night is movie night at the Barclay Condominium in Palm Beach.
This tradition was started by three residents, Ruth Epstein, Ellie
Hart, and Lee Bergen. The first movie shows was Salam Bombay,
which won an academy award and for which Mitch Epstein, Ruth’s
son, was co-director and co-producer. Oscar night parties began
three years ago with pictures taken on the red carpet with a
life-size Oscar, food, movies, questionnaires, and Oscars and
roses as prizes.
the Oscar party on March 7th, three Oscars were awarded. Sy
Reinhart, the official Cinema Barclay photographer, was awarded an
Oscar for excellence in photography. Two Oscars were awarded for
best answers to quizzes on cinema.
dressed in their finest and dined in the Barclay party room, which
was decorated with movie posters. During dinner, the movie goers
were entertained by Al Kent who interviewed the residents and
their guests. It was pure Hollywood!