You could be dancing … on ‘Saturday Night Fever’ disco floor


LOS ANGELES The “Saturday Night Fever” dance building where John Travolta prisoner a 1970s disco disturb is going adult for sale subsequent month and could fetch adult to $1.5 million, a auctioneers pronounced on Wednesday.

The dance building that illuminated adult in red, blue and yellow in stroke to a song was custom-built for a 1977 film whose soundtrack featured disco hits by a Bee Gees including “Night Fever” and “You Should Be Dancing.”

The floor, measuring 24 feet by 16 feet (7 meters by 5 meters) and housing some-more than 250 apart light compartments, was propitious into a tiny bar in Brooklyn for a film’s famous dance scenes, pronounced Profiles in History, a Calabasas, California-based auction house.

It will go adult for auction in Los Angeles during a Jun 26-28 Profiles in History Hollywood Auction, and carries an estimated cost of $1 million to $1.5 million.

Vito Bruno, who owns a floor, pronounced he started his career during 2001 Odyssey, a bar in Brooklyn where “Saturday Night Fever” was filmed. The bar after altered a name and afterwards sealed in 2005.

“I perceived a call from a crony revelation me that a bar was shutting and they were auctioning off a essence including a mythological dance floor, so we bought it,” pronounced Bruno, a arch executive of New York-based celebration formulation organisation AMPM Entertainment.

“I have had a dance building for a few years now. It’s one of a most recognizable pieces of film memorabilia in history, though I’ve motionless it’s time to share it with a world,” he said.

“Saturday Night Fever,” a story of a working-class Brooklyn girl perplexing to mangle out of his dead-end life by dancing, launched Travolta as an general film star.

Travolta rehearsed for months to ideal his dance moves, and his white-suited disco dancer became one of a fast images of a 1970s disco scene.

In 2010, a film was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by a Library of Congress and comparison for refuge in a National Film Registry.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Paul Simao)


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