While on a treasure hunt, Danvers murders his partner Rainier. His guilty conscience makes him see Rainier on different occasions. The police confront Danvers with an agent in a ghost suit to make him confess his crime.
A city councilman plans the demise of the mayor who refuses to buy property from him. The councilman uses the involuntary help of a practical joker, having rigged a haunted house with special gimmicks.