Newsman Carlson has himself committed to an insane asylum where he believes a political crook is hiding from the law. There is a $10,000 reward for the crook's arrest. While in the asylum, Carlson is suspected of faking a mental condition and, as the tension mounts, he almost undergoes a real nervous breakdown before solving the case. Some frightening moments when one of the resident lunatics gets loose and wreaks havoc. Nice little thriller.