The Biblical story of the shepherd boy who became King of the Israelites.



(as Rev. Madison C. Peters)


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The Biblical Story of the Shepherd Boy Who Became King of the Israelites. Scene I: David's Home. David, the poor shepherd boy, enters with a wounded lamb, which he tenderly cares for; his father, Jesse, his mother and Adora, a bond maiden, looking on lovingly. A priest enters, blesses them, predicts the crowning of David as King. Jesse sees some people coming. They enter. Princesses Merab and Michal, Prince Jonathan (King Saul's two daughters and son), and Prince Phalti, a suitor for Michal's hand. They have come to command David to appear before King Saul (to play his harp), who is mad and can only be moved by the music from the hills. David consents to depart to King Saul. Princess Michal, who accompanies Jonathan, shows her interest in David. David evinces "love at first sight." Michal gives David a rose, which he afterwards treasures. They enter the house to supper. Scene II: Saul's Camp. Sentries are keeping watch. Michal wanders through the camp, picking flowers; passes up hill ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 February 1909 (USA)  »

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Saul and David: The Biblical Story of the Shepherd Boy Who Became King of the Israelites  »

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