The Key to the Magic! Little Mary is an orphan, come from India to her relatives in England. Her cousin Cohn is a sickly lad, living in the same large cold house that Mary has been sent to. Both children are self-centered and lonely, unhappy in different ways. It is only when Mary finds a rusty old key that opens the long-hidden garden that the two learn to find love and happiness. In the mystery and beauty of nature and living things, Mary and Cohn overcome their problems and reach out to the magic and miracles of the wonders around them.