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JOHN TRAVOLTA by Michael Reeves (Jove Books, 1978).

Edelman, Rob and Audrey Kupferberg. The John Travolta Scrapbook. Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, 1997. ISBN 0806518138

Harold J. Kennedy. No Pickle, No Performance: An Irreverent Theatrical Excursion from Tallulah to Travolta. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1978. ISBN 0385132417


Portrayed in
"The Simpsons" (1989)

"Saturday Night Live" (1975)

That's the Way I Like It (1998)

"South Park: Trapped in the Closet (#9.12)" (2005)

"Star Stories: The Church of Scientology Presents... Being Tom Cruise: Why Scientology Isn't in Any Way Mental (#2.2)" (2007)

Interview
Celebrity (USA)2012, Iss. 411, "Stayin' Very Alive: The Film Legend Talks Scientology Books"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)13 July 2007, by: John Hiscock, "John Travolta becomes the perfect woman"
Filmstart (Germany)May 2007, Vol. 02, Iss. 15, pg. 8-9, by: Frank Brenner, "John Travolta: Gut genug für Independents"
MAD (Belgium)16 March 2005, pg. 2, by: Philippe Manche, "L'ultramoderne coolitude"
T2 (Times supplement) (UK)10 March 2005, pg. 14-15, by: Ian Nathan, "Look who's basically a chilled-out entertainer"
The Times (UK)10 March 2005, by: Ian Nathan, "John Travolta - still cool as iced coffee"
Widescreen (Germany)9 March 2005, Iss. 04/2005, pg. 24, by: Emanuel Bergmann, "Ich sehe mich nicht selbst als Legende"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)4 March 2005, Vol. 1, Iss. 809, pg. 15-16, by: Rich, Joshua, ""John Travolta Feels Chili""
Episodi (Finland)March 2005, Iss. 3, pg. 16-19, by: Tuukka Jantti, "Erkoishaastattelussa: John Travolta"
Premiere (USA)February 2005, Vol. 18, Iss. 5, pg. 124, by: Bardin, Brantley, ""Idol Chatter""
Independent (UK)21 January 2005, by: Tiffany Rose, "John Travolta: 'I felt like the luckiest guy in the world'"
Rosie (U.S.)December 2001, Vol. 129, Iss. 2, pg. 52-54, 56, 58-59, by: Rosie O'Donnell, "Heart to heart: John Travolta and Rosie on love, family and what matters most"
Cinema (Hungary)May 2000, Vol. 1, Iss. 102, pg. 96, by: Scott Orlin, "Gourmet és gourmand"
Expresso, Revista (Portugal)1 May 1999, Iss. 1383, pg. 122-130, by: Joseba Elola
Total Film (Hungary)April 1999, Iss. 2, pg. 24-29, by: Greg Gorman, "Mindenkinél jobban tudom adni a lazát"
Cable Tv Magazine (USA)May 1998, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, pg. 6-8, by: Pua Berman, "John Travolta"
Empire (UK)October 1997, Iss. 100, pg. 90-91, by: Jeff Dawson, "The comeback kid"
Premiere (USA)August 1996, Vol. 9, Iss. 12, pg. 54-60+92-93, by: Holly Millea, "Stayin' Alive"
Celebrity (USA)August 1996, Iss. 295
Playboy (USA)March 1996, Vol. 43, Iss. 3, pg. 47-58+146-147, by: Judson Klinger, "Playboy Interview: John Travolta"
Set (Italy)1996, Iss. 2, pg.. 80-83, by: Sandra Englert
Empire (UK)1996, Iss. 82, pg. 100-104, by: Jeff Dawson
Playboy (USA)December 1978, Vol. 25, Iss. 12, pg. 103-134, by: Judson Klinger, "Playboy Interview: John Travolta"

Article
Tampa Bay Times (USA)27 April 2014, pg. 4A, by: Richard Danielson, "Travolta: More Dance Could Help Hollywood"
AD Rotterdams Dagblad (Netherlands)23 June 2012, by: Tom Tates, "Travolta beschuldigd door auteur van seksboek"
Asbury Park Press (USA)11 November 2009, Vol. 130, Iss. 270, pg. D8, by: Scott Bowles, "Travoltas Cope After Death of Son"
The Orlando Sentinel (USA)2 March 2009, by: Christine Show, "Travoltas Thank Lady Lake for Support After Son's Death"
Newsday (USA)27 January 2009, by: The Associated Press, "Paramedic Charged in John Travolta Extortion Plot"
Asbury Park Press (USA)25 January 2009, Vol. 130, Iss. 36, pg. A16, by: The Associated Press, "Bahamas Senator Accused in Extortion of Star Quits"
The Orlando Sentinel (USA)13 January 2009, by: The Associated Press, "Travolta Family Thanks Ocala Residents in Letter"
The Orlando Sentinel (USA)9 January 2009, by: Stephen Hudak and Christine Show, "John Travolta's Neighbors: Let Family Grieve Loss of Son"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)9 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "Private memorial held for Jett Travolta in Florida"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)9 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "Tom Cruise calls Travolta son death 'horrific'"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)8 January 2009, by: Tamara Lush, "John Travolta's Family Plans Private Memorial service for 16-Year-Old Son Jett at Florida Home"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)7 January 2009, by: Murray Wardrop, "John Travolta held dying son's hand in ambulance"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)7 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "Ashes of Jett Travolta to be returned to the US"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)7 January 2009, by: Matthew Moore, "John Travolta 'to be interviewed over Jett's death'"
The Orlando Sentinel (USA)7 January 2009, by: Tamara Lush, "Grieving John Travolta, Family at Home in Ocala"
The Orlando Sentinel (USA)7 January 2009, by: Vanessa Rolle, "Travolta Family Returns to US From Bahamas With 16-Year-Old Son's Cremated Remains"
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)7 January 2009, by: AP, "Seizure caused Jett Travolta's death"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)7 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "John Travolta's son Jett was killed by a seizure, autopsy finds"
San Jose Mercury News (USA)6 January 2009, by: Tony Hicks, "Death of John Travolta's Son Is Blamed on Seizure"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)6 January 2009, by: Chris Gillette, "Travolta Says He is Heartbroken at Son's Death; Lawyer Says Youth Was Carefully Supervised"
Chicago Tribune (USA)6 January 2009, by: Vanessa Rolle, "Bahamas Undertaker: Death Certificate Says Seizure Killed Travolta Son; No Sign of Head Trauma"
St. Paul Pioneer Press (USA)6 January 2009, by: Associated Press, "Certificate:Travolta's Son Killed by Seizure"
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel (USA)6 January 2009, by: Chris Gillette, "Death Certificate: Travolta Son Killed by Seizure"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)6 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "John Travolta's doctor observes Jett's autopsy in Bahamas"
The Daily Telegraph (UK)6 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "Travolta speaks out for first time about death of son Jett"
Chicago Tribune (USA)5 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "Travolta, Preston Issue Statement About Son's Death"
St. Paul Pioneer Press (USA)5 January 2009, by: Associated Press, "Travolta and Wife 'Heartbroken'"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)5 January 2009, by: Chris Gillette, "Travolta Says He is Heartbroken at Son's Death; Lawyer Says Youth Was Carefully Supervised"
The Sunday Telegraph (UK)4 January 2009, by: Anonymous, "John Travolta's teenage son dies suddenly"
The Sunday Telegraph (UK)4 January 2009, by: Philip Sherwell, "John Travolta's son to have autopsy amid autism allegations"
The Independent (UK)9 October 2008, Iss. 6860, pg. 25, by: John Lichfield, "Can Travolta bring hope to the forgotten ghettoes?"
Totaal TV (Netherlands)1 March 2008, Iss. 5, by: Totaal TV, "Topless Zwaardvis"
The New York Times (USA)15 July 2007, by: Jesse Green, "Seeking His Inner Her, Size XXXL"
Parade (USA)17 June 2007, pg. 6-8, by: Jeanne Wolf, "I Don't Like Playing It Safe"
Iflygo Inflight Magazine (USA)1 June 2007, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, pg. 4, by: Susan K. Sunderland, "They Go Together"
Movies Online (UK)24 October 2004, by: Karen Heubert, "Travolta Marches Forward Under Tight Security Despite Threats"
Movieline's Hollywood Life (USA)March 2004, Vol. 14, Iss. 13, pg. 26-27, by: Andre Chautard, "Before There Was Gere..."
The Guardian (UK)16 January 2004, by: Jonathan Glancey, "'Hi honey, I'm home'"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)21 February 2003, Vol. 1, Iss. 696, pg. 70-75, by: Chris Nashawaty, "White Hot".
Vimagazino (Greece)24 February 2002, Iss. 72, pg. 34-36, by: Nina-Maria Pashalidou, "I tihi evnoi tous geneous"
TimeOut (Japan)November 2001, Iss. 297, pg. 32, by: Miwa Hirai, "SWORDFISH: THIS IS NOT a game"
Cyberex Online (Japan)October 2001, Iss. 17, by: Miwa Hirai
Cinefantastique (USA)June 2000, Vol. 31/32, Iss. 12/1, pg. 20 & 21, by: Dan Persons, "Battlefield Earth: John Travolta"
Newsweek (USA)28 June 1999, pg. 62, by: John Travolta, "Lord of the Dance"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)11 December 1998, Vol. 1, Iss. 462, pg. 96, by: Joe Neumaier, "Night" Time (Saturday Night Fever")"
Correio da Manhã, TV (Portugal)4 December 1998, pg. 32-33, "Génio de bom coração"
Correio da Manhã, TV (Portugal)6 November 1998, pg. 31, "Regresso em família"
Flicks (UK)July 1998, Vol. 11, pg. 34-35, by: Nigel Andrews, "Summer Love-In"
Vox (Hungary)June 1998, Iss. 14, pg. 24
Premiere (USA)April 1998, Vol. II, Iss. 8, pg. 96-101, by: Peter Biskind, "Compromising Positions ("Primary Colors")"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)27 March 1998, Vol. 1, Iss. 424, pg. 25-30, by: Benjamin Svetkey, "The Faking Of The President"
Time (USA)16 March 1998, Vol. 151, Iss. 10, pg. 64-67+69-70, by: Richard Corliss, "True Colors: Mike Nichols Gives a Controversial Novel a Vibrant New Life on the Big Screen"
Time (USA)16 March 1998, Vol. 151, Iss. 10, pg. 71, by: Jeffrey Ressner, "The People's Choice: Since Pulp Fiction, John Travolta Has Emerged as Hollywood's Favorite Son"
The Independent (UK)9 November 1997, pg. 20, by: Chris Blackhurst, "Travolta begs Channel 4 not to attack Scientology"
Diário de Notícias (Portugal)10 October 1997, pg. 3, by: José de Matos-Cruz
Empire (UK)October 1997, Iss. 100, pg. 62, by: Caroline Westbrook, "Grease - where are they now ?"
Empire (UK)October 1997, Iss. 100, pg. 191, by: Ian Freer and Jake Hamilton, "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time"
TV Guia (Portugal)1997, Iss. 980, pg. 98-99
Playboy (Germany)March 1996, pg. 8+9, by: Brigitte Steinmetz, "Völlig abgehoben"
Cinema (Hungary)April 1995, Iss. 41, pg. 36-37, by: Roland Huschke, "Tánc a vulkánon"
Newsweek (USA)29 October 1994, "The Face is Familiar... Comeback: Travolta is now middle-aged - and hot"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)21 October 1994, pg. 18-21+24+26+30, by: Jeff Gordinier, "The Man in the Plastic Bubble"
The Oregonian (USA)21 May 1985, by: Holly Danks, "Film star joins in Scientology verdict protest"
High Society (West Germany)December 1983, pg. 30-33, by: Thomas Beyl, "Eintänzer werden ist nicht schwer - ein Tänzer bleiben aber sehr"
Photoplay (USA)October 1979, Vol. 93, Iss. 8, pg. 44-47+70, "The woman John Travolta needs most"
Gallery (USA)August 1978, by: George Haddad, "Travolta Fever!"
McCall's (USA)July 1978, Vol. CV, Iss. 10, pg. 94-97, by: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, "John Travolta: His Mother's Story"

Pictorial
AD Rotterdams Dagblad (Netherlands)22 June 2012, "Nog meer sterren dan aan de hemel"
Metro (Netherlands)24 December 2009
TVFilm (Netherlands)19 December 2009, "Old Dogs"
Spits (Netherlands)27 August 2009, by: Sony Pictures, "Entertainment/Film (poster add of The Taking of Pelham 123)"
Celebrity (USA)October 2008, Iss. 393, pg. 16, "39th Annual Anniversary Gala"
Totaal TV (Netherlands)1 March 2008, Iss. 5, by: Totaal TV, "Topless Zwaardvis"
Iflygo Inflight Magazine (USA)1 June 2007, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, pg. 2, by: Susan K. Sunderland, "They Go Together"
Architectural Digest (USA)May 1999, Vol. 56, Iss. 5, pg. 140-149+230, by: Nancy Collins (text) Mary E. Nichols (photography), "John Travolta and Kelly Preston"
Photo (France)April 1999, Iss. 358, pg. 42, by: staff, "La famille deMatch a 50 ans"
Playboy (USA)November 1989, Vol. 36, Iss. 11, pg. 134, by: Bruce Williamson, "Sex In Cinema 1989"
Playboy (USA)December 1983, Vol. 30, Iss. 12, pg. 202, by: Jim Harwood, "Sex Stars Of 1983"
Playboy (USA)November 1983, Vol. 30, Iss. 11, pg. 143, by: Arthur Knight, "Sex In Cinema 1983"
Playboy (USA)December 1980, Vol. 27, Iss. 12, pg. 237, by: Jim Harwood, "Sex Stars of 1980"
Playboy (USA)November 1979, Vol. 26, Iss. 11, pg. 176, by: Arthur Knight, "Sex In Cinema 1979"
Playboy (USA)January 1979, Vol. 26, Iss. 1, pg. 405, by: Francis Apesteguy, "Grapevine: Out for the Evening"
Playboy (USA)December 1978, Vol. 25, Iss. 12, pg. 236, by: Jim Harwood, "Sex Stars Of 1978"
Playboy (USA)November 1978, Vol. 25, Iss. 11, pg. 182, by: Arthur Knight, "Sex in Cinema 1978"
Playboy (USA)December 1977, Vol. 24, Iss. 12, pg. 215, by: Arthur Knight, "Sex Stars of 1977"
Playboy (USA)February 1977, Vol. 24, Iss. 2, pg. 196-197, by: Norman Seeff, "Grapevine: Hotter than Kotter"

Magazine cover photo
Celebrity (USA)2012, Iss. 411
Parade (USA)17 June 2007
Iflygo Inflight Magazine (USA)1 June 2007, Vol. 1, Iss. 1
Le Soir (Belgium)16 March 2005, Iss. 63
MAD (Belgium)16 March 2005
Rosie (USA)December 2001, Vol. 129, Iss. 2
Nõk Lapja (Hungary)21 November 2001, Vol. 52, Iss. 47
In Style (USA)July 2001
Good Housekeeping (USA)July 2000
Total Film (UK)March 1999, Iss. 27
Total Film (Hungary)March 1999, Iss. 1
Harper's Bazaar (USA)January 1999
Redbook (USA)December 1998, Vol. 192, Iss. 2
Entertainment Weekly (USA)20 November 1998, Iss. 459
Vox (Hungary)June 1998, Iss. 14
Cable TV Magazine (USA)May 1998, Vol. 2, Iss. 3
Premiere (USA)April 1998, Vol. II, Iss. 8
Entertainment Weekly (USA)27 March 1998, Iss. 424
Time (USA)16 March 1998
TV & Satellite Week (UK)7 March 1998
Cinema (Hungary)October 1997, Iss. 71
Entertainment Weekly (USA)20 June 1997, Iss. 384
Good Housekeeping (USA)February 1997
Mikro Gids (Netherlands)1997, Iss. 45
Premiere (USA)August 1996, Vol. 9, Iss. 12
Celebrity (USA)August 1996, Iss. 295
Entertainment Weekly (USA)5 July 1996, Iss. 333/334
Cinema (Hungary)April 1996, Iss. 53
FilmMagasinet (Norway)April 1996, Iss. 12
Empire (UK)April 1996, Iss. 82
Imagenes (Spain)March 1996, Iss. 146
Rolling Stone (USA)20 February 1996
Studio Magazine (France)December 1995, Iss. 105
Entertainment Weekly (USA)25 August 1995
Entertainment Weekly (USA)21 October 1994, Vol. 1, Iss. 245
Films in Review (USA)1 August 1985, Vol. XXXVI, Iss. 8/9
Rolling Stone (USA)18 July 1985
Hitkrant (Netherlands)26 November 1983, Iss. 47
Rolling Stone (USA)18 August 1983
Films In Review (USA)1 August 1980, Vol. XXXI, Iss. 9
Rolling Stone (USA)10 July 1980
Photoplay (USA)October 1979, Vol. 93, Iss. 8
Cinema (Germany)July 1979, Iss. 14
TV Guide (USA)4 November 1978
Spiegel (West Germany)16 October 1978, Iss. 42
McCall's (USA)July 1978, Vol. CV, Iss. 10
Rolling Stone (USA)15 June 1978
Skoop (Netherlands)1 May 1978
Time (USA)3 April 1978
People Weekly (USA)29 November 1976


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