Babs Martin; Mom Martin; Dad Martin; Dr. Barnes; Lila Lewis; Dave Farnum; Jim Conway
Babs works in a department store to help support her family. Dave, son of the store owner, gets her a job as a model on Lila’s television show. Babs falls for Dave but thinks he loves Lila. Dave discovers he prefers Babs and they will be wed.
Harriet, who “was always called funny-face and double-ugly” as a child, has plastic surgery to make her beautiful, although Dr. Harkness warns her she’ll still be the same person inside. Now beautiful, Harriet realizes she is “inexperienced, unpolished, tense” when dealing with male suitors. She returns to Dr. Harkness for advice and they eventually fall in love.
“Many a girl who dreams of love threatens her own chance for romance by dreaming--TOO MUCH!” Grace likes Jim but thinks he's too ordinary and dreams of the perfect man. She's surprised when Jim gets engaged to someone else and she's left alone.
Lucy; Tommy; Dan Brewster; Bob; Frank; Dad; Sandra Kingsley; Mr. Kingsley
Lucy’s fiery temper causes her to lose boyfriends, but her beauty attracts new ones. She falls in love with charter fisherman Dan, but becomes jealous and feuds with him. However, when his boat is damaged as a result of one of her tantrums, Lucy lets him use her boat in the annual tuna derby and they reconcile.
Peggy Beecher; Tom Clayton; Rosemary Martin; Mr. Beecher; Billy; Larry Darcy
Peggy grew up as a tomboy and is an expert skier. She falls in love with fellow ski instructor Tom, but he only has eyes for model Rosemary. Rosemary’s escort Larry and Peggy make a deal: she’ll teach him to ski and he’ll give her a fashion makeover to impress Rosemary and Tom, respectively. Their scheme works but Peggy and Larry realize they love each other now.