The Avenging Conscience : or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

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The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

The Avenging Conscience : or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

Release Date: August 02, 1914

Year    :   1914
Slogan    :   «The criminal haunted by tortures of the mind»
Genres    :   Drama, Horror
Production Companies    :   Majestic Motion Picture Company
Director    :   D. W. Griffith
Producers    :   D. W. Griffith
Writers    :   D. W. Griffith, Edgar Allan Poe
RunTime    :   83 mins.

Thwarted by his despotic uncle from continuing his love affair, a young man's thoughts turn dark as he dwells on ways to deal with his uncle. Becoming convinced that murder is merely a natural part of life, he kills his uncle and hides the body. However, the man's conscience awakens; Paranoia sets in and nightmarish visions begin to haunt him.

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