Abel Gunther a small-time Haitian sugar-cane grower, blames the death of his wife on the spirit world. He has a more practical explanation for another of his worries - his cane fields have been leveled by fire.moreless
Peter receives a call from cabbie Eddie Webb who sees a taxi-dancer being kidnapped by two gangsters. He uncovers the connection between Ruth Millard, a dental nurse turned dance hall girl in an attempt to elude big-time mobster Frank Benedict and things seem rather remote until Pete learns that the truth comes out easily as a tooth when sodium pentathol is the lever.
Detective Eddie Sellers comes close to solving a two-million dollar robbery and pays with his life. His brother Cal, also a detective, is afraid he's next.
Wealthy sportsman Harley Bernard would like to know who murdered his stable manager. At first Gunn suspects Frank Rousseau, a gangster who once tried to get Wally to fix a race. The next suspect is a seven-foot giant who tries to strangle Gunn. After being rescued by Lt. Jacoby, Gunn visits TV exercise personality Jack LaLanne who identifies the tall man as the "Great Gorza."moreless
While coming home on the bus, Edward Hines fears that he may be the next victim after he witnesses a man in an apartment strangling a woman.