Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’ is a 1971 American stand-up comedy concert film starring and written by Richard Pryor and directed by Michael Blum, who also cinematographer and producer.
It is the first stand-up comedy act of Richard Pryor to be filmed out of the four that were released in total. This film was filmed in New York City in early January 1971. This was the first stand-up act that Richard Pryor did before he hit the mainstream audience. With only 48 minutes of footage, it is the shortest of Pryor’s stand-up routines.
Richard Pryor Live and Smoking 1971.