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Release Date: 1948

DVD Release Date: January 31st, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
In this acclaimed drama, Belinda McDonald (Jane Wyman), a young deaf-mute woman living off the coast of Canada on Cape Breton Island, becomes close to the new local doctor, Robert Richardson (Lew Ayres). When Belinda is raped by a customer at her family's farm and becomes pregnant, many suspect Dr. Richardson. Seeking to start over in a new location with Belinda, he leaves town to find a new home, but more conflicts ensue, further jeopardizing their happiness.

Cast: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Jan Sterling, Agnes Moorehead, Stephen McNally

Director: Jean Negulesco

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Love, Father, 1940s, Passionate, Emotional, Underdog, Doctor


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