The Judgment of Solomon 

King David must choose between sons Solomon and Adonijah to lead the 12 tribes of Israel.
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Lisa Allen Lisa Allen ... Shalamith
Bernard Behrens
John Carradine ... King David
Robert Carricart ... Hesed
Brad Crandall Brad Crandall ... Opening Narrator (voice)
Tyne Daly ... Abishag
Kevin Dobson ... Joab
Gene Dynarski
Larry J. French Larry J. French ... The Danite
Tom Hallick ... Solomon
John Hoyt ... Nathan
Richard Jamison Richard Jamison
Steven Keats Steven Keats ... Bennaiah
Carol Lawrence ... Bathsheba
John McLiam
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King David must choose between sons Solomon and Adonijah to lead the 12 tribes of Israel.

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Drama | Family | History

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1978 (USA) See more »

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Sunn Classic Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Solomon: We must take time to do the work of the Lord.
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John Carradine and John Saxon
19 March 2014 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

GREATEST HEROES OF THE BIBLE was an NBC television miniseries broadcast in four parts Nov 19-22 1978, totaling 8 1/2 hours. Story 8, "The Story of Solomon and Bathsheba" (retitled on video "The Judgement of Solomon"), stars John Carradine as elderly King David, who must choose one of his two sons to lead the 12 tribes of Israel. Adonijah (John Saxon) makes no secret of his desire to rule, while Solomon (Tom Hallick) expresses only his wish to serve God. With his dying breath, King David decrees Solomon his successor, over the ambitious warrior Adonijah, who refuses to acknowledge his brother's throne, vowing that he will still rule Israel one day. Solomon earns the respect of his people, pledging to build a house of God where all may worship in peace, just as his father wanted. Such a gargantuan undertaking was fumbled by clumsy casting and impoverished production values. The bearded Carradine's majestic presence is at least matched by John Saxon, with support from Carol Lawrence, Tyne Daly, Kevin Dobson, and Steven Keats.


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