The Ten-Year Lunch
The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table is a 1987 American documentary film about the Algonquin Round Table, a floating group of writers and actors in the "Roaring Twenties" in New York City, which included great names such as Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, George S. Kaufman, Edna Ferber, Marc Connelly, Harold Ross and Harpo Marx. It was produced and directed by Aviva Slesin and narrated by Heywood Hale Broun.
|The Ten-Year Lunch|
|Directed by||Aviva Slesin|
|Written by||Peter Foges|
Mary Jo Kaplan
|Produced by||Aviva Slesin|
|Distributed by||Direct Cinema|
The title refers to how the members of the Round Table met over lunch at the Algonquin Hotel from 1919 until roughly 1929. The film shows how the group drifted apart once the 1920s ended, as Hollywood beckoned for some and as they grew older.
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- The Ten-Year Lunch at IMDb
- Aviva Slesin collection of research and production materials for the Ten-year lunch: the wit and legend of the Algonquin Round Table, held by the Billy Rose Theatre Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
- The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of The Algonquin Round Table on Vimeo, posted by Aviva Slesin
- The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of The Algonquin Round Table at Aviva Slesin's website
- The Ten Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of The Algonquin Round Table at American Masters