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Albums CD Richard Pryor. Are You Serious??? CD Richard Pryor. Is It Something I Said? Supernigger LP Richard Pryor. Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine.
One of his earliest live performances in at the Improvisation in New York. Votes: Album) 82 min Comedy. R 83 min Comedy.
Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
TV-G 60 min Comedy, Music. The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.
Votes: 1, The kids have severe mental problems and Joe is not looking forward to the trip at all, but Joe later bonds with Vivian and the children, offering his support and love and changes his outlook on life, Album).
But Donald, the social worker and Vivian's lover who gave Joe his break is hot on their tail and wants Joe back in prison. Joe and Album) must now prevent Donald from sending the children back to Philadelphia, where they'll have no future. Best Comedy Album Nominated for " Rev. Du Rite ". Best Comedy Album Won award for " Rev. Stir Crazy Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to …. Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit.
However, no prison cell could keep them locked in. Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually Wholly Moses! Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, …. Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from Egyptian slavery, but Moses keeps blundering by and taking all the credit.
Several other biblical stories, such as Lot and his wife, David and Goliath, and the miracles of Jesus, are also parodied in this story of the life of a man trying to follow the path to God, but somehow always seeming to lose his way.
Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog leg restaurant magnate. Richard Pryor's classic concert film has him discussing a wide range of topics, including race, the police and his favorite target -- himself. California Suite Four totally different and separate stories of guests staying at ….
Four totally different and separate stories of guests staying at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Willis Panama Bill CosbyDr. Chauncey Gump Richard Pryorand their wives come to the hotel to relax and play tennis, only to find there is only one room vacant; in the fourth segment, Marvin Michaels Walter Matthau arrives a day before his wife for his nephew's Bar Mitzvah, while his brother Harry Herb Edelman sends a prostitute to his room.
Produced by Richard Pryor and Movies - Richard Pryor - Are You Serious??? (CD Dawes. Released as a double-LP init includes performances from Pryor's concert tour in Two performances from that tour were filmed in Long Beach, California for theatrical release. The Wiz year-old kindergarten teacher Dorothy, born, raised, and …. She lives a self-imposed sheltered life and is shy and unfulfilled. When she gets caught in a snowstorm while chasing her dog Toto, they're transported to the mysterious Land of Oz, where she's informed that the only way she can find her way home is through the assistance of the powerful wizard in Emerald City.
As she searches for him, she befriends some creatures who face problems in their lives. In their quest to find the wizard, they also face Evillene, the equally-evil sister of Evermean, the wicked witch Dorothy inadvertently killed when she arrived in Oz; Evillene might be their biggest obstacle.
One night, when they steal away from their wives to have some fun, they get the idea to rob the local union's bureau safe. First they think it is a flop, because they get only six hundred dollars out of it, but then Zeke realizes that they also have gotten some "hot" material.
They decide to blackmail their union. The best reason for that is the union itself. All three are provoked by the fact that the union claims to have lost ten thousand dollars by their robbery. Which Way Is Up? Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first …. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker's union during one of their demonstrations.
Afterwards he is forced to leave his wife and family behind which also includes Leroy's father also played by Pryor to go to Los Angeles. Leroy ends up working for the same company that fired him back home.
He is a manager at the company but he is now distant from his former pals. He meets and falls in love with Vanetta who is a labor organizer which leaves him splitting time between his wife Annie Mae and Vanetta. When Leroy finds out that the Reverend Lenox Thomas also played by Pryor has got his wife pregnant while he was absent, he then make the moves on the reverend's wife.
Greased Lightning The true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car …. Silver Streak A somewhat daffy book Movies - Richard Pryor - Are You Serious??? (CD on a rail trip from Los Angeles to ….
A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train.
When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes is to get the killer after him. Bicentennial Nigger Bicentennial Nigger is the sixth album by the American …. Bicentennial Nigger is the sixth album by the American comedian Richard Pryor. David Banks produced the album, while Warner Bros.
Records released the album in September It is often considered one of his most influential recordings. The CD version of the album was released on 20 June Car Wash One day, a close-knit group of car-wash employees have all …. One day, a close-knit group of car-wash employees have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt, including Richard Pryor as a preaching "wonder-man" who is loved by most but loathed by one, and a man who's mistaken for a drunk, but the bottle he clutches is actually his urine sample as he is off to the hospital.
Meanwhile, T. Tired Album) the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 's. Pamela Suzette Grier born May 26, is an American actress. Grier became known in the early s for starring in a string of s women in prison and blaxploitation films such as The Big Bird Cage, Coffy, Foxy Brown, and Sheba, Baby.
She has also been nominated for a SAG Award. A conman's crimes are blamed on a good-natured fast-drawing cowboy he meets and decides to use as decoy. Is It Something I Said? Records, a label he remained with for the rest of his recording career. Recorded at the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the album is notable for being the recorded debut of Pryor's memorable Mudbone, rural Tupeloan become Peoria tale-spinner and lie and storyteller and anecdotist; and for the disk center label credit of the "Just Us" track to Pryor's friend, writer and collaborator Paul Mooney.
Best Comedy Album Won award for " Writers Guild Of America Award. Best Comedy Album Nominated for " Best Screenplay Nominated for " Blazing Saddles ". Steve Jackson and Wardell Franklin sneak out of their houses to visit Madame Zenobia's: a high-class but illegal nightclub. During their visit, however, the place is robbed and they are forced to hand over their wallets. Steve's wallet turns out to have contained a winning lottery ticket, and together they must recover their stolen property.
Blazing Saddles In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a …. In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. A Federal Agent, whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose, is …. A Federal Agent, whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose, is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her.
He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug Some Call It Loving A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival …. A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her.
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