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Ted
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Kate (as Kimberly Warnat)
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Dana Griffin is what some call a gold digger and has a habit of getting what she wants anyway possible. She is to wed wealthy Ted but her deceit is exposed. To build her life back she targets her friend Barbara and begins to take over her life.

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When friendship turns to betrayal, it can be murder... See more »

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The opening shot of Jaclyn Smith's face on the cover of Vogue magazine is the real thing, taken from the February 1979 edition. See more »

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Excellent Psycho Drama......
7 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

Jaclyn Smith is definitely having a good time being "bad" on the small screen. She reminds me of Gene Tierney's character in the classic film "Leave Her To Heaven.

Smith is always a capable performer and this is one of her best. Acting wise, this is a top notch. Not only fans of Smith will enjoy this film but also fans of this genre.

For the fans, there's some shots in the opening credits of Smith's "real" magazine covers from Vogue, etc..., well, she played a former model who must have everything even the love for her best friend's husband.

Final verdict : Gorgeously Evil .......


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