The Art of Cinema #345
Rudy Ray Moore Dead at 81


Dolemite
(D'Urville Martin; 1975)

The wonder that was Rudy Ray Moore (aka Dolemite; aka Petey Wheatstraw) passed from us last Sunday, just 81 years young. Here is an appreciation of the man and his fine, foxy legacy from the Los Angeles Times.

2 comments:

swac said...

I have this one-sheet. I want to frame it, but not really sure where in the house it belongs.

Besides on the ceiling over my bad, obviously.

Vanwall said...

My son ran across Rudy Ray's work in film school - damn, that's a thorough education.