Lunch with Archer King 


Who was Archer King? He was a man with a discerning and intuitive instinct for talent, who discovered Hollywood acting legends, distinguished directors, and prominent writers. That gift sustained his astonishing career.

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Ron Howard ... Himself
Roman Polanski ... Himself
Julie Newmar ... Herself
Martin Sheen ... Himself
Martin Landau ... Himself
Rance Howard ... Himself
Richard Herd ... Himself
Lloyd Kaufman ... Himself
Warren Berlinger ... Himself
Volker Schlöndorff ... Himself
David Winters ... Himself
Terry Hughes ... Himself
Tandy Cronyn ... Herself
Joel Weiss ... Himself
Eddie Foy III ... Himself


A month before his 95th birthday, Archer King agreed to participate in a documentary about his long and extraordinary life in the entertainment industry. "Lunch With Archer King" is a loving and amusing journey of a one-man dynamo who grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. After working for Louis Shurr as an agent, Archer branched out on his own in 1957 and continued to work well into his 95th year (2012). He held the longest theatrical franchise in the United States. With an innate sense of taste and wonder, he discovered some of the most important actors - James Dean, Ron Howard, Martin Sheen and many more,. He introduced Roman Polanski's "Knife In The Water" and other landmark foreign films to American audiences. Mr. King's enthusiasm for show business never diminished, and his discerning and intuitive instinct was a talent that sustained his astonishing career. Written by Remain Calm Pictures

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