David and Bathsheba DVD
Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Keiron Moore, James Robertson Justice, Jayne Meadows, John Sutton, Dennis Hoey
Directed by Henry King
Cinematic adaptation of the Old Testament story. King David (Gregory Peck), much beloved by his subjects and a war hero of long standing, falls victim to the sins of the flesh when he falls in love with Bathsheba (Susan Hayward), the wife of Uriah (Kieron Moore), one of David's most trusted soldiers.
His downfall begins when David orders Uriah into a suicidal battle, knowing that this will clear the way for his relationship with Bathsheba.
His infatuation leads him to neglect his kingdom and his people, and invokes the wrath of God.
Only after his land has been devastated by God's hand does David offer atonement.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (U)
- EAN: 5039036052832
- Catalogue number: 0138001083
- Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Ent.
- Release date: 02/07/2012
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour