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January 1979 (USA) See more »
The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Richard Pryor ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Patti LaBelle ... Herself (scenes deleted)

Jennifer Lee ... Herself (uncredited)

Directed by
Jeff Margolis 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Mooney  uncredited
Richard Pryor  writer

Produced by
Saul Barnett .... executive producer
Steve Blauner .... producer
Jeffrey Chernov .... associate producer
Hillard Elkins .... producer
Del Jack .... producer
William Sargent Jr. .... producer
J. Mark Travis .... producer
Cinematography by
Tom Schamp 
Film Editing by
Daniel J. Johnson (co-editor)
Ken Johnson 
Steve Livingston 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas McConnell .... associate director
Art Department
Joe Mast .... props
Sound Department
Biff Dawes .... sound mixer
Daniel J. Johnson .... Co-Editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Tcimpidis .... video controller
Other crew
Don E. Branker .... live event production
Marcelle Garfield .... executive production assistant
Carl Hanseman .... technical production supervisor
Bill Hopkins .... production coordinator
Bill Povonda .... production coordinator
Richard Pryor .... executive album producer
Rashon .... road manager
Rima Risziewicz .... assistant to producers

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Also Known As:
"Another Pryor" - USA (alternative title)
"Richard Pryor Is Back Live in Concert" - USA (reissue title)
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78 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA (DVD rating) | Iceland:L | New Zealand:R16 | UK:18 (DVD rating) | USA:Not Rated

Did You Know?

Huey P. Newton was sitting in the audience. Richard Pryor announces this fact to the audience but Newton is not actually shown in the film. Director Jeff Margolis later explained that he had no cameras aimed at the audience, but would have had he known Pryor was going to introduce him.See more »
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Stand Ups 2010 (2010) (TV)See more »


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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Before he burst into flames, 28 March 2002
Author: caspian1978 from Boston, MA

This is one of the very first taped stage comedy of Richard Pryor. Shot in Long Beach, California in 1970's, Richard Pryor's Live in Concert is one of the all time greats. Pryor's comedic style comes out like fire in this comedic stand up. From his antics about sex and nature, to his wild and crazy comments about "white people," Pryor is amazing. Entertaining and true, it is a stand up comedy for the ages.

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