Given up for dead after two years in the jungles of Brazil, Gough reappears in the civilized world a changed man, his mind unhinged as a result of his ordeal. His wife, Sellars, though now in love with Howard, takes care of her husband. When Gough attacks a man, Sellars tries to get him
hospitalized. Finally Gough commits suicide. Sellars is thought to have murdered him but eventually her name is cleared. Potentially interesting psychological material languishes under the bleak drama, produced with little care or feeling for the story's potential.