“A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the
inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge
on all of the male descendants of those responsible for his death.
Maria, granddaughter of the guilty ferryman, decides to operate the
ferry service. Chris Sanders, a son of one of the men who did the
hanging, and Maria fall in love. The “strangler” seizes Chris and Maria
offers her life if Chris is spared.