Sheepdog of the Hills (1941)

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The coastal village of Collington is troubled with sheep-stealing. Local policeman Constable Jason is not the sharpest of investigators, but he eventually discerns the culprit, who has trained his dog, Moss, to round up batches of sheep on his own. Meanwhile a young new doctor, Peter Hammond, arrives at the village and is shown around by the vicar, Michael Varney. Both men hope to win the affection of the nurse, Frances Miller, but Varney's plans go awry when he is struck down with a mystery illness affecting his eyesight. Once the sheep thief business is cleared up, Moss comes to live with Varney, though the vicar has trouble prompting the dog not to carry on bringing other farmers' sheep to his owner. When Francis has a fall walking Moss along the cliff edge, Moss alerts Varney who, though blind for now, comes to rescue her. The tale ends with a wedding in Varney's church.

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