In the Ozark mountains, a village is terrorized by witches. A young man falls into their hands and has to do their bidding as a "witch-man". He transforms into an ugly fat man and is about to open the gates to flood the village. A brave farmer crosses these evil plans, destroys the witches and saves the young man. He is happily ever married to the farmer's daughter.
"To some of us is given the rare power to foresee future occurences..." A tourist dreams that an avalanche will bury a swiss village. No one believes him, and as he leaves the place, a giant snowslide actually comes downhill.
Brilliant surgeon and grave-robber Dr. Chaney wants to build a super-brain by puzzling together the best parts of five different brains. His dumb assistent is to be the carrier of the new brain. Doctor mistreats assistant, assistant destroys brain in a rage and switches it with a lion brain. Doctor kills assistant and unknowingly transplants him the animal brain. Assistant goes on a rampage.
A stonemason is crushed to death by a falling gravestone. He tries to make a deal with death: Kill other people if he is allowed to live on. But fate teaches him a lesson. All his actions are fruitless. Fate and death crush him again under the gravestone. Because "his life had run its course".