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The Ten-Year Lunch

new york city journalist playwright writer woman director 1920s algonquin hotel literary lunch

The Ten-Year Lunch

Release Date: September 28, 1987

Year    :   1987
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   American Masters Pictures, Aviva Films, Thirteen
Director    :   Aviva Slesin
Producers    :   Aviva Slesin, Aviva Slesin, Jill Frank, Minda Novek, Minda Novek, Stephen Samuels, Elise Simon Goodman, Janyce Ferrara
Writers    :   Peter Foges, Mary Jo Kaplan
RunTime    :   56 mins.

The story of the legendary wits who lunched daily at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City during the 1920s. The core of the so-called Round Table group included short story and poetry writer Dorothy Parker; comic actor and writer Robert Benchley; The New Yorker founder Harold Ross; columnist and social reformer Heywood Broun; critic Alexander Woollcott; and playwrights George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber and Robert Sherwood.

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