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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Comedy | January 1979 (USA)
The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

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WARNING: The Picture Contains Harsh and Very Vulgar Language and May Be Considered Shocking and Offensive. No Explicit sex or Violence is Shown.


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$15,800,000 (USA)
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Second of four Richard Pryor live performance concert films. The others are Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983), Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971), and Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982). See more »

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Richard Pryor: [talking about Leon Spinks being busted] But bad luck being fucking with him, Jack. Here is a nigger that gets busted for a dollar and fifty cents worth of cocaine. Do you hear me, a dollar and fifty cents worth of cocaine. Have you ever sen a dollar and fifty cents worth of cocaine? A dollar and fifty cents worth of cocaine melts before you open the paper. You've got to have a ballistics expert on the spot to examine that kind of shit. And people always say 'well how did he get busted for a ...
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This concert was recorded live at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, California See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 November 2015 (2015) See more »

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The greatest comedian of all time
10 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am 34 year old and i was 6 years old when this concert was filmed in 1979,i saw it as a little boy and countless times until this day,i am so lucky to have been born in Richards Generation to have had the opportunity to witness this man come on stage with all of his imperfections and personal problems and share it with me and the rest of the world in a way where it makes us laugh.

Thinking about the loss of Richard Pryor makes me want to cry because i feel like he was someone i knew personally,thats the effect Richard Pryor had on everyone that watched him pro-form on stage,he broke the color line,even thought he is clearly a African American man,Richard Pryor made people of other races so comfortable listening to jokes revolving around race and social status.

I know there are other comedians that are great in their own right but the truth be told,Richard Pryor is and will always be regarded as the Best comedian that ever lived and this concert is the performance that proves that very fact.

RIP Richard,thank you for the laughs and joy and now the sadness you brought us all,we will never ever forget you....


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