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William Wilson


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A Tale by Edgar Allan Poe adapted by Hugh Whitemore
with Norman Eshley as William Wilson and Stephen Murray as Dr Bransby


Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe
Adapted By: Hugh Whitemore
Producer: Louis Marks
Director: James Ormerod
William Wilson: Norman Eshley
Dr Bransby: Stephen Murray
William Wilson(as a schoolboy): Matthew Stones
William Wilson (at Eton): Charles Spicer
Ashcroft: Thomas Bulman
Pargeter: Peter Demin
Glendinning: Anthony Daniels
Preston: Robert Tayman
Danby: Nigel Bowden
Gondolier: Anthony Herrick
Valentina di Broglio: Ludmila Nova
Schoolboy: James Levine
Schoolboy: David Obermeister
Schoolboy: David Laurie
Schoolboy: William Goodchild,
Schoolboy: James Barnard
Schoolboy: Michael Hatt
Schoolboy: Thomas Henry
Schoolboy: Anthony Weiss
Schoolboy: Simon Wilkinson

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