Sculptor Guy Morzat creates the most life-like portraits, because his works are not sculptures, but corpses covered with plaster of Paris. When Morzat tries to flee the town the statues come alive and take revenge.
Hugo, a stage magician, is always second in line to the “Great Carvel”. So he plans to murder his rival and take his place of fame. Hugo fakes his own death, sneaks out of the morgue, kills Carvel and goes back into a state of suspended animation. His assistant Pepe, however, fouls up the plan for his rescue from the grave.
Playboy and gambler Arthur Wells loses everything at the casino. The devil guarantees him his money back – if they switch faces! Wells enters into this weird pact and now bears a satanic likeness which scares people away instantly. A desperate Wells bargains again with the devil to change faces back. If his girlfriend June still loves him, Wells will be realeased from the pact.