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Saturday night fever

Author: Robert StigwoodNorman WexlerJohn BadhamJohn TravoltaKaren Lynn GorneyAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 30th anniversary special collector's edView all editions and formats
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Tony is an undereducated Brooklyn teenager who is bored with his daytime job. The highlight of his week is going to the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor. Tony meets Stephanie at the disco and they agree to dance together in a competition. Stephanie resists Tony's attempts to romance her, as she aspires to greater things. Gradually, Tony also becomes disillusioned with the life he is leading and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: National Film Registry
Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stigwood; Norman Wexler; John Badham; John Travolta; Karen Lynn Gorney; Barry Miller; Joseph Cali; Paul Pape; Donna Pescow; Bruce Ornstein; Julie Bovasso; Martin Shakar; Sam Coppola; Barry Gibb; Maurice Gibb; Robin Gibb; Ralf Bode; Nik Cohn; Bee Gees.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Robert Stigwood Organisation Limited.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415727775 9781415727775
OCLC Number: 154725617
Language Note: Dialogue in English with optional soundtracks dubbed in French or Spanish ; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the magazine article Tribal rites of the new Saturday night by Nik Cohn.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Credits: Director of photography, Ralf D. Bode ; editor, David Rawlins ; original music, Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, David Shire ; costume designer, Patrizia Von Brandenstein ; production designer, Charles Bailey ; musical numbers staged and choreographed by Lester Wilson.
Cast: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape, Donna Pescow, Bruce Ornstein, Julie Bovasso, Martin Shakar, Sam J. Coppola.
Awards: Named by the Library of Congress to the National Film Registry in 2010 ; Winner -- Best Actor (John Travolta), National Board of Review ; Nominee -- Best Actor (John Travolta), Academy Awards ; Nominees -- Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy, Best Actor-Musical or Comedy (John Travolta), Best Original Score (Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, David Shire), Best Original Song (Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb), Golden Globe Awards.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong language, sexuality/nudity, and some drug content.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround [English], Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround [French], Dolby Digital mono [Spanish] ; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Contents: Special features: Optional audio feature commentary by director John Badham ; Catching the Fever (ca. 53 min.): A 30-year legacy --
Making soundtrack history --
Platforms & polyester --
Deejays & discos --
Spotlight on Travolta ; Featurettes: Back to Bay Ridge (ca. 9 min.) --
Dance like Travolta [with John Cassese] (ca. 10 min.) --
Fever challenge (ca. 4 min.) --
"70's discopedia."
Other Titles: Saturday night fever (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents a Robert Stigwood production ; screenplay by Norman Wexler ; produced by Robert Stigwood ; directed by John Badham.

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Tony is an undereducated Brooklyn teenager who is bored with his daytime job. The highlight of his week is going to the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor. Tony meets Stephanie at the disco and they agree to dance together in a competition. Stephanie resists Tony's attempts to romance her, as she aspires to greater things. Gradually, Tony also becomes disillusioned with the life he is leading and he and Stephanie decide to help one another to start afresh.

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