About the film
The Avenging Conscience : or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'
Release Date: August 02, 1914
|Slogan||:||«The criminal haunted by tortures of the mind»|
|Production Companies||:||Majestic Motion Picture Company|
|Writers||:||D.W. Griffith, Edgar Allan Poe|
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.