Description:02 36 03 00 United States. The 20s. A burglar, Lon Chaney, with cap skips by an attic window in the ceiling and penetrates into a corridor with stairs. He enters a modest room and he surprises a young lady in tears, Bessie Mac Gregor. She is very unfortunate, in tears and Chaney is very touched too. He decides to go out of the room, by opening the door, one perceives, the threatening shadow of a man with a revolver. Close-up on Mac Gregor who jumps. Sense of guilt embellishes with images symbol of the consciousness. Arrest. Chaney seems resigned.