Johnny Belinda

Johnny Belinda
  • 1948
  • US
  • 1h 41min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jean Negulesco
  • Written by: Allen Vincent, Irma von Cube
  • Cast: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead

Powerful adaptation of Elmer Harris' play, in which Wyman's deaf mute girl lives with her father and resentful aunt on a bleak Nova Scotia farm. After a local boy rapes the girl, a series of events lead to her being put on trial for murder. Happily, the staging isn't too theatrical, nor the proceedings too melodramatic.

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