Thomas Harper Ince, Sr

Thomas Harper Ince, Sr

Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 19 Nov 1924 (aged 42)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 8320566 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. He was a giant in the early days of silent films. He was particularly known for his Westerns. Ince is also known for his untimely 1924 death aboard the yacht of William Randolph Hearst, officially he died of heart trouble, but Hollywood rumor of the time suggested he had been shot by Hearst in a dispute over actress Marion Davies. "The Cat's Meow" a Peter Bogdanovich film based on the death of Ince, starred Cary Elwes as Ince and Kirsten Dunst as Marion Davies.

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  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 26 Jan 2004
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Harper Ince, Sr (16 Nov 1882–19 Nov 1924), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8320566, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.