In 1919, a young widow from Chicago arrives in Hollywood with almost no money but unlimited ambition. She?s determined to make her seven year-old daughter the greatest movie star of them all. From child starlet to screen goddess, this is the story of the meteoric rise of Baby Jewel. Propelled through the star system by her glamorous, calculating mother Elva, Baby?s life unrolls in spools of celluloid. Running Time blends fictional characters with a historical cast of thousands, including DW Griffith, Theda Bara, Louis B Mayer, Bugsy Siegel, Howard Hughes, Errol Flynn, Hedda Hopper, WR Hearst and Marion Davies.