Ginger Rogers, an ambitious dancer and actress who knows what she wants, has set her career goals high as she fights to become a star. Her mother, Lela, supports her but worries that Ginger is pushing the limits too far, too fast. Lela fears her own failed past in show business will be Ginger's future as she both helps and hinders her daughter. Follow Ginger's journey as she goes from her home town to Hollywood and from one love affair to the next. Will Ginger reach her ultimate goal or will fame's unpredictable nature kick her to the curb?