The Legacy Of “Saturday Night Fever” Is Stayin’ Alive

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“Saturday Night Fever” is one of my favorite musical-drama films of all time. And the Bee Gee’s soundtrack? Oh, I am dancing now!!

Forty-years later, the legacy of “Saturday Night Fever” is stayin’ alive.

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There may not be quite as many cries of “would ya just watch the hair?” at dinner tables, but the impact the movie had on a decade of disco fever and on a previously undiscovered pocket of Brooklyn is undeniable.

“Saturday Night Fever” put Bay Ridge on the map and turned John Travolta into a national sensation. sSuddenly, white suits and shined platform shoes were flying off the shelves and a new cultural identity — of carefully combed back hair and weekend nights danced away at disco clubs — was born and embraced.

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Sources: New York Daily News and Wikipedia

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