The Avenging Conscience
Regarded as the "First Great American Horror Film" and inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, this harrowing tale from director D.W. Griffith centers on a young man (Henry B. Walthall) driven to madness by his own murderous actions. In addition to the groundbreaking feature-length film, this collection also boasts Griffith's 1909 short film "Edgar Allan Poe," starring Herbert Yost as the legendary gothic author.
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- D.W. Griffith
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Academy Ratio 1.37:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; bonus short film "Edgar Allan Poe".
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it