The setting is Mr. and Mrs. White's house on a dark, cold, rainy night in 1902 in England. The Whites and Herbert are waiting on SGT. Major Morris.
Sgt.Major Morris brings the paw tells Mr.White how to use the paw, and gives him a chance to take the paw.
Herbert talks Mr.White into wishing for 200 pounds.The paw twists and the piano crashes. Herbert dies in the machinery.Maw and Meggins gives 200 pounds as payment. Ms.White wakes up in the night and tells Mr.White to wish their son back. He makes the second wish and knocking starts.
When Mr.White makes his third wish and the knocking stops.
Mrs.White screams and Mr.White runs downstairs to see what is happening.
Mr.White sees the street is deserted.Nobody there.