A lightning bolt revives a skeletal corpse who has been dead for 150 years. The 'ghoul' desperately tries to fit into the World and live like a man again, even going as far as to create plastic skin for himself to hide his bones. Alas, terrified civilians and pursuing police convince him that the dead cannot live in the World of the living and he returns to his grave.
Bill and his wife Betty move into her family estate in the New England countryside. Residing in the house is Clara the housekeeper, and old and mysterious lady. Betty later finds out about the curse of a werewolf that has plagued the area for decades and discovers the connection with her own family bloodline after finding out her dead grandfather had been a werewolf. Meanwhile a werewolf now begins stalking the area claiming victim after victim, sending the locals into a panic. Is this creature the mysterious Clara or is there something else going on in regards to the family curse?