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Release Date:
January 1979 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed. | Add synopsis »
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Quite Simply the Greatest Stand-Up Routine Ever Recorded See more (28 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
(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
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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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The film's opening credits declare: "Patti LaBelle was an important part of the following program. Time does not permit us to include her in this recording but we gratefully acknowledge her performance".See more »
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Quite Simply the Greatest Stand-Up Routine Ever Recorded, 21 July 2004
Author: jackdarrenhunt from Leeds, UK

I can't express how dazzlingly brilliant this routine is. The jokes, the faces, the mime, the banter, ad-libs - everything amazes. This is the 'Citizen Kane' of routines and many comedians since have taken inspiration from it including Eddie Murphy (esp.) Chris Rock and Eddie Izzard.

Yes it is profane, but if you are stupid enough to watch a Pryor stand- up without being prepared for extreme 'vulgarity' then frankly you deserve to be offended. The language, although extreme isn't that shocking (even the now dreaded 'N' word) because it is all part of Pryor's 'jive' and would be poorer without it.

Watch this and see a master at the top of his game.

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