Grave robber Albert Torrence finds a treasure beneath a cemetery. As he spends the loot, Torrence learns that he has been framed by the dead. The jewels of a murdered woman lead him straight to the electric chair.
"The 'Affair of the Black Rose' was a true case of the supernatural that took place in England when knights were bold and feuds common among noble families..." The curse of the Black Rose haunts the descendents and claims casualties centuries later.
Philip Spayne, state executioner and operator of the electric chair, accidentally establishes a link between the worlds of the living and the dead. He employs a band of dead criminals to rid this world of all gangsters and dictators. A kind ghost pushes Spayne into the electrical current and thusly ends his tyrannical vigilantism.
"In the files of the Paris police there can be found a case history of a crime that occurred over thirty years ago..." A man dressed as a devil at a Hallowe'en party kills his ex-girlfriend, then dies after his costume fuses to him.
Scientist Max Bronislaw is fascinated by the future. To travel there, he makes a deal with a strange apparition named Natas. Each look into future centuries holds disappointment and misery for Bronislaw. When he can't bear no more, Natas (=Satan) claims his soul.