Thursday, June 29, 2017

Saturday Night Fever dance floor up for auction

It's 40 years since John Travolta played the role of Tony Manero, a working class man who spends his weekends drinking and dancing at the height of the disco craze. 
In the film Tony becomes a champion dancer showing off his moves in a white suit on a memorably illuminated dance floor.
Now that very same dance floor has been sold at a Los Angeles auction for $1.2m (£930,000). 
One of those lucky enough to have had his turn on the dance floor was Bruce Ornstein, who played Tony's friend Gus.
Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live's Sam Walker, Bruce said Travolta's scene on the famous dance floor was shot in "just one take".

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