"Directed by Matt Tyrnauer, Ian Schrader, Steve Rubell, Nile Rodgers."
"Despite the fact that it was not even open for three years, became the Studio 54 in New York city the all-time most legendary discos.n the”Studio 54” is the fascinating story of its rise and fall.n"
"Steve Rubell (1943-1989, he died of aids-related diseases) and Ian Schrager, now 72, became best friends as teenagers in school in the New York suburb of Brooklyn.nMedan Schrager trained as a lawyer and worked as a short time, tried to Rubell to the running of taverns. He was gay, if not particularly transparent, and got the idea to open a disco club where you joined the black disco-the music that was played on gayklubbarna, with its audience, celebrities and more ”regular” audience, even if the latter – it would later turn out – was difficult to get access to Studio 54, the most in a queue (in vain) for hours.nRubell and Schrager bought a disused theatre on 54th street in the then rather rough neighbourhood of Manhattan. Renovated it instantly. Got herself lots of publicity. And the rest is history...nDär Rubell loved the attention that came with Studio 54's short heyday from the opening in 1977, remained Schrader in the background. Now he talks for the first time about the friendship with Rubell, how they started in the disco, how they ignored utskänknings and tax laws and embezzled money, something which then became their case and led to the (albeit short) jail sentence for both.nSchrader, after Studio 54-years, the highly successful creator of the well-known boutique hotel in the world, does not sidestep that explicit tell you about everything. But it does not feel like he was so involved in the more decadent things that happened more or less openly at the club; sex and dope, sometimes with celebrities involved. It was more Rubells thing (he occurs frequently in the arkivklipp).nLite a pity that so few A-list celebrities and talking about their time as guests. And a little bit, it feels like the movie pretty much most are looking to consolidate the myth of Studio 54.happened two times I was there I had, in and of itself a blast, with a fairly ”normal” New York city-guests I got to know on the spot, but celebrities and decadence, it was deprived of. And, incidentally, I thought that the more rockorienterade hotspots in New York city, Hurrah, Danceteria and The Mudd Club, had both better music and more fun guests."