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Travolta, film extras add new life to Fenway drama

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The Boston Red Sox have given Fenway Park more than its share of dramatic moments over the years. This month, the park featured drama of a different sort.

John Travolta and more than 1,000 people who turned out to play extras were at Fenway to film scenes for the movie "A Civil Action."Travolta plays a lawyer in the real-life story of a legal battle over toxic dumping. The Fenway scenes feature Travolta attending a game between the Red Sox and the Oakland A's.