The Shepherd King

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The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J.wikipedia
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Nerio Bernardi

The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

Wright Lorimer

It is a film adaptation of a 1904 Broadway play by Wright Lorimer and Arnold Reeves.
In 1923 The Shepherd King was made into an extravagant religious film by Fox Film Corporation.

Guido Trento

The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

J. Gordon Edwards

The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

Violet Mersereau

The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

Silent film

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The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

The Bible in film

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The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

Epic film

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The Shepherd King is a 1923 American silent biblical epic film directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Violet Mersereau, Nerio Bernardi, and Guido Trento.

Broadway theatre

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It is a film adaptation of a 1904 Broadway play by Wright Lorimer and Arnold Reeves.

David

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The film depicts the biblical story of David (Bernardi), a shepherd prophesied to replace Saul (Trento) as king.

Saul

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The film depicts the biblical story of David (Bernardi), a shepherd prophesied to replace Saul (Trento) as king.

Michal

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He assembles an army that defeats the Philistines, becomes king after Saul's death in battle, and marries Saul's daughter Michal (Mersereau).

Tutankhamun

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Advertising for the film tried to take advantage of the popular interest in Egypt following the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, despite only an introductory scene in the film taking place in Egypt.

Cecil B. DeMille

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In part due to direct competition from another biblical epic, Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments, The Shepherd King was not considered successful.

The Ten Commandments (1923 film)

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In part due to direct competition from another biblical epic, Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments, The Shepherd King was not considered successful.
The film competed at the box office with Fox's The Shepherd King, and won out overall.

Lost film

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Like many of Fox Film's early works, it was likely lost in the 1937 Fox vault fire.

1937 Fox vault fire

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Like many of Fox Film's early works, it was likely lost in the 1937 Fox vault fire.

Moses

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Moses leads the Israelites past the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx on their way out of Egypt toward the Promised Land.

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Moses leads the Israelites past the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx on their way out of Egypt toward the Promised Land.

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Moses leads the Israelites past the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx on their way out of Egypt toward the Promised Land.

Great Sphinx of Giza

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Moses leads the Israelites past the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx on their way out of Egypt toward the Promised Land.

Promised Land

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Moses leads the Israelites past the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx on their way out of Egypt toward the Promised Land.