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The Story of David

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(ABC, 4/9/1976 and 4/11/1976, 2 Parts, 120 mins each, 4 hours). Ambitious two part dramatization of the life of the biblical warrior and ruler, filmed on location in Israel (and Spain) by the producer and writer of “The Story of Jacob and Joseph” (1974). Director Alex Segal fell ill during the filming and was succeeded by David Lowell Rich.

Production Companies Mildred Freed Alberg Productions, Columbia Pictures Television. Directors Alex Segal, David Lowell Rich. Producer Mildred Freed Alberg. Teleplay Ernest Kinoy. Photography John Coquillon. Music Laurence Rosenthal. Editor Sidney Katz. Art Directors Kuli Sander, Fernando Gonzalez.

Cast Part 1 Timothy Bottoms (David), Anthony Quayle (King Saul), Norman Rodway (Joab), Oded Teumi (Jonathan), Mark Dignam (Samuel), Yehuda Efroni (Abner), Tony Tarruella (Goliath), Ahuva Yuval (Abigail), Irit Benzer (Young Michal), Avram Ben Yossef (Ahimelech), Yakar Semach (Abiathar), Ilan Dar (Eliab), David Topae (Abinadab), Ori Levy (Gaza). Cast Part 2 Keith Michell (King David), Jane Seymour (Bathsheba), Susan Hampshire (Michal), Brian Blessed (Abner), Barry Morse (Jehosep), David Collings (Nathan), Nelson Modlin (Absalom), Terrence Hardiman (Uriah), Janette Sterke (Abigail), David Nielson (Amnon), Eric Chapman (Seriah).

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about 6 years ago

Why can't this film, (David The King) with all its fine English actors be released on a Region 2 format?.. Its the same problem with the 1968 version of (A Midsummer Night's Dream)..

I am so fedup with it...

Chris...

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about 6 years ago

Why can't this film, (David The King) with all its fine English actors be released on a Region 2 format?.. Its the same problem with the 1968 version of (A Midsummer Night's Dream)..

I am so fedup with it...

Chris...