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The Story of David (1976)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 9 April 1976
He was the chosen king who loved God and committed the acts of sin.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Norman Rodway ...
Yehuda Efroni ...
Antonio Tarruella ...
Goliath (as Tony Tarruella)
Ahuva Yuval ...
Irit Ben Zur ...
Michal (as Irit Benzer)
Avraham Ben-Yosef ...
Yakar Semach ...
Dudu Topaz ...
Abinadab (as David Topaz)
Ori Levy ...
Older David


Fact-based story about the second and ideal king of Isreal, David. In this movie, we follow David's story from the time he was a young shepherd to his death as king. Along the journey of his life we see his accomplishments, his struggles, and his sins. Also, how he repented and how his humility brought him to peace with his sins and his conscience. Written by r2k443

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9 April 1976 (USA)  »

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The voice of Young Abner (Yehuda Efroni) is dubbed over. See more »


King Saul: Let me tell you something David.
Young David: Yes?
King Saul: Never let an old man pour oil on your head.
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Version of David (1924) See more »

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Great TV description of psalmist king...
15 March 2007 | by (Brandon,Florida) – See all my reviews

This TV movie about King David may seem long,but it really shows in a vivid way David's transition from a mere shepherd boy to a great political figure and biblical icon.I liked the way the cast mentioned there faith in Yahweh.Keith Michell's portrayal of King David seemed realistic,especially in the scene where he was condemning Joab's murder of Abner.If we compare this film with the 1997 TV film of David by Lux Vide, both have great depictions of David's life. Anthony Quayle did a impressive performance as Saul.Too bad this film is only available on VHS. Let's hope that soon it can be restored or available on DVD.My hat goes of to Alex Segal and Lowell Rich for there project.

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