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 date
  • January 20, 1971 (1971-01-20)
Running time
76 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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

The film was partly funded by and features 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, Tuli Kupferberg, Allen Ginsberg, Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King, Malcolm X (from archival footage), Andy Warhol, Al Capp, Muddy Waters, Sha Na Na and Al Goldstein.

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  1. ^ Weiler, A. H. (January 4, 1972). "Dynamite Chicken (1970) 'Dynamite Chicken' Is Aimed at the Young". The New York Times.

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