On his way to an important business meeting in Chicago, Arte Shaw dies of unexplained circumstances on the flight. At his funeral, his wife, Anita, is approached by his long lost cousin, Penny, who shows her a photo of a supposedly cursed family ring. Lying, Anita says she never saw the ring before. Later she encounters it again it in Arte's personal effects and wonders if Penny's claims are true. Her sister, Emmy, convinces Anita to keep it, dismissing Penny as the family nut. Twenty-eight years later, Anita is shocked when her son, Art, finds the ring and asks to wear it as his wedding band. Will he live to tell about it?