Investigating on behalf of an insurance company the suspicious vanishing of a rich farmer, Detective Jennings comes to Danbury, a small town close to an empty asylum. He is helped in his search by Johnny Clerk, an assistant store clerk.
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Entertaining but uneven silent comic chiller. The plot is pretty sloppy and awkwardly-paced, and Lon Chaney really isn't in it a whole lot. But there are a number of surprising oddball comic moments that keeps it moving. Not really a classic, but decent entertainment for cult movie fans.