Movie buffs gathered in Hoboken last Saturday for a 50th anniversary screening of On the Waterfront. After the film, the crowd enjoyed a champagne reception honoring the film's screenwriter, Budd Schulberg. Hoboken native Joe Pantoliano (of Sopranos fame) also made an appearance.Caption 1 (budd talks)
CHATTING - Budd Schulberg, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of On the Waterfront, chats with fans at a reception following the 50th anniversary screening of the film.
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SOCK IT TO ME - Schulberg, a lifelong boxing aficionado, lands a punch on the jaw of Gary Hobe, a 1983 Golden Gloves fighter.
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COMING TOGETHER - Schulberg, now 90, poses for a shot with Geri Fallo (left), Hoboken's cultural affairs coordinator, and Leonard Luizzi, city historian.
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AWARD WINNER - Oscar-winning actress Patricia Neal, who worked with Schulberg on A Face in the Crowd, also dropped by.