ADJUST YOUR COLOR: The Truth of Petey Greene
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Film Credits

Narrated by
Don Cheadle

Written, Produced & Directed by
Loren Mendell

Produced by
Bob DeMars

Produced by
Terence Greene

Executive Producers
Joe Fries
Jon Hagstrom
Joey Rappa

Co-producer
Vic Doumani

Edited by
Carl Cramer
William Haugse
Jean-Paul DeMars

Original Music by
Dennis Hamlin

Production Manager
Laura Howard

Production Coordinator
Natalie Khoury

Directors of Photography
Loren Mendell
Nickolas Rossi

Camera
Q Edwards

Camera Assistant
Logan Fries

Graphics & Color Correction
Carl Cramer
Jean-Paul DeMars

Production Sound
Goat Hitselberger
Lucas Plouviez
Rodrigo Salvatierra
Adrienne Wade

Sound Design & Mix
Rodney Newman

Additional Musicians
Mahesh Balasooriya
Brian Brazil
Carle Vickers

Production Consultant
David H. Luff

Production Assistant
Will Glieberman

Transcriptions by
Judy Branfman
Kelley Fries

Featuring
Virginia Ali
Marion Barry
Chuck Brown
James T. Brown
Roach Brown
Sandra Butler
Midge Costanza
Clarence Green
Terence Greene
Robert Hooks
Dewey Hughes
Charlene Drew Jarvis
Dana M. Jones
Sugar Ray Leonard
Alfred LIggins
Claudette Muhammad
Carol Schwartz
Frank Smith

Shot on Location at
African American Civil
War Museum
Ben's Chili Bowl
Duke's Shoe Repair
Fresh Cut Barbershop
Georgia Brown's
Lincoln Cemetery
Paolo's Restaurant
UPO/Petey Greene
Community Center
Union Wesley
AME Zion Church
V100 Los Angeles
YWCA
Phyllis Wheatly Club

Stock Footage Courtesy of
Angry Young Ranch
Buyout Footage
National Archives

Photographs Courtesy of
Carson Productions
Corbis Images
Dewey Hughes
Fannie Hughes
iStock
Leonard Family
Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning
Martin Luther King Public Library, Washingtonian Collection

Picture Collection courtesy of
the DC Public LIbrary, Washingtoniana Division

Star Collection reprinted by
permission of the DC Public Library, copyright Washington Post
Washington Afro American Newspaper
White House Historical Society

"Stop Signifying," "There's Nothing There but an IOU" and "Adjust Your Color"
written & performed by
Tony Wood
produced by
Mike Neal

Special Thanks
Vera Arrington
Laurinda Ballard-Boyd
Joann Banks
Marzieh Behza'dnejad
Sarah Bishop
Chris Caperton
Jacob Chambers
Paul Cohn
Joann Cooper
George Lee Cousart
Jean Paul DeMars
Josephine H. Drew
Cliff Durham
Jean M. Edwards
Mo Egah
Pretty Face
Bernard X. Fernandez
Doris Fries
Michael Genet
Addie Green
Faye Haskin
Lorrie Hayes
Anthony Howard-Agu
Fannie Hughes
Irving "Duke" Johnson
Wilbert Jones
Nancy Jundi
Eugene Kitt
Buff & Bessie LeBouef
Maria Loftus
Melvin T. McDowell
Daniel McGilvray
Derek McLay
Sandra Mendell
Curt Miles
Malcolm Moore
Olga Moroz
Brian O'Hare
Pauline Perry
Shirley Price
The Post Group
Tiller Russell
Winnie Scarcia
Patty Smith
Jeff Sotzing
Larry Stallings
Jake Standley
S.D. Stewart
Eunice Talley
Bo Taylor
Ernest Telfaire
Purnell Terver-Bey
Chris Thomas
Wayne Thompson
Rockefeller Twyman
Donetta W.
Jean L. Walker
K. Washington
Simon White
Tony Wood

This program was produced by Pelagius Films which is solely responsible for its content.

© 2008, Pelagius Films. All Rights Reserved.


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