Sep. 15, 1958
30 min.
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The Adventures of William Tell (UK)

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 of the invading forces. Theme Song Lyrics Come away come away with William Tell"To see the lyrics of this show's famous theme song see episode one"


The Adventures of William Tell (UK) Season 1 (1958-1959)

1x01 1 1x01 The Emperor's Hat
The Austrians invade and conquer three Swiss cantons and begin imposing heavy taxation. Then they demand that every Swiss citizen bow down to a replica of the Austrian emperor's hat ...
Sep. 15, 1958
1x02 1 1x02 The Hostages
Tell seizes a shipment of Austrian arms but later finds himself betrayed to Gessler.
Sep. 22, 1958
1x03 1 1x03 The Secret Death
Hedda Tell is arrested. A magician offers to help rescue Hedda by giving her a potion which will simulate death.
Sep. 29, 1958
1x04 1 1x04 The Gauntlet of St. Gerhardt
Gessler seeks to destroy a gauntlet that the Swiss use for inspiration during wartime
Oct. 06, 1958
1x05 1 1x05 The Prisoner
Tell discovers that a fellow countryman is being held prisoner against the orders of the Austrian emperor.
Oct. 13, 1958
1x06 1 1x06 Voice in the Night
Tell must rescue his father-in-law who's been arrested and is about to be put on trial in Gessler's kangaroo court.
Oct. 20, 1958
1x07 1 1x07 The Assassins
Gessler hires two brigands to pose as Swiss patriots in order to assassinate William Tell
Oct. 27, 1958
1x08 1 1x08 The Baroness
Tell finds himself imprisoned in a the castle of a baroness who's in cahoots with Gessler.
Nov. 03, 1958
1x09 1 1x09 The Elixir
Gessler tries to learn the formula of an elixir.
Nov. 10, 1958
1x10 1 1x10 The Suspect
Tell gives a young girl suspected of being an informer an important assignment.
Nov. 17, 1958
1x11 1 1x11 The Cuckoo
A noisy cuckoo and pressure from back home in Austria are driving Gessler crazy.
Nov. 24, 1958
1x12 1 1x12 The Bear
The father of one of Tell's resistance fighters doesn't want his son in the group but agrees to allow sonny to remain provided Tell can defeat him in a bare knuckle brawl.
Dec. 01, 1958
1x13 1 1x13 The Magic Powder
Tell and Gessler meet unexpectedly at the castle of an alchemist but they are there for different purposes.
Dec. 08, 1958
1x14 1 1x14 The Golden Wheel
A Swiss banker asks for Tell's help in keeping a gold shipment out of Gessler's clutches.
Dec. 15, 1958
1x15 1 1x15 The Bride
An Italian countess is kidnapped on Gessler's orders to be forced into an arranged marriage.
Dec. 22, 1958
1x16 1 1x16 The Boy Slaves
After a young lad insults Gessler and flees, the rotter has 100 children seized and held hostage until the insultor surrenders
Dec. 29, 1958
1x17 1 1x17 The Young Widow
A countess who's in league with the Swiss Resistance finds herself being blackmailed by a servant.
Jan. 05, 1959
1x18 1 1x18 Landslide
Someone impersonating William Tell has been robbing Austrian tax collectors thus bring the hammer from Gessler down on the Swiss. Our hero sets out to find the impersonator before things ...
Jan. 12, 1959
1x19 1 1x19 The Trap
A new recruit urges Tell to hijack a diamond that Gessler is shipping back to Austria.
Jan. 19, 1959
1x20 1 1x20 The Shrew
Gessler wants Tell captured and he starts riding his men hard until the deed is done.
Jan. 26, 1959
1x21 1 1x21 The Manhunt
A crazed prince stages a hunt using the most dangerous game of all as his quarry.
Feb. 02, 1959
1x22 1 1x22 The Killer
Allies of Gessler are out to frame Tell for theft and murder.
Feb. 09, 1959
1x23 1 1x23 The Surgeon
After being wounded by Austrian forces, Tell is given shelter by the Swiss but there's no doctor available to attend to his wounds.
Feb. 16, 1959
1x24 1 1x24 The Ensign
A young Austrian officer decides to defect after witnessing Gessler's brutality.
Feb. 23, 1959
1x25 1 1x25 The Unwelcome Stranger
Tell discovers that the Burgomaster of a village once loyal to him is now selling arms to the Austrians and attempts to prevent the sale.
Mar. 09, 1959
1x26 1 1x26 The Avenger
Tell investigates the disappearance of two peace envoys.
Mar. 16, 1959
1x27 1 1x27 The Bandit
When bandits steal jewels from Gessler, Tell plans to recover them for the Swiss.
Mar. 23, 1959
1x28 1 1x28 Gessler's Daughter
Tell helps his archenemy, Gessler, rescue his kidnapped daughter.
Mar. 30, 1959
1x29 1 1x29 The General's Daughter
When the Bear gets captured, Tell's only hope at rescuing his pal lies with a general's daughter.
Apr. 06, 1959
1x30 1 1x30 The Raid
Tell and a new ally decide to raid an Austrian armory
Apr. 13, 1959
1x31 1 1x31 Castle of Fear
Tell follows a traitor to the home of a supposed Swiss patriot.
Apr. 20, 1959
1x32 1 1x32 The Black Brothers
Tell travels to Italy to purchase arms for the Swiss cause.
Apr. 27, 1959
1x33 1 1x33 The Lost Letter
Tell must rescue a captured messenger carrying an important letter from Gessler's clutches.
May. 04, 1959
1x34 1 1x34 Secret Weapon
Tell infiltrates a slave labor camp in order to free its inmates.
May. 11, 1959
1x35 1 1x35 The Master Spy
Tell finds himself matching wits with a beautiful and cunning female spy known as "the Shadow."
May. 18, 1959
1x36 1 1x36 The Traitor
The leader of another Swiss resistance group sends for Tell and Hedda to help him uncover a traitor in his ranks.
May. 25, 1959
1x37 1 1x37 The Spider
Gessler sends an agent known as the Spider to bring in William Tell.
Jun. 01, 1959
1x38 1 1x38 The Mountain People
The boyfriend of a young damsel grows jealous when his beloved develops a crush on Tell.
Jun. 08, 1959
1x39 1 1x39 Undercover
Tell urgently needs to contact a Swiss spy in the Austrian emperor's retinue.
Jun. 15, 1959
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