The Avenging Conscience

Thou Shalt Not Kill, The Murderer's Conscience, The Telltale Heart (Working title)

Directed by: D.W. Griffith, , USA, 1914

  • Genre: Crime, Drama,
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Plakatmotiv The Avenging Conscience, © Reliance Film Company, Majestic Motion Picture Company


Cast and Credits

Production Reliance Film Company
Majestic Motion Picture Company
Distribution Mutual Film
Director D.W. Griffith
Scenario Frank E. Woods
William E. Wing
Based on Edgar Allan Poe [The Tell-Tale Heart]
Director of Photography G.W. Bitzer
Camera Operator Karl Brown
Editor Karl Brown
Rose Smith
Cast Henry B. Walthall [The Nephew]
Spottiswoode Aitken [The Uncle]
Blanche Sweet [The Nephew's Sweetheart]
George Siegmann [The Italian]
Ralph Lewis [The Detective]
Mae Marsh [The Maid]
Robert Harron [The Grocery Boy]
George Beranger [(as George A. Berranger)]
Josephine Crowell [The Sweetheart's Mother]
Walter Long [The Detective]
Wallace Reid [The Doctor]
Donald Crisp [(uncertain or unconfirmed)]
Dorothy Gish [(uncertain or unconfirmed)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 85 minutes, 5978 feet, 16 frames per second
Sound System: silent
First Screening: July 16, 1914 in Los Angeles, Clunes Pasadena Theater
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: Museum of Modern Art (Museum Of Modern Art (New York))]

General Information

The Avenging Conscience is a motion picture produced in the year 1914 as a USA production. The Film was directed by D.W. Griffith, with Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet, George Siegmann, Ralph Lewis, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Avenging Conscience available.



Bibliography Filmstellen VSETH/VSU Dokumentation 1980/1981, Zürich, Oktober 1980

References in Databases
IMDb - International Movie Data Base Nr. tt0003643
KinoTV Database Nr. 36563

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