Taxi Driver

Comments at Steve Sailer:

* The pimp character in Taxi Driver, that was ultimately played by Harvey Keitel, was originally (and in the screenplay) to be black. However, the studio thought the image of a black pimp with a white 13 year old prostitute was too incendiary and made Scorcese cast a white actor for the role.

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