"In the legends of the gypsies the weird affair of Charles Gower remains an unsolved, startling mystery..." Gower kills a fortune teller, because the old woman "knows too much". He is haunted by her ghost and reveals himself to the police.
Willie Keech is an exceptional young boy, obsessed with reanimating dead animals. He works as an undertaker's apprentice, practising with chemicals on dead human bodies. When Keech finally succeeds, he is murdered by a reanimated killer.
In Hungary, two treasure hunters steal a vampire's amulet out of its grave, thus releasing the beast. Following the men through half of Europe, the vampire finally retrieves his amulet and finds eternal rest in his grave again.