Jeff Cohalan (Young) is a bright young architect whose mental state is precarious, due to the death of his fiancee in a car accident in which he was the driver. While visiting his aunt (Bates), he tries to take his own life, and his new girl friend, Ellen Foster (Drake), reveals that
Jeff had been working for real estate developer Ben Sheppard (O'Neill) and was engaged to his daughter, Vivian (Ballard), when the accident occurred. Ever since then Jeff has had dizzy spells and lapses of memory, and has begun to wonder about his sanity due to several inexplicable incidents,
including the fire that devastated the beautiful home he built for Vivian. A psychiatrist frie...