The Avenging Conscience (1914)

Director and writer: D.W. Griffith Country: United States Language: Silent, English A year before director D.W. Griffith gained infamy with his notorious epic The Birth of a Nation, he wrote and directed The Avenging Conscience. The film, based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” and poem “Annabel Lee,” tells the story of […]