WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
There is a legend concerning a murder once committed at the St James' Theatre, that a dumb woman will appear on stage to reveal the murderer. Tonight, Sir Charles Jasper is holding a dinner-party in the theatre, on the eve of coming into a vast fortune. However, should he die before eleven that evening, his nephew Maurice inherits it all. Maurice arrives to engineer the murder. Then, on stage, appears a strange woman.