Richard Forman made a fortune with counterfeit money, but let his partner Burt Jorgens go to prison. Years later Jorgens is released and stalks Forman by tattooing him in his sleep with symbols foreboding strange accidents. Finally confronting Forman, Jorgens drowns him in the hotel swimming pool.
A 400-year-old curse catches up with Frederic Beaumont. All of his male ancestors were killed by the ghost of family rival Tybalt Fletcher. Beaumont tries to hide in a mountain lodge, but he can't escape his grisly fate.