Blackmail: Alice White is having dinner in a fancy restaurant with her fiancé when an artist sitting at the next table invites her to come see his paintings upstairs. Alice's trip to the studio becomes a memorable one to say the least. The lady vanishes: Poor Iris Henderson and kindly old Miss Froy are traveling together on a train to England. When Iris awakes from a nap, she discovers that Miss Froy has disappeared, and has been replaced by another lady wearing her friend's clothing. Rich and strange: Fredy and Emily, a young married couple, decide to take a cruise around the world after they come into a sizable inheritance. While on the cruise both Emily and Fredy become romantically involved with the wrong people, and end up broke. Forced to journey home on a cargo boat, the couple sadly realizes that the worst is yet to come.