Three Generations of Classical Kanters

It happens more often than not — I go to work on a post about someone in show business, and the tunnel leads to a rabbit warren of similarly accomplished relatives and/or collaborators. Thus this post about one guy has exploded into one about three generations of a single remarkable family, whose work, it’s safe…

Director/Producer Donna Kanter discusses her film LUNCH w/Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, Hal Kanter more

Writer/Director/Producer Donna Kanter has produced countless realty series, dramatic films and documentaries. As the daughter of legendary writer/director\producer Hal Kanter (Elvis films to the Rose Tattoo to the groundbreaking tv series Julia and Jimmy Stewart Show talks about growing up in Hollywood, her father and her father’s 40 year of lunches with some of the greatest comics…

Rising Comedy Star, Scott Palmason, Hosts LUNCH on the YouTube Premiere of The Hollywood Times LIVE!

By Victoria Stevens Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 06/15/2020 – THT/tv launches on YouTube with the premiere of The Hollywood Times LIVE, brought to you by Factor’s Deli, on Saturday, June 20th at 7 pm PDT featuring filmmaker Donna Kanter and cast member John Rappaport,  and post-documentary lunch bunch members Carl Gottlieb – JAWS, The Jerk, “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”, and Howard Storm – “The Redd…

Have LUNCH with the Guys Who Made America Funny – Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar & John Rappaport? Oh My!

Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) June 10, 2020 – “They say that  breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I disagree. I think it’s lunch,” quips HalKanter.  Kanter is best known for creating the groundbreaking TV series “Julia” with Diahann Carroll; writing and directing Elvis’ Blue Hawaii, and three decades penning the script for the…