Overview

David and Bathsheba is a 1951 historical epic film about King David made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry King, produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, from a screenplay by Philip Dunne. The music score was by Alfred Newman and the cinematography by Leon Shamroy. King David was the second king of Israel and this film is based on the second Old Testament book of Samuel from the Bible. Gregory Peck stars as King David and the film follows King David's life as he adjusts to ruling as a King, and about his relationship with Uriah's wife Bathsheba (Susan Hayward). It was shot entirely in Nogales, Arizona. Goliath of Gath was portrayed by a Polish wrestler named Wladyslaw Talun.

  1. Philip Dunne

    Writer

  2. Henry King

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    King David

  2. Susan Hayward

    Susan Hayward

    Bathsheba

  3. Kieron Moore

    Kieron Moore

    Uriah

  4. Raymond Massey

    Raymond Massey

    Nathan

  5. James Robertson Justice

    James Robertson Justice

    Abishai

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David and Bathsheba
David and Bathsheba

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Status Released

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  • August 10, 1951
    PG
    Theatrical

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    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 3m

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