Petey Wheatstraw: The Devil’s Son-in-Law Review

Fans of the underappreciated,  influential comedian, actor, and kung-fu master Rudy Ray Moore, owe cult-film restoration company Vinegar Syndrome a great debt of gratitude.  Not only did they restore and transfer Moore’s most famous character/alter-ego Dolemite to Blu-ray in the form of Dolemite and Dolemite 2: The Human Tornado, they also reached into the vaults for the unofficial third entry in Rudy Ray’s gonzo trilogy: Petey Wheatstraw aka The Devil’s Son in Law.   If your RRM collection stopped with the Dolemite films, you are really missing out on this horror-comedy blaxploitation gem from 1977, showcasing all of the sensibilities that have endeared Moore to his legion of underground fans. read more