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Silent Screen Star Played Opposite Rudolph Valentino, Ramon Novarro

December 25, 1987

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) _ Silent screen actress Alice Terry Ingram, who co-starred with such early movie idols as Rudolph Valentino and Ramon Novarro, has died at age 88.

Mrs. Ingram died Tuesday in a Burbank hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born Alice F. Taaffe in Vincennes, Ind., Mrs. Ingram made her film debut in 1916, but didn’t rise to fame until she appeared in a series of movies directed by her husband, Rex, in the 1920s.

Among her film credits are ″The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,″ opposite Valentino in 1921, ″The Prisoner of Zenda,″ in 1922, ″The Arab,″ with Novarro in 1924 and ″The Garden of Allah″ in 1927.

Her career suffered, however, after a move to Europe in 1924, following a rift between her husband and film mogul Louis B. Mayer. It ended when the ″talkies″ brought an end to the silent film era in the late 1920s.