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"An ounce of flesh and skin on your arm, it means nothing. That same ounce on your face, it's suddenly so important."
Static drama about a plain woman (Ella Raines) who is disfigured in a car crash. Plastic surgery not only repairs her face but improves it! Suddenly, she's a great beauty. But she doesn't know that the man who paid for her surgery is the guy who has loved her a long time. She thinks it's this other douchebag so she becomes engaged to him.
I always liked Ella Raines, which is the primary reason I bothered to check this one out. She does an admirable job and the premise has potential but unfortunately it's wasted on a rather dull and claustrophobic soaper. The makeup they use on Raines to make her look ugly was actually pretty convincing. She looks kind of like a homelier Dorothy McGuire. They didn't go overboard and I could believe plastic surgery would actually bring about the changes to her face that it did. Oh, and giving the homely girl the last name of Holmes -- come on, now.
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