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The Story of David -- Timothy Bottoms and Jane Seymour lead a talented cast in this two-part story of the life of King David. It begins with his legendary battle with the giant Goliath, and ends with his romance with Bathsheba and struggle to preserve Israel. The story of David is a legendary saga of a man after God's own heart.


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9 April 1976 (USA) See more »
He was the chosen king who loved God and committed the acts of sin. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
David Lowell Rich 
Alex Segal 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ernest Kinoy 

Produced by
Mildred Freed Alberg .... producer
Fernando González .... associate producer
Kuli Sander .... associate producer
Original Music by
Laurence Rosenthal 
Cinematography by
John Coquillon 
Film Editing by
Sidney Katz 
Miguel Pedregosa .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Nimi Getter .... gaffer
Other crew
David Noel Freedman .... consultant

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191 min | USA:240 min (including commercials)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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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 Saul e David (1964)See more »


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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Good hebrew quotes..., 14 March 2004
Author: Matrom40 from Tampa, Florida

This depiction of the life of King David is really live and down in heart.I liked the way God's hebrew name,Yahweh, was used through out the picture even though it would of been better if it would of been pronounced in English "Jehovah" like in "Solomon and Sheba(1959)", "The Story of Ruth", & "Sodom and Gomorrah". Anthony Quayle's performance of a jealous Saul was superb and Jane Seymour was totally sexy and breathtaking as King David's neighbor and future wife Bathsheba.Michaelangelo's representation of David was an original idea. My hat goes off to the producers and to Keith Michell.Anybody who wants to see this movie should also see "King David(1985)"

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