An American hears stories of a new murder attributed to Jack the Ripper, who has been dead for 20 years, and figures the English are perpetuating a hoax and goes to England to prove that he is really dead. Although the local police try to dissuade him, he locates the cemetery where Jack the Ripper is buried. The groundsman directs him to the grave, but will not accompany him, claiming it is haunted. The man locates the grave, but the Ripper's ghost rises and kills him. The papers report the story, and another American resolves to make the trip to England, beginning the cycle all over again.
A man born with a tail meets a woman with a tail at a carnival freak show and is happy that he is no longer alone, but she strangles him. Her tail reflects feline characteristics while his is that of a rodent.