First part of two-film adaptation of Thea von Harbous novel "The Indian Tomb." The focus of the elaborate adventure film is a dramatic love triangle: Chandra, the Maharajah of Eschnapur, lives happily with his wife Sit...展开ha. But Sithas former lovers Sascha from Germany in the palace arises, the revival of passion between the two grounds for malicious intrigue. Prince Ramagani of secretly planning a coup d'etat, uses the occasion to the Maharajah of Sascha and Sitha raise. Both flee around the world to Berlin, constantly haunted by Chandra and his entourage.