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‘Black and Blue’: Redd Foxx’s rise to television stardom

As big breaks go, few come bigger than landing the lead role in a major situation comedy series. For comedian Redd Foxx, that break came in the form of the much-beloved `70's show, "Sanford and Son." In "Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story," Michael Seth Starr explains how Foxx made the transition from stand-up comedian to major television star. Here's an excerpt.Casting an Americanized version of
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