Conscience (1912)

USA, 1912 10m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

An American horror film directed by Van Dyke Brooke and Maurice Costello.

Plot Summary

Eric persuades his married lover to run off with him to New York but he abandons her. Desperate for work, she takes a job at a chamber of horrors where Eric, urged on by his callous friends, is waiting to frighten her with tragic results.


Directed by: Van Dyke Brooke, Maurice Costello
Vitagraph Company of America
Produced by: Albert E. Smith

Maurice Costello (Harold Winter)
Rose Tapley (Eleanor Gale, Harold’s wife)
Mary Maurice
Van Dyke Brooke
Robert Gaillard (Officer Donnelly)
Julia Swayne Gordon (Officer Donnelly’s wife)
Mrs. B.F. Clinton

Alternative Titles

The Chamber of Horrors



  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.92 – credits
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.74