The sound era's first screen adaptation of R.D. Blackmore's novel stars John Loder as John Ridd, a 17th-century English farmer who swears revenge against the nefarious Doone family, whom he blames for his father's death. But when Ridd falls in love with Lorna, the adopted daughter of his arch-enemy, he must choose between vengeance and passion. With Victoria Hopper, Margaret Lockwood, Roy Emerton. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.