'Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales' - The Sceret Unknown Richard Pryor Movie

From Shadow and Act Wed Jan 23 2013, 17:23:57

I like to think that I know EVERYTHING about films, but I even have to confess that I had never heard of this film before until recently. An unknown Richard Pryor film that most likely you, me or anyone else will ever see in their lifetime. I'm refferring to the oddly titled Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales: The Movie for Homosexuals which was made back in 1968 and produced by and starring Pryor. The film was directed by a young student filmmaker Penelope Spheeris, who later went on to be more known for her rock music documentaries such as The Decline of Western Civilization and later in the mid-90's directed a slew of Hollywood studio comedies such as Wayne's Word,...

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