Rudy Ray Moore as Dolomite!
Larry Karaszewski Presents: A Salute to Rudy Ray Moore – Double Feature:
Thursday, November 12 – 7:30 PM, The Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
DOLEMITE, 1975, Xenon, 90 min. Super soul brother, Dolemite (Rudy Ray Moore), aided by his squad of kung fu hookers, goes up against evil bad-ass Willie Green (D’Urville Martin, who also directed) in this low-budget classic. Peppered with Rudy’s famous toasts, martial arts skills and just plain crazy plot twists, DOLEMITE must be seen to be believed.
PETEY WHEATSTRAW, 1977, Xenon, 94 min. Dir. Cliff Roquemore. Star Rudy Ray Moore plays the title role in this blaxploitation classic. When Petey Wheatstraw dies, the devil offers him a chance to return to earth. The catch: Petey must marry the devil’s daughter, the ugliest woman in the world. Costarring Wildman Steve.
Q&A between films with members of the cast/crew of DOLEMITE and the new film BLACK DYNAMITE – plus filmmaker Reginald Hudlin. Jerry Jones – "Dolemite" screenwriter and co-star, Nicholas Josef von Sternberg – "Dolemite" & "Petey Wheatstraw" cinematographer, Reginald Hudlin – writer director, producer – "House Party", "Bebe’s Kids", "Boomerang", "The Ladies Man" and Scott Sanders – director/ writer of "Black Dynamite," Michael Jai White – star, writer of "Black Dynamite," Byron Minns – co-star, writer of "Black Dynamite."