“Saturday Night Fever” was one of the most popular movies ever. It started out as a holiday “low budget film” but the theaters were sold out quickly.
What inspired the movie? It started on this day in 1976 with a magazine article.
My guess is that few music or disco fans know about Nik Cohn. Nevertheless, his article inspired the story that made Travolta and The Bee Gees into household names.
Here is a link to the article. Wonder if Mr Cohn had any idea of what would happen next?