• Publication date: October 26, 2013

The Cat's Meow

Based on Steven Peros's play of the same name, The Cat's Meow deals with the urban Hollywood legend regarding the death of film mogul Thomas H. Ince aboard publisher William Randolph Hearst's yacht. There on the cruise to celebrate Ince's 42nd birthday are Marion Davies, Charlie Chaplin, Elinor Glyn, Louella Parsons and Margaret Livingston, who together with Hearst are the only witnesses to the events of that weekend and the truth to Ince's death...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2001

MBC 2:

October 26, 2013 19:00 (KSA) ~ October 26, 2013 18:00 (CLT)

Based on Steven Peros's play of the same name, The Cat's Meow deals with the urban Hollywood legend regarding the death of film mogul Thomas H. Ince aboard publisher William Randolph Hearst's yacht.

There on the cruise to celebrate Ince's 42nd birthday are: Hearst's longtime mistress and actress Marion Davies (Kirsten Dunst), Charlie Chaplin (Eddie Izzard), Elinor Glyn (Joanna Lumley), Louella Parsons (Jennifer Tilly) and Margaret Livingston (Claudia Harrison), who together with Hearst (Edward Herrmann) are the only witnesses to the events of that weekend and the truth to the death of Ince (Cary Elwes)...

Starring:

  • Kirsten Dunst
  • Edward Herrmann
  • Eddie Izzard
  • Cary Elwes
  • Joanna Lumley
  • Jennifer Tilly
  • Claudia Harrison

Directed by:  Peter Bogdanovich

Rating:  PG-13 for sexuality, a scene of violence and brief drug use.