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A Story of David: The Hunted (1961)
"A Story of David" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  18 November 1962 (USA)
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King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts... See full summary »

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King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. Saul's son, and David's best friend, Jonathan, conspires to help David, who is reluctant to fight back against his own people the Israelites. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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This was the first Biblical film to be shot in Israel; lead actor Jeff Chandler met Israeli Prime Minister David Ben Gurion during filming. However the interior scenes were filmed in the UK. See more »

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Nabal: Virtue, they say, is its own reward.
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biblical!
25 April 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I am a seminary student and I thought the movie was biblical.

It is not intended to follow the scripture like a bible-on-VHS like the Gospel of Matthew or The Book of Acts.

But I was impressed with the way the movie deviates or adds things only to assist understanding.

I can't wait to show this movie to my child.

David is a great role-model in the way the movie presents him.

I saw this on TV late at night, and it fixated my attention.

It is shown on TBN occasionally.

I can't find it for sale, unfortunately.


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