?
Doctor Who( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 240 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 )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 222 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
Doctor Who( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 195 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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Doctors unite to battle an old enemy. Vital cosmic energy is draining into a black hole, and the only hope of the Timelords is Doctor Who. But he is trapped in the Tardis and his only way out is to break the first law of Time
Doctor Who( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 168 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and held by 159 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. collection of rare episodes: the William Hartnell years 1963-1966( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never broadcast in the U.S., these episodes offer an enticing glimpse into lost stories that have achieved legendary status. The Crusade: The Doctor becomes caught up in the plans of Saladin and Richard the Lionheart. The Daleks' master plan: The Daleks plan to use the time destructor to conquer the universe. The Celestial toymaker: The TARDIS becomes trapped in a realm of deadly parlour games
Brighton rock by Rowan Joffe( Visual )

29 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Attenborough is Pinkie, a ruthless and sadistic young criminal, who commits a murder and then marries the only witness to cover his tracks. A trail of killings and double crossings lead to his eventual downfall, when savage justice is finally meted out in a thrilling and memorable climax
Doctor Who( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Materialising on an island of glass in a sea of acid, the Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara find themselves chosen to embark on a perilous quest by Arbitan, Keeper of the Conscience of the planet Marinus. The Conscience machine has the power to control the minds of everyone on Marinus, and it is in danger of falling into the hands of the sinister Yartek, leader of the alien Voord. To prevent disaster, the TARDIS crew must recover the machine's operating keys, hidden in various locations around the planet
Doctor Who by Waris Hussein( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 129 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
Doctor Who( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 127 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 124 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 )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The TARDIS arrives some ten million years in the future on a giant spaceship carrying all the Earth's surviving plant, animal and human life (much of it miniaturized and in suspended animation) on a 700 year voyage to a new home on the planet Refusis II. Dodo is suffering from a cold, an unknown affliction in this era, and as the human Guardians of the ship and their servant race the Monoids have no resistance, a plague breaks out
Doctor Who : the reign of terror by Patrick Troughton( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 90 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The TARDIS lands on the Northumbrian coast, where new companion Steven discovers a Viking helmet and the Doctor deduces they must have arrived in the 11th century. Steven remains skeptical, especially when he and Vicki encounter what appears to be a Saxon hunter with a modern wristwatch. Investigating a monastery, the Doctor discovers further anachronisms. Who is the mysterious monk observing the time travelers' every move, and why is he so interested in the outcome in the Battle of Hastings?"--Container
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The mouse that roared
Alternative Names
Hartnell, Billy.

Hartnell, Billy 1908-1975

Hartnell, William Henry

Uilyam Hartnell

William Hartnell acteur britannique

William Hartnell Ator inglês

William Hartnell attore cinematografico e attore televisivo britannico

William Hartnell Brits acteur

William Hartnell englischer Schauspieler

William Hartnell English actor

Γουίλιαμ Χάρτνελ

Γουίλιαμ Χάρτνελ Άγγλος ηθοποιός

Вилијам Хартнел

Вільям Хартнелл

Уильям Хартнелл

Уилям Хартнел

ויליאם הארטנל

ויליאם הארטנל שחקן אנגלי

ويليام هارتنيل

ويليام هارتنيل ممثل إنجليزي

ویلیام هارتنل بازیگر و کاشف بریتانیایی

윌리엄 하트넬



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