Ann Baxter; Charley Lawson; Mrs. Benson; Timmy Benson; Mr. Forest
Ann is a “window trimmer” for a display company. She lacks self-confidence and shirks responsibility. Ann and display designer Charley fall in love but she’s afraid to accept his marriage proposal and fearful when he arranges for her to become a display designer as well. They argue. Because she loves Charley, Ann finds the courage to complete a design assignment on her own, and also the courage to accept Charley’s love.
Sally; Gil Adams; Mr. Gifford; Mrs. Gifford; Ellen
Sally is engaged to Gil and thinks she no longer has to take care of her appearance because she’s “practically married.” Gil is upset at her new careless and complacent attitude and her sloppy looks embarrass him at a dinner with his boss; they break up. Sally’s married sister Ellen sets her straight: taking care of your appearance is not just to please a man, it shows pride in yourself. Sally straightens up and Gil comes back to her.
Ever since she was little, Doris has exaggerated and lied to impress others. When she meets Bob, Doris pretends to have an ardent suitor named “Gerald” to make Bob jealous. This backfires, because Bob finally gives up, leaving Doris alone. She confesses her web of lies to her friends and when Bob learns the truth, he professes his love to her and they reunite.
Identical twins Joan and Janet teach in the same school; Janet is serious & dedicated to her work while Joan is not. Janet is engaged to fellow teacher Mark; Joan’s boyfriend is lawyer Andy. Joan flirts with Mark but is rebuffed. She impersonates Janet and kisses Mark at school, but they’re caught. Janet is blamed and she and Mark are fired; Joan tells Janet it was Mark’s fault. Joan refuses to admit the truth, fearing it will ruin her romance with Andy. Janet falls ill: Joan confesses all just before her wedding to Andy. Mark and Janet reconcile and get their jobs back. Joan is left alone.