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Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)

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Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Betty Beck Betty Beck ... Herself
Camille Beck Camille Beck ... Herself
Diane Beck Diane Beck ... Herself
Misty Beck Misty Beck ... Herself
Robert Beck Robert Beck ... Himself (archive footage)
Mathieu Bitton Mathieu Bitton ... Himself
Bill Duke ... Himself
Justin Gifford Justin Gifford ... Himself (as Dr. Justin Gifford)
Odie Hawkins Odie Hawkins ... Himself
Red Holloway Red Holloway ... Himself
Emory Holmes Emory Holmes ... Himself
Ice-T ... Himself
Quincy Jones ... Himself
Bishop Don Magic Juan ... Himself (as Bishop Don Majic Juan)
Seth Kadish Seth Kadish ... Himself (as Dr. Seth Kadish)
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Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon. Interviews with Iceberg Slim, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, and Quincy Jones. Written by Anonymous

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The jungle creed says the strong must feed on any prey at hand ... I was branded a beast as I sat at the feast before I was a man.


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Rated R for sexual content, some violent images and language | See all certifications »
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English

Release Date:

16 July 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Iceberg Slim: Portret alfonsa See more »

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