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January 1979 (USA) See more »
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed. | Add synopsis »
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Greatest stand up comedy performance of all time See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (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
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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
David Permut .... 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 
 
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
Thomas McConnell .... associate director
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
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Certification:
Australia:MA (DVD rating) | Iceland:L | New Zealand:R16 | UK:18 (DVD rating) | USA:Not Rated

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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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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Greatest stand up comedy performance of all time, 25 February 2005
Author: MaximumForce from Adelaide

Most of the time, 99.9% of the time, I find comedy embarrassing and corny. No doubt this is because comedy is the hardest thing to do. Therefore if it is so hard, a lot of people are going to fail. And a lot of people do. You need to be intelligent to really be funny. Once again not many people are all that smart either. To give you an idea of some things I find funny: I like David Letterman but not Jay Leno. Find South Park and the Simpsons amusing and think 'The Office is one of if not the funniest things on television ever. In my opinion 'Live In Concert' is the greatest stand up comedy performance of all time. Add this to the list of things you MUST see. Pryor has got it all, voice and the way he uses it, facial expressions, acting ability, intelligence. One of the best things I notice about his style is that you are never aware when he has moved on to the next joke. The transitions between jokes are as good as the jokes themselves. This is something that the best speakers have, the ability to move from one topic to the next so that the listener is not aware of the transition. This is achieved by the speakers ability to relate topics.

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