Professor Montross sets up a magical slide show projecting scenes from history through the emerald of doom. He shouldn't have killed the projector's owner, because the show reveals his crime - in front of an assembly of policemen, of all things.
"The strange story of a lighthouse on the English channel presents a baffling mystery..." Looters douse the lighthouse fire to rob a ship, but one of them is struck by lightning and burns like a torch - thus warning the ship.
The soul of old witch Hepzibah is awakened in her descendant Nora. Nora goes on a vengeance spree, killing all descendants of those who burned Hepzibah at the stake 300 year earlier. Nora's husband has no choice but to burn down the house - with Nora in it.
Harold Carpenter acquires a magical rug in India. The genie of the rug kills Carpenter's rival and weaves his soul into the fabric of the rug. But Carpenter himself ends up in the rug as well, underestimating the ever scheming forces of evil.