The Cat's Meow is a 2001 drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley, and Jennifer Tilly. The screenplay by Steven Peros is based on his play of the same title, which was inspired by the mysterious death of film mogul Thomas H. Ince. The film takes place aboard publisher William Randolph Hearst's yacht on a weekend cruise celebrating Ince's 42nd birthday in November 1924; among those in attendance include Hearst's longtime companion and film actress Marion Davies, fellow actor Charlie Chaplin, writer Elinor...
|Release date:||April 12, 2002|
|Directed by:||Peter Bogdanovich|
|Producer:||Julie Baines, Kim Bieber, Dieter Meyer, Carol Lewis|
|Editor:||Edward G. Norris|
|Music by:||Ian Whitcomb|
|Screenplay by:||Steven Peros|