A young woman (Lil Dagover), desperate to understand why her fiancé (Walter Janssen) has abruptly and inexplicably vanished, discovers to her horror that he’s in the clutches of Death personified (Bernhard Goetzke). Presenting her with three scenarios of ill-fated love from world history, the Reaper offers leniency if she can alter the fate of just one of the star-crossed couples. Fritz Lang's ambitious fantasy co-stars Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Hans Sternberg. 99 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.