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RED SHAWL, THE

Synopsis

David Feernley is determined to escape the drudgery of his life as a Yorkshire farmhand. Setting off for the coast, he aims to join the whaling fleet at Whitby. He is followed by Ruth, his childhood sweetheart, her heart set on marriage. Yet David is drawn to another's betrothed: the pretty, gentle Jenny. And it is Jenny's bright red shawl that David searches for on the cliff-tops on his return from the long months at sea...