Left on the cutting room floor because it didn't look convincing. As a still, it's pure nightmare fuel.
Saturday Night Fever is not a polite movie. Or a feel-good buffet of sunny escapism. It's a frequently gritty slice-of-life character drama, stocked with complicated characters, illustrating some hard, uncomfortable truths.
These are the sorts of details a lot of screenwriters and producers might instinctively tone down, or omit altogether, on the assumption audiences would find them too far-fetched and 'movie-like', despite the fact they were true.
In throwing this list together, I tried to stick with songs that sounded as if they were written specifically for the movie.