A remake of OUTWARD BOUND (1930, starring Leslie Howard), and based on a hit play, the film opens as emigrant Austrians fleeing Nazi air raids are shown inside a limousine heading for a transatlantic liner. A bomb explodes nearby, hurling them from the vehicle. Parker's character is near
the car, but is not killed by the blast. She returns to her London flat and decides to commit suicide with her equally despondent husband (Henreid). They turn on the gas, and suddenly find themselves aboard a ship which is fog-bound and without a specific destination. One by one, Henreid and
Parker identify those passengers in the limousine, all of whom have been killed by the bomb...