Della Street is amazed at her new friend Dianne Adler's ability to eat enormous amounts of food and yet keep her slim figure. Dianne grew up near a relative of Della but she has had a rough childhood with a sick mother and dead father. Della becomes suspicious when she spots a couple of men following Dianne so she calls Perry and Paul. Dianne finally admits to Della that she has signed a contract with promoter Harrison Boring to be the exclusive model for a new clothing line. The only requirement is that she gain 12 pounds. Perry doesn't like the sound of the contract she's signed and confirms his suspicions when he visits Montrose Foster who finds missing heirs in return for a percentage. Paul Drake realizes that Dianne is being followed by another private detective named Dillard hired by Marvin Palmer, who lives with his mother Mrs. Winlock and her husband Mr. Winlock. After Boring is killed, Dianne is charged with murder and it becomes apparent that the Winlocks have a secret they ... Written by
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And then operative picked up subject again at... Let's see, uh... I'm not going too fast for you, am I, Della?