"Some of the most mysterious and little known places of the world are the small villages and oases of the Sahara desert..." American photographer witnesses a duel of two Arab horsemen, who have been dead for thirty years.
"In Venice, the tale is told about a huge black raven which one day suddenly swooped down and snatched a ruby necklace off the neck of the duchess of Venice..." 400 years later the same incident happens to a woman who buys the famous ruby necklace.
Carpenter Brinkman commits a murder. The blood touches a ten-feet-high Frankenstein-like wooden statue and makes it come alive! Brinkman tries to flee his evil creation and finally sets it on fire. He dies in the embrace of the wooden monstrosity.
Feeble-minded Luis Diego resurrects a witch who has been hanged. They flee the town, get married and live in wealth. Then Diego gets greedy and bored with his witch-wife. He binds her and burns her to death. Haunted by his action, he commits another murder, is caught and hanged by the neck.