Teddy Deere is a young overweight girl who marries Max Baer. She is wrongfully convicted of robbing her father’s bank of cash and bearer bonds by the prosecutor Maxwell Mason who hates bad girls. He makes her serve her full term in prison. Teddy’s father disowns her. She breaks her nose in a prison fight, looses massive amounts of weight and her hair goes white. All this while in prison.
When she gets out Teddy’s entire existence is changed. She is alone in the world. She divorces her husband. She avoids the public. Her Uncle gives her a job in his store with an apartment he owns, but a model’s broken leg makes Teddy, now called Teri Cole, go into a dress show in a wedding dress. Teddy falls in front of the prosecutor who falls for the new Teri. She tries to avoid him, but he relentlessly pursues her. He denounces Teddy in his effort to be elected Senator.
In anger, Teri plots her revenge.
Then her former husband, the real criminal, comes back into her life.
What else can go wrong?