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Living Scriptures: The King is Born [1987] (1 disc)

Director:Richard Rich
Writer:Orson Scott Card
Composer:Lex de Azevedo
Songs:Carol Lynn Pearson
Length:30 minutes
MPAA Rating:UR
Suggested Event Use:Sunday
Sorting Category:Religious
IMDB Rating:7.6/10
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: Mary is told she would be the mother of the son of God. She and her husband, Joseph, travel to Bethlehem.

Reaction: Great story. Well told and touching.

Personal Rating: 8/10

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Richard Rich => Director
Orson Scott Card => Writer
Lex de Azevedo => Composer
Carol Lynn Pearson => Songs
Bruce Ackerman => Kadmiel (voice)
Don Bishop => Narrator (voice)
Eric Vaughn => Old Shepherd (voice)
Gene Pack => Wise Man (voice)
Harry Russell => Wise Man (voice)
John Nicolaysen => Wise Man (voice)
John Vincent => Young Shepherd (voice)
Maikel Bailey => Joseph (voice)
Mark Braza => Tough Shepherd (voice)
Michael Flynn => Herod (voice)
Nelden Maxfield => Gabriel (voice)
Noel Twitchell => Innkeeper (voice)
Oscar Rowland => Simeon (as Oscar G. Rowland) (voice)
Pat Jackson => Mary (voice)
Ruth Hale => Anna (voice)