|Actors:||Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore, James Robertson Justice, Jayne Meadows|
Oscar winner Gregory Peck (To Kill a Mockingbird) rises to the challenge as Israel's King David, great military leader and eponymous slayer of the mighty Goliath. A king of action above words, David faces the most challenging battle of all when he is faced with the incomparable beauty of Bathsheba (Oscar winner Susan Hayward, I Want To Live!) and the consequences of falling under her spell. Driven to distraction by Bathsheba, the mighty king sends her soldier husband Uriah (Kieron Moore, The Thin Red Line) away on a treacherous mission in order to pursue his own amorous interests, embarking on an adulterous affair that would become his ultimate undoing. Neglecting the very kingdom he helped to create and turning his back onthe people who came to believe in him, David's spectacular descent into the depths of despair, incurring the everlasting wrath of God, is the Old Testament's most affectingtales of forbidden love and personal downfall.