A singer who is believed dead returns with a decidedly different appearance.He has been in Russia and has lost his memory. But his wife still loves him.
The plot has links to the Odyssey. The manager asks the singer Ferval if he remembers singing in Pénélope. Muratore the actor sang in 1913 as Ulysses in that opera by Fauré which is about Odysseus' wife waiting for his return.