A plastic surgeon travels to France in order to help a woman who has been disfigured when a bomb during the war in , detonates near her. He successfully completes the operation and the girl, who works in circus, is transformed into a beautiful, young woman. He operates on several other women who suffered the same fate to bring them back to the natural beauty they once had. The surgeon decides to purchase the circus, but inspectors are suspicious when the women begin to die without explanation. There may be more to the good doctor than anyone knows.