A mad scientist turns an ape into a beautiful, but deadly woman in the shocking Captive Wild Woman. After Dr. Walters (John Carradine) transforms an ape into the exotic Paula Dupree (Acquanetta), he then turns her loose at the circus. Paula fits in splendidly becoming an animal trainer who wields strange powers over her lions and tigers. She even falls in love with a fellow trainer though becomes overwhelmed with jealousy when she learns of his fiancee. Suddenly her human qualities disappear, turning herback into an ape - and a killer. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and the danger is even greater if shes really an ape!