Doctor Who

Doctor Who

The Beginning : the William Hartnell Years 1963-1966

DVD - 2006
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An unearthly child: Teachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they follow student Susan Foreman home to an odd police box in a junkyard and meet the Doctor, a strange old man who claims to be Susan's grandfather, who takes them on a short excursion back to 200,000 B.C. ; The Daleks: When the TARDIS lands on the seemingly dead planet Skaro, the Doctor and company have their first meeting with the Daleks. ; The edge of destruction: The time travelers have a mystery on board to unravel when the TARDIS console explodes in mid-flight, causing it to behave oddly, as well as causing odd headaches and memory loss in the quartet.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Video ; [United States] : Warner Home Video, [2006]
ISBN: 9781419825743
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (approximately 311 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


From Library Staff

If you wanted to find the source of the Doctor's grumpy, doting Grandfather demeanor, then look no further than the First Doctor. This is the beginning, literally, and despite having aired in 1963, still relevant. A visual classic, a fantastic primer, and must see for Whovians of any age!

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rachellou620 Apr 15, 2015

An Unearthly Child and The Daleks were both good episodes. Unfortunately, the third disc was missing, so I couldn't watch Edge of Destruction.

Jun 22, 2013

This collection is of the first 3 stories. Starting with An Unearthly Child, The Daleks (The first Dalek story) and Edge of Destruction. The serial starts out with the Doctor and his granddaughter Susan taking Susan's school teachers on an amazing adventure through space and time.

Traveling back to the time of cavemen on Earth, and to the far off planet of Skaro where the Daleks originated. Then onward to the beginning of everything and to the beginning of adventures continuing to the present day.


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