1909, London. Harry Gordon Selfridge is a man with a mission: he wants to make shopping as thrilling as sex. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry creates a theater of retail where any topic or trend that is new, exciting, entertaining or just eccentric is showcased.
Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded ...
Chicago native Harry Gordon Selfridge, a self-made retail entrepreneur brimming with confidence and chutzpah, arrives in London in 1906 ready to transform shopping with the most ambitious department store the world has ever seen. But he doesn't leave his vices, or his demons, at home. Despite his deep love for his wife Rose and their children, and the support of his mother, Harry is vulnerable to the charms of showgirls and the pull of gambling.
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