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Hartnell, William 1908-1975

Overview
Works: 165 works in 334 publications in 1 language and 5,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction television programs  History  Fiction  Science fiction films  Television programs  Television soundtracks 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Publications about William Hartnell
Publications by William Hartnell
Publications by William Hartnell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about William Hartnell
 
Most widely held works by William Hartnell
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( visu )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Northern England, the early 1960s. 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( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 492 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 195 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 192 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 167 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 166 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 154 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 140 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 ( file )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
William Hartnell stars as the first Doctor in this classic four-episode story from 1966, which pits the TARDIS crew against one of the most powerful enemies they have ever encountered. The travellers arrive in the dangerous domain of the Toymaker, where their failure to win at a series of games could result in them becoming his playthings for eternity. Apparently innocuous nursery characters reveal deadly intent, and for companions Steven and Dodo the stakes are raised with every game of blind man's buff and musical chairs. The Doctor, meanwhile, is rendered invisible and given the challenge of completing the fiendishly difficult Trilogic game. This fondly-remembered story, only one episode of which survives in the television archives, is narrated by Peter Purves who also played Steven in the story. Michael Gough is the Toymaker and Jackie Lane is Dodo, whilst Carmen Silvera adopts a number of roles
Doctor Who. collection of rare episodes: the William Hartnell years 1963-1966 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 130 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
Doctor Who ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 125 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 the Romans by Dennis Spooner( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 119 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 118 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?
Doctor Who by Waris Hussein( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 116 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
The Five Doctors special edition ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 114 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 111 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 111 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. It₂s up to the Doctor and his friends to stop these creatures before they convert Earth₂s population into similar cyber creations-but the encounter will have a devastating effect on the Doctor
Doctor Who ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 109 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 Tardis crew must protect the island from an attack by the evil Voord. The Twin Dilemma - The Doctor has regenerated and all is not well. Can he recover in time to thwart plans that threaten the entire galaxy?
Doctor Who the reign of terror by Kit Pedler( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 104 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 C Crockett( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 101 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 sacrific?
 
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Alternative Names
Hartnell, Billy.
Hartnell, Billy 1908-1975
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