The sculptor Dwight Courtney models a bust of a black sorcerer from the past. He seems to gain uncanny abilities: Whatever he makes is destroyed in real life. After the death of three of his colleagues, Courtney investigates the strange accidents.
Arthur Drake gets addicted to casino gambling in Naples, Italy. He signs a pact with the devil and now wins every time he gambles. Satan, however, is an impostor and casino owner who steals Drake's identity to continue his life in the US.