Preston Zandan had everything a man could want in life...
Preston Zandan; Miss Davis; Betty Lanson
The lawyer Preston Zandan dabbles with the occult at night and conjures a smoke-shaped spirit out of every fire that’s lighted. The spirit follows him around like a puppy, while Zandan tries to dispose of it. He is able to kill it with silver bullets.
Steve Davis inherits the hotel "Fortuna" and discovers a secret 13th floor, filled with smybols of evil and bad luck. Accidents start to happen, and a streak of bad luck hits the hotel. In the end all turns out well, because an investor buys the place for $1,300,000.
I - I - - can't stand - - it - - any longer - - Johnny
Johnny Peril; Mary; Bryan Anson
The mad sound engineer and murderer Bryan Anson escapes from prison and locks up Johnny Peril. Anson plans to kill Peril by amplifying the noises he makes. At the showdown in a terrarium Anson is bitten by a poisonous snake and perishes.