John Maggio

director of “Mr. Saturday Night”

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“Mr. Saturday Night” is a new documentary about how an Australian entrepreneur came up with the film “Saturday Night Live” and popularized it via its soundtrack.

How a closeted gay producer made ‘Saturday Night Fever’ a hit film — largely thanks to its soundtrack

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