R | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
An earlier version of this film was in development in June 2000. It was to be titled "Petey Greene's Washington" and star Martin Lawrence. Greene's biographer Lurma Rackley was to write the script but contract negotiations broke down.
Wake up, goddammit!
When Petey says the telephone number of the radio station is 215-JK5-0199. The radio station is in Washington DC but the 215 area code is Philadelphia.
$391,000 15 July 2007