According to Billy Thorpe, Tony Knight was:
of a very successful catering family. A handsome flamboyant character
who sat at the front door [of Bertie's Disco] four nights a week dressed
to the nines in velvet and lace, Tony embodied the elegance of the "Mod"
Edwardian style that had becaome so popular in Carnaby Street in the
Knight and his family
operated two of the most successful and popular Melbourne venues of the
late 60s, Bertie's and Sebastian's.