John loves his new bride Elsa more than life itself. When she dies of a mysterious illness, his mind snaps. He steals her body from the grave and forces a taxidermist to preserve her corpse. He then tries to live his life with her body as if she was still alive.
A witch doctor curses Maxwell Harley. Once back in the U.S.A., Maxwell starts shrinking. His wife rigs a large dummy and he hides in the head of it. Maxwell kills his wife and her lover but grows again and is arrested.