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The avenging conscience / written and directed by D.W. Griffith ; Edgar Allen Poe (sic) ; directed by D.W. Griffith ; screenplay by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Griffith masterworks 2.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD GRIFFITH (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020165526 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full-frame.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Kino, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Avenging conscience originally produced as a motion picture in 1914.
Edgar Allen Poe (sic) originally produced as a short film in 1909.
Avenging conscience based on Tell-tale heart and Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe.
Special features: Mastered in HD from a 35mm archive print from the Raymond Rohuer Collection; Piano score compiled and performed by music historian Martin Marks (2.0 Stereo); Griffith's 1909 short Edgar Allan Poe (sic), mastered in HD from a 35mm archive print from the Museum of Modern Art; Notes on the preparation of the music score.
Participant or Performer Note:
Avenging conscience: Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh.
Edgar Allen Poe (sic): Herbert Yost, Linda Arvidson.
Summary, etc.:
Avenging conscience: A young writer who was raised by a stern uncle falls in love with a young woman. When the uncle attempts to track down the woman, the nephew kills him and then see ghosts.
Edgar Allan Poe: a biographical short on one of history's most haunting writers.
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Language Note:
Silent with English intertitles.
Subject: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
Digital recordings.
Families > Drama.
Uncles > Death > Drama.
Ghost plays.
Genre: Feature films.
Silent films.
Horror films.
Horror > Feature.
Biographical (Nonfiction)

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