Diana Winthrop and her mother arrive in Paris. When Mrs. Winthrop starts to fee ill, Diana calls for a doctor. Things become more worrisome when she returns to the hotel, and the desk clerk doesn't recall her, and her signature's disappeared from the register, and her mother's disappeared.
Did You Know?
The story is based on a late 19th Century urban legend known as the Vanishing Hotel Room. It previously served as the basis for one of the segments of Eerie Tales
(1919) and So Long at the Fair
(1950). See more
Himself - Host
Tonight we are going to tell the story of a woman who disappears into thin air. By the way, have you noticed that thin air seems to be the type of air most conducive to disappearances? There, certainly, is a fact well worth knowing. Now, in case you seem to recognize parts of the story, don't be alarmed. It is familiar because it is a classic of its kind. Many, many people have borrowed this legend, quite profitably, too. Two novels have been written about it, and it has been made ...
References The Lady Vanishes