|Jane Wyman||Belinda McDonald|
|Lew Ayres||Dr. Robert Richardson|
|Charles Bickford||Black MacDonald|
|Jan Sterling||Stella McCormick|
|Agnes Moorehead||Aggie MacDonald|
|Stephen McNally||Locky McCormick|
In this acclaimed drama, Belinda McDonald, a young deaf-mute woman living off the coast of Canada on Cape Breton Island, becomes close to the new local doctor, Robert Richardson . 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.