Story: A small town doctor befriends a young deaf-mute woman and teaches her to communicate. A scandal erupts after she is raped and bears a son.
Scenery: Ranch house scenes filmed by the shoreline of Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. Village scenes were shot in Mendocino.
Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford,
Jan Sterling, Agnes Moorehead, Alan Napier.
Studio: Warner Brothers
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Running time: 103 min.
Academy Awards: Best actress (Jane Wyman). Nominated
for best picture, director, actor (Lew Ayres), supporting actor (Charles
Bickford), supporting actress (Agnes Moorehead), screenplay, musical score,
sound recording, cinematography, art direction.