Dynamite Chicken

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Dynamite Chicken
Dynamite chicken dvd cover.jpg
The cover for the film
Directed by Ernest Pintoff
Produced by Ernest Pintoff
Written by Ernest Pintoff
Starring Richard Pryor
Distributed by Tango Entertainment
Release dates
  • January 20, 1971 (1971-01-20)
Running time 76 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Dynamite Chicken is American comedy film from 1971, starring Richard Pryor.[1]

“A contemporary probe and commentary of the mores and maladies of our age... With shtick, bits, pieces, girls, some hamburger, a little hair, a lady, some fellas, some religious stuff, and a lot of other things” boasts the films opening titles. An American film from 1972 involving Richard Pryor, and partly funded by and featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It is a collection of subversive comedy sketches and routines relating to the peace movement. Many famous figures appear as themselves in the film, including Joan Baez, Lenny Bruce, Leonard Cohen, Allen Ginsberg, Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King, Malcolm X (from archival footage), Andy Warhol, Al Capp, Muddy Waters, Sha Na Na, Al Goldstein and Yoko herself.

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