Disturbing Photos From Studio 54

By Sophia Maddox | October 11, 2023

Broken Legs But Make It Fashion

A glimpse behind the curtain of history can tell us so much about the stars and celebrities that we think we know so much about. Seeing photos of the events as they unfolded, colorized just for you, shows just how decadent the most famous club in the world really was.

Studio 54 was the one club where the famous and the infamous mixed with reckless abandon, with lines of would-be dancers begging to be let inside. What happened behind the walls of this storied New York City club? How late did the parties go, and exactly what did stars like Mick Jagger, Jamie Lee Curtis, and a very young Drew Barrymore get up to at these all-night ragers?

Look closer, these new colorized rare photos and stories dig deeper into the history that you think you know to tell the real stories and hidden secrets of Studio 54.

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When people talk about how popular this club was, they were in no way exaggerating. Getting in was a many people's bucket list. Even the sick or those with broken and/or fractured legs came out, when they should have been in bed. 

Sophia Loren Partied So Hard She Ripped Her Blouse

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Italian actress and beauty pageant contestant Sophia Loren is seen leaving the club with a split in her blouse. Sophia, who was in the city to promote one of her books at the time, decided to stop by the club on March 11th 1979.